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Author AlKabary, Ahmed

Title Learn Linux Quickly A Beginner-Friendly Guide to Getting up and Running with the World's Most Powerful Operating System
Published Birmingham : Packt Publishing, Limited, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (325 p.)
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright and Credits -- Dedication -- About Packt -- Contributors -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Your First Keystrokes -- A little bit of history -- Linux today and the future -- Installing a Linux virtual machine -- Terminal versus Shell -- A few simple commands -- Knowledge check -- True or false -- Chapter 2: Climbing the Tree -- The Linux filesystem -- Navigating through the directory tree -- Parent and current directories -- Moving around quickly -- Go back home! -- Take me back! -- Hidden Files -- Passing command arguments -- The touch command
Changing file permissions -- Directory permissions -- Using octal notation -- Knowledge check -- True or false -- Chapter 9: Piping and I/O Redirection -- Linux pipes -- Input and output redirection -- Redirecting standard output -- Redirecting standard error -- Redirecting all output to the same file -- Discarding output -- Redirecting standard input -- Knowledge check -- Chapter 10: Analyzing and Manipulating Files -- Spot the difference -- Viewing file size -- Counting characters, words, and lines -- Viewing the file type -- Sorting files -- Showing unique lines -- Searching for patterns
Creating hard links -- Knowledge check -- True or false -- Chapter 7: Who Is Root? -- Accessing the root user -- Setting the root password -- The dash difference -- Knowledge check -- True or false -- Chapter 8: Controlling the Population -- The /etc/passwd file -- Adding users -- Modifying user attributes -- Defining the skeleton -- Changing the defaults -- Removing users -- The /etc/group file -- Adding groups -- Adding group members -- Primary versus secondary groups -- Removing groups -- File ownership and permissions -- Changing file ownership -- Understanding file permissions
Making directories -- Combining command options -- Knowledge check -- True or false -- Chapter 3: Meet the Editors -- Graphical editors -- gedit and kate -- The nano editor -- The vi editor -- Insert mode -- Command mode -- Saving and exiting vi -- File viewing commands -- The cat command -- The tac command -- The more command -- The less command -- Heads or tails? -- Knowledge check -- Chapter 4: Copying, Moving, and Deleting Files -- Copying one file -- Copying multiple files -- Copying one directory -- Copying multiple directories -- Moving one file -- Moving multiple files
Moving one directory -- Moving multiple directories -- Renaming files -- Hiding files -- Removing files -- Removing directories -- Knowledge check -- True or false -- Chapter 5: Read Your Manuals! -- The four categories of linux commands -- Determining a command's type -- Finding a command's location -- What does the command do? -- The man page -- Help for shell builtins -- The info page -- The very helpful apropos command -- The /usr/share/doc directory -- Knowledge check -- True or false -- Chapter 6: Hard versus Soft Links -- File inodes -- Displaying file inode number -- Creating soft links
Summary If you think Linux is a sophisticated operating system that only hackers and geeks know how to use, this book will surprise you! With Learn Linux Quickly, you'll see how easy it is to get started with Linux. This book teaches you Linux in an engaging and enjoyable way, helping you to enhance your skills as you explore the power of Linux
Notes Description based upon print version of record
The stream editor
Subject Linux.
Operating systems (Computers)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1800561202
9781800561205