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Linux Essentials

NDG Linux Essentials is an introduction to Linux as an operating system, basic open source concepts and the basics of the Linux command line. Content developed by experts, a Linux virtual machine and step-by-step labs give you hands-on access to practice Linux command line concepts.With no previous knowledge required, this course is the perfect starting point to gain Linux skills.

Course Features

  • Develop a basic knowledge of the Linux command line
  • Study content explaining Linux as you practice on real Linux virtual machines
  • Access expert content online
  • Prepare for the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate
  • Get immediate feedback on your knowledge through built-in quizzes and tests
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Certification

This course aligns to the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate, focusing on the following concepts:

  • FOSS, the various communities, and licenses
  • Knowledge of open source applications in the workplace as they relate to closed source equivalents
  • Basic concepts of hardware, processes, programs and the components of the Linux operating system
  • Work on the command line and with files
  • Create and restore compressed backups and archives
  • System security, users/groups and file permissions for public and private directories
  • Create and run simple scripts

See details on how the NDG Linux Essentials Course Aligns to STEM and Common Core Educational Standards.

Career Paths

The skills taught in this course are applicable to a wide range of careers including networking, software development and Linux administration.

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 free through the Cisco Networking Academy.

The NDG Linux Essentials course is available for instructor-led training at no charge to Cisco Networking Academies through Cisco NetSpace.

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Usage Notes for Instructor-Led Training by Academic Institutions

NDG Linux Essentials includes Coursebooks, Lab Exercises, and Assessments