The Newcomer's Guide to Linux and Redhat


The Newcomer's Guide to Linux and Redhat


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The Newcomer's Guide to Linux and Redhat - Your First Course in learning Linux!

In the Autumn of 1990, Linus Torvalds, a computer student and computer hobbists at the University of Helsinki in Finland, became interested in the operating system used by the unversity computer. There usually was a long line of people waiting to use the computer. Linus bought an Intel 386 PC and developed his first program...

Amazing eLearning presents The Newcomer's Guide to LInux. This tutorial is a must-have guide for the beginner who wants to explore the benefits of using Linux vs. Unix and Microsoft. You will become familiar with the history and distribution of Linux. In addition, we will show you how to obtain a linux installation program and understand the basic of Linux operating system.

After you learn the basic, you will start to learn the Redhat 9 - the first full distribution of Linux. You will learn the installation, configuration, operation, Network services setup and security.


Chapter 1: Introduction to Linux - Open Source Software 

1.1 What is Linux?

1.2 What types of software are available?

1.3 What is Open Source software?

1.4 Benefits of Open Source Software

1.5 What is an operating system (O/S)?

1.6 Who are the users of Linux?

Chapter 2: History of Linux 

2.1 History of Linux

2.2 Development of Linux

Chapter 3: Comparison of Linux to Windows and Unix

3.1 Comparison of Linux and MS-DOS

3.2 Comparison of Linux and Windows

3.3 Comparison of Linux and Windows NT

3.4 Comparison of Linux and Unix

Chapter 4: Linux Distribution

4.1 Understanding a Linux distribution

4.2 Introduction to the main Linux distributions, including:

    • Editions
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Free downloads and paid downloads
    • Official homepages

Chapter 5: Recommendations of Linux distributions for various types of users 

5.1 Distributions based on RPM package management

5.2 Distributions based on DEB package management

5.3 Distributions based on source code package management

Chapter 6: Preparation before installing Linux 

6.1 Understanding Linux hardware requirements

6.2 Choosing an installation method that fits your needs and hardware

6.3 Collecting information about your hard devices that might be needed for the installation process

Chapter 7: Obtaining a Linux installation program

7.1 Internet downloads

7.2 Installation CD purchases

Chapter 8: Anatomy of the Linux operating system 

8.1 Linux Kernel

8.2 Shell

8.3 Applications

8.4 File system

Redhat-Linux 9 Outline: 

Lesson 1. Redhat Installation

Lesson 2. Working on Linux at console mode

Lesson 3. Advanced text-based skills

Lesson 4. Help features at console mode

Lesson 5. Professional text-based features

Lesson 6. Command-line networking

Lesson 7. Working on Linux shells

Lesson 8. Fundamentals of desktop

Lesson 9. File operations on desktop

Lesson 10. Using OpenOffice

Lesson 11. Desktop networking

Lesson 12. Help features at desktop

Lesson 13. Desktop customization

Lesson 14. Advanced desktop skills

Lesson 15. Remoting desktop applications

Lesson 16. Command-line system administration

Lesson 17. System administration on desktop

Lesson 18. Security

Lesson 19. Software Installation

Lesson 20. Configuring Network File Services

Lesson 21. Configuring Web and FTP Service

Lesson 22. System Maintenance


Specs and Support

Total training time: ~ 24 hours
Content: CD-ROM disc (sealed in a DVD-case) 

System Requirements: 
Platform:  Windows Vista / XP / 2000 / 9x / NT
Processor: Pentium 133 Mhz or higher
Hard drive space: 10MB
CD-ROM Drive speed: 24X


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