IT Training Opportunities

General sources of Training

ITS Software maintains a list of training options and tutorials here, this includes access to many O’Reilly books, lynda.com and the MS tech library.:
http://software.sites.unc.edu/learnit-online/

http://software.sites.unc.edu/it-academy/

The Infosec Institute has a number of articles, ebooks and lab. These are largely tied to the skillset site, where you can take tests on the material you just learned and post your scores. This is a lead into their paid courses, but there’s lots of good information there.
http://resources.infosecinstitute.com/articles/

Openculture is a vast resource of free material including courses from various universities.
http://www.openculture.com/

 

IT Security

It’s a hot topic these days. There’s a nice selection of free courses up at

https://www.cybrary.it/

http://mooc.fi/courses/2016/cybersecurity/

http://raidersec.blogspot.de/p/resources.html

https://www.hackingloops.com/category/open-source-penetration-testing-tools/

 

Windows

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/new/

 

Linux

Getting Started

Google’s Code University had some nice beginning linux guides, you can reach back in time to those here:

http://web.archive.org/web/20120131042028/http://code.google.com/edu/tools101/index.html

Linuxconfig has some nice tutorials and guides:
http://linuxconfig.org

The Linux Documentation Project has a lot of material, most of which is dated, but not all, start here:
http://www.tldp.org/guides.html

More Advanced

Heiner’s Shelldorado

bash

TLDP  is also home to two venerable bash guides
http://tldp.org/LDP/Bash-Beginners-Guide/html/
http://www.tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/index.html

vi

Need some help with vi or vim? Mostly these days when you type vi you get vim instead. There’s a great cheat sheet at http://kcomputing.com/. Some tutorials that might help:

vi intro: https://computers.tutsplus.com/tutorials/vim-for-beginners–cms-21118

An interactive vim tutorial: http://www.openvim.com/tutorial.html

A comprehensive vim tutorial: http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialAdvanced_vi.html

 

Know of other good links we can share? Send email to bil_hays@unc.edu.