Hands-on and Full of Examples: This course comes on a bootable Linux CD-ROM. You start by learning how to get the CD-ROM to boot from your computer, and get the X11 Linux-based GUI working. Then you go through every step of using Linux by doing it as you learn about it. This CD includes:
Basics of starting up Linux from a CD, starting the X11 user interface, using the graphical interface, typing simple commands, getting on the Internet, and running some of the standard applications that are commonly used by users.
How users and groups are created, how they interact, how to set passwords, and the protections provided for users and groups.
Files and directories and programs that access them, how to get more details on operations of programs using the help system, copying, moving, renaming, deleting, and using files and directories, where many of the standard system files are stored and what they are used for, and what happens when you run out of space.
Programs and processes and how programs and processes work, simple bash scripts, how to start and kill processes, internal process structures, and some of the limitations associated with processes in a Linux environment.
Process protection, file protection, how Trojan Horses and viruses work and how to stop them, and special protection sin the White Glove environment.
This is the only course of its type on the market today, and it is perfect for the home user or corporate IT specialist who wants to get into Linux or has Linux responsibilities on the horizon.