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Linux Essential - LE

  • Category: Software Development
  • Exam Code: LE
  • Type of Question: Multiple-choice question
  • Exam Duration: 120 Minutes
  • Passing Score: 60%
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Linux Essentials covers system administrative duties, command-line navigation, and a basic grasp of Linux operating systems. For efficient use of Linux, one must be proficient in package management, shell scripting, and security procedures. For IT workers looking for a flexible and potent computing environment, learning Linux Essentials is essential, whether for server management or development environments.

Course Curriculum

  1. Overview of Linux
    • History and Philosophy of Linux
    • Understanding open-source software
    • Different Linux distributions
  2. Getting Started with the Command Line
    • Terminal and Shell Basics
    • Navigating the file system
    • Basic command execution and options
  3. Essential Linux Commands
    • File and directory manipulation commands
    • Text processing commands (e.g., grep, sed, awk)
    • System information commands
  1. Linux File System Hierarchy
    • Understanding the Linux directory structure
    • Special directories and their purposes
    • File and directory naming conventions
  2. File Permissions and Ownership
    • Basics of file permissions (chmod)
    • Managing file ownership (chown, chgrp)
    • Advanced permissions and access control lists (ACLs)
  3. Project: File System and Permissions
    • Hands-on project to practice file system navigation, manipulation, and permissions
  1. User and Group Management
    • Creating and managing user accounts
    • Group administration and user groups
    • Password policies and security considerations
  2. Process Management
    • Understanding processes and their states
    • Process monitoring and management
    • Signal handling and job control
  3. System Monitoring and Performance
    • Monitoring system resources (CPU, memory, disk)
    • Analyzing system logs
    • Basic troubleshooting techniques
  1. Basic Networking Commands
    • Network configuration and troubleshooting
    • Connectivity tools (ping, traceroute)
    • Domain Name System (DNS) Basics
  2. Introduction to Security
    • Basic security principles
    • Firewalls and iptables
    • Securing SSH and user authentication
  3. Project: Networking and Security
    • Practical exercises on networking configuration and basic security measures
  1. Introduction to Shell Scripting
    • Writing and executing simple shell scripts
    • Variables, control structures, and functions
    • Scripting Best Practices
  2. Package Management
    • Package managers and software installation
    • Updating and removing software packages
    • Software repositories and dependencies
  3. Capstone Project: Linux System Administration
    • Integrating various concepts into a comprehensive Linux system administration project