CentOS Enterprise Linux 8 Essentials

By Rob Marti

Learn to install and use CentOS 8.

4 hours
  • 32 Lessons
  • 8 Hands-On Labs

About the course

In this course, we’ll detail some of the major changes between CentOS 7 and CentOS 8 while also covering some basic Linux essential skills. We will walk through the installation of CentOS 8 using multiple different methods, work with different tools to manage the operating system, and cover new utilities available with CentOS 8.

  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Getting Started 3:51

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    About the Training Architect

    0:26

    Course Introduction

    0:52

    CentOS 8 in the Linux Academy Playground

    1:14
  • Chapter 2 2 Lessons What Is CentOS? 6:01

    History of CentOS

    3:53

    How Does Fedora Fit In?

    2:08
  • Chapter 3 2 Lessons Installing CentOS 8 16:04

    Normal Installation

    10:09

    Headless Installation

    5:55
  • Chapter 4 10 Lessons Working with CentOS 1:38:58

    Using the GUI

    7:39

    Working with Files

    6:21

    Privilege Escalation

    11:00

    Documentation

    6:47

    Exiting Vim

    4:00

    Working with Nano

    3:11

    Working with Files in CentOS

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Understanding Privilege Escalation in CentOS

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with Vim in CentOS

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with Nano in CentOS

    15:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 5 8 Lessons Core Subsystems 1:17:37

    systemd Targets

    10:46

    Service Management

    5:35

    Writing Your Own Service File

    8:26

    Networking

    5:23

    Working with nftables

    9:57

    Working with firewalld

    7:30

    Managing systemd Targets in CentOS

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Creating Your Own Service File with Network Requirements in CentOS

    15:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 6 5 Lessons What's New in CentOS 8 54:23

    What Is Cockpit?

    6:48

    Installing Software with Yum in CentOS 8

    4:27

    Image Builder

    13:08

    Using Cockpit on CentOS

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with yum module on CentOS

    15:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 7 1 Lesson Conclusion 2:22

    Conclusion

    2:22

What you will need

  • Linux Essentials

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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