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LI1001 Introduction to Linux
Duration3 Days
Delivery MethodInstructor led, Hands-on workshops
Public Price$1800.00

DESCRIPTION (Return to Top)

This course will provide an in-depth introduction to the effective use of the LINUX Operating System at the command line level. Topics covered include the operating system's major features and facilities, frequently used commands, command usage, the vi text editor, the File System, user communication, file access permissions, redirection of input and output, and job control. Although the course can be used for any version of LINUX, Red Hat LINUX is used to provide the examples.

AUDIENCE (Return to Top)

Programmers, Analysts, Managers, Technical, and Non-Technical Users who require a basic knowledge of how to use the LINUX Operating System.

OBJECTIVES (Return to Top)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Log onto and off a LINUX system.
  • Use a GUI desktop to launch a terminal session
  • List the types of LINUX files.
  • Describe and use various LINUX commands and command line options.
  • Use the command history mechanism provided by the Shell.
  • Access the on-line documentation for a command.
  • Use the LINUX visual editor to create and modify files.
  • Use Regular Expressions to match patterns of characters.
  • Describe and use the file system capabilities provided by LINUX.
  • Communicate with other users.
  • Protect files from unauthorized access using the LINUX file permission capabilities.
  • Redirect input and output to and from LINUX commands.
  • Initiate background (asynchronous) command execution.
  • Use the job control mechanism provided by the Shell.

TOPICS (Return to Top)
  • Introduction to the Linux Operating System
  • Files and Simple Commands
  • Linux System Text Editor
  • File System
  • Communication
  • Editor Revisited
  • File Permissions
  • Additional Linux System Commands
  • Standard Input and Output


None. Some understanding of computer systems would prove helpful.