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Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) 101

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

System administrator
Network administrator


The Linux Professional Institute(LPI) is the go to certification body for vendor independent Linux certifications. This course covers fundamental Linuxskills such as file management and manipulation, text processing, command line use, package management,filesystems, hardware, and many more. Students will feel confident taking the LPI LPIC-1 101 exam with in classroomassessments and practice exams.


This course prepares students to take the 101 exam of the LPI level 1 certification.

Work on the Command Line
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Role of Command Shell
  • Shells
  • Gathering System Info
  • Identifying the Shell
  • Changing the Shell
  • Shell Prompts
  • Bash: Bourne-Again Shell
  • Navigating the Filesystem
  • Help from Commands and Documentation
  • Getting Help Within the Graphical Desktop
  • Getting Help with man & info
  • Bash: Command Line History
  • Bash: Command Editing
  • Bash: Command Completion
  • Shell and Environment Variables
  • Key Environment Variables
Use Streams, Pipes, and Redirects
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • File Redirection
  • Piping Commands Together
  • Filename Matching
  • File Globbing and Wildcard Patterns
  • Brace Expansion
  • General Quoting Rules
  • Nesting Commands
  • Gotchas: Maximum Command Length
Manage File Permissions and Ownership
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
  • Displaying Directory Contents
  • Filesystem Structures
  • Determining Disk Usage With df and du
  • File Ownership
  • Default Group Ownership
  • File and Directory Permissions
  • File Creation Permissions with umask
  • Changing File Permissions
  • SUID and SGID on files
  • SGID and Sticky Bit on Directories
  • User Private Group Scheme
Create, Delete, Find, and Display Files
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Directory Manipulation
  • File Manipulation
  • Deleting and Creating Files
  • Physical Unix File Structure
  • Filesystem Links
  • File Extensions and Content
  • Which and Type
  • Where is
  • Searching the Filesystem
  • Alternate Search Method
  • Manually Installed Shared Libraries
Work with Archives and Compression
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Archives with tar
  • Archives with cpio
  • The gzip Compression Utility
  • The bzip2 Compression Utility
  • The XZ Compression Utility
  • The PKZIP Archiving/Compression format
Process Text Streams Using Filters
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Producing File Statistics
  • The Streaming Editor
  • Replacing Text Characters
  • Text Sorting
  • Duplicate Removal Utility
  • Extracting Columns of Text
  • Displaying Files
  • Prepare Text for Display
  • Previewing Files
  • Displaying Binary Files
  • Combining Files and Merging Text
Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Searching Inside Files
  • Regular Expression Overview
  • Regular Expressions
  • RE Character Classes
  • Regex Quantifiers
  • RE Parenthesis
Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using VI
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Text Editing
  • vi and Vim
  • Learning Vim
  • Basic vi
  • Intermediate vi
Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • What is a Process
  • Process Lifecycle
  • Process States
  • Viewing Processes
  • Signals
  • Tools to Send Signals
  • Managing Processes
  • Tuning Process Scheduling
  • Job Control Overview
  • Job Control Commands
  • Nohup and Disown
  • Uptime & w
  • Persistent Shell Sessions with Screen
  • Using screen
  • Advanced Screen
Use RPM, YUM, and Debian Package Management
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Managing Software
  • RPM Architecture
  • Working With RPMs
  • Querying and Verifying with RPM
  • Installing Debian Packages
  • Querying and Verifying with dpkg
  • The alien Package Conversion Tool
  • Managing Software Dependencies
  • Using the Yum command
  • yum downloader
  • Configuring Yum
  • The deselect & APT Frontends to dpkg
  • Aptitude
  • Configuring APT
Work with Partitions, Filesystem, and Disk Quotas
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Partition Considerations
  • Logical Volume Management
  • Filesystem Planning
  • Partitioning Disks with fdisk & gdisk
  • Resizing a GPT Partition with gdisk
  • Partitioning Disks with parted
  • Non-Interactive Disk Partitioning with sfdisk
  • Filesystem Creation
  • Filesystem Support
  • Unix/Linux Filesystem Features
  • Swap
  • Selecting a Filesystem
  • Filesystem Maintenance
  • Mounting Filesystems
  • Mounting Filesystems
  • Managing an XFS Filesystem
  • NFS
  • SMB
  • Filesystem Table (/etc/fstab)
  • Configuring Disk Quotas
  • Setting Quotas
  • Viewing and Monitoring Quotas
Linux Boot Process
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Booting Linux on PCs
  • GRUB 2
  • GRUB 2 Configuration
  • GRUB Legacy Configuration
  • Boot Parameters
  • Uinit
  • Linux Runlevels Aliases
  • Systemd and
  • Runlevel Implementation
  • System Boot Method Overview
  • Systemd System and Service Manager
  • Modifying systemd services
  • Systemd Targets
  • Using systemd
  • Shutdown and Reboot
  • System Messaging Commands
  • Controlling System Messaging
Determine and Configure Hardware Settings
  • LPI Objectives Covered
  • Managing Linux Device Files
  • Hardware Discovery Tools
  • Configuring New Hardware with hwinfo
  • PC Architecture and Bus
  • DMA & IRQ
  • USB Devices
  • USB Architecture
  • Configuring Kernel Components and Modules
  • Kernel Modules
  • Handling Module Dependencies
  • Configuring the Kernel via /proc/
Linux Fundamentals
  • Unix and its Design Principles
  • FSF and GNU
  • GPL ƒ General Public License
  • The Linux Kernel
  • Components of a Distribution
  • Red Hat Linux Products
  • SUSE Linux Products
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • Logging In
  • got root
  • Switching User Contexts
  • Gathering Login Session Info
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) 101 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 Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) 101 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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