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Table of Contents

Chapter: Introduction

Introduction to Linux System Administration LiveLessons

05m 37s

Chapter: Lesson 1: Where to Start

Learning objectives

00m 39s

1.1 Understand the duties of a system administrator

07m 29s

1.2 Review suggested experience and background

03m 45s

1.3 Explain the history of Linux

06m 1s

1.4 Practice with Linux

07m 59s

1.5 Refer to man pages and online documentation

04m 13s

1.6 Find and install software

04m 23s

Chapter: Lesson 2: The Shell

Learning objectives

00m 38s

2.1 Take command of the system with shells

02m 36s

2.2 Explore shell basics

15m 44s

2.3 Explain regular expressions and shell globbing

05m 48s

2.4 Master file editing with Vim

08m 42s

2.5 Write a basic Bash script

07m 43s

2.6 Discuss other important scripting languages

03m 24s

Chapter: Lesson 3: Booting and Shutting Down

Learning objectives

00m 47s

3.1 Bootstrap the system

07m 16s

3.2 Load Linux using GRUB

12m 23s

3.3 Behold the kernel

06m 32s

3.4 Manage Upstart

09m 12s

3.5 Review init startup scripts

06m 15s

Chapter: Lesson 4: Access Control, Accounts and Rootly Powers

Learning objectives

00m 33s

4.1 Understand the Linux access control model

05m 38s

4.2 Switch between accounts

02m 48s

4.3 Add users and groups

09m 37s

4.4 Elevate privileges using sudo

06m 7s

4.5 Maintain the home directory and automatic shell startup files

04m 57s

Chapter: Lesson 5: Controlling Processes

Learning objectives

00m 48s

5.1 Review the components of a process

03m 53s

5.2 Understand the lifecycle of a process

04m 43s

5.3 Send signals to processes

06m 48s

5.4 Use ps and top to inspect and monitor processes

09m 42s

5.5 Browse the /proc filesystem

05m 3s

5.6 Trace system calls and signals with strace

06m 46s

5.7 Schedule commands with cron

07m 49s

Chapter: Lesson 6: The Filesystem

Learning objectives

00m 24s

6.1 Understand the Linux filesystem

05m 33s

6.2 Organize the filesystem hierarchy

05m 58s

6.3 Understand file types and attributes

15m 34s

6.4 Manage access control lists (ACLs)

02m 15s

Chapter: Lesson 7: Log Files and Syslog

Learning objectives

00m 31s

7.1 Explore Linux log files

08m 33s

7.2 Manage syslog

07m 53s

7.3 Rotate and condense log files

04m 32s

7.4 Centralize logs and use logging services

01m 52s

Chapter: Lesson 8: TCP/IP Networking

Learning objectives

00m 32s

8.1 Discuss Linux's versatility on the network

06m 20s

8.2 Configure TCP/IP

21m 52s

8.3 Configure DNS

10m 56s

8.4 Troubleshoot networking

16m 6s

Chapter: Lesson 9: Security

Learning objectives

00m 34s

9.1 Secure a Linux system

17m 28s

9.2 Use SSH for secure remote management

13m 50s

9.3 Configure a Linux firewall

09m 30s

Chapter: Summary

Summary of Linux System Administration LiveLessons

01m 4s