LPIC-1: System Administrator Exam 101 (v5 Objectives)

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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

Course Introduction
00:03:29
About the Course Author
00:00:49
Important Information about LPI Exam Discount Vouchers for 2019
00:01:24
How to Use the Linux Academy Cloud Playground for this Course
00:06:10

Topic 101: System Architecture

101.1 Determine and Configure Hardware Settings

Pseudo File Systems
00:08:11
Working with Kernel Modules
00:06:19
Investigating Hardware
00:09:18
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 101.1 Determine and Configure Hardware Settings
00:15:00

101.2 Boot the System

The Linux Boot Sequence
00:03:56
init
00:09:23
upstart
00:06:07
systemd
00:06:01
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 101.2 Booting the System in Linux
00:15:00

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

Change Your Working Environment: runlevels
00:05:08
Change Your Working Environment: targets
00:05:56
Reboot and Shutdown Your System
00:06:08
Hands-On-Lab: Configuring a Default Boot Target
00:30:00
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 101.3 Change Runlevels/Boot Targets and Shutdown or Reboot the System
00:15:00

Topic 102: Linux Installation and Package Management

102.1 Design Hard Disk Layout

Main File System Locations
00:10:46
Introduction to LVM
00:05:09

102.2 Install a Boot Manager

Legacy Grub
00:07:16
GRUB2
00:07:40
Interacting with the Boot Loader
00:10:39
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 102.1 and 102.2 Hard Disk Layout and Installing a Boot Manager
00:15:00

102.3 Manage Shared Libraries

Manage Shared Libraries
00:07:00

102.4 Use Debian Package Management

The Advanced Package Manager (apt)
00:10:24
Using Debian Package (dpkg)
00:06:48

102.5 Use RPM and YUM Package Management

The Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)
00:10:10
The Red Hat Package Manager (rpm)
00:09:27
Hands-On-Lab: Installing and Managing Packages on Debian/Ubuntu Systems
01:00:00
Hands-On-Lab: Installing and Managing Packages on Red Hat/CentOS Systems
00:30:00
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 102.3, 102.4 and 102.5 Shared Libraries, and Debian and Red Hat Package Management
00:15:00

102.6 Linux as a Virtualization Guest

Virtualization and Containers
00:08:36

Topic 103: GNU and UNIX Commands

103.1 Work on the Command Line

Your Bash Shell Environment
00:15:09
Bash History and the Manual Pages
00:11:34
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.1 Work on the Command Line
00:30:00

103.2 Process Text Streams using Filters

Basics of Viewing Text Files
00:06:45
Text File Statistics
00:10:57
Text Manipulation
00:13:01
More Text Manipulation
00:09:52
Hands-On-Lab: Modify a Text File using Sed
01:00:00

103.3 Perform Basic File Management

Working With Files
00:12:27
Working With Directories
00:10:58
File and Folder Compression
00:12:38
Finding Files
00:09:10
File Globbing
00:06:44
Hands-On-Lab: Creating a Directory Structure in Linux
00:30:00
Hands-On-Lab: Working with Compressed Files in Linux
01:00:00
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.2 Process Text Streams using Filters
00:15:00

103.4 Use Streams, Pipes and Redirects

Understanding Standard Input, Output, and Error
00:05:53
Redirecting Output to the Screen and a File
00:12:34
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.4 Use Streams, Pipes and Redirects
00:15:00

103.5 Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes

Reviewing the State of Your System
00:06:24
Monitoring Processes
00:11:35
Keep a Process Running
00:12:02

103.6 Modify Process Execution Priorities

Understanding and Changing Process Priorities
00:09:12
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.5, 103.6 Managing Processes
00:15:00

103.7 Search Text Files using Regular Expressions

Introduction to Regular Expressions
00:05:56
Using Regular Expression Tools
00:05:25
Hands-On-Lab: Working with Basic Regular Expressions
00:30:00

103.8 Perform Basic File Editing Operatins in vi

Using the Vi/Vim Text Editor
00:06:18
Hands-On-Lab: Creating and Modifying a File with Vim
00:30:00
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.7 and 103.8 Searching Text Files and Performing Basic File Edit Operations in Linux
00:15:00

Topic 104: Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

104.1 Create Partitions and Filesystems

Legacy MBR Partitions
00:08:09
GPT Partitions
00:06:13
Swap Partitions
00:16:05
Creating Linux File Systems
00:10:07

104.2 Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems

Disk Space Usage
00:10:24
Maintaining a Filesystem
00:15:06

104.3 Control Mounting and Unmounting of Filesystems

Understanding Mount Points
00:01:38
Mount and Unmount Filesystems
00:13:06
Hands-On-Lab: Adding a New Hard Disk to a Linux System
00:30:00
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 104.1 - 104.3 Creating and Maintaining File Systems
00:15:00

104.5 Manage File Permissions and Ownership

Basic File and Folder Permissions
00:05:09
Modify Basic Access Modes
00:08:15
Modifying Advanced Permissions
00:18:54
Default File and Folder Permissions
00:06:52
Hands-On-Lab: Managing File Attributes and Permissions
01:00:00

104.6 Create and Change Hard and Soft Links

Understanding Links
00:05:28
Hands-On-Lab: Working with Links in Linux
00:30:00

104.7 Find System Files and Place Files in the Correct Location

File System Hierarchy Standard
00:06:06
Finding Commands on a Linux System
00:03:32
Hands-On-Lab: Finding User Files and Reassigning Permissions in Linux
00:30:00
Live-Environment-Challenge: QUIZ: LPIC-1 104.5 - 104.7 Linux Permissions and the FHS
00:15:00

Conclusion

Live-Environment-Challenge: Linux+ and LPIC-1 Exam 1 Practice Exam
01:30:00

Next Steps

Next Steps
00:04:45

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 Cloud Playground, 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

NOTE: This course is for EXAM 101-500, which will replace the 400 series in early 2019!

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

exam101-study-guide-interim.pdf

Instructor Deck

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