Foundation Subscription > Networking & Telecom > Intermediate Linux Skills
Course Description
In this course, you will learn about Linux system automation, including process and job management, job scheduling, and shell scripting to simplify complex tasks. You will learn when and how to use wildcards and pipes. You will learn how and why to redirect input and output from applications. You will schedule and automate jobs using cron and switch users to run processes as others. Finally, you will find and install software for the most popular Linux distributions.
Requirements

N/A

Instructor:
Jason Cannon
Linux Training Academy was founded by Jason Cannon. This academy provides training and resources on Linux starting at the most basic and beginner level to ninja level of skills at command line. It shares articles, tutorials, how-to’s, exercises, and pro-tips on their blog with students who are struggling with a particular problem. They not only teach you how Linux works, but also demonstrate how to put that knowledge to good use. Jason Cannon is a professional system administrator, consultant, and author. He started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He has used several Linux distributions on personal projects including Debian, Slackware, CrunchBang, and others. In addition to Linux, Jason has experience supporting proprietary Unix operating systems including AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris. He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the Linux for Beginners and Command Line Kung Fu books.