5 Introductory Ubuntu Linux Tutorials

Thinking of making the switch to Linux? Good choice! Linux is quickly becoming a popular desktop environment, and the Ubuntu distribution is one of the most widely used distributions. If you’re new to Linux, our Ubuntu Linux training course is a great learning tool to help you gain the knowledge necessary to transform this operating system into a useful working tool. 

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In our hands-on Linux training course, expert author Ric Messier takes you through the various capabilities and features of this free operating system. He’ll take you through the process of downloading and installing Linux, navigating the desktop, examining the graphical user interface, and teaching you about the real power of Linux: the command line.

If you’re still unsure about whether Linux is the right choice for you, or you’ve recently decided you want to make the switch, we’ve put together a list of 5 introductory tutorial videos from the course to help get you started.

Obtaining Ubuntu Linux. Before installing, you need to get a copy of Linux. Here, Ric takes you through how to obtain the desktop version from the Ubuntu website.

Installation Process. So you’ve downloaded Linux. Now what? Follow along with Ric as he now takes you through the installation process.

Looking for Programs. Take a look at how you would go about looking for applications and programs that you’d like to run.

Running Graphical Programs. You now know how to get to applications, but how do you actually run them? Find out in this video.

Running Programs. Here, you’ll learn how to run programs from the command line.



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