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Linux Online Course

12 Month Subscription - $70
Live Mentor +$30

This series provides a general overview of the Linux operating system. Topics include partitioning and the boot process, basic system configuration, file management, and text stream processing. The series also covers user management, group management, and file permissions. Administrative tasks covered in this series include basic job scheduling utilities, as well as system backup strategies and strategies for system documentation and user support.

This series is for anyone who is interested in learning the fundamentals of the Linux operating system.

●  Exercises that allow users to practice the application
●  A file containing the text of the exercises
●  Activities that allow users to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment
●  A glossary
●  A Skill Assessment

Topics included in this course:
Linux : Partitions and the Boot Process
Linux : File Management
Linux : GNU and Linux Commands
Linux : File System Maintenance
Linux : Users and Groups
Linux : Text Streams
Linux : Permissions
Linux : Administration and Documentation
Linux : Backup and Restore

Linux : Partitions and the Boot Process
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.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Identify the types of partitions that exist on a Linux system
Explain the capabilities of the disk formatting utilities fips and fdisk
Create primary partitions, swap partitions, and extended partitions with fdisk
Describe the Linux boot process
Identify and describe the contents of the /etc/inittab file
Describe the function of LILO
Safely shut down a Linux system

Understanding Partitions
Understanding fdisk
Creating a Primary Partition
Creating a Swap Partition
Creating an Extended Partition
Formatting Partitions
Understanding File System Organization
Booting Linux
Understanding Runlevels
Understanding the init Daemon
Understanding LILO
Shutting Down Linux

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

After completing this course, students will be able to:
View man page documentation for Linux commands
Navigate through the directory structure
List directory contents
View file contents
Create, copy, move, and delete files and directories
Search file content
Compress and uncompress files

Using Manual Pages
Changing Directories
Listing Directory Contents
Identifying File Types
Creating, Viewing, and Appending Files
Paging Through Files
Modifying Access and Modification Data
Copying Files and Directories
Moving Files and Directories
Creating Directories
Deleting Files and Directories
Understanding Regular Expressions
Searching File Content with grep
Archiving Files with tar
Compressing and Uncompressing Files with gzip
Using gzip with tar

Linux : GNU and Linux Commands
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.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Define a shell
Explain how commands entered at the Linux command line are interpreted
Customize user and environment variables
Describe and view the history file
List running processes, modify process priority, and stop processes
List and control jobs

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

Linux : File System Maintenance
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.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Mount and unmount file systems
Identify and describe the files controlling filesystem configuration
Verify filesystem integrity
Perform disk maintenance
Manage disk quotas
Create hard and symbolic links to files
Locate important system files

Mounting Filesystems
Unmounting Filesystems
Filesystem Configuration Files
Using fsck
Checking Disk Usage
Disk Maintenance
Understanding Disk Quotas
Enabling Disk Quotas
Setting Disk Quotas
Verifying Disk Quotas
Understanding Links
Creating Hard Links
Creating Symbolic Links
Understanding the System File Hierarchy
Locating Files with find
Locating Files with locate
Locating Commands with which

Linux : Users and Groups
This course shows users how to create and manage user accounts and how to manage groups.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the purpose of the root account
Create and delete user accounts
Manage user passwords
Create, modify, and delete user 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

Linux : Text Streams
This course shows users basic Linux commands for editing, filtering, and manipulating text.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Use the sed command to filter text
Use the sort utility
Cut and paste text
Divide files using pr and split
Direct output using pipes, tee, and xargs

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

Linux : Permissions
This course shows users how to manage user and group permissions for files and directories.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Change the owner and group associated with a file
Define read, write, and execute permissions as applied to files and directories
Change permissions using symbols
Change permissions using numbers
Change the default permissions set for newly created 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

Linux : Administration and Documentation
This course shows users how to schedule jobs, manage system logging, and document their own Linux systems.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Schedule and manage jobs using the at command
Schedule jobs using the batch command
Schedule and manage jobs using cron
Configure and manage system logging
Document a Linux system
Identify key documentation resources

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

Linux : Backup and Restore
This course introduces users to the process of planning a backup strategy and shows them how to create and restore a backup.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
Create a backup and restoration strategy based on business requirements
Differentiate between full backups, partial backups, incremental backups, and copies
Plan for backup storage and retention
Create a backup using the tar utility
Restore a backup that was created using the tar utility
Create and restore backups using cpio

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

12 Month Subscription - $70
Live Mentor +$30