This course provided students with the fundamental concepts of Linux/UNIX operating systems. The course covers such topics as the Linux/UNIX file system, commands, utilities, text editing, shell programming and text processing utilities.

Students learn command line syntax and features of the popular Linux/UNIX shells, including filename generation, redirection, pipes and quoting mechanisms. The course is designed to help students prepare for professional careers in the information and communication technology (ICT) field. It also helps prepare individuals seeking to pass the CompTIA Linux+ (powered by the Linux Professional Institute (LPI)) certification exam.

While directed towards cyber security concepts, this class is appropriate for Web Designers, Network Technicians, Game Developers and general Computer Technicians. Individuals possessing a Linux+ certification or equivalent may apply for waiver for this class.

What you will learn:

  • Evaluate Linux as an operating system.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of working with Linux.
  • Use Linux command line to complete a series of tasks.
  • Demonstrate navigation between directories to access and manipulate files.
  • Demonstrate basic scripting.
  • Compare and contrast Linux differentiation between desktops and servers.
  • Demonstrate the creation of multiple partitions allowing a computer to “dual boot”.
  • Create user groups on a Linux system.
  • Use a common scripting language in Linux to perform various cyber security network scanning techniques.
  • Implement Linux in a Virtual Environment.

Upon completion of this training you should have a good working knowledge of Linux, from both a graphical and command line perspective, allowing you to easily navigate through any of the major Linux distributions. You will be able to continue your progress as either a user, system administrator or developer using the acquired skill set.