In my online courses I talk a lot about programming, design, and databases. Lately I’ve been saying more about Linux. Normally when you deploy an application to a web server, this server will be running Linux.

It is important to know how to find your way in a Linux console, as that is all you will have access to when you are managing your server.

This series will introduce you to Linux, and will help you find your way.

Linux basics

  1. Why would you want to use a console?
  2. Basic Linux console commands
  3. A word on programs

File management

  1. Contents of files and introduction to Vi
  2. Connecting to Linux servers