Associated Certifications
CompTIA LInux+ Certification
Required Exam(s)
LX0-103 & LX0-104
Instructorctclc admin
TypeOnsite Course
5 Days
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This course you will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with the Linux operating system to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job in any type of Linux career.

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For those who have job duties that include Linux troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of Linux-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful.

To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge.

  • UNIX and Linux: Fundamentals
  • UNIX and Linux: Advanced User
  • CompTIA® A+ Certification: A Comprehensive Approach

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify basic Linux concepts and perform basic Linux tasks
  • Manage user and group accounts
  • Manage partitions and the Linux filesystem
  • Manage various files in Linux
  • Work with Linux permissions and ownership
  • Print files
  • Manage packages
  • Manage kernel services
  • Work with the Bash shell and shell scripts
  • Manage jobs and processes
  • Manage system services
  • Configure network services
  • Configure basic Internet services
  • Implement measures to secure a Linux system
  • Manage hardware associated with Linux systems
  • Troubleshoot Linux system issues
  • Install the Linux operating system
  • Configure the GUI

Lesson 1: Performing Basic Linux Tasks

  • Topic 1A: Identify the History and Development of Linux
  • Topic 1B: Enter Shell Commands
  • Topic 1C: Get Help Using Linux
  • Topic 1D: Start and Stop Linux

Lesson 2: Managing User and Group Accounts

  • Topic 2A: Create User and Group Accounts
  • Topic 2B: Configure User Profiles
  • Topic 2C: Administer User and Group Accounts

Lesson 3: Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem

  • Topic 3A: Create Partitions
  • Topic 3B: Navigate through the Linux Filesystem
  • Topic 3C: Manage the Filesystem
  • Topic 3D: Maintain the Filesystem

Lesson 4: Managing Files in Linux

  • Topic 4A: Create and Edit Files
  • Topic 4B: Locate Files
  • Topic 4C: Search Text Using Regular Expressions
  • Topic 4D: Apply Filters to Text Streams
  • Topic 4E: Link Files
  • Topic 4F: Back Up and Restore Files
  • Topic 4G: Manage Databases Using MariaDB

Lesson 5: Managing Linux Permissions and Ownership

  • Topic 5A: Modify File and Directory Permissions
  • Topic 5B: Modify Default Permissions
  • Topic 5C: Modify File and Directory Ownership
  • Topic 5D: Set Special Permissions and Attributes

Lesson 6: Printing Files

  • Topic 6A: Configure a Local Printer
  • Topic 6B: Print Files
  • Topic 6C: Configure Remote Printing

Lesson 7: Managing Packages

  • Topic 7A: Manage Packages Using RPM
  • Topic 7B: Verify Packages
  • Topic 7C: Upgrade Packages
  • Topic 7D: Configure Repositories
  • Topic 7E: Manage Packages Using YUM
  • Topic 7F: Advanced Package and Application Management

Lesson 8: Managing Kernel Services

  • Topic 8A: Explore the Linux Kernel
  • Topic 8B: Customize Kernel Modules
  • Topic 8C: Create an initrd Image
  • Topic 8D: Manage Device Drivers and Hardware Devices
  • Topic 8E: Monitor Processes and Resources

Lesson 9: Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts

  • Topic 9A: Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
  • Topic 9B: Write a Bash Shell Script
  • Topic 9C: Customize the Bash Shell
  • Topic 9D: Redirect Standard Input and Output
  • Topic 9E: Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts

Lesson 10: Managing Jobs and Processes

  • Topic 10A: Manage Jobs and Background Processes
  • Topic 10B: Manage Processes Using the Process Table
  • Topic 10C: Examine Delayed and Detached Jobs
  • Topic 10D: Schedule Jobs
  • Topic 10E: Maintain the System Time

Lesson 11: Managing System Services

  • Topic 11A: Configure System Services
  • Topic 11B: Monitor System Logs
  • Topic 11C: Configure Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)

Lesson 12: Configuring Network Services

  • Topic 12A: Connect to a Network
  • Topic 12B: Configure Routes
  • Topic 12C: Configure DHCP
  • Topic 12D: Configure DNS
  • Topic 12E: Implement Network File Sharing Services
  • Topic 12F: Configure NIS
  • Topic 12G: Manage Remote Network Systems

Lesson 13: Configuring Basic Internet Services

  • Topic 13A: Configure a Web Server
  • Topic 13B: Implement Apache Access Control
  • Topic 13C: Implement Access Control in a Proxy Server
  • Topic 13D: Configure Email Services
  • Topic 13E: Control Internet Services

Lesson 14: Securing Linux

  • Topic 14A: Examine the Basics of System Security
  • Topic 14B: Secure User Accounts
  • Topic 14C: Enable Firewall Functionality
  • Topic 14D: Implement Security Auditing
  • Topic 14E: Detect Intrusion

Lesson 15: Managing Hardware

  • Topic 15A: Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
  • Topic 15B: Configure Power Management
  • Topic 15C: Configure Removable Hardware
  • Topic 15D: Configure Mass Storage Devices
  • Topic 15E: Manage Logical Volumes Using the Logical Volume Manager
  • Topic 15F: Configure Disk Quotas

Lesson 16: Troubleshooting Linux Systems

  • Topic 16A: Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
  • Topic 16B: Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
  • Topic 16C: Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues

Lesson 17: Installing Linux

  • Topic 17A: Prepare for Installation
  • Topic 17B: Identify Phases of the Linux Boot Sequence
  • Topic 17C: Configure GRUB
  • Topic 17D: Install the Operating System
  • Topic 17E: Perform Post-Installation Tasks

Lesson 18: Configuring the GUI

  • Topic 18A: Implement X
  • Topic 18B: Customize the Display Manager
  • Topic 18C: Customize the Window Environment

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