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Learning Linux can seem a daunting task as first, however, you shouldn't be scared. Linux is actually quite easy to learn and is no harder than learning any other operating system. Take small steps at a time and build your foundation. Try Linux under VirtualBox, install it on an old computer. Remember there are some fantastic communities online who are more than happy to help anyone starting out with Linux. There are many free Linux books online and videos that you can watch. Good Luck with your journey.
Linux Tutorial - Part 8
Linux Basic Fundamentals Guide and Tutorial
Welcome to the Land of Linux's tutorials and guides. In part 8 of our free tutorial we will be covering more System Administration topics.
We will take a look at "Apache Web Servers" and how to install one on your Linux system.
How to Transfer files across networks using "SFTP". Configuring a SFTP Jail.
Synchronizing files between servers and directories using "rsync".
How to install "NFS and configure a NFS mount (Network File System). A look at message logging and how it works.
How to Reset a root password on your system if you have lost access.
How to install an Apache Web Server.
Installing a LAMP stack on RHEL. Install Linux, Apache Web Server, MariaDB and PHP scripting Language.
How to Install MySQL on RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian and Linux Mint systems. How to create a Database on MySQL.
Working with hardware and the kernel. Displaying Modules and Hardware loaded by the kernel.
Managing shared libraries on Linux.
Displaying kernel settings, how to change and apply kernel settings.
Scheduling tasks and jobs with crontab.
Scheduling with the at command. How to schedule an adhoc job on Linux.
Display the system date, changing the date on a Linux system.
How to use the timedatectl command for setting your Linux systems date and time. How to set your systems time zone using timedatectl. Using chronyd for time synchronization. Checking time synchronization with chronyc commands.
Backing up drives and creating test files with the dd command.
Create large test files almost instantly using the fallocate command.