Pearson uCertify Pearson: Introduction to Linux Course, Part 1

Pearson uCertify Pearson: Introduction to Linux Course, Part 1
ISBN : 978-1-61691-459-2

Gain hands-on expertise in Linux Fundamentals by uCertify Pearson: Introduction To Linux Course, Part 1 course. LPI Linux Fundamental course is designed to certify the competency of IT professionals to understand, install, configure, and manage Linux system administration tasks and fundamentals of Linux.



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Exam Information

LPI Linux Fundamental course covers understanding, installing, configuring, and managing Linux system administration tasks and fundamentals of Linux.

Career Prospects
  • Linux Database Administrator
  • Junior Linux Administrator
  • Web Administrator
  • Junior Network Administrator

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Welcome To Linux

  • The History of UNIX and GNU-Linux
  • Overview of Linux
  • Choosing an Operating System
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises

Lesson 2: Installation Overview

  • Conventions Used in This Book
  • LPI and CompTIA Certification Icons
  • More Information
  • Planning the Installation
  • The Installation Process
  • Downloading an Installation Image File and Writing to/Burning the Installation Medium
  • Gathering Information About the System
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Exercises

Lesson 3: Step-By-Step Installation

  • The New Anaconda Installer
  • Running a Fedora Live Session
  • Installing Fedora/RHEL
  • Installation Tasks
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Exercises

Lesson 4: Introduction To Fedora And Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Curbing Your Power (Superuser/root Privileges)
  • Logging In on the System
  • The GNOME 3 Standard and Classic Desktops
  • Working with the Desktop
  • Using the Nautilus File Manager
  • The Settings Window
  • Getting Help
  • Updating, Installing, and Removing Software Packages
  • Working from the Command Line
  • More About Logging In and Passwords
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Exercises

Lesson 5: The Shell

  • Special Characters
  • Ordinary Files and Directory Files
  • The Command Line
  • Standard Input and Standard Output
  • Running a Command in the Background
  • Filename Generation/Pathname Expansion
  • Builtins
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Exercises

Lesson 6: The Linux Filesystem

  • The Hierarchical Filesystem
  • Ordinary Files And Directory Files
  • Pathnames
  • Working With Directories
  • Access Permissions
  • ACLs: Access Control Lists
  • Links
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Exercises

Lesson 7: The Linux Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Working With Files
  • Compressing And Archiving Files
  • Displaying User And System Information
  • Miscellaneous Utilities
  • Editing Files
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Exercises

Lesson 8: Networking And The Internet

  • Introduction to Networking
  • Types of Networks and How They Work
  • Communicate over a Network
  • Network Utilities
  • Distributed Computing
  • WWW: World Wide Web
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Exercises

Lesson 9: The Bourne Again Shell (bash)

  • Background
  • Startup Files
  • Commands That Are Symbols
  • Redirecting Standard Error
  • Writing and Executing a Shell Script
  • Control Operators: Separate and Group Commands
  • Job Control
  • Manipulating the Directory Stack
  • Parameters and Variables
  • Variable Attributes
  • Keyword Variables
  • Special Characters
  • Locale
  • Time
  • Processes
  • History
  • Aliases
  • Functions
  • Controlling bash: Features and Options
  • Processing the Command Line
  • Chapter Summary
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Exercises

Lesson 10: Appendix A: Regular Expressions

  • Characters
  • Delimiters
  • Simple Strings
  • Special Characters
  • Rules
  • Bracketing Expressions
  • The Replacement String
  • Extended Regular Expressions
  • Appendix Summary

Lesson 11: Appendix B: Help

  • Solving a Problem
  • Finding Linux-Related Information
  • Specifying a Terminal

Lesson 12: Jumpstarts

  • Installing and Removing Software Packages Using yum
  • Configuring a Printer Using system-config-printer
  • Using ssh and scp to Connect to an OpenSSH Server
  • Downloading Files Using ftp
  • Building a Firewall Using firewall-config
  • Getting Apache Up and Running

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