Linux Command Line for Beginners

Mike Stowe

June 15, 2024 at 3:00pm PDT        

Learn the basics of using the Linux command line including managing users and passwords, navigating folders, creating files, editing files, installing Apache, installing PHP, installing PHP extensions (like MongoDB), installing OpenSSL, creating security certificates, managing apache directories and permissions, and more. At the end of this talk you should be able to deploy your own custom PHP webserver on CentOS (while understanding the similar commands to use for other distros).

About Mike Stowe

Michael Stowe is a professional, Zend Certified Engineer with over 10 years experience building applications for law enforcement, the medical field, nonprofits, and numerous industrial companies. Over the last several years he has been focused on APIs and ways to improve industry standards and efficiency. He now works for RingCentral, a company on the leading edge of cloud communications. You can view slides from his other talks at or follow him: @mikegstowe

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