Introduction to Linux (LFS101)

Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line across the major Linux distribution families.

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Course Overview

Linux powers 94% of the world’s supercomputers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and a billion Android devices. In short, Linux is everywhere. It appears in many different architectures, from mainframes to server to desktop to mobile and on a staggeringly wide variety of hardware.

Moreover, 97 percent of hiring managers reported that they will prioritize hiring Linux talent relative to other skills areas in the next six months, and 44 percent of hiring managers saying they’re more likely to hire a candidate with Linux certification.

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This course explores the various tools and techniques commonly used by Linux system administrators and end users to achieve their day-to-day work in a Linux environment. It is designed for experienced computer users who have limited or no previous exposure to Linux, whether they are working in an individual or Enterprise environment.

Upon completion of this training you should have a good working knowledge of Linux, from both a graphical and command line perspective, allowing you to easily navigate through any of the major Linux distributions. You will be able to continue your progress as either a user, system administrator or developer using the acquired skill set.

Join the 250,000+ students who are already enrolled in this course and start your Linux journey.

What you’ll learn

  • A good working knowledge of Linux
  • How to navigate through major Linux distributions
  • System configurations and graphical interface of Linux
  • Basic command line operations
  • Common applications of Linux

Course Outline

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  1. The Linux Foundation
  2. Linux Philosophy and Concepts
  3. Linux Structure and Installation
  4. Graphical Interface
  5. System Configuration From The Graphical Interface
  6. Finding Linux Documentation
  7. Command Line Operators
  8. File Operations
  9. User Environment
  10. Text Editors
  11. Local Security Principles
  12. Network Operations
  13. Manipulating Text
  14. Printing
  15. Bash Shell Scripting
  16. Advanced Bash Scripting
  17. Processes
  18. Common Applications

Prerequisites

None.

At a Glance

Delivery Method

Self-Paced Online (Virtual)

Includes

  • 60 hours of Course Material
  • Hands-on Labs & Assignments
  • Video Content
  • Discussion Forums
  • Unlimited Access to Online Course
  • Optional Paid Certificate of Completion

Experience Level

   Beginner

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