LPI-Linux Essentials


This course includes
Hands-On Labs
AI Tutor (Add-on)

The LPI Linux Essentials course is designed to introduce you to the essential concepts of the Linux operating system. This course will equip you with the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to navigate and utilize Linux effectively in various IT environments. The course helps you explore the basics of Linux, including its history, features, and significance in the IT industry and learn how to install and configure Linux distributions, set up user accounts, and manage system resources. The course also helps you to understand the Linux file system hierarchy, file types, paths, and directory structures.

Here's what you will get

The Linux Essentials certificate is a great way to show employers that you have the foundational skills required for your next job or promotion. It also serves as an ideal stepping stone to the more advanced LPIC Professional Certification track for Linux Systems Administrators.


5+ Lessons | 220+ Exercises | 54+ Quizzes | 60+ Flashcards | 60+ Glossary of terms


50+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 50+ Post Assessment Questions | 100+ Practice Test Questions

Hands-On Labs

35+ LiveLab | 35+ Video tutorials | 40+ Minutes

Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: The Linux Community and a Career in Open Source

  • Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems
  • Major Open Source Applications
  • Open Source Software and Licensing
  • ICT Skills and Working in Linux

Lessons 2: Finding Your Way on a Linux System

  • Command Line Basics
  • Using the Command Line to Get Help
  • Using Directories and Listing Files
  • Creating, Moving and Deleting Files

Lessons 3: The Power of the Command Line

  • Archiving Files on the Command Line
  • Searching and Extracting Data from Files
  • Turning Commands into a Script

Lessons 4: The Linux Operating System

  • Choosing an Operating System
  • Understanding Computer Hardware
  • Where Data is Stored
  • Your Computer on the Network

Lessons 5: Security and File Permissions

  • Basic Security and Identifying User Types
  • Creating Users and Groups
  • Managing File Permissions and Ownership
  • Special Directories and Files

Hands-on LAB Activities

The Linux Community and a Career in Open Source

  • Using Red Hat Package Management Tools
  • Making Simple Batch Files
  • Exploring the Fedora GUI App

Finding Your Way on a Linux System

  • Managing Processes
  • Finding Files
  • Getting Help on the Command Line
  • Exploring Additional ls Options
  • Exploring a File System
  • Viewing the Command History in the Terminal
  • Performing Basic File Management

The Power of the Command Line

  • Understanding Compression
  • Using the grep and find Commands
  • Using the Redirection Operator
  • Using Regular Expressions
  • Creating an Advanced Script
  • Editing a Text File with vi
  • Editing a Text File with nano
  • Editing a Text File with nano and vi

The Linux Operating System

  • Finding Hard Drives on a System
  • Viewing Disk Usage
  • Examining the System's CPU
  • Viewing System Configuration Information
  • Redirecting the Output
  • Displaying Process Information
  • Displaying Real-Time System Statistics
  • Finding Applications That Provide TCP Network Services
  • Testing Network Connectivity
  • Finding Network Information
  • Finding a Mail Server for a Specified Domain

Security and File Permissions

  • Using the who Command
  • Reviewing Account Settings
  • Managing Users and Groups
  • Exploring Permission Management in Linux
  • Exploring File Permissions
  • Creating a Hard Link

Exam FAQs

There are no prerequisites for this certification.

USD 120

The exam contains 40 questions.

60 minutes