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, and the MS tech library.:

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. offers practice exam questions for  certifications

Openculture is a vast resource of free material including courses from various universities.


IT Security

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







Getting Started

TecMint has some good resources for all levels:

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

Linuxconfig has some nice tutorials and guides:

The Linux Documentation Project has a lot of material, most of which is dated, but not all, start here:

More Advanced

Heiner’s Shelldorado


TLDP  is also home to two venerable bash guides


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 Some tutorials that might help:

vi intro:–cms-21118

An interactive vim tutorial:

A comprehensive vim tutorial:

Other Resources

Lots of cheat sheets:

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