Linux Essentials for Windows Users

Linux Essentials for Windows Users

30 Minutes of Video Instruction to learn the basics for using Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

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Linux Essentials for Windows Users


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What you will learn

  • How to get started with Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL)
  • Exploring the WSL Command Line
  • Using root Permissions
  • Running a Linux Service on WSL
  • Using tools like MobaXterm and WinSCP


This course is for you if

  • You are a Windows user and you would like to start working with Linux.



  1. Getting Started with Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL)
  2. Exploring the WSL Command Line
  3. Using root Permissions
  4. Running a Linux Service on WSL
  5. Using Windows Tools to Work with Linux: MobaXterm
  6. WinSCP
  7. Further Learning


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Linux Essentials for Windows Users

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Sander van Vugt has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. He is best-selling author of numerous books and videos. Being an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant he serves his clients all over the world or online from his home country The Netherlands.


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