Want to learn Linux? Follow these 10 YouTube channels to learn Linux online
Do you know that you are using Linux every day? Every time you use Google or Facebook or any other major Internet site, you are communicating with servers running Linux.
Linux is a software used to control hardware like desktop and laptop computers, supercomputers, mobile devices, networking equipment, airplanes, and automobiles. Since, Linux is used almost everywhere, there are a lot of them who wish to learn other operating system than Mac OS or Windows but don’t know where to begin.
In this article, we bring to you a list of best Linux Channels and Playlists that can be found on YouTube, as it is one of the best places to learn Linux online.
1. Linux Tutorial for Beginners
Want to learn computer tutorials? Head to Thenewboston, as it is one of the prime channel on YouTube. You can learn Linux from the start by watching this video playlist on YouTube.
2. Jupiter Broadcasting
Jupiter Broadcasting created two very exciting and educational playlists for learning about Linux.
The Arch Challenge – The process involved in switching to and installing Arch Linux contains many learning opportunities.
How to Linux – This playlist goes into the procedure behind switching to Linux. For beginners who want an introduction to Linux, this is a great starting learning point.
3. Linux Tutorial Series by essayboard
The Linux Tutorial Series playlist introduces you to the basics of using Linux with Ubuntu, according to the playlist description. The nine videos cover installing and upgrading Ubuntu, securing Ubuntu 11.04, software management, files, permissions, directories, networking, and other introductory topics.
4. Linux Fundamentals by DansCourses
The Linux Fundamentals videos are a step up in quality from the previous playlist. Videos are broken down with beginner labels and by segment (Part 1, Part 2, …). This YouTube channel presents organized, clear titles and descriptions to help you understand the content, which is not provided by every YouTube channel. It includes variety of topics on different distributions such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint, CentOS, and Fedora.
5. Linux Training by The Linux Foundation
A range of topics, which include Linux virtualization, VIM text editor, Kernel debugging, and using Git are described in the 14 videos on the Linux Training playlist. The playlist only contains excerpts of videos.
6. quidsup on KDE, Ubuntu, and Bash Scripts
The quidsup channel’s playlists have video tutorials on Ubuntu, KDE, Bash scripts, Raspberry Pi, Security, Hardware, Linux media players, and more Linux topics.
7. Linux Scoop
This channel provides video about Linux distribution and free open source software (FOSS).
8. Linux by Eli the Computer Guy
Eli the Computer Guy is a well-known and successful video blogger and a techno geek. He is an expert in every sector of computer ranging from Networking to Web Development and Desktop Application to Hardware repairing.
Eli uploads a wide range of videos explaining about information technology and computer science on YouTube. His blogging includes tutorials, opinion topics, and much more. His 9-part Linux video playlist gives an excellent introduction of using Linux operating systems.
9. babarehner’s Playists on Ubuntu and VirtualBox
Mike Rehner (a.k.a. babarehner) has made educational video tutorials for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, VirtualBox, and other Linux related topics. In order to find out your preferred topic, check out babarehner’s Linux playlist section. Most of his tutorials involve using Linux tools on VirtualBox, which is very handy for testing out new operating systems and tools without performing a full installation.
gotbletu has the largest playlist library of Linux learning videos that includes working with the command-line interface and terminal games to sniffing data packets with Wireshark. The channel covers several Linux distributions and tools, including Arch Linux, Cinnamon, Gnome, KDE, LXDE, Ubuntu and Unity desktop, and the VIM text editor.
So, what are you waiting for? Follow the YouTube channels listed above and become a pro in Linux.
The author Kavita Iyer
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