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Best Free Unix Training Materials


Chapter 7 - The Internet and Chapter 11- Implementing a Systems Administration Matrix - from Distributed UNIX Systems Administration

Remote System Security: A SecureNet and SLIP Solution, chapter 13 from Unix Security

Software White Papers - covering:

Rosetta Stone for Unix - A Sysadmin's Unixersal Translator, this is very useful in determining command line differences in Unix operating systems. 

Basic Unix Guide - a fairly complete overview of Unix commands from Ohio State.

A handful of useful Unix commands - The following are a collection of commonly used Unix commands, which students have found useful when dealing with a Unix system or server.

Unix Text Processing

Unix for Beginning Users

Free Unix and AIX Books from IBM Redbooks

Unix 101 Series - This series of articles introduce new Unix concepts to novice users.

Intermediate Unix Training - These documents contain the course materials for "Intermediate Unix", by Paul Walker. Intermediate Unix is a very large and varied topic. There are many different classes that could have been taught with this title, and those classes could have lasted between hours and days. I've chosen the topics here because these are tools and commands I use every single day.

Free excerpts from books about Unix

Introduction to X and Unix Tutorial

Introduction to UNIX, Unix Jump Start, Unix Reference Card

Basic Unix - 9 chapter document with which to learn Unix

Guide to Using the Unix operating system

Unix for Beginners

Berkeley Unix Primer

Brief Unix Overview

Unix Quick Reference Guide

Guide to Unix terminology

Quick reference to correspondence between DOS and Unix commands

Essential Information for MS-DOS Users Moving to Unix Environments

Answers to frequently asked questions about Unix

Explanation of Unix file permissions

Explanation of Unix regular expressions

Compilation of tips about file types and endings, especially those found on Unix systems

Another, larger collection of answers to frequently asked questions about Unix