Fundamentals of Linux (LFS300)

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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. This instructor-led course will give you 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.

Who should attend

This class is designed for people who have little or no prior experience with Linux or Unix. System administrators, developers, architects, decision makers or new Linux users can all benefit from the content covered in this class, especially if they are looking to work with more involved topics such as Linux system administration, network management and enterprise system architecture.

Course Objectives

This course will give you 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’ll learn things like:

  • The history of Linux
  • How to install Linux
  • How to use the Graphical User Interface
  • How to control Linux using the command line
  • Basic Linux security
  • And much more!

This course is designed to work with a wide range of Linux distributions, so you will be able to apply these concepts regardless of your distro.

Course Content

Introduction
  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Linux Foundation Certifications
  • Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
  • Distribution Details
  • Labs
Preliminaries
  • The Command Line
  • sudo
  • Linux Distributions and Desktops
  • Labs
Linux Philosophy and Concepts
  • Linux History
  • Linux Philosophy
  • Linux Community
  • Linux Vocabulary
  • Linux Distributions
  • Labs
Boot Process
  • Bootloader
  • Linux Kernel and initramfs
  • init and Services
  • Console
  • Labs
Linux Installation
  • Planning the Installation Process
  • Source Media
  • Doing the Install
  • Labs
Graphical Interface
  • Graphical Layers
  • Session Management
  • Exploring the Filesystem
  • Customizing the Graphical Desktop
  • Labs
System Configuration from the Graphical Interface
  • System Settings
  • Display Settings
  • Network Manager
  • NTP (Network Time Protocol)
  • Graphical Software Package Management
  • Labs
Finding Linux Documentation
  • Documentation Sources
  • The UNIX Manual
  • GNU Info
  • Command Help
  • Other Documentation Sources
  • Labs
Common Applications
  • Internet Applications
  • Office Applications
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Graphics Editors
  • Labs
Text Editors
  • Available Text Editors
  • Creating a File Without an Editor
  • nano
  • gedit
  • gedit
  • vi
  • emacs
  • Labs
Command-line Operations
  • Command Line Operations and Options
  • Basic Operations
  • Command Prompt
  • Wildcards
  • Searching for Files
  • Package Management
  • Labs
User Environment
  • Accounts
  • Environment Variables
  • Key Shortcuts
  • Command History
  • Command Aliases
  • File Ownership and Permissions
  • Labs
Text Operations
  • cat
  • echo
  • sed
  • awk
  • Miscellaneous Text Utilities
  • Sorting, Cutting, Pasting, Joining, Splitting
  • Regular Expressions and grep
  • Labs
File Operations
  • Filesystems
  • Partitions and Mount Points
  • Network File Systems
  • Filesystem Layout
  • Working with Files
  • Comparing Files
  • File Types
  • Compressing Data
  • Labs
Bash Shell Scripting
  • Scripts
  • Features
  • Functions
  • Command Substitutions and Arithmetic
  • If Conditions and Tests
  • Looping Structures
  • Case Structure
  • Debugging
  • Creating Temporary Files and Directories
  • Labs
Processes
  • Introduction to Processes
  • Process Attributes
  • ps
  • top
  • Load Averages
  • Process Control
  • Starting Processes in the Future
  • Labs
Printing
  • CUPS and Printer Configuration
  • Printing Operations
  • PostScript and PDF
  • Labs
Networking
  • Addressing
  • Networking Interfaces and Configuration
  • Networking Utilities and Tools
  • Labs
Local Security Principles
  • Local Security
  • When to Use Root
  • sudo
  • Passwords
  • Bypassing User Authentication
  • Labs
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Dates and Booking
 
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Germany
22/07/2019 - 25/07/2019 Berlin
19/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Stuttgart
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07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 Munich
28/10/2019 - 31/10/2019 Münster
25/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Hamburg
Austria
15/07/2019 - 18/07/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
Italy
09/09/2019 - 12/09/2019 Milan
07/10/2019 - 10/10/2019 Rome
28/10/2019 - 31/10/2019 Milan
02/12/2019 - 05/12/2019 Rome
Switzerland
19/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Zurich
18/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Zurich