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Scott Simpson

Scott Simpson Scott has been interested in computers since he was about seven years old, and for most of that time, he's been teaching friends, family, and strangers how to use them. This geeky hobby turned into a job with Apple during college, and after completing his master's degree in education at San Diego State University, he has helped to shape the Developer segment here at lynda.com as a content producer. Scott enjoys building web apps and exploring new technologies. He can be found on Twitter at @scotty82.
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  • view course page for Learn the Linux Command Line: The Basics

    Find out how to use the Linux command line and Bash shell. Learn Linux commands to navigate through the file and folder structure, edit text, set permissions, and install and update software on Linux machines.

    1h 43m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Google Apps Script

    Unlock the power of your favorite Google apps, including Docs, Gmail, Calendar, and Drive, with Google Apps Script. Learn to access data from the Google cloud, edit files, automate tasks, and extend apps' power with custom scripts.

    1h 19m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with nano

    Get up and running with nano, a lightweight text editor for command-line editing on Linux, Mac, and Windows.

    33m 26s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Fedora Linux

    Migrating to Linux from Mac or Windows? Get up and running with Fedora, a popular desktop Linux distribution. Learn how to get around the interface, work with files and folders, perform basic computing tasks, and even configure a simple server.

    1h 9m
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  • view course page for Understanding SSH

    Learn how to connect to SSH servers, transfer files securely, and set up SSH.

    37m 3s
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  • view course page for Understanding FTP

    Learn how to connect to FTP servers from a client, a browser, or the command line.

    23m 18s
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  • view course page for Up and Running with CentOS Linux

    Learn how to install CentOS, perform common admin tasks from the command line, and get popular services running.

    1h 32m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Ubuntu Desktop Linux

    Learn how to install and set up Ubuntu as your main operating system or on a virtual machine, navigate the desktop, and work with popular Linux desktop programs.

    1h 42m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with AppleScript

  • view course page for Up and Running with Bash Scripting

  • view course page for Up and Running with Google Apps Script (2013)

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