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.
The Linux command line allows you to control most aspects of program input and output. In this video, you’ll learn the techniques necessary to control the input and output streams and how to pipe output into the input or arguments of another program.
When you start a Linux desktop, hundreds of log entries are stored on the computer. In this video, you’ll learn how to search through the kernel ring buffer and identify the areas of the operating system that store application and boot log files.
When you turn on your computer, many different components and applications must work together to start your Linux operating system. In this video, you’ll learn the three-step process your computer takes to get your Linux desktop up and running.