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Linux Administration 101
The Definitive Foundation to the Linux Operating System.
If you are new to Linux  and  want to master essential survival skills which are required to be a Linux System Administrator and then this course is for you. This course is vendor neutral Linux course which will help you to master survival skills in all  three major distributions of Linux which are RedHat/CentOS, Debian/Ubuntu, and SUSE/OpenSUSE.  Why we use 101 in the name  for this course is just because of it is the common use of the number 101 to designate introductory level courses at universities and colleges. In the same meaning Linux Administration 101 is your first step towards the giant world of Linux System Administration.

01. The Linux Foundation

  • The Linux Foundation

  • The Linux Foundation Training

  • Course Linux Requirements

04. Graphical Interface

  • Graphical Desktop

  • Session Management

  • Basic Operations

06. Common Applications

  • Internet Applications

  • Productivity and Development Applications

  • Multimedia Applications

  • Graphics Editors and Utilities

05. System Configuration from the Graphical Interface

  • System, Display, Date and Time Settings

  • Network Manager

  • Installing and Updating Software

13. Manipulating Text

  • cat and echo

  • Working with Large and Compressed Files

  • sed and awk

  • File Manipulation Utilities

  • grep and strings

  • Miscellaneous Text Utilities

12. User Environment

  • Accounts, Users and Groups

  • Environment Variables

  • Recalling Previous Commands

  • File Permissions

14. Network Operations

  • Network Addresses and DNS

  • Networking Configuration and Tools

  • Browsers

  • Transferring Files

02. Linux Philosophy and Concepts

  • Linux History

  • Linux Philosophy

  • Linux Community

  • Linux Terminology

  • Linux Distributions

03. Linux Basics and System Startup

  • The Boot Process

  • Kernel, init and Services

  • Linux Filesystem Basics

  • Linux Distribution Installation

07. Command Line Operations

  • Command Line Mode Options

  • Basic Operations

  • Working with Files

  • Searching for Files

  • Installing Software

08. Finding Linux Documentation

  • Documentation Sources

  • The man pages

  • GNU Info

  • The --help Option and Help Command

  • Other Documentation Sources

09. Processes

  • Introduction to Processes and Process Attributes

  • Process Metrics and Process Control

  • Listing Processes: ps and top

  • Starting Processes in the Future

10. File Operations

  • Filesystems

  • Filesystem Architecture

  • Comparing Files and File Types

  • Backing Up and Compressing Data

11. Text Editors

  • Basic Editors: nano and gedit

  • More Advanced Editors: vi and emacs

15. Bash Shell Scripting I

  • Features and Capabilitie

  • Syntax

  • Constructs

16. Bash Shell Scripting II

  • String Manipulation

  • The Case Statement

  • Looping Constructs

  • Script Debugging

  • Some Additional Useful Techniques

17. Printing

  • Configuration

  • Printing Operations

  • Manipulating Postscript and PDF Files

18. Local Security Principles

  • Understanding Linux Security

  • When Are root Privileges Required?

  • sudo, Process Isolation, Limiting Hardware Access and Keeping Systems Current.

  • Working with passwords

  • Securing the Boot Process and Hardware Resources