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Linux Introduction

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

143

Duration

4 Days

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About This Course: The standardized and finely tuned processes of the Linux operating system in enterprise environments can bring greater efficiency to your IT infrastructure. In this course, you will learn to leverage Red Hat Linux to control permissions, process text data, and perform multiple tasks with shell scripts. Further, this course covers topics tested on the CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exam.

You Will Learn How To

  • Manage and automate GNU open-source tools with Red Hat Linux
  • Create, edit and search files and directories
  • Limit access within the file system with permissions and ownership
  • Connect to network services
  • Combine GNU filter commands in pipelines to process text data
  • Exploit Bash shell features to enhance the command line interface

Important Course Information

Requirements:

  • Basic computer knowledge and familiarity operating a computer system

Software:

  • This course uses Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Concepts taught are applicable to all Linux distributions

Course Outline

  • Introducing Linux
  • The UNIX heritage
  • Linux inception
  • Linux kernel and GNU tools
  • Accessing the System

The GNOME desktop

  • Applying system settings
  • Customizing favorites
  • Personalizing the terminal window

Starting at the command line

  • Switching to console logins
  • Performing an SSH login
  • Structuring commands
  • Managing Files and Directories

Naming files and directories

  • Contrasting full and relative pathnames
  • Unraveling the file system hierarchy
  • Handling files cp and mv

Organizing files under directories

  • Making and navigating directories
  • Listing attributes with ls

Working with Linux files

  • Accelerating command line usage with Bash wildcards
  • Scrolling through files with GNU less
  • Comparing files with diff
  • Controlling Access to Linux Resources

Defining access rights to files

  • Identifying multiple users and groups
  • Adjusting access permissions: chmod

Collaborating via group membership

  • Joining secondary groups
  • Inheriting and changing group ownership

Adopting multiple roles

  • Switching identity
  • Changing passwords
  • Raising privilege with su, sudo and setuid

Searching the system

  • Locating files with find
  • Finding pathnames with locate

Manipulating streams

  • Matching lines with GNU grep
  • Selecting lines and fields: head, tail, gawk and cut
  • Redirection and pipelines

Editing files and streams

  • Automating stream edits with sed
  • Creating and modifying files: vim, gedit
  • Leveraging Bash Shell Features

Customizing Bash behavior

  • Setting options: noclobber and ignoreeof
  • Assigning to built-in shell variables

Initializing context

  • Exporting variables to the environment
  • Extending login and start-up scripts

Enhancing interactivity

  • Retrieving and reusing previous commands
  • Exploiting file name completion shortcuts
  • Automating Tasks with Shell Scripts

Invoking shell scripts

  • Taking bash input from a file
  • Running scripts using source

Testing and controlling execution

  • Checking exit status with if
  • Verifying file attributes with conditionals
  • Executing Jobs and Processes

Monitoring processes with ps and top

  • Launching multiple jobs
  • Signaling with kill

Archiving and retrieving data

  • Compressing with bzip and gzip
  • Creating tar archives
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Tuition

Standard

$2990

Government

$2659

Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

After-Course Computing Sandbox
You'll be given remote access to a preconfigured virtual machine for you to redo your hands-on exercises, develop/test new code, and experiment with the same software used in your course.

Free Course Exam
You can take your course exam on the last day of your course and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results.
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)
  • Make progress toward one or more Learning Tree Specialist & Expert Certifications (if applicable)

Enhance Your Credentials with Professional Certification

Learning Tree's comprehensive training and exam preparation guarantees that you will gain the knowledge and confidence to achieve professional certification and advance your career.

This course is approved by CompTIA for continuing education units (CEUs). For additional information and to confirm which courses are eligible towards your CompTIA certification, click here.

Earn 23 Credits from NASBA

This course qualifies for 23 CPE credits from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy CPE program. Read more ...

“Taking the Linux introductory course via AnyWare let me advance my skills while still being available to deal with urgent issues at work, plus it saved us money.”

- D. Simons, Senior IT Consultant
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.

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