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 New!  Linux Workshop Tutorials and Guides - hosts the following Linux learning tutorials and guides for learning about Linux, how to use and administer it.
 New!  Linux Tutorials - These Linux tutorials teach the following topics: Linux on a USB drive, advanced email, VIM, Emacs, MP3 encoder on Linux, Live Distros, Wireless Connectivity, and more.
99 Free Linux Course Modules - Here are 99 free Linux course modules in pdf format covering most of the important areas that you need to learn and know when using and administering Linux. These are also available in OpenOffice format
Linux Howtos and Tutorials - HowtoForge hosts many good Linux Howtos and Tutorials. These Linux learning tutorials are written at a high quality level and cover Apache, Samba, Xen, kernel hacking, DNS, Sendmail, MySQL, Postfix and more. The contributors to this site symbolize the open source spirit by sharing their knowledge of Linux with others so everyone who desires to can gain further understanding in these technical areas.
Pocket Linux Guide: Building a Linux System - The Pocket Linux Guide teaches you the techniques and methods of building a Linux operating system from source code. It is structured as a project that builds a diskette based Linux system, with each chapter building components of the overall system while explaining how it works, why it is needed and how to build it. After completing the Pocket Linux project, you should possess an enhanced knowledge of what makes Linux systems work, as well as the confidence to explore larger, more complex source-code-only projects.
Free Linux System Administration Course - This free Linux course covers many of the tasks a Linux System Administrator needs to know. The system administrator's role is to keep the Linux system up and running and to take all the necessary measures to prevent system problems and crashes. These measures, may be automatic, or manual. This course will teach you topics you need to understand and use as a system administrator, such as shell programming using Bash (the Bourne Again Shell) and other simple programming techniques such as sed, awk, Expect, and Tcl/Tk. This course all teaches you user administration, time services, boot services, compiling the Linux kernel, kernel modules, building packages, and burning your own Linux CD.
Free X Window Programming Course - This free course will teach you the details of programming in X Windows. This includes learning the details of programming with Tcl/Tk, KDE with QT, Gnome, Gtk, Java, C++, and XWT. In the appendix is a Complete Linux Command Reference for X Programs and answers to all exercises.
LPI Certification Self-Study Guide - The goal of this 'LPI Certification Self-Study Guide' (pdf format) is to leverage existing Linux documentation and combine it with sample questions written by LPI certified persons. (LPI is the Linux Professional Institute.) This self-study guide is broken into chapters based on the objectives for LPI exams 101 and 102. Each chapter begins with a brief overview of the objective followed by a more detailed explanation and several practice questions. This is a work in progress. If you are an expert in one of the objective areas and would like to be part of the LPI Study Guide effort please contact the author to adopt a chapter.
The LPIC-2 Exam Prep Book - This book is intended to help people prepare for the Linux Professional Institute Certification 2 exam, or the LPIC-2 exam. You will need to have at least 2 years of practical experience with Unix, preferably Linux. Though you may take the LPIC-2 exam without it, you should be an LPIC-1 alumnus to be allowed to the titles and rights that come with the LPIC-2 certification. The authors aimed to create a set of training and tutorial documents that will assist you in passing the LPIC-2 exam. This book contains all the information (and more) needed to pass the exam.
The Linux Migration Quick Reference - This site gives you the nuts and bolts view of how to get things going in Linux in the shortest amount of time. No need to wade through lots of documentation.
Linux Kernel Hacking Free Course - If you want to learn how to modify the Linux kernel and how to evaluate the impact of the changes you made (we call this kind of programming, kernel hacking) then you won't find as much documentation as in the case of installing and using Linux. So, the ambitious goal of this Kernel hacking course is to explain the things you need know to become a reasonable kernel hacker. Here are the Schedule of Course Presentations and the Linux Kernel Hacking Course Notes. - This website provides simple and easy help, tips and tricks, along with valuable support articles to the Debian user community ranging from beginners to Experts.
Free Netware to Linux Training from Novell - This web-based course consisting of 10 self-study Training Modules introduces those familiar with NetWare to Novell's Open Enterprise Server for Linux. It teaches the following features, deployment options, file storage, print and web services, administration, and configuration. Multiple lab exercises are included.
 Alphabetical Glossary of Linux Commands - Here is an excellent glossary of Linux commands, from the book, Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition. Click on any of the 687 commands to get a description and list of available options for the Linux command selected. Also, here is a free chapter from this book, titled Boot Methods.
 Study for Linux Certification Exams for Free from - This website is meant for end-users as well as I.T support professionals who are planning to learn how to install, manage, and administer the fastest growing enterprise operating system - Linux. The learning materials here will help you study for the Linux Professional Institute Certification exams, along with the CompTIA Linux+ exam and the Red Had Certified Engineer exam. All of the important areas and topics are covered.
 The LPIC Program - Free Training for LPIC-1 Exams and The LPIC Program - Free Training for LPIC-2 Exams - The LPIC program, short for the Linux Professional Institute Certification program, is designed to certify the competency of system administrators using the Linux operating system and its associated tools. Its goal is to provide a consistent and standardized Linux qualification. It is designed to be distribution neutral, following the Linux Standard Base and other relevant standards and conventions. The LPIC program is designed in two levels. The blog posts below offer information and free training and tutorials for both the first level, LPIC-1, and the second level, LPIC-2.
 The Linux Knowledge Base and Tutorial - Here you will find hundreds of articles and Linux Tutorials on a wide range of Linux-related topics, glossary definitions, links to more information as well as a "Test Your Knowledge" sections with hundreds questions and answers. These Linux topics are suitable for beginners, as well as advanced users. They go beyond the basics, providing you with the information necessary to get the most out of your Linux system. If you need an answer to a specific question, then you can check out their Forums.
 Linux 201: Administering Linux for Users Free Course - Linux 201 takes you deeper into Linux. Fedora Core 2 remains the focus when it comes to the GUI, but the greater command-line coverage translates better to the whole range of distributions. Some topics such as system configuration are expanded here, and other topics -- burning CD-ROMs, expanding multimedia support, adding NTFS support, and removing and managing the software on your system -- are all covered and are important topics for an end user to know. By the end of this Free Instructor- led course, you will reach a whole new level of being able to control your own computing destiny.
  18 Free Linux Classes to Learn Linux with Online Classmates - To study by one's self is not easy. It's much easier when you have people to discuss things with. If you would like to have some 'Online Classmates' to study with when you are learning Linux, then this site is for you. This site, "Learn Linux - Online Classmates", offers 18 Free Online Linux courses, with 3 levels of interactivity: Most Interactive, Interactive, and Least Interactive. 
  Linux LPI Certification Self-Study Guide - This Linux LPI Self-Study Guide is intended to provide a quick and inexpensive method for experienced Linux users to prepare for Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification exams 101 and 102. This study guide provides a structured method for quickly reviewing the knowledge required by the exam objectives. Links to external references and documentation are provided for key terms and concepts and practice questions with answers at the end of each chapter are provided.  
  Free Linux System Administration Course - This Linux System Administration course, from, will teach you how to do Linux system administration. You will need to have completed and be familiar with the material covered in the Linux Fundamentals Course before you take this one. After finishing  both of these free Linux Courses you will have the equivalent knowledge of a Junior Administrator in Linux. You will have enough knowledge and experience (through intensive labs) to assist a fully qualified System Administrator in a commercial business situation.

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  • Free Linux Internals Course - This Linux Internals course is designed to help the student understand the inner workings of the Linux kernel.
  • Free Shell Scripting Course - This Shell Scripting course teaches you how to create shell scripts, the use of Regular expressions, file manipulation with sed, grep and awk and how to tie all this new knowledge into scripts that make using Linux so simple.
  • Free Linux Electives Course - This course teaches you how to configure server services such as the Apache web server, the Squid Proxy server, the Bind name server, and the Sendmail and Exim Mail servers
 Free Linuxchix Courses  - Free Linux courses from LinuxChix are taught by volunteers and are completely free. These Linux training courses are taught online through mailing lists, web pages, and IRC. Here are the course topics taught: Gimp, Linux Commands, Programming in C, Linux Kernel Hacking, Security, Python, LaTex, Perl, Home Networking, Domain Names, Firewalls, and Unix Filesystem.
Linux Documentation - This is an excellent collection of Linux tutorials, documentation, manuals, guides and howtos.
Linux Introductory Courses by - Introduction to Linux Course (pdf) - A course for the Linux beginner, introducing Linux from the three most popular distributions and in the most modern release (Red hat, Mandrake, Suse).  Here are their other freely available courses, in pdf format: StarOffice/ OpenOffice Course on Linux and General Networking Course for SAIR LCA certification. Book/ Guide/ How-To/ Tutorial/ Documentation Archives - Many Linux How Tos, Guides, Learning docs, and tutorials - also covering several open source technologies such as apache, PHP, Samba, Bash, Security, Zope, Python. Perl, and XML.
Linux Technology Center: Publications - This site tracks the various technical contributions IBM is making to Linux and related development communities. Tutorial and Article publication topics include: Clustering, Database, Device Drivers, File Systems / Storage, Java, Kernel, Networking, Security, Software Development, Standards, and Systems Management.
Two Linux Training Courses - TJ Miller has updated his Linux training curricula for both his Introduction and Sysadmin courses. He updated the intro course to align more with Linux+ certification. Here are the .doc formats: Introduction and System Administration.
Grooveyweb Tutorials - This is a site map of all their computer and programming tutorials. Here are their Programming (Games, VB, C, Assembly) and Operating Systems (Windows, Linux) tutorials.
InformIT Reference Guides - With these new Reference Guides you can browse InformIT's free training content and stay current with key technologies. The table of contents leads you to key topics, and points you to the best articles, books, etc. Here are the Linux Guide.
Free Linux Tutorials and Courses from IBM developerWorks - The Linux content zone on the IBM developerWorks provdes Linux tutorials, code, and forums for learning this important authoring and messaging framework and web technology. You'll find Linux related tools, samples, standards information, education resources, news and events. Here is their New to Linux learning page with links to many Linux tutorials

Linux Tutorials from IBM - These free online Linux tutorials and articles span the range from pure Linux technology through detailed explanations of how to build Linux-based projects. This collection includes web-based Linux tutorials and on-demand Linux Webcasts. Here are their Linux Technical Library and their Linux Forums.

Linux University - Take free courses from 3 tracks: Developer, Admin and User. Courses include: C, C++, Perl, GTK, Security, TCP/IP Introduction, Configuring Sendmail and NIS, KDE, Gnome, Gimp and Bash.
  FTLinuxCourse 2004: Free Linux Online Course - The is the newly released FTLinuxCourse 2004, which is the newest and latest edition of this free online Linux Course. The chapters and lessons of this new course cover more about using and administering a Linux computer and desktop system and less about the installation. The main course contains 35 course chapters. 
  Introduction to GNU-Linux Course - This is an 81 page Linux course you can download in several formats. This page has been set up as the primary distribution point for this and (soon to be) many other courses based in the instruction of Linux.
Linux Debian Documentation and Slides - We have recently moved all our desktop computers over to Xandros Linux, which is based on the Debian distribution. Here are learning materials for Debian GNU/Linux: Debian Documentation Project, Talks given by developers, and More presentation slides.
  Debian Linux Tutorial - Step-by-Step Guide & Tutorial Pages - Have an old system gathering dust? Turn it into a Linux server! It's easy to do. Just follow along with our guide pages and we'll walk you through installing the Debian Linux OS and setting up a network with the most common types of Internet and LAN servers. Also, here is a Debian Linux Guide - This is a 459-page guide on how to set-up and use Debian Linux.
  Getting Started With Linux - If you're new to Linux and want to find out how to use the fastest growing operating system today, all you have to do is take our beginner's course and you'll be ready to go.
  Free Online Class: Linux 201: Administering Linux for Users - This Linux course takes you deeper into Linux, using Fedora Core 2 for the GUI, but all of the command-line learning content here is applicable to the whole range of distributions. System configuration is covered in detail, other topics, such as burning CD-ROMs, expanding multimedia support, adding NTFS support, and removing and managing the software on your system, are also taught so you can administering your own Linux desktop as an expert end user. This online course is available 24/7 and you can enroll at any time. An instructor leads the class and will assist you in the lessons. Here is the free online course for Linux 101.
 2 Free Linux Courses and Free Linux Books - offers 2 Free Linux Courses and links to several free Linux books. One course is designed for beginners and the other is an intermediate level course. They will be offering a Linux Online certificate program in the future, and will also be adding tests and evaluations to the existing lessons in these courses.
 Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide -  This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.
  IBM Linux Redbooks, Papers, and Technotes - IBM has developed and hosts a great many documents, papers, books, and guides on its Linux Redbooks Portal site. Here you will find the latest Drafts, new Technotes, Workshops, and New Redbooks and Redpapers - from which you can learn all about deploying and managing Linux in your business and enterprise. 
  Linux Kernel Architecture Book - This 56-page free book, in rtf format, is a peer collaboration and work-in-progress covering functional and design specifications for Linux kernel subsystems, services and the modules. This is a collaborative work by engineers in industry and in the open source community, with open peer review. Here is the Linux Kernal book (rtf format).
  Linux Security Documentation, Tutorials, HOWTOs and Guides - is the site to go to when looking for information and guidance on how to secure the Linux Operating System. This page contains the how-tos, white papers, and documents hosted by this site that will help you understand how to do this.
Fossil Lab - This site has several good Linux tutorials covering things such as Basic Commands, System Admin, Building A Kernel, Adding A System Call and Linux Module. Also look at the slides and exams with solutions here: and course notes here:
Linux Training Courses from IBM Developerworks:

IBM Linux Technical Library - The Linux library includes a wide range of technical articles and tips, tutorials, and IBM Redbooks.

Linux Tutorials - These free online Linux training tutorials teach and demonstrate a variety of Linux topics - these are for everyone from beginner to advanced developers.

Linux Certification Tutorials - Study and use these tutorials to prepare for your Linux certification.
The Linux Tutorial - This is a fairly detailed tutorial course on Linux, based on the book, "Linux User's Resource". It is intended as an introductory to immediate tutorial, though advanced users will also learn something.
Linux Training Manuals - Fortuitous Technologies has recently made their Linux Fundamentals course curriculum available for Free to everyone. They hope their training material will be beneficial to trainers and companies alike who seek high quality course materials for Linux.
LPI certification 101 exam prep, Part 1: Linux Fundamentals Course - In this first new Linux tutorial, you will learn about bash (the standard Linux shell); standard Linux commands like ls, cp, and mv; Linux's permission and ownership model; and much more.
LPI certification 101 exam prep, Part 2: Basic Administration Course - In this second new Linux tutorial, you will learn how to use regular expressions to search files for text patterns, how to locate files on your system, and how to take full control of Linux processes. You'll even get a whirlwind introduction to shell pipelines, redirection, and text processing commands.
LPI certification 101 exam prep, Part 3: Intermediate Administration - In this Linux tutorial, Daniel Robbins covers the Linux permissions model, user account management, and tuning.
LPI certification 101 exam prep, Part 4: Advanced Administration - In this Linux tutorial, Daniel Robbins covers the Linux file systems, the boot process, run levels, file system quotas, and system logs.
YoLinux: Index of Linux Tutorials - A Linux Information Portal that includes informative Linux tutorials and links to many Linux sites.
Linux Training - Free Linux Training Materials and Linux Training Courses. A Complete Linux Systems Training Course is available for download.
Basic Linux Training - This is a free online course for those without any knowledge of Unix or programming. The 16 lessons are designed to be used with virtually any Linux textbook, and are self-paced. This course is free, but requires registration. You will need a text book and a Linux distribution - both of which you can obtain online for free.
Linux Documentation Project and Guides, How Tos, Man Pages, FAQS, and the Linux Gazette. The Linux Documentation Project (LDP) is working on developing good, reliable documentation for the Linux operating system. The overall goal of the LDP is to collaborate in taking care of all of the issues of Linux documentation, ranging from online documentation (man pages, HTML, and so on) to printed manuals covering topics such as installing, using, and running Linux. (See cat2-3.html for description of each guide.) - Linux Bash Command Reference.

Linux Refresher Course - This is Free on-line Linux system administration training, giving you a well structured overview of the Linux operating system for both average users and system administrators. This material covers many, but not all, of the kinds of activities that a Linux user and Linux system administrator has to be concerned about. Training Materials and User Guides - This site has free Linux and training materials.
How to Build a Beowulf: A Tutorial - This tutorial contains these sections: Building a Beowulf System, Motivation, Bits & Pieces, Hardware Integration, Linux, Networking, Managing Ensembles, PVM, MPI, Avalon, Tricks & Tips, and Applications. To read .ps file download Ghostscript.
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