Linux System Administration: LPI 101/102 & CompTIA Linux+ Certification

Duration: 5 Days


You will acquire the skills needed to install and support one or more distributions of the Linux operating system and learn information and skills that will be helpful as you prepare for LPI exams (Exam Codes: LX0101 and LX0102). This course is intended for entry-level computer support professionals with basic knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems, who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of Linux concepts and skills to prepare for a career in Linux support or administration, or to prepare for LPI exams (Exam Codes: LX0101 and LX0102). A typical student in the LPI Certification course should have at least 6 to 12 months of Linux experience.


To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge: - UNIX and Linux: Fundamentals - UNIX and Linux: Advanced User

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

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      Familiarising Yourself with Linux

      • Review the History and Development of Linux
      • Enter Shell Commands
      • Get Help Using Linux
      • Start and Stop Linux

      Managing User and Group Accounts

      • Create User and Group Accounts
      • Configure User Profiles
      • Manage User and Group Accounts

      Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem

      • Create Partitions
      • Navigate Through the Linux Filesystem
      • Manage the Filesystem
      • Maintain the Filesystem

      Managing Files in Linux

      • Create and Edit Files
      • Locate Files
      • Search Text Using Regular Expressions
      • Apply Filters to Text Streams
      • Link Files
      • Back Up and Restore Files
      • Manage Databases Using MySQL

      Working with Linux Permissions and Ownership

      • Modify File and Directory Permissions
      • Modify Default Permissions
      • Modify File and Directory Ownership
      • Set Advanced Permissions

      Printing Files

      • Configure a Local Printer
      • Print Files
      • Manage Print Jobs and Queues
      • Configure Remote Printing

      Managing Packages

      • Manage Packages Using RPM
      • Verify Packages
      • Upgrade Packages
      • Configure Repositories
      • Manage Packages Using YUM
      • Manage Packages Using the Debian Package Manager
      • Manage Packages Using Source Files
      • Manage Shared Libraries

      Managing Kernel Services

      • Explore the Linux Kernel
      • Customise Kernel Modules
      • Create an initrd Image
      • Manage Device Drivers
      • Monitor Hardware Devices
      • Monitor Processes and Resources

      Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts

      • Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
      • Write a Bash Shell Script
      • Customise the Bash Shell
      • Redirect Standard Input and Output
      • Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts

      Managing Jobs and Processes

      • Manage Jobs and Background Processes
      • Manage Processes Using the Process Table
      • Examine Delayed and Detached Jobs
      • Schedule Jobs
      • Maintain the System Time

      Managing System Services

      • Configure System Services
      • Monitor System Logs
      • Configure SELinux

      Configuring Network Services

      • Connect to a Network
      • Configure Routes
      • Configure Client Network Services
      • Manage Remote Network Systems

      Configuring Basic Internet Services

      • Configure Email Services
      • Control Internet Services

      Securing Linux

      • Examine the Basics of System Security
      • Secure User Accounts
      • Enable Firewall Functionality
      • Implement Security Auditing
      • Describe the Intrusion Detection System

      Managing Hardware

      • Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
      • Configure Removable Hardware
      • Configure Disk Quotas

      Troubleshooting Linux Systems

      • Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
      • Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
      • Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues

      Installing Linux

      • Prepare for Installation
      • Identify the Phases of the Linux Boot Sequence
      • Configure GRUB
      • Install the Operating System
      • Perform Post-Installation Tasks

      Configuring the GUI

      • Implement X
      • Customize the Display Manager
      • Customize the Window Environment
      • Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux

      Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the LPI Certification Exam Objectives

      Appendix B: LPI: Acronyms and Abbreviations

      Appendix C: Syntax

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    Location: just outside London

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    All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
    15% discount for groups of four delegates.
    10% discount for groups of three delegates.
    (This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

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