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Are you an IT professional looking to advance your career and increase expertise? Or a recent grad just starting an IT career? You can set yourself apart with experience and foundational knowledge of Linux. When you have recognized certifications and verifiable knowledge on your resume, you get through the Human Resources firewall and boost your resume to the top of the candidate stack. Certification can mean better job opportunities and increased income potential. NDG Linux courses are the fastest and most effective way to acquire proven Linux skills and get certified.

  • Learn in-demand Linux skills and differentiate yourself in the job market for System Administrator or other IT roles. NDG Linux I is your first step toward certification.
  • Aligned to Linux Professional Institute’s exams objectives for LPIC-1 Server Professional Certification and CompTIA’s Linux+ powered by LPI.
  • Stepping-stone to advanced certification exams that require Linux command skills like the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA).
  • Each course includes content and a live Linux environment. All you need is a web browser.

Course Summary

The NDG Introduction to Linux I course focuses on the basic Linux system administration skills needed in preparation for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 or CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI certification. You will gain proficiency performing maintenance tasks on the command line, installing and configuring a computer running Linux and configuring basic networking.

Course features

  • Develop a working knowledge of the Linux command line
  • Study content explaining Linux as you practice on real Linux virtual machines
  • Access expert content online
  • Prepare for vendor neutral Linux certifications LPI LPIC-1 and CompTIA Linux+
  • Get immediate feedback on your knowledge through built-in quizzes and tests
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To obtain the LPIC-1 certification, you must pass Exam 101 and 102. This course is designed to prepare you for Exam 101, which covers:

  • System Architecture
  • Linux Installation and Package Management
  • GNU and Unix Commands
  • Devices, Linux File systems, File system Hierarchy Standards

Career Paths

NDG Introduction to Linux I prepares you for careers in cloud computing, cyber security, information systems, networking, programming, software development, big data and more.

Purchasing Options

This course is available for direct purchase from NDG or through our resale channels, with options for individuals, academic institutions and commercial use.

This course is available through the Cisco Networking Academy.

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NDG Introduction to Linux I includes Coursebooks, Lab Exercises, and Assessments