Linux Essentials lays the necessary foundations, enabling candidates to acquire a good working knowledge of the command line including shell scripting.

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    Linux Essentials lays the necessary foundations, enabling candidates to acquire a good working knowledge of the command line including shell scripting.
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Description

Linux Essentials is aimed at people using the Linux Operating system for the first time. It lays the necessary foundations, enabling candidates to acquire a good working knowledge of the command line including shell scripting. The course also introduces Linux scripting, using help commands and working with Linux files and file directories. Ideal for a business analyst, test analyst or software engineer working in a Linux environment.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course attendees, through instructor-led online presentations and exercises, will be able to

  • Understand Linux as an operating system
  • Acquire basic knowledge of working with Linux
  • Learn basic Linux command line skills
  • Learn how to use help commands and navigate help systems when using Linux
  • Basics of how to work with Linux files and directories
  • Searching and extracting data from Linux files
  • Basic understanding of the concept of scripting
  • Identifying various types of users on a Linux system
  • Creating users and groups on a Linux system
  • Managing Linux file permissions and ownership
  • Understanding special Linux directories and files
Course Outline
  • Introduction to Linux
  • The command line
  • Processing text streams
  • Basic file management
  • Filter
  • File permissions
  • Finding files
  • Shell scripting
  • User management
  • Process Management
Prerequisites
  • Basic understanding of IT and programming concepts.
  • Good internet connection.
  • Ability to download and install a 4GB Virtual Machine.
Related Certifications
  • Java Fundamentals
  • SQL for Testers
Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone coming to Linux for the first time. It is designed for users who are new to the Linux operating system.