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Up and Running with CentOS Linux
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Up and Running with CentOS Linux

with Scott Simpson

Video: Welcome

Hi, I'm Scott Simpson and welcome to Up and Running with CentOS Linux. I'll show you how to get CentOS running and This course is intended as an introduction, to get you familiar with
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  1. 5m 19s
    1. Welcome
      56s
    2. What is CentOS?
      1m 56s
    3. Using the exercise files
      16s
    4. What you should know
      2m 11s
  2. 16m 1s
    1. Installation options
      4m 37s
    2. Creating installation media
      3m 19s
    3. Installing CentOS on a physical machine
      3m 39s
    4. Installing CentOS on a virtual machine
      4m 26s
  3. 31m 36s
    1. A quick look at the Linux file system
      4m 23s
    2. Configuring networking using DHCP
      2m 27s
    3. Configuring networking using a static IP
      3m 5s
    4. Setting the host name
      1m 44s
    5. Connecting to the system remotely with Secure Shell (SSH)
      4m 27s
    6. Adding a user with sudo privileges for SSH access
      5m 22s
    7. Installing and updating software with the Yum package manager
      4m 6s
    8. Installing packages by group with Yum
      1m 27s
    9. Installing packages from other sources
      2m 10s
    10. Transferring files to and from the server with SFTP
      2m 25s
  4. 9m 41s
    1. Introducing SELinux
      2m 30s
    2. Access control mechanisms and SELinux
      3m 45s
    3. Using (slightly) customized policies
      52s
    4. Working with SELinux
      1m 26s
    5. Disabling SELinux
      1m 8s
  5. 18m 15s
    1. Setting up the firewall using firewalld
      3m 52s
    2. Setting up a web server
      4m 35s
    3. Sharing a folder with SMB
      4m 14s
    4. Connecting to a shared SMB folder
      2m 38s
    5. Automatically connecting to a shared folder on start-up
      2m 56s
  6. 5m 48s
    1. Setting up the desktop environment
      1m 35s
    2. Exploring the desktop environment
      1m 21s
    3. Allowing screen sharing access with VNC
      2m 52s
  7. 5m 11s
    1. The start-up process
      1m 7s
    2. Exploring the logs
      1m 29s
    3. Checking and managing system resources
      2m 35s
  8. 50s
    1. Conclusion
      50s

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Up and Running with CentOS Linux
1h 32m Beginner Aug 28, 2014

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Linux is more than a niche alternative. It's popular for desktops and crucial for software development. CentOS is a Linux distribution (derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux) that is popular with system admins, dev ops engineers, and home users alike. This course shows you how to install and make your way around CentOS 7, perform common tasks from the command line, and get a firewall, a web server, and shared folders up and running. Author Scott Simpson also discusses security-enhanced Linux (SELinux), which adds an additional level of security to CentOS.

Topics include:
  • What is CentOS?
  • Installing CentOS
  • Configuring networking with DHCP or a static IP
  • Connecting remotely
  • Working with SELinux
  • Setting up a firewall
  • Setting up a web server
  • Connecting to shared folders
  • Launching the graphical user interface (GUI)
  • Troubleshooting
Subjects:
IT IT and Hardware
Software:
Linux CentOS
Author:
Scott Simpson

Welcome

Hi, I'm Scott Simpson and welcome to Up and Running with CentOS Linux. CentOS is a popular distribution of Linux that's derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux and is supported by the community. If you're a system administrator, devops engineer, developer, or you're just hacking around on your own projects, you're likely to come across CentOS as you work with different environments. It's always a good idea to be prepared to tackle a new platform.

And that's what this course is for. I'll show you how to get CentOS running and guide you through some of the basic administration tasks at the command line. I'll show you some platform-specific concerns, and how to get some popular services going in a CentOS environment. This course is intended as an introduction, to get you familiar with the system, so you're prepared to extend your knowledge to solve new problems. Let's get up and running, with CentOS Linux.

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