Level Up: Our 16 Best Linux Tutorials and Articles

Let’s take a look at 16 articles highlighting the top Linux skills and how to use them in your IT career.

Business man wearing a suit and glasses looking at code on his computerWith U.S. employers posting more than 570,800 jobs specifically seeking those with Linux skills, it’s important that you have the right knowledge and skills to succeed.

Here are 16 tutorials and articles to improve your Linux skills and help you advance your IT career.

1. How to Choose a Linux Distribution

Thousands of Linux distributions exist, differing by purpose, pre-installed software and package management. Learn how to select the right one.

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2. 9 Common Linux Network Commands

It seems like there’s a never-ending array of commands for Linux administrators to remember. Learn the nine Linux commands that cover most network management needs.

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3. Applying Your Linux Skills to macOS: An Introduction

Did you know Linux skills also apply to macOS? This introduction sets the stage for a series of tutorials on using Linux skills with macOS.

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4. Terminal BASH and Common Commands for macOS

Unlike Linux, macOS does not support virtual terminals by default. Instead, you can use the Terminal app to obtain a command line terminal and BASH shell.

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5. Understanding macOS Apps Using Linux

MacOS is very different from Linux when it comes to apps, and it’s important to understand the difference.

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6. MacOS Devices and System Initialization

While macOS has a somewhat similar structure as Linux device drivers, there are still some significant differences.

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7. How to Learn Linux

With such a significant impact on the computing industry, it’s easy to understand why Linux has become a core skill for IT professionals. Here’s how you can begin exploring Linux.

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8. 6 Most Popular Linux Distributions for Ethical Hacking

Linux distributions are used to assist security pros with ethical hacking and penetration testing. Here are six popular options to consider using.

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9. 4 Steps For Tracing Undocumented Linux (or UNIX) Shell Scripts

You’re likely going to come across shell scripts that are not well documented and difficult to trace as a result. Here are four ways to overcome this.

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10. Become a Linux Foo Master with Piping and Redirection

Programs and commands on UNIX systems can be combined using piping and redirection in different ways to perform unusual or advanced tasks. Here’s how to become a Linux Foo Master.

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11. Using Linux BASH on Windows 10

The Bourne Again Shell (BASH) is the command-line interface used on Linux/UNIX/Mac systems. Here’s how to use it on Windows 10.

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12. How to Use Vi and Vim Text Editors In Linux

Mastering a text editor allows you to quickly create and edit the source code. Read to learn about how to use Vi and Vim text editors in Linux.

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13. 10 Common Linux File Management Commands

Learn some common Linux command syntax and tricks for managing directories and files.

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14. Linux and IoT Scalability

It would be easier to count the processor architectures that Linux doesn’t run on than provide a list of all the architectures that it does work on. Read on to learn more about what makes Linux so scalable.

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15. 5 Linux Skills You Must Master to Be a Cybersecurity Professional

Linux plays an incredibly important role in cybersecurity. If you are planning on working as a cybersecurity professional, here are the top five Linux skills to master.

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16. Why You Should View Linux as a Core IT Skill: 6 Areas of IT That Use Linux

Today, Linux is the most diverse and aggressively developed operating system in the world. Learn about the six areas of IT that use Linux.

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