Training on Linux/Unix OS Essentials Course
Unix is a computer Operating System which is capable of handling activities from multiple users at the same time. The development of Unix started around 1969 at AT&T Bell Labs by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie. This tutorial gives a very good understanding on Unix.
The Unix/Linux operating system is a set of programs that act as a link between the computer and the user.
The computer programs that allocate the system resources and coordinate all the details of the computer's internals is called the operating system or the kernel.
Users communicate with the kernel through a program known as the shell. The shell is a command line interpreter; it translates commands entered by the user and converts them into a language that is understood by the kernel
This course has been prepared for the beginners to help them understand the basics to advanced concepts covering Unix commands, Unix shell scripting and various utilities.
In this course, you will administer Linux. You will:
- Identify basic Linux concepts and
- perform basic Linux tasks.
- Manage user and group accounts.
- Manage partitions and the Linux files ystem.
- Manage various files in Linux.
- Work with Linux permissions and ownership.
- Print files.
- Manage packages.
- Manage kernel services.
- Work with the Bash shell and shell scripts.
- Manage jobs and processes.
- Manage system services.
- Configure network services.
- Configure basic Internet services.
- Implement measures to secure a Linux system.
- Manage hardware associated with Linux systems.
- Troubleshoot Linux system issues.
- Install the Linux operating system.
- Configure the
Lesson 1: Performing Basic Linux Tasks
Identify the History and Development of Linux
Enter Shell Commands
Get Help Using Linux
Start and Stop Linux
Lesson 2: Managing User and Group Accounts
Create User and Group Accounts
Configure User Profiles
Administer User and Group Accounts
Lesson 3: Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem
Navigate Through the Linux Filesystem
Manage the Filesystem
Maintain the Filesystem
Lesson 4: Managing Files in Linux
Create and Edit Text Files
Search Text Using Regular Expressions
Apply Filters to Text Streams
Back Up and Restore Files
Manage Databases Using MariaDB
Lesson 5: Managing Linux Permissions and Ownership
Modify File and Directory Permissions
Modify Default Permissions
Modify File and Directory Ownership
Set Special Permissions and Attributes
Lesson 6: Printing Files
Configure a Local Printer
Configure Remote Printing
Lesson 7: Managing Packages
Manage Packages Using RPM
Manage Packages Using YUM
Advanced Package and Application Management
Lesson 8: Managing Kernel Services
Explore the Linux Kernel
Customize Kernel Modules
Create an initrd Image
Manage Device Drivers and Hardware Devices
Monitor Processes and Resources
Lesson 9: Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts
Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
Write a Bash Shell Script
Customize the Bash Shell
Redirect Standard Input and Output
Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts
Lesson 10: Managing Jobs and Processes
Manage Jobs and Background Processes
Manage Processes Using the Process Table
Delay and Detach Jobs
Maintain the System Time
Lesson 11: Managing System Services
Configure System Services
Monitor System Logs
Configure Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
Lesson 12: Configuring Network Services
Connect to a Network
Configure Client Network Services
Manage Remote Network Systems
Lesson 13: Configuring Basic Internet Services
Configure Email Services
Control Internet Services
Lesson 14: Securing Linux
Implement Basic System Security
Secure User Accounts
Lesson 15: Managing Hardware
Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
Configure Removable Hardware
Configure Disk Quotas
Lesson 16: Troubleshooting Linux Systems
Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues
Lesson 17: Installing Linux
Prepare for Installation
The Linux Boot Process
Install the Operating System
Lesson 18: Configuring the GUI
Customize the Display Manager
Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our Livecode Technologies Training center or at a convenient location.
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The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Livecode Technologies Limited certificate.
The training is residential and will be held at livecodeTraining Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.
All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.
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The course fees is KES 135,000.00 or USD 1360.00 exclusive of VAT. The course fees covers the course tuition, training materials, two (2) break refreshments, lunch and study visits. Participants will cater for their travel and accommodation costs.
Payment should be transferred to Livecode Technologies account through bank on or before the training date.
Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.
- Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
- No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met
Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.
|Event Date||06-03-2019 8:30 am|
|Event End Date||06-14-2019 12:00 am|
|Cut off date||05-31-2019|