E-Learning Linux

What topics are covered by the course?

Linux is one of the most prominent examples of free software and open source development: typically all underlying source code can be freely modified, used, and redistributed by anyone.

This Linux training provides a general overview of the Linux operating system.

Who should attend?

This Linux training provides a general overview of the Linux operating system.

What will I be able to do on completion?

This Linux training provides a general overview of the Linux operating system.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is an ongoing process throughout the course.

About the course

Total Course Duration: 27 Hours
Partitions and the Boot Process - Duration 3 Hour(s)

This course introduces users to the process of preparing a hard drive for use with the Linux operating system and explains the Linux boot process. Understanding Partitions Understanding fdisk Creating a Primary Partition Creating a Swap Partition Creating an Extended Partition Formatting Partitions Understanding File System organisation Booting Linux Understanding Runlevels Understanding the init Daemon Understanding LILO Shutting Down Linux.

File Management - Duration 3 Hour(s)

This course introduces users to the commands necessary to create, view, copy, move, and delete files on a Linux system.

GNU and Linux Commands - Duration 3 Hour(s)

This course introduces users to shells and shows users how to configure user and environment variables and how to manage processes on a Linux system. Understanding Shells Typing at the Command Line Editing and the Command Line Understanding Variables Customizing Environment Variables Working with the PATH Variable Working with the PROMPT Variable Working with the HOME Variable Understanding the HISTORY File Viewing the HISTORY File with fc Understanding Processes Listing Processes with ps and top Editing Process Priority with nice Managing Jobs Sending Signals to Processes

File System Maintenance - Duration 4 Hour(s)

This course shows users how to mount and unmount file systems, verify file system integrity, perform disk maintenance tasks, manage disk quotas, create links to files, and locate files.

Users and Groups - Duration 3 Hour(s)

This course shows users how to create and manage user accounts and how to manage groups. Using root Understanding the /etc/passwd File Managing User Passwords Creating Users by Editing /etc/passwd Creating Users with useradd Modifying Users with usermod Deleting Users Special User Accounts Understanding Groups Creating Groups Identifying Default Groups Modifying and Deleting Groups Understanding Systems Groups Working with Shadow Passwords Understanding User Startup Files

Text Streams - Duration 3 Hour(s)

This course shows users basic Linux commands for editing, filtering, and manipulating text. Filtering Text with sed Sorting Text with sort Selecting Characters with cut and paste Viewing Partial Files Editing Text with fmt Using join Modifying Tabs and Line Numbers Dividing Files with pr and split Editing File Contents with tr Counting Words Understanding Input and Output Redirecting Output Directing Output Using Pipes Using tee and xargs

Permissions - Duration 2 Hour(s)

This course shows users how to manage user and group permissions for files and directories. Changing the Owner of a File Changing the Group for a File Understanding File and Directory Access Understanding File Access Understanding Directory Access Changing Permissions with Symbols Changing Permissions with Numbers Special Permissions Setting Default Permissions

Administration and Documentation - Duration 4 Hour(s)

This course shows users how to schedule jobs, manage system logging, and document their own Linux systems. Scheduling Jobs with at Managing Jobs scheduled with at Scheduling Jobs with batch Scheduling Jobs with crontab Managing cron Jobs Managing System Logging with syslogd Configuring syslogd Managing Logs Rotating Logs Archiving Logs Using Logs for Troubleshooting Documenting and Supporting Your System Using Documentation Managing Documentation Support

Backup and Restore - Duration 2 Hour(s)

This course introduces users to the process of planning a backup strategy and shows them how to create and restore a backup. Identifying Backup Requirements Choosing a Backup Strategy Planning a Backup Choosing a Backup Type Backup Storage and Retention Restoring Files from Backup Creating Backups with tar Restoring Files with tar Creating and Restoring Backups with cpio

Course study options

Course Study Format
This course is delivered through online method. The course is available for you to complete at your convenience over a 12 month period.

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Study Hours
This is only an approximate figure and is dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material.
Technical Requirements

Windows: Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
Macintosh: Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
An up to date internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari.
Internet connection (broadband recommended.)

Guide Price: 200

Delivery: Online
Category: IT & Computer »
Duration: 27 hours
Qualification: In house qualification

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