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Andy M. Sumner, WA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Andy M.
40/hour

Applied experience using and teaching Linux for over 20 years

Detailed knowledge of using the command line for day to day activities, particularly using bash. Experienced in both local and cloud installations, with Ubuntu, Red Hat, and Debian distributions. Developer of many system maintenance scripts. Able... See Andy's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (269)
39 hours tutoring Linux out of 713 hours
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Detailed knowledge of using the command line for day to day activities, particularly using bash. Experienced in both local and cloud installations, with Ubuntu, Red Hat, and Debian distributions. Developer of many system maintenance scripts. Able... See Andy's full profile

Anne M. York, PA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Anne M.
40/hour

Reading/writing, GED/TASC/ASVAB Certified, APA/MLA, Computer Literacy

As a computer consultant, I work with Linux software installation and configuration. I assist clients with obtaining and updating Linux-based computer systems and networks. I troubleshoot software/operating problems for workable... See Anne's full profile

40/hour
5.0 (116)
348 hours tutoring
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As a computer consultant, I work with Linux software installation and configuration. I assist clients with obtaining and updating Linux-based computer systems and networks. I troubleshoot software/operating problems for workable... See Anne's full profile

David L. Topanga, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
David L.
45/hour

Tech support engineer with Linux & UNIX experience (no C or C++)

On Wyzant's platform, I have tutored 89 students for 237 hours in 184 sessions in Linux and UNIX. I have years of experience using the Linux and UNIX command line and with shell scripting, including with sed, awk, grep, and... See David's full profile

45/hour
4.8 (1230)
277 hours tutoring Linux out of 3,168 hours
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On Wyzant's platform, I have tutored 89 students for 237 hours in 184 sessions in Linux and UNIX. I have years of experience using the Linux and UNIX command line and with shell scripting, including with sed, awk, grep, and... See David's full profile

Erin C. San Jose, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Erin C.
45/hour

Passionate Linux User with System Administration Experience

I am knowledgeable with using the command line and with writing shell scripts. I have industry experience with Linux system administration tasks such as setting up a LAMP stack (Linux Apache MySQL PHP). If you want help getting... See Erin's full profile

45/hour
5.0 (487)
135 hours tutoring Linux out of 1,076 hours
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I am knowledgeable with using the command line and with writing shell scripts. I have industry experience with Linux system administration tasks such as setting up a LAMP stack (Linux Apache MySQL PHP). If you want help getting... See Erin's full profile

Shailendra B. Cary, NC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Shailendra B.
49/hour

Technical Leader in Networking Company

I have been programming, debugging and maintaining software in the Linux environment for about 10 years. I have written and debugged Linux kernel code and user-mode software. I am very comfortable with the Linux development... See Shailendra's full profile

49/hour
4.9 (92)
6 hours tutoring Linux out of 212 hours
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I have been programming, debugging and maintaining software in the Linux environment for about 10 years. I have written and debugged Linux kernel code and user-mode software. I am very comfortable with the Linux development... See Shailendra's full profile

Zach K. Raleigh, NC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Zach K.
50/hour

Senior Linux Systems Administrator

Have 15 years experience as a Senior Linux and UNIX Systems Administrator and have been a team lead at Verizon Wireless on the Linux team. I have 15 years experience developing Bash scripts as well as other scripts written in Perl,... See Zach's full profile

50/hour
3.8 (5)
33 hours tutoring Linux out of 35 hours
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Have 15 years experience as a Senior Linux and UNIX Systems Administrator and have been a team lead at Verizon Wireless on the Linux team. I have 15 years experience developing Bash scripts as well as other scripts written in Perl,... See Zach's full profile

Logan L. Milwaukee, WI, available for online & in-person tutoring
Logan L.
52/hour

Technology - Network, Security, Linux, and more

First, I use Linux on a daily basis. Secondly, I have taken a class on Linux. Further - before I even took that class I helped tutor student's from a previous semester's Linux class. I am also currently halfway... See Logan's full profile

52/hour
4.9 (427)
384 hours tutoring Linux out of 1,210 hours
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First, I use Linux on a daily basis. Secondly, I have taken a class on Linux. Further - before I even took that class I helped tutor student's from a previous semester's Linux class. I am also currently halfway... See Logan's full profile

Dell L. Spokane, WA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Dell L.
60/hour

Sr. Systems Engineer / Sr. Network Engineer

I have worked with some form of Linux over the last 20 years. It is like Unix (simular to Linux). CISCO switches routers, Dell Switches, Juniper Switches and Routers. MAC Computers, all these run some form of LINUX or UNIX... See Dell's full profile

60/hour
4.8 (102)
137 hours tutoring Linux out of 418 hours
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I have worked with some form of Linux over the last 20 years. It is like Unix (simular to Linux). CISCO switches routers, Dell Switches, Juniper Switches and Routers. MAC Computers, all these run some form of LINUX or UNIX... See Dell's full profile

Brad S. West Chester, OH, available for online & in-person tutoring
Brad S.
60/hour

Linux Systems Engineer

Experience administering 100+ Linux systems that ran applications used all over the world. Experience writing BASH script to automate tasks on both UNIX and Linux systems. Experience deploying Linux systems in AWS, Microsoft... See Brad's full profile

60/hour
5.0 (150)
281 hours tutoring Linux out of 298 hours
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Experience administering 100+ Linux systems that ran applications used all over the world. Experience writing BASH script to automate tasks on both UNIX and Linux systems. Experience deploying Linux systems in AWS, Microsoft... See Brad's full profile

Abhishek M. Los Angeles, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Abhishek M.
60/hour

Linux User for 15 years.

I have hosted services on AWS on virtual machines running Linux. I also use Linux on a day to day basis at home. I have built my own distribution based on Arch. See Abhishek's full profile

60/hour
4.6 (23)
76 hours tutoring
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I have hosted services on AWS on virtual machines running Linux. I also use Linux on a day to day basis at home. I have built my own distribution based on Arch. See Abhishek's full profile

Malachi B. Alhambra, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Malachi B.
70/hour

4+ year Linux Power User with focus on Software Engineering

As a daily user of Debian, I have strong familiarity with Linux. I have been using it heavily for the last 4 years, from both a developer and systems administrator perspective. We can get you up to speed on basic file systems, device... See Malachi's full profile

70/hour
5.0 (168)
19 hours tutoring Linux out of 462 hours
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As a daily user of Debian, I have strong familiarity with Linux. I have been using it heavily for the last 4 years, from both a developer and systems administrator perspective. We can get you up to speed on basic file systems, device... See Malachi's full profile

Bob S. Friendswood, TX, available for online & in-person tutoring
Bob S.
85/hour

Long time Linux user and administrator

I started using Linux at kernel version 0.9 - before it was officially released at Version 1.0. I maintained a 6 workstation network for a non-profit for more than 10 years. This effort including training, selecting software, updating... See Bob's full profile

85/hour
4.9 (498)
51 hours tutoring Linux out of 1,275 hours
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I started using Linux at kernel version 0.9 - before it was officially released at Version 1.0. I maintained a 6 workstation network for a non-profit for more than 10 years. This effort including training, selecting software, updating... See Bob's full profile

Mark M. Pittsburgh, PA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Mark M.
90/hour

Software Engineer with Master's in Computer Science

I first installed Linux in 1998. I've used it as a desktop OS since around then. Most of the software I've worked on professionally has been Java on Linux. I currently develop for MFIX, which is primarily supported on... See Mark's full profile

90/hour
4.8 (208)
25 hours tutoring Linux out of 796 hours
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I first installed Linux in 1998. I've used it as a desktop OS since around then. Most of the software I've worked on professionally has been Java on Linux. I currently develop for MFIX, which is primarily supported on... See Mark's full profile

Charles M. Hudson, FL, available for online tutoring
Charles M.
95/hour

Software engineer with 30+ years experience

I've been programming in UNIX since 1979, and using Linux (which is a UNIX variant) since it was first released in the early 90's. See Charles's full profile

95/hour
4.9 (765)
69 hours tutoring Linux out of 2,087 hours
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I've been programming in UNIX since 1979, and using Linux (which is a UNIX variant) since it was first released in the early 90's. See Charles's full profile

Daniel F. Goose Creek, SC, available for online & in-person tutoring
Daniel F.
95/hour

Clemson Graduate in Computer Engineering

I am very experienced with Linux as I use this everyday during my current place of employment. Distributions I have used include Ubuntu, Kali Linux, and Centos 7/8. See Daniel's full profile

95/hour
4.8 (246)
5 hours tutoring Linux out of 677 hours
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I am very experienced with Linux as I use this everyday during my current place of employment. Distributions I have used include Ubuntu, Kali Linux, and Centos 7/8. See Daniel's full profile

Christos M. New York, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Christos M.
100/hour

Senior Software Engineer at Bloomberg

I have using and writing software on Linux for several years. In addition, I used to teach Computer Architecture and System Programming on Linux, while I was in graduate School at Rutgers. See Christos's full profile

100/hour
1 hours tutoring Linux out of 7 hours
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I have using and writing software on Linux for several years. In addition, I used to teach Computer Architecture and System Programming on Linux, while I was in graduate School at Rutgers. See Christos's full profile

Daniel W. Sunnyvale, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Daniel W.
100/hour

Software Engineer Deploying Apps on Linux boxes

I have used GNU and Linux both on personal laptops and professionally for over 20 years. As a software engineer, I write developer tools using Linux for deployment on other developer's Linux systems. I also develop and... See Daniel's full profile

100/hour
5.0 (836)
48 hours tutoring Linux out of 2,262 hours
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I have used GNU and Linux both on personal laptops and professionally for over 20 years. As a software engineer, I write developer tools using Linux for deployment on other developer's Linux systems. I also develop and... See Daniel's full profile

Matt S. Brownsburg, IN, available for online & in-person tutoring
Matt S.
105/hour

+20yrs Experienced DevOps: AWS, Azure, Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, Plesk

For over 15 years, I have managed servers based on Linux. I am most fluent with Ubuntu, but also have experience in RedHat, CentOS, Amazon Linux, Apache, Nginx, Asterisk, etc. I have experience in both AWS and Azure managing VMs,... See Matt's full profile

105/hour
5.0 (731)
1 hours tutoring Linux out of 1,124 hours
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For over 15 years, I have managed servers based on Linux. I am most fluent with Ubuntu, but also have experience in RedHat, CentOS, Amazon Linux, Apache, Nginx, Asterisk, etc. I have experience in both AWS and Azure managing VMs,... See Matt's full profile

Amy M. Albuquerque, NM, available for online & in-person tutoring
Amy M.
119/hour

Senior Software Engineer, 30+ years experience using Linux

I have thirty plus years of computer programming experience. I have worked in Unix based environments including Linux. My profession required the use of various programming and scripting languages. I have written extensive scripts in... See Amy's full profile

119/hour
5.0 (1300)
157 hours tutoring Linux out of 5,902 hours
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I have thirty plus years of computer programming experience. I have worked in Unix based environments including Linux. My profession required the use of various programming and scripting languages. I have written extensive scripts in... See Amy's full profile

Steven M. Valencia, CA, available for online & in-person tutoring
Steven M.
120/hour

Berkeley Graduate, Programmer, Experienced Teacher

I do web design and programming primarily in a Linux environment, and have written Linux bash shells in C++ and Java. I have been leasing a shared Linux server since 2002, have experience setting up shell accounts & doing... See Steven's full profile

120/hour
5.0 (4978)
1 hours tutoring Linux out of 14,639 hours
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I do web design and programming primarily in a Linux environment, and have written Linux bash shells in C++ and Java. I have been leasing a shared Linux server since 2002, have experience setting up shell accounts & doing... See Steven's full profile

Christian S. Laurel, MD, available for online & in-person tutoring
Christian S.
125/hour

Network Operations Center Engineer/Systems Administrator

This work consisted of trouble-shooting problems, managing user accounts, and configuring new environments. All operating systems were Linux distros ( including CentOS, Red Hat, or Suse). I have also used other distros in non-work... See Christian's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (521)
82 hours tutoring Linux out of 1,845 hours
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This work consisted of trouble-shooting problems, managing user accounts, and configuring new environments. All operating systems were Linux distros ( including CentOS, Red Hat, or Suse). I have also used other distros in non-work... See Christian's full profile

Jacob B. Geneseo, NY, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jacob B.
125/hour

Penetration Tester with Linux Experience both as a Tutor and User

At my job and throughout my education, I have created hundreds of Linux virtual machines for different purposes. These purposes include testing malware, setting up server software (such as a BIND, SSH, Pi-hole, Apache, Nginx, etc), and... See Jacob's full profile

125/hour
5.0 (145)
171 hours tutoring Linux out of 499 hours
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At my job and throughout my education, I have created hundreds of Linux virtual machines for different purposes. These purposes include testing malware, setting up server software (such as a BIND, SSH, Pi-hole, Apache, Nginx, etc), and... See Jacob's full profile

Ted L. Mckinney, TX, available for online tutoring
Ted L.
135/hour

Co-founder of Rutgers University Linux User Group

We ran many campus-wide events, teaching our fellow students how to install Linux, compile the kernel, and even how to burn ISO images so they can give Linux distros to their friends and family! We even attended the first... See Ted's full profile

135/hour
5.0 (683)
49 hours tutoring Linux out of 2,220 hours
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We ran many campus-wide events, teaching our fellow students how to install Linux, compile the kernel, and even how to burn ISO images so they can give Linux distros to their friends and family! We even attended the first... See Ted's full profile

Robert W. Scottsdale, AZ, available for online & in-person tutoring
Robert W.
180/hour

10+ years experience using Linux

I have been using Linux (mostly Ubuntu and Ubuntu derivatives) as my primary OS since 2008. And I've also used Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS) at work in every job I've had. My last job had me using all three of the above... See Robert's full profile

180/hour
5.0 (415)
10 hours tutoring Linux out of 1,064 hours
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I have been using Linux (mostly Ubuntu and Ubuntu derivatives) as my primary OS since 2008. And I've also used Linux (Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS) at work in every job I've had. My last job had me using all three of the above... See Robert's full profile

Jean-Benoit B. Arvada, CO, available for online & in-person tutoring
Jean-Benoit B.
200/hour

Senior Software Engineer

I have a Master's degree in Computer Science and 5 years experience developing real-time software in C/C++ on a Solaris and Linux platform. See Jean-Benoit's full profile

200/hour
4.9 (501)
6 hours tutoring Linux out of 2,477 hours
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I have a Master's degree in Computer Science and 5 years experience developing real-time software in C/C++ on a Solaris and Linux platform. See Jean-Benoit's full profile

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How would you define Linux in your own words?
Linux is an advanced operating system that itself needs specific training to learn and be proficient in. It is not a common operating system such as Windows but is used by a lot of companies and schools as the main system computer work is developed on. The "Linux" category specializes in... read more
Linux is an advanced operating system that itself needs specific training to learn and be proficient in. It is not a common operating system such... read more
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How would you define Linux in your own words?
Linux powers the world! It's in your pocket, in your home, and it powers the apps and services you've come to love. The once-underdog has taken over the server market, uprooted entrenched tech giants, and now, entire industries rely on it. If you learn to wield the capability Linux affords you,... read more
Linux powers the world! It's in your pocket, in your home, and it powers the apps and services you've come to love. The once-underdog has taken... read more
Answered • 04/08/18