The exam associated with this course has been retired. However, this course still retains value as a training resource.
In this entry-level Linux skills training, Shawn Powers covers how to improve your existing Linux skills on topics such as open-source applications, command line basics, and managing file permissions and ownership.
For anyone brand new to Linux, even the LPIC-1 or Linux+ exams can be a little too advanced. Linux has a steep learning curve. This Linux Essentials training helps smooth out that learning curve, and bridge the gap between zero Linux experience and the skills you need to advance in your career as a systems administrator.
After completing this foundational Linux training, you’ll be comfortable with the Linux command line for most basic file management, storage, networking, and security functions.
For anyone who leads a technology team, this Linux training can be used to onboard new systems administrators, as a Linux reference resource, or curated into individual or team training plans.
Linux Essentials: What You Need to Know
This Linux Essentials training has that cover open-source platforms topics such as:
- Understanding open source software, licensing and Linux’s place in the open-source world
- Choosing hardware to suit operating systems
- Using the command line to list, create, move, delete and archive files
- Identifying basic security principles and managing user types
- Managing file permissions and ownership
- Networking with Linux
Who Should Take Linux Essentials Training?
This Linux Essentials training is based on foundational Linux training, which means it was designed for anyone who wants to start learning Linux. This fundamental Linux course is valuable for both new IT professionals and experienced systems administrators looking for a refresher.
New or aspiring systems administrators. If you’re a new system administrator and haven’t started with Linux, this course can help make sure that you’re able to do your work across multiple operating systems. Even if you’re already familiar with the basics of Linux operations, this training will guarantee expertise in Linux commands and operations, which could ultimately lead you to a role as a system engineer.
Experienced systems administrators. Plenty of system administrators with several years of experience have to admit ignorance of the essentials of Linux operation. For administrators who have focused their entire career on different operating systems, starting fresh in a new environment can be intimidating. But with this training, you’ll learn and practice all the essentials of Linux commands and operations, turning you into a master of yet another system administration tool.