Linux Essentials Certification

Length: 13:52:34 75 Videos 7 Exercises 77 Quiz Questions 3 Downloads


Introduction

Course Overview

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The Linux Community and a Career in Open Source

Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems

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How And Where To Install Linux

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Major Open Source Applications

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Quiz: The Linux Community and a Career in Open Source

Understanding Open Source Software and Licensing

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ICT Skills and Working in Linux

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Finding Your Way on a Linux System

Command Line Basics

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Using the Command Line to Get Help

Man

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Exercise: Man Page Walkthrough

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Exercise: Basic Command Line

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Using Directories and Listing Files

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Exercise: Maneuvering the Linux File System

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Creating, Moving and Deleting Files

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The Power of the Command Line

Archiving Files on the Command Line

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Searching and Extracting Data from Files

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Exercise: Practicing with Pipes and Grep

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Turning Commands into a Script

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Exercise: Using the vi Text Editor

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The Linux Operating System

Choosing an Operating System

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Understanding Computer Hardware

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Where Data is Stored

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Your Computer on the Network

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Security and File Permissions

Basic Security and Identifying User Types

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Creating Users and Groups

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Exercise: Managing User Accounts

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Exercise: Creating User Groups

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Managing File Permissions and Ownership

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Special Directories and Files

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Review

Exam Prep

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Quiz: Practice Exam

Course Instructor
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Stephen Smith Stephen Smith is a Systems Infrastructure Security Engineer with over 16 years of architecting experience. He has been with Linux Academy since the beginning and teaches courses on Linux, AWS, Azure, and OpenStack. Stephen's passion is OpenStack and holds many certifications and is very active within the OpenStack Foundation's community.

Details

This course teaches the basic concepts of processes, programs and the components of the Linux operating system. You learn the basic knowledge of computer hardware, gain an understanding of open source applications in the workplace, and learn to navigate systems on a Linux desktop rudimentary commands to navigate the Linux command line.
 
This course is a prep course for the Linux Essentials exam from Linux Professional Institute and is meant to help those without Linux experience to pass their first Linux certification. This course covers objectives for both the LPI Essentials exam version 1.0 and 1.5.

Study Guides

Linux Essentials Presentation Slides

LPI Linux Essential Study Sheet

This study sheet is intended to help you do a targeted review of key topics that are very likely to be covered during your Linux Essentials LPI exam. This is not intended to replace any quizzed, labs or lectures here at Linux Academy, but can be used as a final review just prior to your exam.

Linux Essentials Command Line Cheat Sheet

A reference list of all commands and flags addressed in the Linux Essentials course. Not intended for actual cheating.

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