Linux for the technically minded

Course Description

Linux for the technically minded: Installation, managing applications, command line, automating tasks, running servers


£ 625 (incl. VAT)


12 hours

Course Details

This course is intended for people who haven't used Linux before, but who who are very experienced in using and administrating Windows systems and who want to learn more about using Linux on servers or workstations.

Linux for the technically minded covers the following topics:

  • Installation: How to install Linux on your computer either as the only operating system or as a dual-boot system with Windows. Partitioning, choosing the right packages for servers and work station installations.
  • Keeping your system secure and up-to-date: Configuration tools and options (command line and GUI)
  • Saving time with the command line: Automatic backups, batch-processing files, shell scripts and common commands
  • Linux as a server: Setting-up and configuring services and boot scripts.

Edinburgh Dates

13/12/2017 - 14/12/2017
(Wed - Thu, 10:00 - 17:00)
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If none of the above dates suit you or if you'd like to come to a course sooner please either email us or click on the book button and let us know if you would prefer to come to a weekday, weekend or evening course and we'll try to arange a suitable date as soon as possible! You won't have to commit or pay until everything is confirmed.

Other dates for one-to-one tuition or for groups of 3 students or more are available on request and bookings can be made here (prices available on request):
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Dates in other locations

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05/08/2017 - 06/08/2017 (Sat - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

28/08/2017 - 31/08/2017 (Mon - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)

13/09/2017 - 14/09/2017 (Wed - Thu, 10:00 - 17:00)

04/11/2017 - 05/11/2017 (Sat - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

27/11/2017 - 30/11/2017 (Mon - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)

13/12/2017 - 14/12/2017 (Wed - Thu, 10:00 - 17:00)

03/02/2018 - 04/02/2018 (Sat - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

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