If you want to get into the growing field of cyber security and ethical hacking, you are going to need to understand how to use Linux.

We just released a free course on the freeCodeCamp.org YouTube channel that will teach you all the common Linux skills used in cyber-security and ethical hacking.

HackerSploit created this course. He runs one of the most popular cyber-security channels on YouTube. In this course, he uses the Pareto principle (The 20:80 Rule) to teach the 20% you need to know to be efficient with Linux.

Ethically hack the planet!

Here are the sections covered in this course:

  • Useful keyboard Shortcuts
  • File Management & Manipulation
  • File & Directory Permissions
  • File & Directory Ownership
  • grep & piping
  • Finding Files With Locate
  • Enumerating Distribution & Kernel Information
  • Find + OverTheWire Bandit Challenge
  • Shells & Bash Configuration
  • Disk Usage
  • File Compression & Archiving With tar
  • Users And Groups & Permissions With Visudo
  • Networking (ifconfig, netstat & netdiscover)
  • TOR & Proxychains
  • Service And Process Management (HTOP & systemctl)
  • SSH And SSH Security
  • Curl Fundamentals
  • UFW Firewall (Uncomplicated Firewall)
  • How To Clear Tracks & Logs On Linux
  • SSH Brute Force Protection With Fail2Ban

Watch the full course below or on the freeCodeCamp.org YouTube channel (5-hour watch).