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Introduction to Linux 2

Gain the skills needed to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux and configure basic networking.

Course Details

The NDG Introduction to Linux II course focuses on the basic Linux system administration skills needed in preparation for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 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 Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 Certification
  • Get immediate feedback on your knowledge through built-in quizzes and tests

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  • Offered through Cisco Networking Academy
  • Module List

    Help & Resources
    Before You Get Started
    Module 1: Advanced Shell Features
    Chapter 1: Advanced Shell Features
    Lab 1
    Exam 1
    Chapter 2: Shell Scripts
    Lab 2
    Exam 2
    Module 2: Administering the Display
    Chapter 3: X Window
    Lab 3
    Exam 3
    Chapter 4: Graphical Desktops
    Lab 4
    Exam 4
    Chapter 5: Accessibility
    Lab 5
    Exam 5
    Module 3: User and System Administration
    Chapter 6: User and Group Accounts
    Lab 6
    Exam 6
    Chapter 7: Scheduling Jobs
    Lab 7
    Exam 7
    Chapter 8: Localization
    Lab 8
    Exam 8
    Midterm Exam (Chapters 1-8)
    Module 4: System Services
    Chapter 9: System Time
    Lab 9
    Exam 9
    Chapter 10: System Logging
    Lab 10
    Exam 10
    Chapter 11: Email Configuration
    Lab 11
    Exam 11
    Chapter 12: Printer Management
    Lab 12
    Exam 12
    Module 5: Networking
    Chapter 13: Networking Fundamentals
    Lab 13
    Exam 13
    Chapter 14: Network Configuration
    Lab 14
    Exam 14
    Chapter 15: Network Troubleshooting
    Lab 15
    Exam 15
    Module 6: System Security
    Chapter 16: Account Security
    Lab 16
    Exam 16
    Chapter 17: Host Security
    Lab 17
    Exam 17
    Chapter 18: Encryption
    Lab 18
    Exam 18
    Final Exams
    Final Exam (Chapters 9-18)
    Final Comprehensive Exam (Chapters 1-18)
    End of Course Feedback


    To obtain the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 Certification, you must pass Exam 101 and 102. This course is designed to prepare you for Exam 102, which covers:

    • Shells, Scripting and Data Management
    • Interfaces and Desktops
    • Administrative Tasks
    • Essential System Services
    • Networking Fundamentals
    • Security

    Support Information

    NDG Online provides technical support specifically related to the functionality of the lab environment only. Any questions or concerns regarding the learning material or lab content must be directed to your instructor. Self-paced learners who find they require additional support are encouraged to seek out a course at a local academic institution.

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  • Offered through Cisco Networking Academy