The Ultimate Linux Home Server Course

Learn and improve your Linux skills through building your own home server

Learn to use the Linux operating system and build a server in your own home.

What you’ll learn

  • How to design, build and administer a Linux home server.
  • How to find, install and run applications that will be useful at home.

Course Content

  • Server Setup –> 7 lectures • 36min.
  • Getting Started with Linux –> 7 lectures • 45min.
  • Installing Apps – Getting to the Fun Stuff –> 9 lectures • 1hr 17min.
  • Server Security –> 5 lectures • 33min.
  • Monitoring Your Servers Performance –> 4 lectures • 26min.
  • Wrap Up –> 1 lecture • 1min.

The Ultimate Linux Home Server Course


  • A physical computer to use as your server.
  • A keen interest in self improvement and learning about computers.

Learn to use the Linux operating system and build a server in your own home.


Building a home server is an excellent way to learn how to use the Linux operating system. It also allows you to reuse any old laptop or desktop computer you have lying around at home for something everyone in your home can use:

– Save files from your laptop, phone, etc to one central location

– Download and watch movies from the internet

– Upload your photos, view them from your phone and back them up to the cloud


Building your own server will take you behind the scenes on how an operating system really works. Using software which is 100% free, you will learn:

– How to install, maintain and secure a working Linux server

– What are the differences between the various Linux versions

– How to use your server as a personal secure web server and file server, and where to get ideas for other uses for it

– Key linux command line skills and how to put them to practical use

– How to troubleshoot common problems as they happen


Using skills which are directly relevant to the workplace, you will learn how to monitor, secure and backup your own private server. The downloadable guides also provide a wealth of information for you to take away and study at your own pace.