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Linux Fundamentals

A practical and hands-on introduction to the Linux operating system, this workshop is perfectly suited for administrators, developers or power-users planning to use Linux in their environment. The workshop will also be very handy for decision-makers evaluating Linux for their IT infrastructure.

The labs and concepts are independent of a particular distribution of Linux, and apply to other flavors of UNIX as well. We use a recent Linux distribution for all labs.

The following is a high level plan for your two days:

Linux OverviewLinux and Open-Source Software
Top issues to consider when migrating to Linux
System Orientation
Linux Desktop EnvironmentGetting around a Linux system
Introduction to the X graphical system
Linux Applications overview
Linux command line and editingLinux commands
UNIX Command Line
Fundamental concepts and most important commands
Text editing - UNIX style (vi editor)
Text processing
Effective use of the Linux ShellUsing the shell
Basics of putting commands together
Power shell use
Shell ScriptingWriting Shell Scripts
Overview of bash scripting language
Making useful scripts for power Linux use
Linux File Management Basics of managing files and directories
Symbolic Links
File attributes - ownership, permissions
Disk quotas
NetworkingFundamentals of Linux networking
Concepts of an IP based network
Connecting the laptops to the local area network
ClosingQuestions, Reading topics


This two-day long hands-on course for busy professionals assumes little to no understanding of UNIX. Having working knowledge of any computer system, e.g. a Windows based PC, would suffice. Most of all you will need a motivation to aggressively learn, while having fun, during the class. If you have any questions about the difficulty level of the class, please contact us at: classes (at)

Enroll for Linux Fundamentals and System and Networking class and get a Linux Laptop, an excellent tool for post-class learning!

Specifications for the laptop

Students will receive a Linux study guide carefully developed by LinuxCertified instructors.

To enroll in Linux Fundamentals class, please print, fill and send in your enrollment form

FEE : $1399

Take Linux Fundamentals and Linux System Administration classes together and take home Linux Laptop! Laptop (see specs) system provides a risk-free mechanism to experimenting with various aspects of Linux, enhancing your experience & confidence with Linux!!



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