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

    Learn how to manage a network in a snap. 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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  • 6 Reasons to Learn Linux3:40

    6 Reasons to Learn Linux

    David Davis, author of "The Gorilla Guide to Linux Networking 101", discusses 6 reasons to learn 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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  • 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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  • Getting Started: Benefits of Linux Networking3:15

    Getting Started: Benefits of Linux Networking

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  • Basic Linux Network Troubleshooting6:41

    Basic Linux Network Troubleshooting

    David Davis, author of "The Gorilla Guide to Linux Networking 101", walks through and demos troubling shooting a Linux network.

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  • Understanding Linux Network Interfaces6:31

    Understanding Linux Network Interfaces

    David Davis, author of "The Gorilla Guide to Linux Networking 101", as he reviews Linux network interfaces and demos working in a debian linux system.

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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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  • Network Disaggregation Explained3:26

    Network Disaggregation Explained

    David Davis, author of "The Gorilla Guide to Linux Networking 101", reviews what network disaggregation is and why we need it.

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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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  • Layer 1 cheatsheet

    Layer 1 cheatsheet

    Learn about all things Layer 1. 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

    Learn about the most common commands with this cheatsheet regarding all things Linux networking for configuring layer 3 and more.

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  • Virtualization cheatsheet

    Virtualization cheatsheet

    Download this handy 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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  • Cumulus Linux quick start cheatsheet

    Cumulus Linux quick start cheatsheet

    Sometimes, cheating is okay. Check out this cheatsheet for easy commands and configurations for getting started with Cumulus Linux.

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  • Kernel of Truth season 2 episode 2: The future of the Linux Kernel

    Kernel of Truth season 2 episode 2: The future of the Linux Kernel

    This episode, host Brian is joined by two of our in-house Linux Kernel experts David and Roopa. Joining them is Attilla who, like many of you, is curious about what’s next for the Linux Kernel.

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