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Linux Systems, Online Training Course


This online course provides a general overview of the Linux operating system. Topics include partitioning and the boot process, basic system configuration, file management, and text stream processing. The online course also covers user management, group management, and file permissions. Administrative tasks covered in this online course include basic job scheduling utilities, as well as system backup strategies and strategies for system documentation and user support

Why should you Learn Linux?
Linux Knowledge is  a plus to a securing a job.
Being an IT professional without the knowledge of Unix or Linux is having a car with a weak engine. Linux has become one of the most powerful and sophisticated Operating Systems in the business world. Employers' prefer qualified Unix/Linux Professionals. This online course is designed to provide the required skills to take you to the next level to claim yourself as a Linux Professional.

Benefits of the Linux for Professionals

  •  Demonstrates a working knowledge of Linux  
  •  Confirms commitment to profession 
  •  Offers a career differentiator, with enhanced credibility and marketability 
  •  Takes you beyond Windows to the IT Pros who know Linux 
What are the Prerequisites for Linux?

There are few prerequisites for enrolling in a Linux certificate program. Individuals should have a basic knowledge of computer systems before applying. Additionally, most applicants have some practical, real world knowledge in the field of systems administration.

Linux  Exam Requirements: Since there are many flavors of Linux, this course can help to enhance the chances of taking any of the certification exams specially Red Hat Technician Exam..

Course Tutorials Include:

LINUX Systems: Introduction to LINUX

Description

This online course provides a general overview of the Linux operating system. Topics include partitioning and the boot process, basic system configuration, file management, and text stream processing. The online course also covers user management, group management, and file permissions. Administrative tasks covered in this online course include basic job scheduling utilities, as well as system backup strategies and strategies for system documentation and user support

Objectives

  • Identify the types of partitions that exist on a Linux system
  • Explain the capabilities of the disk formatting utilities fips and fdisk
  • Create primary partitions, swap partitions, and extended partitions with fdisk
  • Describe the Linux boot process
  • Identify and describe the contents of the /etc/inittab file
  • Describe the function of LILO
  • Safely shut down a Linux system

Time: 3 hour(s)

Linux: File Management

Description

This course introduces users to the commands necessary to create, view, copy, move, and delete files on a Linux system.

Objectives

  • View man page documentation for Linux commands
  • Navigate through the directory structure
  • List directory contents
  • View file contents
  • Create, copy, move, and delete files and directories
  • Search file content
  • Compress and uncompress files

Time: 3 hour(s)

Linux: GNU and Linux Commands

Description

This course introduces users to shells and shows users how to configure user and environment variables and how to manage processes on a Linux system.

Objectives

  • Define a shell
  • Explain how commands entered at the Linux command line are interpreted
  • Customize user and environment variables
  • Describe and view the history file
  • List running processes, modify process priority, and stop processes
  • List and control jobs

Time: 4 hour(s)

Linux: File System Maintenance

Description

This course shows users how to mount and unmount file systems, verify file system integrity, perform disk maintenance tasks, manage disk quotas, create links to files, and locate files.

Objectives

  • Mount and unmount file systems
  • Identify and describe the files controlling filesystem configuration
  • Verify filesystem integrity
  • Perform disk maintenance
  • Manage disk quotas
  • Create hard and symbolic links to files
  • Locate important system files

Time: 3 hour(s)

Linux: Users and Groups

Description

This course shows users how to create and manage user accounts and how to manage groups.

Objectives

  • Describe the purpose of the root account
  • Create and delete user accounts
  • Manage user passwords
  • Create, modify, and delete user groups

Time: 3 hour(s)

Linux: Text Streams

Description

This course shows users basic Linux commands for editing, filtering, and manipulating text.

Objectives

  • Use the sed command to filter text
  • Use the sort utility
  • Cut and paste text
  • Divide files using pr and split
  • Direct output using pipes, tee, and xargs

Time: 2 hour(s)

Linux: Permissions

Description

This course shows users how to manage user and group permissions for files and directories.

Objectives

  • Change the owner and group associated with a file
  • Define read, write, and execute permissions as applied to files and directories
  • Change permissions using symbols
  • Change permissions using numbers
  • Change the default permissions set for newly created files and directories

Time: 4 hour(s)

Linux: Administration and Documentation

Description

This course shows users how to schedule jobs, manage system logging, and document their own Linux systems.

Objectives

  • Schedule and manage jobs using the at command
  • Schedule jobs using the batch command
  • Schedule and manage jobs using cron
  • Configure and manage system logging
  • Document a Linux system
  • Identify key documentation resources

Time: 2 hour(s)

Linux: Backup and Restore

Description

This course introduces users to the process of planning a backup strategy and shows them how to create and restore a backup.

Objectives

  • Create a backup and restoration strategy based on business requirements
  • Differentiate between full backups, partial backups, incremental backups, and copies
  • Plan for backup storage and retention
  • Create a backup using the tar utility
  • Restore a backup that was created using the tar utility
Create and restore backups using cpio  
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Last Updated: Saturday, November 18, 2017
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