This book will provide an introduction to essential Linux skills using CentOS 7. It describes how a Linux system is organized and provides an introduction to key command-line concepts that an individual can practice on their own. It guides an individual in performing basic system administration tasks and day-to-day operations in a Linux environment.
Today, Linux is everywhere. It is an essential ingredient of most technical innovations, powering anything from the tiniest smart devices to the world's most gigantic supercomputer. Linux kernel development has been the world's largest collaborative project hitherto. Readers will learn the basics of Linux and open source technology in modern computing environment. This book will introduce users to CentOS 7 in a concise and practical way. Most of the command lines used in the book are explained with graphics for better understanding.
By the end of this book, you will have a solid understanding of working with Linux using command lines. You will learn core system administration skills for managing a system running CentOS 7, or a similar operating system, such as RHEL 7, Scientific Linux, and Oracle Linux. After reading this book, you will be able to perform installation, establish network connectivity and user and process management, modify file permissions, manage text files using command lines, and implement basic security administration.