Linux Tutorial - Introduction
The Linux operating systems is a free Unix style OS created by Linus Torvalds.
Software engineers have added to his creation and continue to do so.
The Unix OS family is popular as a server platform due to its stability,
security and overall performance.
Remote tasks on Linux servers are often performed via a shell or command line interface.
It enables you to enter commands on the server and see the results.
This online guide deals with the bash shell and using SSH to connect to remote servers
and work on them.
You do not need a Unix server of your own, you can connect via
Windows, Mac, Beos and others to a remote Linux server and perform tasks on it
Countless commands are available on Linux systems. Only the basics are covered in this
tutorial to give beginners a place to start.