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This Linux certification training course teaches in-depth skills in the basics of Linux Administration. It also prepares students to take the 101 exam of the LPI level 1 certification (and Part 1 of 2 parts for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certification), if they wish to pursue this certification path. This is Part 1 of the LPIC-1 Certification track.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is the go to certification body for vendor independent Linux certifications and is the world’s leading Linux certification body.
This course covers fundamental Linux skills such as file management and manipulation, text processing, command line use, package management, filesystems, hardware, and many more. Students will feel confident taking the LPI LPIC-1 101 exam with in classroom assessments and practice exams on the basis that they meet the course pre-requisites.
Certification is optional.
Many attend this Linux certification courses to learn more about Linux Essential Administration in greater detail, without necessarily requiring certification. You are not obliged to take the exams and will not be charged for the exam voucher, once you notify us at time of course booking.

Supported Distributions:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Testimonials:

‘’The course content was very detailed. Materials and notes were presented well. The instructor was fantastic and took time to revisit any areas we were unsure of.’’ LPIC 1 Part 1 Mar '19

‘’Excellent instruction. Easy to tell that instructor has an enormous wealth of knowledge on the subject. This is not necessarily easy to turn into instruction, but trainer was very capable of doing so.'' LPIC 1 Part 1 Mar '19

LPIC-1 Part 1 Linux Administrator Certification

Key Facts

Course Code

GTU8

Duration

4 Days

Skillnet

Some subsidised places may be available on this course, please contact us for details.

Accreditation

LPIC-1 Linux Administrator

 

Accreditation also known as CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI, awarded by the LPI (Linux Professional Institute) and CompTIA.


 

Target Audience

This course is suitable for IT professionals a working knowledge of basic Linux or Unix and wish to learn the essential skills of Linux Administration, with optional LPIC-1 certification.

Attendee Requirements

Attendance of one of our Linux Essentials courses or the equivalent training or experience. These skills can be learned by attending the following GuruTeam courses:

 


Tuesday 19 November - Friday 22 November (4 days) 09.00 - 17.00
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Course Description

This Linux certification training course teaches in-depth skills in the basics of Linux Administration. It also prepares students to take the 101 exam of the LPI level 1 certification (and Part 1 of 2 parts for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certification), if they wish to pursue this certification path. This is Part 1 of the LPIC-1 Certification track.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is the go to certification body for vendor independent Linux certifications and is the world’s leading Linux certification body.
This course covers fundamental Linux skills such as file management and manipulation, text processing, command line use, package management, filesystems, hardware, and many more. Students will feel confident taking the LPI LPIC-1 101 exam with in classroom assessments and practice exams on the basis that they meet the course pre-requisites.
Certification is optional.
Many attend this Linux certification courses to learn more about Linux Essential Administration in greater detail, without necessarily requiring certification. You are not obliged to take the exams and will not be charged for the exam voucher, once you notify us at time of course booking.

Supported Distributions:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Testimonials:

‘’The course content was very detailed. Materials and notes were presented well. The instructor was fantastic and took time to revisit any areas we were unsure of.’’ LPIC 1 Part 1 Mar '19

‘’Excellent instruction. Easy to tell that instructor has an enormous wealth of knowledge on the subject. This is not necessarily easy to turn into instruction, but trainer was very capable of doing so.'' LPIC 1 Part 1 Mar '19

Course Outline

1. Work on the Command Line

  •  Role of Command Shell
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Shells
  • Gathering System Info
  • Identifying the Shell
  • Changing the Shell
  • Shell Prompts
  • Bash: Bourne-Again Shell
  • Navigating the Filesystem
  • Help from Commands and Documentation
  • Getting Help Within the Graphical Desktop
  • Getting Help with man & info
  • Bash: Command Line History
  • Bash: Command Editing
  • Bash: Command Completion
  • Shell and Environment Variables
  • Key Environment Variables

Lab Tasks

  • Help with Commands
  • Linux Shells
  • Shell Variables
  • Bash History
  • Aliases

2. Use Streams, Pipes, and Redirects

  • File Redirection
  • Piping Commands Together
  • Filename Matching
  • File Globbing and Wildcard Patterns
  • Brace Expansion
  • General Quoting Rules
  • Nesting Commands
  • Gotchas: Maximum Command Length

Lab Tasks

  • Redirection and Pipes
  • Wildcard File Matching
  • Shell Meta-Characters
  • Command Substitution

3. Manage File Permissions and Ownership

  • Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
  • Displaying Directory Contents
  • Filesystem Structures
  • Determining Disk Usage With df and du
  • File Ownership
  • Default Group Ownership
  • File and Directory Permissions
  • File Creation Permissions with umask
  • Changing File Permissions
  • SUID and SGID on files
  • SGID and Sticky Bit on Directories
  • User Private Group Scheme

Lab Tasks

  • Navigating Directories and Listing Files
  • Disk and Filesystem Usage
  • File and Directory Ownership and Permissions

4. Create, Delete, Find, and Display Files

  • Directory Manipulation
  • File Manipulation
  • Deleting and Creating Files
  • Physical Unix File Structure
  • Filesystem Links
  • File Extensions and Content
  • Which and Type
  • whereis
  • Searching the Filesystem
  • Alternate Search Method
  • Manually Installed Shared Libraries

Lab Tasks

  • Manipulating Files and Directories

5. Work with Archives and Compression

  • Archives with tar
  • Archives with cpio
  • The gzip Compression Utility
  • The bzip2 Compression Utility
  • The XZ Compression Utility
  • The PKZIP Archiving/Compression format

Lab Tasks

  • Archiving and Compression
  • Using tar for Backups
  • Using cpio for Backups

6. Process Text Streams Using Filters

  • Producing File Statistics
  • The Streaming Editor
  • Replacing Text Characters
  • Text Sorting
  • Duplicate Removal Utility
  • Extracting Columns of Text
  • Displaying Files
  • Prepare Text for Display
  • Previewing Files
  • Displaying Binary Files
  • Combining Files and Merging Text

Lab Tasks

  • Text Processing
  • Processing Text Streams

7. Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions

  • Searching Inside Files
  • Regular Expression Overview
  • Regular Expressions
  • RE Character Classes
  • Regex Quantifiers
  • RE Parenthesis

Lab Tasks
8.    Pattern Matching with Regular Expressions
9.    Extended Regular Expressions
10.    Using Regular Expressions With sed

8. Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi

  • Text Editing
  • vi and Vim
  • Learning Vim
  • Basic vi
  • Intermediate vi

Lab Tasks

  • Text Editing with Vim

9. Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes

  • What is a Process?
  • Process Lifecycle
  • Process States
  • Viewing Processes
  • Signals
  • Tools to Send Signals
  • Managing Processes
  • Tuning Process Scheduling
  • Job Control Overview
  • Job Control Commands
  • nohup and disown
  • uptime
  • Persistent Shell Sessions with Screen
  • Using screen
  • Advanced Screen

Lab Tasks

  • Job Control Basics
  • Process Management Basics
  • Screen Basics
  • Using Screen Regions

10. Use RPM, YUM, and Debian Package Management

  • Managing Software
  • RPM Architecture
  • Working With RPMs
  • Querying and Verifying with RPM
  • Installing Debian Packages
  • Querying and Verifying with dpkg
  • The alien Package Conversion Tool
  • Managing Software Dependencies
  • Using the Yum command
  • yumdownloader
  • Configuring Yum
  • The dselect & APT Frontends to dpkg
  • Aptitude
  • Configuring APT

Lab Tasks

  • Working with RPMs on Ubuntu
  • Querying the RPM Database

11. Work with Partitions, Filesystems, and Disk Quotas

  • Partition Considerations
  • Logical Volume Management
  • Filesystem Planning
  • Partitioning Disks with fdisk
  • Partitioning Disks with parted
  • Filesystem Creation
  • Filesystem Support
  • Unix/Linux Filesystem Features
  • Swap
  • Selecting a Filesystem
  • Filesystem Maintenance
  • Mounting Filesystems
  • Mounting Filesystems
  • Managing an XFS Filesystem
  • NFS
  • SMB
  • Filesystem Table (/etc/fstab)
  • Configuring Disk Quotas
  • Setting Quotas
  • Viewing and Monitoring Quotas

Lab Tasks

  • Hot Adding Swap
  • Accessing NFS Shares
  • Setting User Quotas

12. Linux Boot Process

  • Booting Linux on PCs
  • GRUB 2
  • GRUB2 Configuration
  • GRUB Legacy Configuration
  • Boot Parameters
  • init
  • System Init Styles Overview
  • Linux Runlevels Aliases
  • Systemd local-fs.target and sysinit.target
  • Runlevel Implementation
  • systemd System and Service Manager
  • systemd Targets
  • Using systemd
  • Shutdown and Reboot
  • System Messaging Commands
  • Controlling System Messaging

Lab Tasks

  • Command Line Messaging
  • Messaging with talkd
  • Boot Process
  • GRUB Command Line
  • Basic GRUB Security

13. Determine and Configure Hardware Settings

  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Managing Linux Device Files
  • Hardware Discovery Tools
  • Configuring New Hardware with hwinfo
  • PC Architecture and Bus
  • DMA & IRQ
  • USB Devices
  • USB Configuration
  • Configuring Kernel Components and Modules
  • Kernel Modules
  • Handling Module Dependencies
  • Configuring the Kernel via / proc /
  • Kernel Hardware Info — / sys /
  • / sys / Structure

Lab Tasks

  • Adjusting Kernel Options

 
APPENDIX - (the following topics are discussed, if time allows)

  1. LPI and CompTIA Registration
  2. LPI Objectives Covered
  3. Linux Fundamentals
  • Unix and its Design Principles
  • FSF and GNU
  • GPL — General Public License
  • The Linux Kernel
  • Components of a Distribution
  • Red Hat Linux Products
  • SUSE Linux Products
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • Logging In
  • got root?
  • Switching User Contexts
  • Gathering Login Session Info

Lab Tasks

  • Login and Discovery
  • Switching Users With su

 

Exam

The Linux course will prepare you for both the:

  • Exam Code: LPI 101-400 of the LPI Level 1 LPI Certification

which is the same as

  • Exam code: LX0-103  CompTIA Linux + Powered by LPI

By taking and succeeding at the CompTIA Linux+ exam LX0-103, results are forwarded to the LPI at time of exam, once you update your settings on your CompTIA account to allow this. Therefore you take one exam, and benefit from two accreditation bodies. This will be explained when you attend our course.

NB: Exam is optional. Please note that if you prefer not to take the exam for this LPIC-1 certification, please let us know at time of booking. This course is attended by many who do not wish to pursue certification.

 

Learning Path

Training path for LPI Linux Administration and Engineer are as follows: This course is followed by:

  • LPIC-1 Part 2 Linux Administrator Certification (GTU9), also known as CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI - GTU9
  • LPIC 2 Linux Engineer Certification. Requires the attendance of 2 x 4-day courses: LPIC-2 Part 1 (GTU10) and LPIC-2 Part 2 (GTU11).

 

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