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Linux Essentials (Course & Lab)

ISBN : 9781616915827

Gain hands-on expertise in LPI Linux Essentials certification exam by course and performance based labs. Performance based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. LPI Linux Essentials is a professional development certification program. LPI Linux Essentials exam covers basic knowledge on Open Source and various distributions of Linux.

LPI Linux Essentials is a professional development certification program for Linux professionals and covers basic knowledge on Open Source and various distributions of Linux.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab

Videos and How To

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

Video Lessons
  • Overview
  • What Is an OS?
  • Investigating User Interfaces
  • Where Does Linux Fit in the OS World?
  • What Is a Distribution?
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Linux through the Ages
  • Using Open Source Software
  • Understanding OS Roles
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Investigating Software Licenses
  • The Free Software Foundation
  • The Open Source Initiative
  • The Creative Commons
  • Using Open Source Licenses
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Using a Linux Desktop Environment
  • Working with Productivity Software
  • Using Server Programs
  • Managing Programming Languages
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Learning About Your CPU
  • Identifying Motherboard Capabilities
  • Sizing Your Power Supply
  • Understanding Disk Issues
  • Managing Displays
  • Handling USB Devices
  • Managing Drivers
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Starting a Command Line
  • Running Programs
  • Manipulating Files
  • Using Shell Features
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Manipulating Files
  • Manipulating Directories
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Using man Pages
  • Using info Pages
  • Finding Additional Documentation
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Understanding Package Management
  • Understanding the Process Hierarchy
  • Identifying Running Processes
  • Using Log Files
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Using Regular Expressions
  • Searching for and Extracting Data
  • Redirecting Input and Output
  • Archiving Data
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Understanding the Role of Text Files
  • Choosing an Editor
  • Launching an Editor
  • Editing Files with pico or nano
  • Editing Files with Vi
  • Using Configuration File Conventions
  • Editing Formatted Text Files
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Beginning a Shell Script
  • Using Commands
  • Using Arguments
  • Using Variables
  • Using Conditional Expressions
  • Using Loops
  • Using Functions
  • Setting the Script's Exit Value
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Understanding Accounts
  • Using Account Tools
  • Working as root
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Creating New Accounts
  • Modifying Accounts
  • Deleting Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Setting Ownership
  • Setting Permissions
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Understanding Where Things Go
  • Using Special Permission Bits and File Features
  • Suggested Exercises
  • Overview
  • Understanding Network Features
  • Configuring a Network Connection
  • Testing Your Network Connection
  • Protecting Your System from the Bad Guys
  • Suggested Exercises

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • You work as a Linux system administrator for uCe... command should you use to accomplish this task?
  • Deleting a file
  • Creating and copying files
  • Identifying the CPU architecture
  • Displaying basic information of the system
  • You work as a technician for uCertify Inc. The c...mand should you execute to accomplish this task?
  • You want to access the /dev/sda5 filesystem at /shared. Execute the command to accomplish this task.
  • Identifying your current path setting
  • Knowing a computer's memory usage
  • Knowing ways of listing files
  • Creating and listing directories
  • Deleting files
  • Finding the absolute path
  • Creating a subdirectory
  • Sorting the file in reverse order
  • Deleting a subdirectory
  • Viewing the list of files in the current directory
  • Changing the root directory
  • You work as a Linux System Administrator for uCe...te the command required to accomplish this task.
  • Renaming a file and creating a symbolic link
  • John works as a Linux System Administrator for u...command should he write to accomplish this task?
  • Creating and deleting a directory
  • Understanding help facilities
  • Searching information in man pages
  • Reading info pages of a command
  • Searching a file
  • Locating man pages for a command
  • Searching a binary file directory
  • Installing the samba package
  • Installing the GNOME desktop environment
  • Identifying PID number of a process
  • Listing all processes of the root user
  • Finding kernel ring buffer messages
  • Examining the kernel ring buffer
  • Using the grep command
  • Searching a word in a file
  • Counting the words of a file
  • Archiving a file
  • Creating a compressed gzip archive file
  • Putting files into a single zip file
  • Creating an archive file
  • Printing a message
  • Sending ICMP ECHO_REQUEST to network hosts
  • Testing the connection
  • Verifying script execution
  • Changing the primary group
  • You work as a network administrator for uCertify...ical. Write the command to accomplish this task.
  • Displaying basic information of users and group
  • You work as a network administrator for uCertify...r ID. Write the command to accomplish this task.
  • You work as a root user in a Linux-based Execute the command to accomplish this task.
  • Creating a password-protected user
  • Switching to another user
  • Working with a user account
  • Creating a user account
  • Getting information about the current account
  • Adding a user to a group
  • You work as a Linux System Administrator for Tec...imes. Write the command to accomplish this task.
  • Deleting a user account
  • Deleting a group
  • Renaming a group
  • Adding a group
  • Deleting a user
  • Changing the group ownership
  • Changing the ownership of a file
  • Creating a long directory listing
  • Setting the permissions
  • Creating links between files
  • Setting the SUID on a file
  • Displaying hidden files
  • Searching information in subdirectories
  • Displaying interface details
  • John works as a network administrator for uCerti...command should he write to accomplish this task?
  • Connecting a network interface with an IP address
  • Listing of listening TCP ports
  • Displaying the routing table