You can access Linux at the University of Bath using these instructions and there is a wiki page that summarises the basic Linux commands. The courses on LInux offered through O'Reilly may use a Linux connection that is different to that provided at the University of Bath so check access arrangements before starting on any of the courses below. The DoctoralSkills Research Software Skills course offers an Introduction to Linux course that also takes you through the process of using Linux at the University. These are workshops for doctoral students, however, the lesson material is available on Moodle for you to use (under 'Lesson Materials').
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These courses are suitable for those new to Linux and some of them are also suitable for intermediate users. Most of the courses listed under 'Intermediate and Advanced Courses' are also suitable for beginners but they go into more depth further on through the course.
Linux Essentials for Windows Users LiveLessons is a concise video training course covering core topics, so you can start using Windows Subsystem for Linux. Expert author and trainer Sander van Vugt will walk you through the basics for using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). The course is for anyone new to Linux who uses WSL and is meant to supplement the author’s larger Linux Fundamentals course, in addition to any other Linux basics training.
Linux Essentials for Windows Users LiveLessons is a short and precise course going over details for Windows users to use Linux commands by covering necessary and important foundational knowledge of working with WSL, using tools like MobaXterm and WinSCP that will allow connection to Linux and link Windows and Linux. The course will also cover Linux command line with a focus on WSL version 2.
The course is a preparation for anyone using Windows to access Linux and designed to enable Windows users to access the power of Linux.
Equip yourself with Linux skills and manage users, files, and directories from the Linux Shell confidently
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This in-depth video course is suitable for those completely new to Linux and those who are experienced users as a reference guide. The course covers:
This course is suitable for those completely new to Linux and is probably the slowest-paced of the beginners courses listed on this page and therefore suitable for those completely new to any form of coding. The course covers:
These courses contain intermediate and advanced content but some of them are suitable for those who are new to Linux. These courses can also be used as a reference guide that can be used to access learning on specific skills.
This in-depth course is suitable for those who have a basic working knowledge of Linux but who want to understand it more deeply. The course covers: