Linux Professional: System Administration

Course Type: Self-paced Courses
Estimated Time of Completion: 17 hours 51 minutes
CEU Credits:
Language: English

In this course, you will learn about the basics of administering a server using the Linux operating system. you will get a broad vision on the history and architecture of Linux, configuration of X windows server, Linux printer, administer users, groups and password management, probe into the basics of ext2 filesystem, configuration of Linux kernel, create shell scripts, manage applications on a server and identify the basics of system performance tuning.

Hardware and Software Required:
Content Outline:
Linux History and Operation
The Evolution of Linux
The GNU Movement and the GPL
Linux Operations as a Server
The Architecture and Structure of Linux
Installing and Configuring Linux
Introduction to Installation and Media Types
Performing a Custom Linux Server Installation
Run Levels and the Startup/Shutdown Sequence
Logging In and Out of a Linux System
Shells, Commands, and Navigation
Introduction to Linux Shells, Commands, and Navigation
Navigating the Linux Filesystem
Using Shell Variables in Bash
The Bash Shell
Commands for Obtaining System Information
Examining File Contents
Customizing your Shell Environment
Manipulating Commands and Their Input/Output
Getting Help
Common Text Editors
Using the Emacs Editor
Using the vi Editor
Using the Pico Editor
Manipulating Text Files From the Command Line
Using Awk
Using Sed
Configuring and Using X Windows
Introduction to X Windows
Configuring XFree86
Window Managers and Desktop Environments
Linux Printing
The Line Printer Daemon (lpd)
Administering a Linux Printer Queue
Users and Groups
Introduction to Users and Groups
Essentials of Effective User, Group, and Password Management
The Ext2 Filesystem
Introduction to the Second Extended (Ext2) Filesystem
Partitioning and Formatting
Mounting and Configuring Filesystems
Administering Ext2 Filesystems
Understanding Permissions
The Linux Kernel
Introduction to the Linux Kernel
Using Kernel Modules
Compiling the Linux Kernel
Installing the Linux Kernel
Shell Scripting
Introduction to Shell Scripting
Basic Control Structures
Command-line Arguments
Linux Software Management
The Software Life Cycle
Querying Installation
Linux System Management
Choosing a Server
The /proc Filesystem
The Swap Partition
The sudo Command

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