LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 1)

4 Days

Description

This course prepares students to take the 101 exam of the LPI level 1 certification. The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is the go to certification body for vendor independent Linux certifications. This course covers fundamental Linux skills such as file management and manipulation, text processing, command line use, package management, filesystems, hardware, and many more. Students will feel confident taking the LPI LPIC-1 101 exam with in classroom assessments and practice exams.

This course is validated against the v4.0 objectives.

Current Version: F01

  • Includes exam voucher and 3 month online mentoring ($500 Value) 

Supported Distributions:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 1) class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

1. Work on the Command Line

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Role of Command Shell
  • 3. Shells
  • 4. Gathering System Info
  • 5. Identifying the Shell
  • 6. Changing the Shell
  • 7. Bourne sh: Prompts
  • 8. bash: Bourne-Again Shell
  • 9. Help from Commands and Documentation
  • 10. Navigating the Filesystem 
  • 11. Getting Help Within the Graphical Desktop
  • 12. Getting Help with man & info
  • 13. bash: Command Line History
  • 14. bash: Command Editing
  • 15. bash: Command Completion
  • 16. Shell and Environment Variables
  • 17. Key Environment Variables

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Help with Commands
  • 2. Linux Shells
  • 3. Shell Variables
  • 4. Bash History
  • 5. Aliases

2. Use Streams, Pipes, and Redirects

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. File Redirection
  • 3. Piping Commands Together
  • 4. Filename Matching
  • 5. File Globbing and Wildcard Patterns
  • 6. Brace Expansion
  • 7. General Quoting Rules
  • 8. Nesting Commands
  • 9. Gotchas: Maximum Command Length

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Connecting Commands
  • 2. Wildcard File Matching
  • 3. Shell Meta-Characters
  • 4. Command Substitution

3. Manage File Permissions and Ownership

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
  • 3. Displaying Directory Contents
  • 4. Filesystem Structures
  • 5. Determining Disk Usage With df and du
  • 6. File Ownership
  • 7. Default Group Ownership
  • 8. File and Directory Permissions
  • 9. File Creation Permissions with umask
  • 10. Changing File Permissions
  • 11. SUID and SGID on files
  • 12. SGID and Sticky Bit on Directories
  • 13. User Private Group Scheme

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Navigating Directories and Listing Files
  • 2. Disk and Filesystem Usage
  • 3. File and Directory Ownership and Permissions

4. Create, Delete, Find, and Display Files

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Directory Manipulation
  • 3. File Manipulation
  • 4. Deleting and Creating Files
  • 5. Physical Unix File Structure
  • 6. Filesystem Links
  • 7. File Extensions and Content
  • 8. Which and Type
  • 9. whereis
  • 10. Searching the Filesystem
  • 11. Alternate Search Method
  • 12. Manually Installed Shared Libraries

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Manipulating Files and Directories

5. Work with Archives and Compression

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Archives with tar
  • 3. Archives with cpio
  • 4. The gzip Compression Utility
  • 5. The bzip2 Compression Utility
  • 6. The XZ Compression Utility
  • 7. The PKZIP Archiving/Compression format

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Archiving and Compression
  • 2. Using tar
  • 3. cpio for Backups

6. Process Text Streams Using Filters

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Producing File Statistics
  • 3. The Streaming Editor
  • 4. Replacing Text Characters
  • 5. Text Sorting
  • 6. Duplicate Removal Utility
  • 7. Extracting Columns of Text
  • 8. Displaying Files
  • 9. Prepare Text for Display
  • 10. Previewing Files
  • 11. Displaying Binary Files
  • 12. Combining Files and Merging Text

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Text Processing
  • 2. Processing Text Streams

7. Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Searching Inside Files
  • 3. Regular Expression Overview
  • 4. Regular Expressions
  • 5. RE Character Classes
  • 6. RE Quantifiers
  • 7. RE Parenthesis

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Pattern Matching with Regular Expressions
  • 2. Extended Regular Expressions
  • 3. Using Regular Expressions With sed

8. Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Text Editing
  • 3. vi and Vim
  • 4. Learning vi
  • 5. Basic vi
  • 6. Intermediate vi

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Text Editing with Vim

9. Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. What is a Process?
  • 3. Process Lifecycle
  • 4. Process States
  • 5. Viewing Processes
  • 6. Signals
  • 7. Tools to Send Signals
  • 8. Job Control Overview
  • 9. Job Control Commands
  • 10. nohup and disown
  • 11. Managing Processes
  • 12. Tuning Process Scheduling
  • 13. uptime
  • 14. Persistent Shell Sessions with Screen
  • 15. Using screen
  • 16. Advanced Screen

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Job Control Basics
  • 2. Process Management 
  • 3. Screen Basics
  • 4. Using Screen Regions 

10. Use RPM, YUM, and Debian Package Management

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Managing Software
  • 3. RPM Architecture
  • 4. Working With RPMs
  • 5. Querying and Verifying with rpm
  • 6. Installing Debian Packages
  • 7. Querying and Verifying with dpkg
  • 8. The alien Package Conversion Tool
  • 9. Managing Software Dependencies
  • 10. Using the YUM command
  • 11. yumdownloader
  • 12. Configuring YUM
  • 13. The dselect & APT Frontends to dpkg
  • 14. Aptitude
  • 15. Configuring APT

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Working with RPMs on Ubuntu
  • 2. Querying the RPM Database

11. Work with Partitions, Filesystems, and Disk Quotas

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Partition Considerations
  • 3. Logical Volume Management
  • 4. Filesystem Planning
  • 5. Partitioning Disks with fdisk
  • 6. Resizing a GPT Partition with gdisk
  • 7. Partitioning Disks with parted
  • 8. Filesystem Creation
  • 9. Filesystem Support
  • 10. Unix/Linux Filesystem Features
  • 11. Swap
  • 12. Selecting a Filesystem
  • 13. Filesystem Maintenance
  • 14. Mounting Filesystems
  • 15. Mounting Filesystems
  • 16. Managing an XFS Filesystem
  • 17. NFS
  • 18. SMB
  • 19. Filesystem Table (/etc/fstab)
  • 20. Configuring Disk Quotas
  • 21. Setting Quotas
  • 22. Viewing and Monitoring Quotas

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Hot Adding Swap
  • 2. Accessing NFS Shares
  • 3. Setting User Quotas

12. Linux Boot Process

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Booting Linux on PCs
  • 3. GRUB Configuration
  • 4. GRUB 2
  • 5. Boot Parameters
  • 6. /sbin/init
  • 7. System Init Styles
  • 8. Linux Runlevels
  • 9. /etc/inittab
  • 10. /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit
  • 11. SUSE /etc/init.d/boot
  • 12. System Initialization
  • 13. Runlevel Implementation
  • 14. systemd System and Service Manager
  • 15. systemd Targets
  • 16. Using systemd
  • 17. Shutdown and Reboot

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Boot Process
  • 2. GRUB Command Line
  • 3. Basic GRUB Security
  • 4. Basic GRUB Security

13. Determine and Configure Hardware Settings

  • 1. LPI Objectives Covered
  • 2. Managing Linux Device Files
  • 3. Hardware Discovery Tools
  • 4. Configuring New Hardware with hwinfo
  • 5. PC Architecture and Bus
  • 6. DMA & IRQ
  • 7. USB Devices
  • 8. USB Configuration
  • 9. Configuring Kernel Components and Modules
  • 10. Kernel Modules
  • 11. Handling Module Dependencies
  • 12. Configuring the Kernel via /proc/
  • 13. Kernel Hardware Info € /sys/
  • 14. /sys/ Structure
  • 15. Random Numbers and /dev/random

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Adjusting Kernel Options

A. Linux Fundamentals

  • 1. Unix Origins and Design Principles
  • 2. FSF and GNU
  • 3. GPL € General Public License
  • 4. The Linux Kernel
  • 5. Components of a Distribution
  • 6. Red Hat Linux Products
  • 7. SUSE Linux Products
  • 8. Debian
  • 9. Ubuntu
  • 10. Logging In
  • 11. got root?
  • 12. Switching User Contexts
  • 13. Gathering Login Session Info

Lab Tasks:

  • 1. Login and Discovery
  • 2. Switching Users With su

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 1) class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

General computing knowledge and experience. No prior knowledge with Linux is required.

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 1) class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Comments

Available as Private course

No Upcoming Public Classes

There are currently no public events available for this course. However, you can submit a request for a new date and we will try our best to get you into a LPIC-1 Exam Prep (Course 1) class.

Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date