Linux 101: Linux+/LPIC-1/CLA Preparation

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description This five-day course provides the student with the knowledge to use Linux both as an end user and as a system administrator. This course is also designed to prepare students for the Linux+ LX0-101 certification exam.*

Designed for individuals who are new to Linux, OCS-linux-101 lays the foundation necessary to become successful working in a Linux environment. Students are provided with hands on instruction in both fundamental and advanced topics.

In addition to helping students prepare for the Linux+ exam, students gain experience that will assist them in handling real world Linux administration tasks

Prerequisites
Prior to attending this class, students should have the following experience:

  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Basic keyboarding skills

Unit 01: The Filesystem

  • Filesystem structure
  • Accessing the filesystem
  • Modify the filesystem
Unit 02: Handling Files
  • Copying & moving files
  • Viewing files
  • Removing files
Unit 03: File Manipulation
  • Filter commands
  • Finding files
  • Comparing files
Unit 04: Metacharacters
  • Wildcards
  • Redirection of input & output
Unit 05: File Security
  • Understanding file permissions
  • Setting file permissions
  • Default permissions
Unit 06: The vim Editor
  • vim functionality
  • Input & movement commands
  • advanced vim commands
Unit 07: Jobs and Processes
  • Listing jobs & processes
  • Signals
  • Stopping and pausing jobs & processes
Unit 08: Software Administration
  • Connection to a repository
  • Installing software
  • Removing software
  • Creating a repository
  • rpm & yum
  • Debian package management
Unit 09: The Boot Process
  • The boot sequence
  • Run levels
  • Controlling services
Unit 10: Administering Partitions
  • Partition structure & fdisk
  • mkfs & mke2fs
  • Filesystems Labels
Unit 11: Mounting Filesystems
  • Manually mounting & unmounting filesystems
  • Mounting automatically at boot
  • Creating swap filesystems
  • Sharing & mounting network filesystems
Unit 12: Administering the Filesystem
  • Fixing filesystems
  • Displaying filesystem attributes
  • Modifying filesystem attributes
Unit 13: Disk Quotas
  • Filesystem support
  • Creating disk quotas
  • Hard and soft limits
,b>Unit 14: Hardware Management
  • Compatibility
  • Device nodes
  • Using udev rules
Unit 15 The proc File System
  • Viewing system information
  • Kernel features
  • sysctl
Unit 16 Shell Features
  • Variables
  • Aliases
  • Quoting
Unit 17 Shared Libraries
  • Configuring shared libraries