Linux Introduction - In-house Training
This Linux Operating System training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the LINUX Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities.
The course discusses the mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment and the main features of the Bash shell are introduced.
The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:
- Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
- Using the shell's redirection and pipe facilities
- Editing text files using the vi editor
- Setting and changing access permissions on files
- Monitoring and controlling their own processes
- Using the basic file and text searching utilities
- Customising their own login environment
Anyone who needs to understand and use the LINUX Operating System.
To provide the skills needed to work productively in the LINUX environment.
This course, together with the Linux Shell Programming course, helps delegates prepare for the following exam:
Linux Essentials (LPI, exam 010-150)
This course, together with the Linux Shell Programming and Linux System Administration (LPI & CompTIA) courses, helps delegates prepare for the following exams:
Linux Administrator (LPIC-1, exams LPI 101 and LPI 102)
CompTIA Linux+ (exams LX0-103 and LX0-104)
Attending this relevant course will help delegates gain many of the skills and product knowledge requirements as outlined in the exam objectives. Studying this course and its associated reference materials can form part of the preparation to achieve certification. Experience, practice, self-study and aptitude are also key requirements for exam success.
Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The LPI and CompTIA websites lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.
Exams are not included as part of the course.
There are no formal pre-requisites for this Linux Introduction training course, although an understanding of and exposure to information technology and an understanding of operating systems is required.
- Linux Shell Programming
- Linux System Administration (LPI & CompTIA)
- Oracle SQL
- TCP/IP Networking
- Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
- Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.
Course Contents - DAY 1
- Administration and Course Materials
- Course Structure and Agenda
- Delegate and Trainer Introductions
Session 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM
- A brief history of UNIX
- The UNIX kernel
- The UNIX file system
- Getting started navigating the file system
- The file system structure
- Directories and files
- Navigating the file system
- Exercise: Logging on to the system
- Exercise: Navigating the file system
Session 2: BASIC COMMANDS
- Command line syntax
- Basic file handling commands
- Basic Directory handling commands
- Filename wildcard characters
- Exercise: Manipulating files and directories
Session 3: REDIRECTION AND PIPES
- Input redirection
- Output redirection
- Exercise: Using redirection and pipe facilities
Course Contents - DAY 2
Session 4: INTRODUCTION TO THE vi EDITOR
- Overview of the vi editor
- Basic functions
- Switching to input mode
- Other useful commands
- Exercises: Using the vi editor
Session 5: SEARCHING AND REPLACING TEXT
- Replacing text
- Using the vi editor
- Using sed for search and replace
- Searching for text with grep
- Exercises: Searching and Replacing Text
Session 6: RECALLING AND EDITING COMMANDS
- The bash shell
- The korn shell
- Exercises: Recall and Edit Commands
Session 7: FILE PERMISSIONS AND ACCESS CONTROL
- Users and user groups
- File access permissions
- Changing file attributes
- Switching users and user groups
- Linking files
- Exercise: Setting and access permissions
Course Contents - DAY 3
Session 8: FILTERING TEXT
- The cut command
- An introduction to awk
- The nl command
- Exercises: Filtering Text
Session 9: PROCESSES
- What is a process?
- Monitoring processes
- Killing processes
- Background processes
- Job Control
- Grouping commands
- Exercise: Monitoring and controlling processes
Session 10: THE USER ENVIRONMENT
- Customising the .profile or .bash_profile
- Customising the .kshrc or .bashrc
- Exercise: Setting up an environment
Session 11: MORE BASIC COMMANDS
- The find command
- The df command
- The cut command
- The sort command
- Finding duplicate content
- The finger command
- Exercise: More Basic Commands
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