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Introduction to Linux (TTLX2103)

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Duration

3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

This is an introductory-level course, designed for anyone wanting to learn Linux. Attendees should be comfortable working with computers and the command line, but no other specific skills are required to attend.

Overview

This skills-focused course is about 50% lab to lecture ratio, combining expert instructor-led discussions with practical hands-on labs that emphasize current techniques, best practices and standards. Working in a hands-on lab environment, guided by our expert practitioner, attendees will explore
The Design of Linux
Basic Operations
File System Basics
Wildcards
File and Directory Permissions
Working with files
Executing Programs
Using find
Filters and other useful commands
The vi editor
Customizing the user environment
Networking/Communications
Backups and archiving

Description

This hands-on course provides you with an essentials-level foundation in core skills for using any version of Linux. This course focuses on essential skills that ordinary users might use daily when working with Linux.

The Design of Linux
  • A brief history of Linux
  • The Linux design philosophy
  • Linux architecture
Basic Operations
  • Logging in and out
  • The general form of a Linux command
  • Common commands
  • Using man pages
  • Essential commands
File System Basics
  • The Linux directory structure
  • Standard directories
  • Relative and absolute pathnames
  • Legal file names
  • Navigating the filesystem
Wildcards
  • Matching one character
  • Matching many characters
  • Shortcuts
  • Wildcard gotchas
  • Wildcards and ls
File and Directory Permissions
  • Viewing permissions
  • File permissions
  • Directory permissions
  • Setting defaults
  • Changing permissions
  • Keeping data secure
Working with files
  • Viewing contents
  • Identifying file contents
  • Copying and moving
  • Deleting
  • Using symbolic links
Executing Programs
  • Redirecting STDOUT
  • Redirecting STDERR
  • Redirecting STDIN
  • Creating pipelines
  • Processes attributes
  • Listing processes
  • Killing processes
  • Foreground & background processes
Using find
  • Syntax
  • Finding by name, type, or size
  • Combining tests
  • Finding by size, owner, or timestamps
  • Using xargs with find
  • Other find options
Filters and other useful commands
  • What is a filter
  • cat: a generic filter
  • head and tail
  • grep
  • sort
  • wc
  • other interesting filters
The vi editor
  • Why vi
  • Basic vi operations: navigating, adding, deleting
  • Advanced operations: buffer management, search and replace, configuration options
Customizing the user environment
  • About shells
  • Shell startup files
  • Shell variables
  • Search path
  • Aliases
  • Simple shell scripts
Networking/Communications
  • Reading and sending mail
  • Remote login
  • Remote file transfer
  • Other network utilities (ping, finger, etc)
Backups and archiving
  • Checking space used or available
  • Creating tar archives
  • Viewing and extracting files from archives
  • Compression utilities
  • Working with windows
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Introduction to Linux (TTLX2103) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Introduction to Linux (TTLX2103) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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