Linux+ and LPIC-1: System Administrator Exam 101

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Kenneth Armstrong
Kenny first encountered Solaris UNIX while I was in the military, and found out about Linux through the grapevine. He has worked with Linux in local government, fortune 500 companies, educational institutions, and by providing training. I have received Linux certifications from LPI, CompTIA, and Red Hat. Kenny has been working with Linux for nearly two decades and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with others about the system, and strives to learn more about the operating system every day.

Introduction

Course Introduction

Topic 101: System Architecture

101.1 Determine and Configure Hardware Settings

101.2 Boot the System

101.3 Change Runlevels/Boot Targets and Shutdown or. Reboot the System

Topic 102: Linux Installation and Package Management

102.1 Design Hard Disk Layout

102.2 Install a Boot Manager

102.3 Manage Shared Libraries

102.4 Use Debian Package Management

102.5 Use RPM and YUM Package Management

102.6 Linux as a Virtualization Guest

Topic 103: GNU and UNIX Commands

103.1 Work on the Command Line

103.2 Process Text Streams using Filters

103.3 Perform Basic File Management

103.4 Use Streams, Pipes and Redirects

103.5 Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes

103.6 Modify Process Execution Priorities

103.7 Search Text Files using Regular Expressions

103.8 Perform Basic File Editing Operatins in vi

Topic 104: Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

104.1 Create Partitions and Filesystems

104.2 Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems

104.3 Control Mounting and Unmounting of Filesystems

104.5 Manage File Permissions and Ownership

104.6 Create and Change Hard and Soft Links

104.7 Find System Files and Place Files in the Correct Location

Conclusion

Next Steps

Details

This course will help to prepare you for the Linux+ and Linux Professional Institute Level 1 Certification Exam 1. We will cover all of the objectives as listed on the http://www.lpi.org site for this exam. You will learn how to administer users, navigate Linux filesystems, manage processes, start services, use remote network shares, and more throughout this course.


Using our practice servers, quizzes, and Learning Activities, you will gain all the experience you need to be successful on this first part of your journey to the Linux+ and LPIC-1 certification.


NOTE: This course is current for 2018 Objectives as listed on the http://www.lpi.org site and covers the following topics in detail:



  • System Architecture:

    • Determine and Configure Hardware Settings
    • Boot the System
    • Change Runlevels and Boot Targets, Shutdown and Reboot the System

  • Linux Installation and Package Management:

    • Design Hard Disk Layouts
    • Installing a Boot Manager
    • Manage Shared Libraries
    • Use Debian Package Management
    • Use RPM and YUM Package Management
    • Use Linux in a Virtualization Environment

  • GNU and Unix Commands:

    • Work on the Command Line
    • Process Text Streams and Filters
    • Perform Basic File Management
    • Use Streams, Pipes and Redirects
    • Create, Monitor and Kill Processes
    • Modify Execution Priorities
    • Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions
    • Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using VI

  • Devices, Linux Filesystems and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard:

    • Create Partitions and Filesystems
    • Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems
    • Control Mounting and Unmounting of Filesystems
    • Manage File Permissions and Ownership
    • Create and Change Hard and Symbolic Linkx
    • Find System Files and Place Files in the Correct Location


Study Guides

Pseudo-file systems

Slide deck for pseudo-file systems

Linux Boot Process

Slide deck for the Linux boot process video.

init

Slide deck for the init lesson.

systemd

Slide deck for the systemd lesson.

Legacy GRUB

Slide deck for the legacy GRUB lesson.

GRUB2

Slide deck for the GRUB2 lesson.

Your Bash Environment

Slide deck for the bash environment lesson.

Bash history and man pages

Slide deck for the bash history and man pages lesson.

VM vs. Container

Slide deck from the VM vs. Container lesson.

Standard Input/Output and Error

Standard Input, Output, and Error

Slide deck from the Standard Input, Output, and Error lesson.

Vim Cheat Sheet

Vim cheat sheet

Instructor Deck

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