Basic Linux

Computer certification programs are setting the standards for the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. Although most careers in the IT and communications fields are lucrative and lead to rapid advancement, you can move ahead even more rapidly if you have been certified. In fact, you often can earn a salary increase of 20% or more once you become certified. Nowadays, having a degree in computer science just isn't enough. Companies are demanding that their IT professionals be certified as a way to measure their skills as well as to guarantee that they can perform their jobs successfully. In short, certification will help a computer professional get a good job and stay competitive in what is now a highly demanding IT environment.

This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as: Help Desk Support, PC Technician, Remote Service Technician, Help Desk Support Representative Level 3, Computer Technician Level-3, Field Service Engineer, Senior Help Desk Support, Senior Computer Technician, Senior Field Service Technician, Customer Support Manager, Network Technician, Network Administrator, Windows Administrator, Senior System Administrator, Linux Administrator, IT Manager, Unix Administrator, Computer Security Specialist, Network Security Administrator, Senior Security Technician or a Chief Security Officer.

Linux is one of the most prominent examples of free software and open source development: typically all underlying source code can be freely modified, used, and redistributed by anyone.

Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the world. Developed under the GNU General Public License , the source code for Linux is freely available to everyone.

This course provides the ability to understand OS terminology and be able to interact with the shell and commands via the command line interface. The Linux kernel provides the basic services and device drivers used by all other programs running on a Linux OS system.

  • Linux and CLI
  • Streams, Pipes, Redirects, and Processes
  • Regular Expressions and Text Processing
  • File Handling in Linux
  • File System Mounting and Management
  • Partitions, File Systems, and Disk Quotas in Linux
  • Hardware Issues for Linux
  • Hardware Configurations for Linux
  • Linux Installation Techniques
  • Debian and Red Hat Package Management
  • The X Window System
  • Updating the Linux Kernel
  • Printing and Documentation in Linux
  • Shell Scripting in Linux
  • Administrative Tasks in Linux
  • Managing Linux Group and User accounts
  • Automating Linux System Tasks and Backup Strategies
  • Networking Fundamentals for Linux Administrators
  • Networking Services in a Linux Environment
  • Working with Sendmail and Apache in Linux
  • Security within a Linux Environment

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