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Process and Module Management

See how processes carry out tasks within Linux.

7 videos  //  45 minutes of training

Course description

Gain an understanding of how different types of processes work in Linux and the utilities you can use to run processes. Concepts you’ll learn in this course include common commands, terminating processes, common kill signals, subshells and process forking, and process priorities. The course also explains the kernel layer and its modules.

Course syllabus

Processes Part 1Duration: 5:47

Processes Part 2Duration: 5:55

Processes Part 3Duration: 6:53

Processes Priority and Execution Part 1Duration: 5:05

Processes Priority and Execution Part 2Duration: 5:27

Kernels Part 1Duration: 8:08

Kernels Part 2Duration: 7:50

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