Skill Level Beginner
- [Scott] Getting started with Linux can seem daunting. It's a whole operating system, a whole culture, a lot of technical stuff and there are many choices to make large and small. And when you're just getting started, it can be hard to even get a good idea of where to begin and to know what questions to ask. I'm Scott Simpson and in this LinkedIn learning course, I'll introduce the basics of Linux and help you decide how to get started learning about Linux. Many people have strong preferences about how Linux should be learned, used and taught. And most of those people have very specific experience with a particular task or environment. These opinions aren't necessarily wrong but they may not be right for you. So let's step back for a moment and take a look at the bigger picture with a broad high-level look at Linux then we'll explore what you'll need to think about and what you'll need to prepare in order to get started on your Linux adventure. So if you're ready to jump into learning about Linux, let's go.