Linux Essentials Course

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Linux TrainingLinux Essentials

by Certstaffix® Training

Length: 4 day(s)      Public Class Price: $2280/person (USD)      Group Class Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Linux


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This course thoroughly covers Linux fundamentals. You'll begin with basic principles and the Linux way of doing things, then move on to common user programs such as the command line and text editors. With these skills in hand, you can tackle system administration tasks, such as user management and network configuration. Whether you're prepping for the LPI Linux Essentials certification or just brushing up on the basics for your professional work, this is the fast and thorough course you need.
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  Public Classes - Live Online at Your Location or OursHow It Works

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led, live online training you attend from your home or work or in one of our local computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

  • A real, live instructor teaching you from another location
  • Hands-on learning with the software/skills you are being taught
  • Interaction with all students in the class at other locations
  • Any needed software for class provided in online lab environment
  • Easy assistance from the instructor

* All Public Classes are Running Live Online as Scheduled *

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Registrations received less than 15 days before start will be provided an eBook while print book ships.

 Register ➥   June 16, 2020     
 Register ➥   July 27, 2020     

  Group Classes for Organizations - Onsite or Online How It Works

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office or group live online classes are great solutions.  

  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session

  Detailed Course Topics

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Related Certifications

LPI Linux Essentials Certification


Course Topics

CHAPTER 1: Selecting an Operating System
What Is an OS?
Investigating User Interfaces
Where Does Linux Fit in the OS World?
What Is a Distribution?
CHAPTER 2: Investigating Linux's Principles and Philosophy
Linux through the Ages
Using Open Source Software
Understanding OS Roles
CHAPTER 3: Understanding Software Licensing
Investigating Software Licenses
The Free Software Foundation
The Open Source Initiative
The Creative Commons
Using Open Source Licenses
CHAPTER 4: Using Common Linux Programs
Using a Linux Desktop Environment
Working with Productivity Software
Using Server Programs
Managing Programming Languages
CHAPTER 5: Managing Hardware
Learning About Your CPU
Identifying Motherboard Capabilities
Sizing Your Power Supply
Understanding Disk Issues
Managing Displays
Handling USB Devices
Managing Drivers
CHAPTER 6: Getting to Know the Command Line
Starting a Command Line
Running Programs
Manipulating Files
Using Shell Features
CHAPTER 7: Managing Files
Manipulating Files
Manipulating Directories
CHAPTER 8: Getting Help
Using man Pages
Using info Pages
Finding Additional Documentation
CHAPTER 9: Using Programs and Processes
Understanding Package Management
Understanding the Process Hierarchy
Identifying Running Processes
Using Log Files
CHAPTER 10: Searching, Extracting, and Archiving Data
Using Regular Expressions
Searching for and Extracting Data
Redirecting Input and Output
Archiving Data
CHAPTER 11: Editing Files
Understanding the Role of Text Files
Choosing an Editor
Launching an Editor
Editing Files with pico or nano
Editing Files with Vi
Using Configuration File Conventions
Editing Formatted Text Files
CHAPTER 12: Creating Scripts
Beginning a Shell Script
Using Commands
Using Arguments
Using Variables
Using Conditional Expressions
Using Loops
Using Functions
Setting the Script's Exit Value
CHAPTER 13: Understanding Users and Groups
Understanding Accounts
Using Account Tools
Working as root
CHAPTER 14: Creating Users and Groups
Creating New Accounts
Modifying Accounts
Deleting Accounts
Managing Groups
CHAPTER 15: Setting Ownership and Permissions
Setting Ownership
Setting Permissions
CHAPTER 16: Navigating the Linux Filesystem
Understanding Where Things Go
Using Special Permission Bits and File Features
CHAPTER 17: Managing Network Connections
Understanding Network Features
Configuring a Network Connection
Testing Your Network Connection
Protecting Your System from the Bad Guys
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Public Class Format

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led live online training you attend either from your home/work location or in one of our computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with you like in a traditional classroom.


Quality Instructors

Our instructors have many years of experience teaching adult learners in person and online.

Complete Lab Environment

Access to software required is provided in a lab environment during class.

Hands-on Learning

Most classes are not all lecture - you can learn by actually doing.


Small Classes

You get more attention from the instructor and classes flow more smoothly.

Post-Class Lab Access*

Access practice lab environment for 180 days after most classes*.


Low Cancellation Rate

Most classes run as scheduled.



*These courses do not have post-class lab environment access: Adobe, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online Edition, Google, HTML, WordPress, ITIL, Six Sigma, CompTIA, Project Management, SEO, Social Media.


Group Training

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office or group live online classes are great solutions.

How Group Training Works





  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Each student receives a Course Manual with Practice Files (Materials provided before the class date)
  • If a course has a hands‐on lab, we provide access to the configured course software and files.
    (Requires a high‐speed internet connection and certain open ports on your firewall. You can perform a Connection Assessment Test here)
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session
  • Training is completed in a convenient session(s) of your choosing
  • Two 15 minute breaks and one hour long break for lunch daily

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Linux Essentials Class Reviews

Here are a sample of Linux class reviews from past students that have attended our Linux training courses.



This course thoroughly covers Linux fundamentals. You'll begin with basic principles and the Linux way of doing things, then move on to common user programs such as the command line and text editors. With these skills in hand, you can tackle system administration tasks, such as user management and network configuration. Whether you're prepping for the LPI Linux Essentials certification or just brushing up on the basics for your professional work, this is the fast and thorough course you need.


Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.69 out of 5 from 24 students

4.55 out of 5

While the class is excellent but there should be separated classes for Linux/Unix developers vs administrators. The class should also be 5 days instead of 4.


- attended our Linux Essentials class

4.94 out of 5

This was my first time taking a Certstaffix class. I found the pre-class registration good, notifications were good and timely. The class was started on time eachday except the first and that was not the instructors issue, it was the facility not opening timely. The instructor Alan Ricker is very knowledgeable, he has a good balance of humor and teaching skill to keep the subject interesting and fun.


- attended our Linux Essentials class

5.00 out of 5

The Jabra Speaker worked so well I bought one during the class for use at my workstation at work.


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.65 out of 5

Dave Utso was awesome. Very knowledgeable, and answered all questions completely and competently.


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.54 out of 5

Class was well structured and plenty of time for oneonone training when needed. Alan was very professional andclear in his teachings.


- attended our Linux Essentials class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.39 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

4.77 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.26 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

4.05 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

4.96 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

4.41 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.88 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

4.76 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.00 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.29 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.76 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Linux Essentials class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.41 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class

4.88 out of 5


- attended our Linux System Administration class



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