CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1

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13 Hours of Video Instruction

CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Complete Video Course provides a solid understanding of all topics that candidates need to master to pass the CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Certification.

Description

CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Complete Video Course offers almost 13 hours of training covering all objectives on the CompTIA Linux+ and Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 exams. 28 lessons in 7 modules divided into separate exam sections make sure you learn every topic included in the exam objectives.

This course also serves as an introduction for people interested in learning basic Linux administration skills. The videos provide thorough coverage of command-line skills that work on multiple distributions and prepares anyone who wants to acquire in-depth knowledge of common Linux tasks.

The CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Complete Video Course prepares you for the CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI certification, which grants CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, and the SUSE Certified Linux Administrator (CLA) certifications, so you can earn three industry-recognized certifications at once.

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant living in the Netherlands. Sander has written numerous books about different Linux-related topics, and many articles for Linux publications around the world. Sander has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. As a consultant, he is specialized in Linux High Availability solutions and Performance Optimization. More information about Sander is on his website at www.sandervanvugt.com.

For more information about RHAT certification and additional resources, visit the author's RHAT Certification page.

Skill Level

  • Beginning to intermediate

Who Should Take This Course

Primary audience:

The target audience for this course is anyone who wants to study for and pass the CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, and Certified Linux Administrator (CLA) certifications. This title is also best for anyone interested in learning the basic Linux skills required for junior system administrators.

Secondary audience:

A secondary audience consists of home users and hobbyists who want to acquire more knowledge about the operating system they are using.

Table of Contents

CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 and LPIC-1 (Exam 101)

Lesson 1: Performing Basic Tasks from a Shell Environment

This lesson introduces the shell environment and working with commands.

Lesson 2: Processing and Working with Text Files

Working with text files is an essential skill for a Linux administrator. This lesson showcases which tools are available to work with text files in the most efficient way.

Lesson 3: Performing Basic File Management Tasks

As Linux is a file-oriented operating system, performing file management tasks is an important skill. This lesson teaches the essentials about working with Linux filesystems.

Lesson 4: Managing Processes

This lesson covers how to start, monitor, and prioritize processes.

Lesson 5: Design Hard Disk Layout

This lesson details how to design a hard disk and create partitions and filesystems on a hard disk.

Lesson 6: Creating Partitions and Filesystems

To store files, you need a filesystem. This lesson explains how to create and work with Linux filesystems, as well as how to perform common filesystem administration tasks.

Lesson 7: Common Filesystem Management Tasks

This lesson covers how to mount and unmount file systems and how to work with quotas.

Lesson 8: Managing Permissions

Permissions are used to grant access to file resources on Linux systems. This lesson explains how to set permissions according to specific needs.

Lesson 9: Managing Software

Linux works with software packages that are provided through repositories. This lesson explains how to install and manage software packages, as well as repositories.

Lesson 10: System Architecture

This lesson details how to work to inventory hardware in a system and how to connect and disconnect different devices.

Lesson 11: Boot the System

Many things are happening when a Linux server is booting. This lesson explains the boot order and the different components involved.

Lesson 12: Managing the Boot Sequence.

This lesson details how to change runlevels and boot targets. The lesson also covers how to shutdown or reboot a system.

Lesson 13: Install a Boot Manager

This lesson explains how to install and configure the GRUB and GRUB2 boot managers.

Lesson 14: Managing Shared Libraries

This lesson explains how to identify and manage shared libraries

CompTIA Linux+ LX0-104 and LPIC-1 (Exam 102)

Lesson 1:Using and Customizing the shell Environment

In this lesson, the student learns how to customize the shell environment to provide basic settings as needed by users.

Lesson 2:Managing Printing

In this lesson, the student learns how the CUPS printing system is organized and how print jobs, as well as printers, can be managed.

Lesson 3:Managing User and Group Accounts

In this lesson, the student learns how user and group accounts are used and managed in a Linux environment.

Lesson 4:Configuring Security

This lesson shows how to apply different network and user-based security settings.

Lesson 5:Scheduling Jobs

In this lesson, the student learns how to schedule tasks and jobs using at and cron.

Lesson 6: Maintaining System Time

Linux stores time in different ways. In this lesson, the student learns about the different locations where time is stored and how these relate to one another.

Lesson 7: Configuring System Logging

In this lesson, the student learns how to configure system logging. The (r)syslog service is explained, as well as the systemd journal and logrotate.

Lesson 8: Configuring Networking

This lesson introduces networking in general and teaches how to configure network interfaces with fixed or permanent network configurations.

Lesson 9: Managing MTA Basics

This lesson provides a basic overview of MTA and teaches students how to configure a system to send outgoing mail to a relay host.

Lesson 10: Using SSH

In this lesson, the student learns how to use ssh and related commands. Advanced SSH usage is also covered, including configuration parameters, working with SSH keys, and SSH port forwarding.

Lesson 11: Customizing and Writing Shell Scripts

This lesson provides an introduction to Linux shell scripting. At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to read bash shell scripts and write shell scripts using common structures.

Lesson 12: Accessibility and Internationalization

This lesson explains how to configure Linux for increased accessibility and for use in international environments.

Lesson 13: SQL Data Management

This lesson teaches learners how to set up a simple SQL database.

Lesson 14: Managing User Interfaces and Desktops

In this lesson, students learn more about the backgrounds of the graphical environment, along with the common administration tasks, commands, and configuration files involved in configuring a GUI.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1: Introduction
  2. Installing Linux and Setting Up an Environment
    1. Installing Linux and Setting Up an Environment
  3. Introduction
    1. CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 and LPIC-1 (Exam 101): Introduction
  4. Module 1: Essential Skills
    1. Essential Skills
  5. Lesson 1: Performing Basic Tasks from a Shell Environment
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 Understanding the File System Layout in the FHS
    3. 1.2 Knowing the Location and Purpose of Important Files and Directories as Defined in the FHS
    4. 1.3 Finding Files and Commands on a Linux System
    5. 1.4 Using Single Shell Commands and One-line Command Sequences
    6. 1.5 Using and Modifying the Shell Environment
    7. 1.6 Using and Editing Command History
    8. 1.7 Invoking Commands Inside and Outside the Defined Path
    9. Summary
  6. Lesson 2: Processing and Working with Text Files
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Using Streams, Pipes, and Redirects
    3. 2.2 File Viewing Commands
    4. 2.3 File Formatting Commands
    5. 2.4 File Processing Commands
    6. 2.5 Understanding vi
    7. 2.6 Editing Text Files with vi
    8. 2.7 Using Regular Expressions to Work with Text Files
    9. 2.8 Searching Text Patterns with grep
    10. Summary
  7. Lesson 3: Performing Basic File Management Tasks
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 3.1 Copying, Moving, and Removing Files
    3. 3.2 Using Wildcards
    4. 3.3 Other File Management Tools
    5. 3.4 Creating Backups
    6. 3.5 Analyzing and Extracting tar Backups
    7. 3.6 Understanding Links and Inodes
    8. 3.7 Managing Hard and Symbolic Links
    9. Summary
  8. Lesson 4: Managing Processes
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 4.1 Running Jobs in Foreground and Background
    3. 4.2 Sending Signals to Processes
    4. 4.3 Monitoring Processes with top
    5. 4.4 Selecting and Sorting Processes with ps and Related Utilities
    6. 4.5 Understanding Process Priority
    7. 4.6 Changing Process Priority
    8. Summary
  9. Module 2: Administration Tasks
    1. Administration Tasks
  10. Lesson 5: Design Hard Disk Layout
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 5.1 Allocating Filesystems and Swap Space
    3. 5.2 Tailoring the Design to the Intended Use of the System
    4. 5.3 Ensuring the /boot Partition Conforms to the Hardware Architecture
    5. 5.4 Understanding Basic LVM Features
    6. Summary
  11. Lesson 6: Creating Partitions and Filesystems
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 6.1 Understanding GPT and MBR Differences
    3. 6.2 Managing MBR Primary Partition Tables with fdisk
    4. 6.3 Managing Logical Partitions with fdisk
    5. 6.4 Basic Knowledge of gdisk and parted with GPT
    6. 6.5 Creating Filesystems
    7. 6.6 Verifying the Integrity of Filesystems
    8. 6.7 Monitoring Free Space and Inodes
    9. Summary
  12. Lesson 7: Common Filesystem Management Tasks
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 7.1 Understanding Filesystem Mounts
    3. 7.2 Mounting Filesystems
    4. 7.3 Configuring Filesystem Mounting on Boot
    5. 7.4 Configuring User Mountable Removable Filesystems
    6. 7.5 Understanding Disk Quotas
    7. 7.6 Managing Disk Quotas
    8. Summary
  13. Lesson 8: Managing Permissions
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 8.1 Understanding Linux Users and Groups
    3. 8.2 Understanding File Ownership
    4. 8.3 Understanding rwx Permissions
    5. 8.4 Managing Access Permissions on Regular and Special Files and Directories
    6. 8.5 Understanding Special Permissions
    7. 8.6 Using Access Modes such as SUID, SGID, and Sticky Bit
    8. 8.7 Modifying the File Creation Mask
    9. Summary
  14. Lesson 9: Managing Software
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Understanding Packages and Meta Package Handlers
    3. 9.2 Understanding Variations in Linux Software Management
    4. 9.3 Installing, Reinstalling, Upgrading, and Removing Packages Using RPM and YUM
    5. 9.4 Obtaining Information on RPM Packages
    6. 9.5 Understanding Debian/Ubuntu Package Management
    7. 9.6 Finding Packages Containing Specific Files
    8. 9.7 Obtaining Package Information about Debian Packages
    9. Summary
  15. Module 3: Advanced Management Tasks
    1. Advanced Management Tasks
  16. Lesson 10: System Architecture
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 10.1 Enabling and Disabling Integrated Peripherals
    3. 10.2 Configuring Systems with or without External Peripherals
    4. 10.3 Differentiating Between the Various Types of Mass Storage Devices
    5. 10.4 Differentiating between Coldplug and Hotplug Devices
    6. 10.5 Determining Hardware Resources for Devices
    7. 10.6 Tools and Utilities to List Various Hardware Information
    8. 10.7 Tools and Utilities to Manipulate USB Devices
    9. 10.8 Conceptual Understanding of sysfs, udev, dbus
    10. Summary
  17. Lesson 11: Boot the System
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 11.1 Understanding GRUB and GRUB2 Differences
    3. 11.2 Providing Common Commands to the Boot Loader and Options to the Kernel at Boot Time
    4. 11.3 Demonstrating Knowledge of the Boot Sequence from BIOS to Boot Completion
    5. 11.4 Understanding SysVinit and systemd
    6. 11.5 Awareness of Upstart
    7. 11.6 Checking Boot Events in the Log Files
    8. Summary
  18. Lesson 12: Managing the Boot Sequence
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 12.1 Setting the Default Runlevel or Boot Target
    3. 12.2 Changing Between Runlevels / Boot Targets Using Single User Mode
    4. 12.3 Shutting Down and Rebooting from the Command Line
    5. 12.4 Alerting Users Before Making Changes
    6. Summary
  19. Lesson 13: Install a Boot Manager
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 Providing Alternative Boot Locations and Backup Boot Options
    3. 13.2 Installing and Configuring a Boot Loader such as GRUB
    4. 13.3 Performing Basic Configuration Changes for GRUB2
    5. Summary
  20. Lesson 14: Managing Shared Libraries
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 14.1 Identifying Shared Libraries
    3. 14.2 Identifying the Typical Locations of Shared Libraries
    4. 14.3 Loading Shared Libraries
    5. Summary
  21. Summary
    1. CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 and LPIC-1 (Exam 101): Summary
  22. Introduction
    1. CompTIA Linux+ LX0-104 and LPIC-1 (Exam 102): Introduction
  23. Module 1: Providing a Base Environment
    1. Providing a Base Environment
  24. Lesson 1: Using and Customizing the Shell Environment
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 1.1 Setting Environment Variables at Login or When Spawning a New Shell
    3. 1.2 Using Bash Functions
    4. 1.3 Maintaining Skeleton Directories for New Users
    5. 1.4 Setting the Command Search Path
    6. Summary
  25. Lesson 2: Managing Printing
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 2.1 Understanding Linux Printing
    3. 2.2 Creating a Basic CUPS Configuration
    4. 2.3 Configuring a Text-only Printer
    5. 2.4 Print Job Processing
    6. 2.5 Managing User Print Queues
    7. 2.6 Troubleshooting General Printing Problems
    8. Summary
  26. Lesson 3: Managing User and Group Accounts
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 3.1 Adding, Modifying, and Removing Users
    3. 3.2 Adding and Modifying Groups
    4. 3.3 Managing User/Group Information in Password/Group Databases
    5. 3.4 Creating and Managing Special Purpose and Limited Accounts
    6. 3.5 Understanding Group Membership
    7. Summary
  27. Module 2: Common Administration Tasks
    1. Common Administration Tasks
  28. Lesson 4: Configuring Security
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 4.1 Auditing a System to Find Files with SUID/SGID
    3. 4.2 Managing Password Aging
    4. 4.3 Analyzing Ports with netstat and nmap
    5. 4.4 Setting up Limits on User Logins, Processes, and Memory Usage
    6. 4.5 Configuring sudo
    7. 4.6 Determining Which Users Have Logged in and are Currently Logged in
    8. 4.7 Setting up Host Security
    9. 4.8 Understanding Advanced Security Such as SELinux and Apparmor
    10. Summary
  29. Lesson 5: Scheduling Jobs
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 5.1 Creating and Managing at Jobs
    3. 5.2 Creating and Managing cron Jobs
    4. 5.3 Configuring User Access to cron and at Services
    5. 5.4 Configuring anacron
    6. Summary
  30. Lesson 6: Maintaining System Time
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 6.1 Understanding Linux Time
    3. 6.2 Setting System Date and Time
    4. 6.3 Setting the Hardware Clock
    5. 6.4 Configuring UTC and Local Time
    6. Summary
  31. Lesson 7: Configuring System Logging
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 7.1 Understanding Syslog Facilities, Priorities, and Destinations
    3. 7.2 Configuring Syslog
    4. 7.3 Reading Log Files and Configuring Logrotate
    5. 7.4 Logging in Non-syslog Services
    6. 7.5 Understanding journald, rsyslog and syslog-ng
    7. Summary
  32. Module 3: Networking and Related Services
    1. Networking and Related Services
  33. Lesson 8: Configuring Networking
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 8.1 Understanding IP Protocol Fundamentals
    3. 8.2 Configuring Network Interfaces with ip and ifconfig
    4. 8.3 Creating Basic Static TCP/IP Host Configuration
    5. 8.4 Understanding Routing
    6. 8.5 Setting a Default Route
    7. 8.6 Configuring Client Side DNS
    8. 8.7 Applying Network Troubleshooting Basics
    9. Summary
  34. Lesson 9: Managing MTA Basics
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 9.1 Understanding Mail Handling
    3. 9.2 Creating E-mail Aliases
    4. 9.3 Knowing Common Linux MTA Programs
    5. 9.4 Configuring E-mail Forwarding
    6. Summary
  35. Lesson 10: Using SSH
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 10.1 Using ssh, scp and sftp
    3. 10.2 Changing Common Client and Server Settings
    4. 10.3 Configuring SSH Host Keys
    5. 10.4 Understanding SSH Port Tunnels
    6. 10.5 Creating SSH Port Tunnels
    7. 10.6 Performing Basic GnuPG Configuration, Usage, and Revocation
    8. 10.7 Using GnuPG in E-mail
    9. 10.8 Using GnuPG to Encrypt Files
    10. Summary
  36. Module 4: Advanced Management Tasks
    1. Advanced Management Tasks
  37. Lesson 11: Customizing and Writing Shell Scripts
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 11.1 Selecting the Shell Interpreter Through the Shebang
    3. 11.2 Managing the Location, Ownership, Execution and Suid-rights of Scripts
    4. 11.3 Understanding Shell Script Basic Elements
    5. 11.4 Working with Read and Arguments
    6. 11.5 Using Here Documents
    7. 11.6 Understanding Return Values
    8. 11.7 Performing Tests
    9. 11.8 Using Command Substitution
    10. 11.9 Using Loops and Conditional Tests
    11. 11.10 Performing Conditional Mailing to Superuser
    12. Summary
  38. Lesson 12: Accessibility and Internationalization
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 12.1 Understanding Keyboard Accessibility Settings
    3. 12.2 Understanding Visual Settings and Themes
    4. 12.3 Understanding Assistive Technologies Basics
    5. 12.4 Configuring Locale Settings and Environment Variables
    6. Summary
  39. Lesson 13: SQL Data Management
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 13.1 Understanding SQL Databases
    3. 13.2 Creating an Example Database and Basic Data Manipulation
    4. 13.3 Using Basic SQL Commands
    5. Summary
  40. Lesson 14: Managing User Interfaces and Desktops
    1. Learning Objectives
    2. 14.1 Understanding X Configuration Files
    3. 14.2 Verifying Video Card Support
    4. 14.3 Getting X Display Information
    5. 14.4 Managing a Font Server
    6. 14.5 Setting up a Display Manager
    7. Summary
  41. Summary
    1. CompTIA Linux+ LX0-104 and LPIC-1 (Exam 102): Summary
  42. Summary
    1. CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1: Summary

Product information

  • Title: CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: October 2015
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 0134426363