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LINUX Professional LPI 101 Preparatory Course

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What you will learn:

Everything you need to know to prepare for the LPI 101 exam. All the key core elements of the Linux operating system installation, file system, RPMs, network configuration, backup, restore, X Window, Kernel configuration, application management. The care Internet related technologies- e-mail, security, DNS, Apache, and Squid.

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in gaining a greater understanding of Linux. Anyone responsible for providing basic installation, operation, and troubleshooting services on Linux workstations and servers. Microsoft professionals seeking to add Linux expertise.

Course Outline

Linux Fundamentals

  • Objectives
  • What is Linux
  • The Story of Linux
  • The Free Software Model
  • Linux Features
  • Loadable Device Modules
  • GUI Window Managers
  • Programming Languages
  • Linux Advantages
  • GUI is Not Necessary
  • Remote Administration is Easy
  • Rebooting is Uncommon
  • Viruses are Rare
  • Linux Limitations
  • Linux Distribution Mechanism
  • Linux Standards
  • FHS and LSB
  • Linux Documentation
  • The Linux Documentation Project
  • System Administration
  • Operational vs. Administrative
  • Labs and Self-Directed Exercises

Installing a Linux System

  • Objectives
  • Installation Options
  • Getting Ready- System Type
  • Types of Servers and Workstations
  • Linux PRE-Installation
  • Creating a Boot Floppy
  • Drive Partitions
  • Preparing Your System to Dual-Boot
  • Partition the Drive
  • Other Partitioning Methods
  • Linux Boot Loaders
  • X Window System Installation
  • System Initialization
  • Boot Sequence- Init and / etc/inittab
  • Labs and Self-Directed Exercises

Linux Usage

  • Objectives
  • Command Line Basics
  • Common Commands
  • File System Basics
  • The Linux File System
  • Navigating the Directory Tree
  • Permissions
  • Copying, Moving and Removing Files
  • Creating, and Deleting Directories
  • Interpreting Files
  • Linux Text Editors
  • Basic Vi
  • Vi Modes
  • The Linux Shell
  • Profiles
  • Environment
  • Using the bash Shell
  • Redirecting Input and Output
  • Background Jobs
  • Bash Scripting
  • Labs and Self-Directed Exercises.

Linux System Background

  • Objectives
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • System Resources
  • IRQ
  • I/O Addresses
  • DMA
  • Devices and Drivers
  • Hard Drives
  • Network Interface Controllers
  • Adding RAM
  • Modems
  • Audio Controllers
  • The Linux File System
  • Which File System is Best?
  • File System Structure
  • Directory Hierarchy
  • File-related Commands
  • Windows NT-and Linux File Permissions
  • Permissions and Ownership in a GUI
  • Mounting File Systems
  • Managing Shared Libraries
  • Process Management
  • The /proc File System
  • Labs and Self-Directed Exercises

Administration Utilities

  • Objectives
  • Online Documentation
  • man Pages
  • Manual Entries
  • Linux Documentation Project
  • System Information
  • Identifying the System
  • System Default Files
  • Identifying and Communicating with Active Users
  • Finding Files
  • The Find Command
  • The Locate Command
  • Locating Commands
  • Interpreting Files
  • Text Processing
  • The grep Family
  • Regular Expressions
  • Filters
  • Sed
  • Labs and Self-Directed Exercises

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