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Ubuntu Certification

Video Description

Linux is the most important operating system on the Internet. It's recognized everywhere as the cost-effective way to operate all kinds of servers. With the support of powerhouses like IBM, Dell, HP, and Sun, demand for Linux servers is growing. Ubuntu has quickly become one of the most popular distribution among Linux users, and the Ubuntu Certified Professional is the credential for administrators who want to prove their skills with this distribution. This "how to" course by VTC author Mike Jang, uses practical examples to demonstrate the skills tested by the UCP exam. To begin learning, simply click the links.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Welcome 00:02:24
    2. Ubuntu Certified Professional Curriculum 00:03:52
    3. System Requirements 00:03:47
  2. Ubuntu Community
    1. Ubuntu Releases & Derivatives 00:04:00
    2. The Ubuntu Support Infrastructure 00:02:34
    3. The Structure of Ubuntu Repositories 00:04:39
    4. Seeds & Architectures 00:04:55
    5. The Launchpad Platform 00:03:19
    6. Ubuntu Community Support 00:03:13
    7. Bugs & Solutions 00:03:39
    8. Review of Terms 00:04:21
  3. Installing Ubuntu Linux
    1. Prepare to Install 00:04:24
    2. The Graphical Installer 00:04:22
    3. The Text Installer 00:03:13
    4. Text Installation Partitioning 00:04:43
    5. Additional Installation Highlights 00:04:03
    6. Server Installation Highlights 00:03:12
  4. Hardware & Power Management
    1. Hardware Detection 00:04:59
    2. SATA Disk Management 00:06:48
    3. USB & Other Devices 00:02:40
    4. Wireless Management 00:04:58
    5. Modern Power Management 00:03:17
    6. ACPI Files in the /proc/acpi Directory 00:04:19
    7. More on ACPI Configuration 00:04:31
    8. udev & Driver Manager 00:04:57
  5. Package & Repository Management
    1. The Repository Configuration File 00:06:53
    2. Use the dpkg & alien Commands 00:05:32
    3. Understand the apt- Commands 00:06:09
    4. More on the apt- Commands 00:07:00
    5. When to Use Security Updates 00:03:00
    6. Update with Graphical Tools 00:05:24
    7. Manage with Synaptic & More 00:06:24
    8. The GNOME Application Manager 00:02:41
    9. Create a Local Repository Mirror 00:04:30
  6. Printer Management
    1. Install CUPS - Add a Printer 00:06:43
    2. Printer Management & Administrators 00:05:34
    3. Printer Management Commands 00:04:57
    4. An Overview of CUPS Configuration Files 00:07:04
    5. Accepting & Rejecting Jobs 00:02:23
    6. Manage Print Queues 00:05:13
    7. Printer Logs 00:02:35
  7. Localization & User Privileges
    1. Set Up a Locale 00:05:02
    2. Add Language Packs 00:03:44
    3. The Administrative Sudo 00:03:49
    4. Custom /etc/sudoers 00:05:21
    5. Add More Users from the Command Line 00:04:14
    6. Add More Users with users-admin 00:05:41
  8. Upstart & Landscape Management
    1. The Upstart Configuration Files pt. 1 00:05:06
    2. The Upstart Configuration Files pt. 2 00:07:04
    3. Upstart Control with initctl 00:03:53
    4. Configure & Register on Landscape 00:05:53
    5. What Landscape Sees 00:02:50
  9. Network Interfaces
    1. Current Network Interface Config pt. 1 00:03:16
    2. Current Network Interface Config pt. 2 00:05:13
    3. Configure a DHCP Client 00:03:35
    4. Network Configuration Files 00:04:40
    5. Network Management from the Command Line 00:06:10
  10. Network Shares & File Systems
    1. The NFS Kernel Server 00:02:57
    2. Make Sure the NFS Server Works 00:04:03
    3. Mount an NFS Share 00:02:54
    4. Basic Samba Shares 00:07:44
    5. The shares-admin Tool & NFS 00:04:40
    6. The shares-admin Tool & Samba 00:04:35
  11. The GNOME Desktop Environment
    1. The GNOME gconf Configuration Tool 00:03:51
    2. GNOME Configuration Files 00:03:08
    3. GNOME Configuration Commands 00:04:49
    4. Custom Panels/Menus/Icons & More 00:07:13
    5. X Server Concepts & Configuration Files 00:05:00
    6. X Server Configuration Commands 00:04:10
    7. Manage Screen Resolution & Refresh Rates 00:05:47
    8. Font Configuration Files & Commands 00:05:06
    9. The GNOME Display Manager 00:02:48
    10. Custom GNOME Login Options 00:03:06
  12. Evolution & Desktop Searches
    1. Review Email Protocols 00:03:50
    2. Configure an Evolution Account 00:05:53
    3. Integrate Evolution Exchange 00:02:49
    4. Set Up an Evolution Email Filter 00:03:25
    5. Configure the Tracker for Searches 00:05:24
    6. More on the Tracker 00:03:38
  13. About the UCP Exam
    1. Different Question Formats 00:02:42
    2. Computer vs. Paper & Pencil Tests 00:02:24
  14. In Conclusion / Credits
    1. Wrap Up 00:02:12
    2. About the Author 00:01:27