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Linux Essentials, Hands-on Training
certification AVIT® en option

Hands-on course
Duration : 4 days
Ref : LXM
Price  2020 : Contact us
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  • Participants / Prerequisite
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This training will allow you to discover Linux through progressive exercises. It will enable you to master the necessary skills to install and use efficiently the system.


What is Linux ?

    ■ Architecture supported

    • Freeware, open source, GPL licence, GNU and Linux.
    • Why so many distributions.
    • And Unix ?
    • Where to find documentation for Linux system ?
    • Online documentation, howtos and FAQ.
    • Web sites, newsgroup and forums.

Starting a Linux system

    ■ Boot, starting the kernel

    • Files involved during the boot sequence (grub, lilo, inittab).
    • Runlevel techniques.

Working environment

    ■ Command line (bash)

    • Decoding a command line : $, *, ', " , ´, etc.
    • Redirections and pipes (>, |).
    • Special charactes (summary).
    • Executing commands (alias, function, build-in commands, PATH).

    ■ Text environment

    • .bashrc, .bash_profile, .bash_history files...
    • Essental bash variables (PS1, HOME, PATH). The vim editor.

    ■ Graphical environment

    • Role and customization of the X server (xorg.conf, gdm.conf, DISPLAY).
    • Working with Gnome or KDE (librairies involved, specific applications).

    ■ Useful graphical programs

    • Browsers, mail tools, managing files, text editors, bookmarks, multi-platform anti-virus, burning media, multimedia.
    • Doing everything with a browser (usermin).

Managing files

    ■ Tree structure

    • Standard directories (/bin, /home, /usr).
    • File systems (mount, df).
    • Basic commands : mkdir, cd, pwd, ls, rm, file, cat...
    • Managing file permission (umask, chmod).
    • Symbolic links.

    ■ Partitions and file systems

    • Why using disk partitioning ?
    • Mounting file systems (ext2, ext3, mount...).
    • Removable devices (CDROM, USB removable devices).

Managing processes

    ■ Linux multitasking

    • How to execute scripts or other programs: &, service, shebang, bash script.
    • Looking at processus : ps, top, gtop.

    ■ Processes communication

    • Sending a signal with the kill command.
    • Arguments used with the service command (start, stop, restart, reload).

Using Linux on a network with Windows (Samba)

    ■ Protocols, services (TCP/IP, NFS, SMTP, DNS, DHCP, ...

    • Remote logins : telnet, ssh.
    • File transfer : (s)ftp, rcp.
    • Linux and Windows (Samba, server and client). And security !

    ■ IP configuration of a Linux server

    • Looking and managing your configuration (IP, DNS, Gateway) to access the web.
    • Managing user parameters related to mail and web browsers.

Installing Linux

  • Hardware supported and minimal configuration.
  • Information to gather before installing.
  • Which partitioning and which file system to use ?
  • Working with Windows (multiboot). Usual tricks and tips.

Hands-on work
Installing Linux (partitioning the disk, choosing packages, network configuration). Usual problems and solutions (graphical cards, Windows).

System administration complements

  • System administration through graphical tools (webmin, system tools, etc.).
  • Creating your own account.
  • Installing a software (package and source). Examples of rpm and apt-get use. Usual problems and solutions.

Hands-on work
Creating a user account using the useradd command and webmin. Installing a software using its source code (tar). Installing a rpm package.

Participants / Prerequisite

» Participants

Tout public

» Prerequisite

The learners should have computer knowledge but not necessarily a Linux knowledge.

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Time schedule

Generally, courses take place from 9:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30.
However, on the first day attendees are welcomed from 8:45, and there is a presentation of the session between 9:15 and 9:30.
The course itself begins at 9:30. For the 4- or 5-day hands-on courses, the sessions finish at 15:30 on the last day
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