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As the title suggests, this lesson looks at intermediate-level skills for those who already know a bit about Linux but want to enhance that knowledge. In this lesson, we build upon some of the topics covered in our Linux Fundamentals lesson, including files and shell scripting, but also introduce new concepts such as wildcards, job control, switching users, and installing software. 

This lesson is part of the Linux Administration Bootcamp course, designed to get you up and running with Linux.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what wildcards are and how and when to use them
  • Understand input, output, and redirection
  • Work with files and shell scripting
  • Implement processes and job control, and switch between users
  • Install software using RPM- and Debian-based systems

Intended Audience

  • Anyone with basic knowledge of Linux who wants to learn more
  • Professionals who want to learn more about Linux to enhance their career prospects

Prerequisites

This is an intermediate-level lesson so some knowledge of Linux is expected. If you're just starting out, then try our Linux Fundamentals lesson first.

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Jason is the founder of the Linux Training Academy as well as the author of "Linux for Beginners" and "Command Line Kung Fu." He has over 20 years of professional Linux experience, having worked for industry leaders such as Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, UPS, FireEye, and Amazon.com. Nothing gives him more satisfaction than knowing he has helped thousands of IT professionals level up their careers through his many books and courses.

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