GRUB 2 is the update to GRUB Legacy, and it includes a number of enhancements. In this video, you’ll learn about the advantages and differences when running a GRUB 2 as your bootloader.
Bootloaders can provide you with many features when starting your operating system. In this video, you’ll learn about one of the most popular classic bootloaders for Linux, GRUB Legacy.
Linux system and service management has long been the role of init scripts, but newer init daemons have brought new features and enhanced performance. In this video, you’ll learn about init and its replacements in the newer systemd and upstart daemons.
The layout of partitions and file systems on your Linux device can have significant impact on the operating system usability in the future. In this video, you’ll learn about the planning concepts around system partitioning and the fundamentals of MBR partitions, GPT partitions, Linux logical volume management, and the mount command and /etc/fstab file.
On any system, there will be situations where you need to administratively halt a particular process in its tracks. In this video, you’ll learn how to use the kill and killall commands to properly stop individual processes.
When Linux is booted, you have many options available in the boot loader to customize the operating system startup process. In this video, you’ll learn about boot loader commands and how to use these commands when the system is booted.
Linux device drivers are tightly coupled to the kernel of the operating system. In this video, you’ll learn how to manage PCI devices, add and remove kernel modules, and manage USB devices.
When installing or troubleshooting a Linux device, it’s useful to know how the operating system is configured to work with the physical hardware. In this video, you’ll learn about the /proc file system and how to examine interrupt request channels (IRQs), I/O addresses, and DMA channels of the hardware in your Linux workstation.
Linux is designed to use many different kinds of hardware. In this video, you’ll learn about the daemons and processes used to manage hardware, even when the hardware is connected and removed from the Linux operating system while its running.
A device running Linux might use a number of different storage device types. In this video, you’ll learn about the most popular storage types and how those storage devices are references in the Linux operating system.