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Ubuntu Server Essentials

Video Description

Video instruction that will get you started with Ubuntu Server, the leading platform for scale-out computing Learn everything you need to know to install a fully-operational server.

 

Description

Ubuntu Server Essentials is a unique video product that helps administrators get started with the Ubuntu Linux Server edition. It walks the audience through the first steps that are needed to get a fully operational server environment, focusing on setting up a LAMP Server on Ubuntu. This video course details real-world tasks and provides multimedia tutorials that you can apply to real world scenarios.

There are 8 video lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Ubuntu Product Overview
  • Lesson 2: Installing Ubuntu Server
  • Lesson 3: Performing Administration Tasks
  • Lesson 4: Managing Networking
  • Lesson 5: Managing Software
  • Lesson 6: Managing Storage
  • Lesson 7: Managing Services and Processes
  • Lesson 8: Configuring an Apache Web Server

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant living in the Netherlands. Sander has written numerous books about different Linux-related topics and many articles for Linux publications around the world. Sander has been teaching Red Hat, Ubuntu, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. As a consultant, he specializes in Linux High Availability solutions and Performance Optimization. More information about Sander is on his website at www.sandervanvugt.com.

 

Skill Level

  • Beginning to intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • How to install a fully-operational server
  • How to perform and manage tasks
  • How to configure an Apache Web Server

Who Should Take This Course

The target audience for this course includes beginning to intermediate Linux users. Some basic Linux knowledge is suggested, although an in depth or structured Linux background is not required.

 

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:02:18
  2. Lesson 1: Ubuntu Product Overview
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:26
    2. 1.1 Ubuntu Desktop Family 00:02:55
    3. 1.2 Ubuntu Server Family 00:02:57
    4. 1.3 Ubuntu Support 00:01:39
    5. Summary 00:00:24
  3. Lesson 2: Installing Ubuntu Server
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:33
    2. 2.1 Preparing the Platform 00:02:00
    3. 2.2 Getting Through the First Steps 00:06:45
    4. 2.3 Configuring Storage 00:13:03
    5. 2.4 Wrapping up the Installation 00:06:27
    6. Summary 00:00:22
  4. Lesson 3: Performing Administration Tasks
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:52
    2. 3.1 Working with sudo 00:03:47
    3. 3.2 Editing Text Files 00:04:03
    4. 3.3 Managing Users 00:08:02
    5. 3.4 Managing Permissions 00:05:43
    6. 3.5 Scheduling Tasks for Future Execution 00:05:49
    7. 3.6 Managing Logs 00:06:05
    8. Summary 00:00:33
  5. Lesson 4: Managing Networking
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:32
    2. 4.1 Verifying Current Network Configuration 00:07:37
    3. 4.2 Understanding Network Configuration Files 00:07:15
    4. 4.3 Using ssh 00:09:26
    5. 4.4 An Introduction to Using Uncomplicated Firewall 00:06:46
    6. Summary 00:00:39
  6. Lesson 5: Managing Software
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:29
    2. 5.1 Understanding Packages and Repositories 00:02:59
    3. 5.2 Working with Repositories 00:07:35
    4. 5.3 Working with Packages 00:02:58
    5. 5.4 Performing Common Package Management Tasks 00:02:21
    6. Summary 00:00:52
  7. Lesson 6: Managing Storage
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:34
    2. 6.1 Checking Current Configuration 00:04:11
    3. 6.2 Creating Partitions 00:05:42
    4. 6.3 Creating File Systems 00:04:44
    5. 6.4 Understanding LVM 00:03:18
    6. 6.5 Managing LVM 00:06:57
    7. 6.6 Resizing LVM Volumes 00:06:29
    8. 6.7 Automating Mounts Through fstab 00:06:42
    9. Summary 00:00:36
  8. Lesson 7: Managing Services and Processes
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:27
    2. 7.1 Monitoring Processes Using top and ps 00:05:58
    3. 7.2 Managing Processes with kill and nice 00:07:54
    4. 7.3 Monitoring System Performance with top 00:06:43
    5. 7.4 Starting Services Manually 00:04:14
    6. 7.5 Starting Services Automatically 00:04:37
    7. Summary 00:00:58
  9. Lesson 8: Configuring an Apache Web Server
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:31
    2. 8.1 Installing the Apache Web Server 00:03:36
    3. 8.2 Understanding Apache Configuration 00:09:15
    4. 8.3 Understanding Apache Virtual Hosts 00:02:57
    5. 8.4 Creating Apache Virtual Hosts 00:05:21
    6. 8.5 Managing Essential Apache Parameters 00:07:00
    7. 8.6 Testing Web Server Availability 00:03:16
    8. Summary 00:00:51
  10. Summary
    1. Summary 00:00:27