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We have built this course for beginners who have no experience with the Linux system and the command-line interface. In this course, you'll learn the basics of the command line interface of a Linux server: the terminal and shell (GNU Bash). This course includes an introduction to files and directories in the Linux filesystem.
Lesson 1: Get Into the ShellIn this lesson, you'll learn about the terminal user interface and how you can interact with a Linux server using shell commands.
Lesson 2: Shell CommandsThere are different kinds of shell commands that work with the terminal in different ways. This lesson also covers the use of the Linux manual (manpages) to expand your knowledge of shell commands.
Lesson 3: The Linux FilesystemWorking with files and directories is a big part of using the shell. In this lesson you'll learn basic commands for interacting with the filesystem.
Udacity is a for-profit educational organization founded by Sebastian Thrun, David Stavens, and Mike Sokolsky offering massive open online courses (MOOCs). According to Thrun, the origin of the name Udacity comes from the company's desire to be "audacious for you, the student". While it originally focused on offering university-style courses, it now focuses more on vocational courses for professionals.