Linux Fundamentals

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Overview

Linux skills are in high demand. Learn the fundamentals with this comprehensive video training that will ensure you have the tools you need to succeed.

Linux Fundamentals LiveLessons has more than 10 hours of comprehensive video training for you to have everything you need to build a strong understanding of working with Linux.

You will start with Linux Fundamentals LiveLessons, a full video course on Linux basics, concepts, practices, and theories so you can get a foundational knowledge of Linux.

Through the use of topic-focused instructional videos you will gain an in-depth understanding of Linux. The combination of demonstrations, white board instruction, and hands-on labs is a unique offering that gives you a full toolkit to enhance your learning, and provide a seamless path forward should you want to get certified for Linux Foundation CompTIA Linux+ or other entry-level Linux exams. Labs are presented at the end of each lesson, giving you the opportunity to test out the skills you have learned over the lesson. Sander then walks you through the Lab Solution to compare how you did.

Topics include:

Module 1: Essential Commands
Module 2: User and Group Management and Permissions
Module 3: Operating Running Systems

Honor Code Certificate

Learners who complete this course are eligible to receive an honor code certificate of completion from Pearson Advance.

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt has been teaching Linux classes since 1995 and has written more than 60 books about different Linux-related topics.

Sander is a Red Hat Certified Instructor and has deep knowledge and understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, including the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. He has been teaching Linux since 1994, and as a Red Hat Certified Examiner, he is authorized to proctor different Red Hat exams. He is also a regular speaker on major Linux conferences all over the world.

Skill Level

  • Beginning to Intermediate

Learn

  • Key concepts for all the objectives on the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam
  • Real-life Linux administration tasks

Who Should Take This Course

  • Anyone interested in learning about Linux from the ground up
  • Administrators currently administering UNIX systems and developers who want to write software for Linux

Lesson descriptions

Module 1, “Essential Commands,” will cover the essentials of Linux, starting with the installation of the ubuntu and CentOS distributions. Then, it will go into the essential tools, file management tools, and working with text files.

Module 2, “User and Group Management and Permissions,” covers user and group management, as well as storage management essentials. It goes into the details of the different required parts for setting up users and groups, the management of them, and more advanced features. The basic read write and execute permissions, as well as how to apply them, will be explained. Then, the more in-depth permissions, SUID, SGID, sticky bit, and umask will be covered. Lastly, partitions and file systems and how to mount filesystems onto specific directories will be explored in Lesson 9.

Module 3, “Operating Running Systems,” covers the day-to-day Linux management tasks. It starts with an explanation of networking and managing system time. Then, services and processes, including the different utilities that are used, will be detailed. Software managers, how to manage software packages, task scheduling, and reading log files will also be covered.

About Pearson Video Training

Pearson publishes expert-led video tutorials covering a wide selection of technology topics designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed. These professional and personal technology videos feature world-leading author instructors published by your trusted technology brands: Addison-Wesley, Cisco Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall, Sams, and Que. Topics include: IT Certification, Network Security, Cisco Technology, Programming, Web Development, Mobile Development, and more. Learn more about Pearson Video training at http://www.informit.com/video.

3600

Duration

4 Weeks

Experience Level

Intermediate

Learning Partner

Pearson

Subject

IT