A Beginner’s Guide to Learning Linux


Linux is a free operating system (OS) and like any other operating system, it controls the link between your software and your hardware. In other words, without an OS your Software will not run. Generally an OS is composed of the following components:

  • The Boot loader
  • The Kernel
  • Daemons
  • The shell
  • Graphical server
  • Desktop Environment:
  • Applications

Why Linux Training?

Linux deals with a range of command that requires some basic to advanced training. A certified Linux training will always prove effective since Linux is highly demanded. Its installation is completely free and the best part is that you will never be asked to pay for any of its updates. Be it the desktop or a server it costs zero and if that is not enough reason to choose Linux then you also have the benefit of a completely trouble free operating system. As a community driven operating system all you are expected to do is effectively contribute to the community and get paid back in ten folds. Moreover, Linux is also distributed under an open source license which gives you all the freedom to distribute and re distribute.

Which Linux Distribution is Best for You?

Linux has a number of different versions to suit its varied users. Some of the most popular Linux distributions are Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Arch Linux, Deepin, Fedora and Debian while some well known Linux servers include Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu Server, CentOS and SUSE Enterprise Linux. Some of these servers are free while others have an associated charge. Your choice of Linux Distribution should be based on your machine and your requirement.

How to Install Linux?

Installing an operating system might seem a very daunting job but that is not the case with Linux. It is the first step to Linux training course and includes the following steps:

  • Check the compatibility of your computer and make sure it meets all the requirements for Linux installation
  • Connect to the internet
  • Hard Disk allocation
  • Select your location on the map
  • Select the keyboard layout for your system
  • Set your username and password

How to Install Software on Linux?

Downloading an app with Linux is as simple as downloading the OS itself. All the apps are downloaded from a single station, most commonly known as the “app store”. This is a centralized location where software can be searched and installed.

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Founded in 2004, COSS is an ISO 9001:2008 certified a global IT training and company.


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