Linux Academy: Introduction to Linux As Linux continues to grow both at home and in the Enterprise, you cannot afford not to be familiar with this rapidly growing operating system. With a little help from Linux Academy, you can cut through the jargon and confusion and make sure you are not passed by others with the knowledge you are lacking. Intro to Linux Linux Academy helps cut through the terminology and technology jargon to plainly introduce you to Linux concepts. The best place to start is at the very beginning. We will expose you to the history of Linux and talk about the common concepts that apply to all flavors of it. We will talk about Distributions, the differences between Desktop and Server Linux and the pieces that go into each one. Our focus during the course of these videos will be on the Desktop, everything from getting Linux installed to customizing it to suit your needs. Get Your Feet Wet Once you understand some of the basic terms, Linux Academy helps you dip your toes in the water. We will walk through installing a Linux distribution in a virtual machine and talk about the process on a physical desktop. Next, we show you how to install Linux on your desktop alongside your Windows installation so you can choose which one to start when you turn on your system. Once you complete these introductory videos, you will be surfing the internet and watching movies on your new Desktop Linux installation. Learn the Basics Now that your Linux distribution is up and running, we show you the basics of: User Management Files and Directories Updates and Repositories Desktop Installation and Customization Proprietary Drivers Running Windows Applications In Linux Gaming And Much, Much More You will gain an overall understanding of exactly what Linux is, what you can use it for and how to go about it. Our course notes include topics and information covered in all the videos for your use and study. When You Want More This course is a natural first step in your journey of Linux exploration and discovery. At Linux Academy by Pinehead, all of our courses are taught by instructors with a combined 30+ years of experience in Information Technology and Linux.