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Linux/UNIX Fundamentals - Level 1
DURATION: 3 days

FEE: $1,485

Based upon a class size of six students.

Scheduling can be adjusted to employee work hours and incorporate client assignments.

There is a surcharge associated with training two or fewer students.


  • Business Professional
  • Network Administrator
  • Support Personnel
  • Security Analyst
  • IT Professional


    1. What is Linux/UNIX
      • Become knowledgeable with the concepts and terminology of Linux/UNIX.
    2. Basics
      • Acquire proficiency in entering commands.
      • 1- Log on to the system. 2- Enter basic commands. 3- Perform command editing. 4- Access the help information.
    3. File System Concepts
      • Navigate through the directories and return to the home directory.
      • Using Linux/UNIX directory commands, create and access directories.
      • Execute two techniques for returning to the home directory.
    4. Commands
      • Acquire proficiency with commands that manipulate files.
      • 1- Run a command to sort a file. 2- Translate characters into all upper case. 3- Search for a string in a file. 4- Display the number of lines in a file.
    5. vi Editor
      • Become proficient with the vi editor.
      • 1- Edit a new and an existing file. 2- Change the content. 3. Move around the file. 4- Search and replace strings. 5- Recover a lost file. 6- Move lines.
    6. File Permissions
      • Acquire proficiency in working with file permissions.
      • 1- Ascertain the file permissions for a file or directory. 2- Change the file permissions. 3- Change the umask. 4- Change ownership.
    7. Processes
      • Become familiar with the architecture and associated functionality with processes in the UNIX operating system.
      • List current processes and determine the resources that are being used for each process.
      • Execute a background process, check its status, and terminate the process.
    8. C Shell Specifics
      • Become familiar with the C shell environment.
      • Start a C shell environment: 1- Create an alias. 2- Change the start-up profile. 3- Use the file name completion feature.
    9. Korn Shell Features
      • Become familiar with the korn shell environment.
      • 1- List the command history. 2- Run the previous command. 3- Run the 5th previous command. 4- Change the start-up profile. 5- Use the file name completion feature.
    10. UNIX Environment
      • Learn how to use pipes and redirection; recognize their value and purpose.
      • Redirect output from several utilities to a file: 1- Append data to a file. 2- Code commands to a file and redirect them into a command. 3- Send error messages to a separate file.
    11. Shell Variables
      • Learn how to use shell variables; recognize their value and purpose.
      • Set and list the shell variable for path, logname, PS1, term and others.
    12. Configuration Files
      • Learn to create configuration files and understand their individual functions.
      • Code and test configurations file for Bourne/Korn profiles, C profiles, and vi configuration files.
    13. Network Commands
      • Upload and download a file using FTP.
      • Using FTP, upload a series of files to a workstation and download files to the server.

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