Linux 101

New to Linux? How about Linux for networking? This is the resource hub for you. Learn about the benefits of Linux for networking, the basics of the operating system and everything you need to know to start configuring.

  • Cumulus NetQ cheatsheet

    Cumulus NetQ cheatsheet

    Download this cheatsheet for a quick reference on how to use Cumulus NetQ commands like show and trace.

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  • Linux networking 101

    Linux networking 101

    New to Linux networking but want to learn? This is your place to start. This comprehensive guide starts you at the basics of a Linux operating system all the way to practicing commands.

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  • Webinar: Why Linux in the data center57:20

    Webinar: Why Linux in the data center

    This webinar discusses how Linux is already used in the data center and how aligning your data center network with the same language will bring unprecedented scale.

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  • Getting Started: Benefits of Linux Networking3:15

    Getting Started: Benefits of Linux Networking

    This getting started video reviews the basics and benefits of aligning your data center on Linux.

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  • Cumulus Linux quick start cheatsheet

    Cumulus Linux quick start cheatsheet

    Your cheatsheet for easy commands and configurations for getting started with Cumulus Linux.

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  • What makes up the modern Linux OS?

    What makes up the modern Linux OS?

    New to Linux-based open networking? Start here. This guide walks you through the foundational principles of a Linux operating system and how it's used in networking.

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  • Is open source software a network security risk?

    Is open source software a network security risk?

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  • The top 10 most critical fundamentals of Linux administration

    The top 10 most critical fundamentals of Linux administration

    As part of our 5-part learning Linux series, this white paper dives deeper into Linux networking by covering the fundamentals Linux administration.

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  • The essentials of Linux network administration

    The essentials of Linux network administration

    As part of our 5-part learning Linux series, this white paper discusses Linux network administration including the network interface, MAC addresses, IP addressing and more.

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  • Understanding Linux internetworking

    Understanding Linux internetworking

    As part of our Linux 101 series, this guide goes over Linux internetworing from a technical perspective, advancing your path on your journey to learning Linux!

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  • Getting started with Linux on Cumulus Networks

    Getting started with Linux on Cumulus Networks

    After you've learned the basics of Linux networking, it's time to dive in by deploying and practicing your skills with Cumulus Linux. This guide walks you through how.

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  • Cumulus Linux architecture

    Cumulus Linux architecture

    This brief overview summarizes the architecture of Cumulus Linux with a color-coated diagram and descriptions.

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  • Kernel of Truth episode 03 — Linux: the kernel, the community & beyond

    Kernel of Truth episode 03 — Linux: the kernel, the community & beyond

    Roopa Prabhu, leader of the kernel team at Cumulus Networks, and Shrijeet Mukherjee, Cumulus’ former VP of Engineering, discuss the Linux Kernel.

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  • Our dedicated approach to open source

    Our dedicated approach to open source

    Read about how Cumulus Networks supports open source initiatives, contributes to the community and fosters a culture of innovation.

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  • SDxCentral Webinar: Modernize your data center with open source tools + techniques40:35

    SDxCentral Webinar: Modernize your data center with open source tools + techniques

    Watch this webinar featuring experts from SDxCentral on modernizing your data enter with open source tools and thinking about building infrastructure with purpose.

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  • Layer 1 cheatsheet

    Layer 1 cheatsheet

    Reference this cheatsheet for Linux commands relevant to configuring layer 1 in your data center network.

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  • Layer 2 cheatsheet

    Layer 2 cheatsheet

    Your reference guide for common layer 2 commands and configurations.

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  • Layer 3 cheatsheet

    Layer 3 cheatsheet

    Reference this cheatsheet to quickly remember Linux networking commands for configuring layer 3.

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  • Virtualization cheatsheet

    Virtualization cheatsheet

    Download this cheatsheet for a quick reference on Linux commands for network virtualization.

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  • Kernel of Truth season 2 episode 5: The power of community

    Kernel of Truth season 2 episode 5: The power of community

    Listen to this episode of Kernel of Truth to hear how strong engineering communities, like the Linux community, can ignite innovation and empower the future.

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