Webinar: Getting to Know Linux: Demo + Discussion

by CompTIA | Jun 13, 2019

Do you need to learn Linux, but don’t quite know where to start? Are you worried about wasting your time on strange, arcane things and want to get to the “good stuff?” Get ready to follow along in this online Linux “Install-fest,” as we go over essential skills that will give you confidence to prepare to learn more advanced skills.

Join CompTIA Chief Technology Evangelist Dr. James Stanger for the next IT Pro Webinar as he speaks with Linux expert Denise Dumas from Red Hat. We’ll also be talking to Stetson Blake from OmniSci, who has years of experience with Linux and is currently working toward his CompTIA Linux+ certification.

Join us as we crack open a Linux lunch box and get going with some hands-on tips, tricks and demonstrations.

Meet the Speakers

Dr. James Stanger
Chief Technology Evangelist — CompTIA

Security+, Network+, MCSE, LPI Linux, Symantec STA

Dr. James Stanger is the chief technology evangelist at CompTIA. His wide range of expertise includes certification and certification design, using social media in business, e-learning creation, security, Linux and open source, and web development. An award-winning author, Stanger has written titles for O’Reilly Media, McGraw-Hill, Prentice-Hall, IBM, Wiley and Elsevier. He has also acted as a security consultant for various entities, including the Association for Corporate Council, Brigham Young University and Security (purchased by McAfee).


Denise Dumas

Vice President, Software Engineering, Operating System – Red Hat

Denise Dumas is the vice president of software engineering, operating system, at Red Hat, where she leads the team responsible for Red Hat's flagship product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). With an extensive background in operating systems, she’s filled a wide variety of software development and management roles over 25 years. Dumas has been honored with several industry honors, being named as one of Boston Business Journal's 2016 Women to Watch in Science and Technology and one of the 26 most powerful female engineers identified by Business Insider in 2016 and 2018.


Stetson Blake

Site Reliability Engineer – OmniSci

Stetson Blake is a site reliability engineer at OmniSci. A self-proclaimed IT enthusiast and entrepreneur, he found his passion for IT in vocational school and has worked in IT ever since. In his spare time, he runs the This Is an IT Support Group and IT/MSP groups on Facebook.

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Webinar Details

What: Getting to Know Linux: Demo and Discussion

When: Anytime! Register to watch the webinar on-demand

How Long: 1 Hour

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): This webinar has been approved for 1 CEU for CompTIA A+.

Don’t worry if you can’t make it for the live webinar. Register anyway, and we’ll send you a link for the recording when it’s available.

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  • Ramanjeet Singh

    Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    Just curious

  • Rob Vining

    Tuesday, June 18, 2019


  • Jesus Aranda

    Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    Good stuff!

  • Erik Anderson

    Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    Would i be able to download the webinar and watch it on my own time after its done? As im very interested in learning linux but ill be at work during the that time.

  • Gary Ledbetter

    Tuesday, June 18, 2019

    Thanks for this great idea! I have registered! My work site has so many firewalls I might not be able to view live, but will view from home later on demand if necessary.

  • Ramesh

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Good to be there to learn

  • Lee bridget

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    I would like to tune into the discussion about Linux.

  • olufunso

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    I'd like to get access to the webinar on demand.

  • Edebiri Idedia

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Thanks for this invite

  • Allan Mwale

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Please send me a link as well so that we can login and watch the video and either download it at a convenient time.

  • Karabo

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    I would like to attend seninar

  • Sylvester Hagan

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    I cannot attend, but I want access later

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    Hi, everyone! Don’t worry if you can’t make it for the live webinar. Register anyway, and we’ll send you a link for the recording when it’s available. Click here to register: http://get.certification.comptia.org/WBN-2019-06-IT-Pro-Linux_Webinar-Registration.html

  • Greg Mahaley

    Friday, June 21, 2019

    I cannot attend, but I want access later. Thank You!

  • Michael Sudbeck

    Monday, June 24, 2019

    The webinar is during the day when I work, but I would like to see it if possible.

  • Vladimir

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    Hi there, Is this webinar going to be recorded? Thanks, Vladimir

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    Hi, Vladimir! Yes, the webinar will be recorded and available on demand. If you register, you'll receive a link via email when it's available.

  • Reynaldo Castillo

    Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    Thanks for the opportunity

  • Jaqueline karaerua

    Wednesday, June 26, 2019

    I would like to be part of the discussion.

  • Phano

    Thursday, June 27, 2019

    Thank you for the opportunity.

  • Mohammed

    Wednesday, July 3, 2019


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