Linux Essentials

Foundational skills8 H 38 M

  • History of Linux
    • Overview
    • What is Linux
    • Where is Linux Used
    • What is OpenSource
  • Exploring Linux Distributions
    • The Linux Family Tree
    • Debian and Ubuntu
    • RHEL and CentOS
  • Installing Linux
    • Selecting Compatible Hardware
    • Installing Ubuntu
    • Installing CentOS
  • Common Desktop Applications
    • Productivity Suites
    • Web Browsers
    • Image and Video Editing
  • Using the Linux CLI
    • Introduction to the Terminal
    • Introduction to the Shell
    • Getting Help with man
    • Getting Help with info
    • Installing Software with dpkg
    • Installing Software with apt-get
    • Installing Software with rpm
    • Installing Software with yum
    • Navigating the Linux Filesystem
    • Creating Directories
    • Copy, Move and Delete Files
    • Linking Files
    • Archiving Files with tar and gzip
    • Archiving Files with zip
    • Redirecting Command Output
    • Building a Script
  • Networking with Linux
    • Basic Network Elements
    • Configuring a Network Adapter
    • Configuring Name Resolution
    • Verifying Network Connectivity
  • Linux System Security
    • Managing User Accounts
    • Using the Root User Account
    • Managing User Groups
    • Linux File Permissions


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  • Episode Description

The Linux Essentials certification from the Linux Professional Institue is designed to showcase your foundational skills in working with the Linux operating system. Upon completing the course you will be familiarized with open source software, the Linux operating system and executing commands from the Linux command line. You will also gain foundational skills in Linux networking, security and administration. This course serves as a stepping stone to the LPIC-1 Linux Administrator certification.

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