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Three modes of learning Linux are better than just one.
Here, we use all three, and they're integrated to make it faster and easier. Follow along on your Linux and Mac computer. Many commands also work on Windows 10 using Windows Subsystem for Linux.
Videos can be accessed from the Linux Essentials Playlist on YouTube or from the outline below. The total runtime is 5 hours.
Try out the last video #100 in the series and see what's within your reach.
Linux fold command summary with examples (4:34)
Each command in this Linux Tutorial has its own page on this website. The script is a subset of what you will find in the videos. Videos were designed to be searchable, so some of the repeated video content is stripped out here.
This is how we show code for inline examples:
apropos and for multi-line entries we use a code window like
Find 8 quizzes as well. You can watch the video quizzes on YouTube or take them here. Just click the box for the answer.
$ type alias
Below is a snippet from the Linux Tutorial Outline.
Optimized for html5, web pages open in the current browser window. Videos hosted on YouTube open in a new window on a desktop, or the YouTube App if you are on a mobile device.
- logout and close terminal
- display one-line manual page descriptions
- clear the terminal screen
- view the local reference manuals
- view and search text files
Find links to all 100 videos and the quizzes in the Outline.
Q: What are the prerequisites?
A: Just have the ability to find your Terminal or command prompt on your Mac or Linux computer. Please note, we haven't tested the commands on the "Windows Subsystem for Linux" feature in Windows.
Q: Is this entire video series free?
A: Yes, it is tip-supported. Please tell your friends so future videos remain free.
Q: Can I alter the speed of video playback?
A: Yes. Follow this link to YouTube's HTML5 help page to ensure your browser is compatible. If so, click the settings cog to alter playback speed.
Q: Why do only some videos have annotation
A: YouTube discontinued the ability to edit annotations in 2017. Since annotations are used for navigation already, we elected not to modify them.
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