Welcome to Introduction to Oracle Linux Training
New to Linux, or have a little experience working with the Linux operating system?
This site will help you grow your skillset in installing and using Linux. These training materials and resources will build your knowledge on your journey to becoming a better Oracle Linux End-user or System Administrator.
On these pages, you will find videos, documents and other useful resources on topics such as:
Technologies and components included in Oracle Linux
Using the most common tools and features of Linux
Why Learn Linux?
Discover why learning the fundamentals of Linux can provide you with incredible opportunities. Learn how Linux is everywhere, open source, and supported by a community of developers.
Duration: 2 mins
Released: 2.4 years ago
Install Oracle Linux
One of the first skills to learn is how to install Oracle Linux. This lesson describes the installation of Oracle Linux. Many of the steps required during installation, such as configuring the network, partitioning storage devices, creating file systems, and installing software packages, are introduced in this lesson and covered in greater detail in later lessons.
This video demonstrates where to download Oracle Linux and the installation process.
For additional videos on Oracle Linux check out oracle.com/goto/oraclelinuxlearning.
Duration: 9 mins
Released: 2.7 years ago
Linux Shell and Command-line Syntax
This lesson introduces working from the command-line in Linux. The difference between a regular user prompt and the root user prompt is described. The command line syntax, including the use of command-line options as arguments is described.
This video demonstrates how to use the command line in Oracle Linux. Describes the shell, structure of a command, how to access the man pages, use tab completion, recall a command, and cancel a command.
Released: 2.8 years ago
Working with Files and Directories
This lesson introduces various Linux commands used when working with the Linux File System hierarchy. Command-line examples are demonstrated for a variety of commands to locate, view, and copy files.
This video demonstrates the essentials for administering files and directories on Oracle Linux.
Introduction to Using Vim
This lesson introduces working with vim to view and edit files.
This video provides an introduction to vim, describing Normal vs. Insert mode, how to open, save and close a file, move around a file, search, and modify a file.
Duration: 8 mins
Users and Groups
This lesson introduces user and group accounts in Oracle Linux. Command-line examples are demonstrated for a variety of commands to create, modify, and remove user and group accounts. User and Group configuration files are also described.
This video demonstrates the essentials for administering users and groups on Oracle Linux.
Duration: 7 mins
This introduction describes how read, write, and execute permissions work within Linux. It describes what it means to be the user owner and group owner and how to change permissions with chmod and chown.
This introduction describes software repositories and how to use the DNF package manager to install, remove, and track software installed on your Linux system.
This video demonstrates the essentials for understanding networking on Oracle Linux.
Released: 2.6 years ago
This video shows how to configure SSH to connect to a remote server. It describes how to connect using both password authentication and key-pair authentication.
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For Oracle Linux documentation:
Advantages to Oracle Linux
This lesson is an introduction to Oracle Linux, Oracle's commitment and technical contributions to Linux, the relationship between Oracle Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Oracle Linux release/update targets relative to RHEL, Oracle Linux innovations including the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) for Oracle Linux, Ksplice Zero Downtime Updates, and DTrace dynamic tracing.
This video offers an introduction to Oracle Linux, Oracle's commitment and technical contributions to Linux, the relationship between Oracle Linux and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Oracle Linux release/update targets relative to RHEL, Oracle Linux innovations including the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) for Oracle Linux, Ksplice Zero Downtime Updates, and DTrace dynamic tracing.
Released: 2.5 years ago
Linux Architecture and the Kernel
This lesson introduces the high-level features of the Linux operating system including the kernel, file system, processes, and shells. This lesson also introduces user account and group accounts and components of these accounts.
This video explains the architecture of Linux, detailing the difference between the user space and kernel space. It shows how to set the default kernel for your system.
Duration: 5 mins
Monitoring and Managing Processes on Oracle Linux
This lesson introduces how to monitor processes using ps and top, manage processes using the kill command, and run processes in the foreground and background.
This lesson will show how to monitor processes using ps and top, manage processes using the kill command, and run processes in the foreground and background.
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
This video offers an introduction to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure on Oracle Linux. It demonstrates creating and launching a compute instance, in addition to, covering virtual cloud networks, images, shapes, and services.
This introduction demonstrates how to customize Oracle Linux's working environment.
Duration: 6 mins
Released: 2.2 years ago
This introduction discusses and demonstrates many useful tools such as grep, sed, awk and redirection available on Oracle Linux.
Released: 2.1 years ago
This introduction covers topics on basic bash shell scripting.
Duration: 6.5 mins
This section provides hands-on opportunities to perform introductory tasks for using and administering Oracle Linux from the command-line interface.
Duration: 30 minutes
Additional Linux Training
Oracle Linux Documentation and Resources