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Linux/Unix OS Essentials

Overview

Unix is a computer Operating System which is capable of handling activities from multiple users at the same time. The development of Unix started around 1969 at AT&T Bell Labs by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie. This tutorial gives a very good understanding on Unix.

Introduction

The Unix/Linux operating system is a set of programs that act as a link between the computer and the user.
The computer programs that allocate the system resources and coordinate all the details of the computer's internals is called the operating system or the kernel.
Users communicate with the kernel through a program known as the shell. The shell is a command line interpreter; it translates commands entered by the user and converts them into a language that is understood by the kernel

Target Audience

This course has been prepared for the beginners to help them understand the basics to advanced concepts covering Unix commands, Unix shell scripting and various utilities.

 

Course Objectives

In this course, you will administer Linux. You will:

 

  • Identify basic Linux concepts and

 

  • perform basic Linux tasks.
  • Manage user and group accounts.
  • Manage partitions and the Linux files ystem.
  • Manage various files in Linux.
  • Work with Linux permissions and ownership.
  • Print files.
  • Manage packages.
  • Manage kernel services.
  • Work with the Bash shell and shell scripts.
  • Manage jobs and processes.
  • Manage system services.
  • Configure network services.
  • Configure basic Internet services.
  • Implement measures to secure a Linux system.
  • Manage hardware associated with Linux systems.
  • Troubleshoot Linux system issues.
  • Install the Linux operating system.
  • Configure the




Course Content

Lesson 1: Performing Basic Linux Tasks
Identify the History and Development of Linux
Enter Shell Commands
Get Help Using Linux
Start and Stop Linux

Lesson 2: Managing User and Group Accounts
Create User and Group Accounts
Configure User Profiles
Administer User and Group Accounts

Lesson 3: Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem
Create Partitions
Navigate Through the Linux Filesystem
Manage the Filesystem
Maintain the Filesystem

Lesson 4: Managing Files in Linux
Create and Edit Text Files
Locate Files
Search Text Using Regular Expressions
Apply Filters to Text Streams
Link Files
Back Up and Restore Files
Manage Databases Using MariaDB

Lesson 5: Managing Linux Permissions and Ownership
Modify File and Directory Permissions
Modify Default Permissions
Modify File and Directory Ownership
Set Special Permissions and Attributes

Lesson 6: Printing Files
Configure a Local Printer
Print Files
Configure Remote Printing

Lesson 7: Managing Packages
Manage Packages Using RPM
Verify Packages
Upgrade Packages
Configure Repositories
Manage Packages Using YUM
Advanced Package and Application Management

Lesson 8: Managing Kernel Services
Explore the Linux Kernel
Customize Kernel Modules
Create an initrd Image
Manage Device Drivers and Hardware Devices
Monitor Processes and Resources

Lesson 9: Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts
Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
Write a Bash Shell Script
Customize the Bash Shell
Redirect Standard Input and Output
Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts

Lesson 10: Managing Jobs and Processes
Manage Jobs and Background Processes
Manage Processes Using the Process Table
Delay and Detach Jobs
Schedule Jobs
Maintain the System Time

Lesson 11: Managing System Services
Configure System Services
Monitor System Logs
Configure Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)

Lesson 12: Configuring Network Services
Connect to a Network
Configure Routes
Configure Client Network Services
Manage Remote Network Systems

Lesson 13: Configuring Basic Internet Services
Configure Email Services
Control Internet Services

Lesson 14: Securing Linux
Implement Basic System Security
Secure User Accounts

Lesson 15: Managing Hardware
Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
Configure Removable Hardware
Configure Disk Quotas

Lesson 16: Troubleshooting Linux Systems
Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues

Lesson 17: Installing Linux
Prepare for Installation
The Linux Boot Process
Configure GRUB
Install the Operating System

Lesson 18: Configuring the GUI
Implement X
Customize the Display Manager
Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

 TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

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REQUIREMENTS

The training is designed for participants who are reasonably proficient in English and have an understanding of basic Statistics and M&E.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 7th January 2019

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

  1. Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.
  2. No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

 

 

Event Properties

Event Duration 10 Days
Event Date 14-01-2019
Event End Date 25-01-2019
Cut off date 07-01-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 139,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,200
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,390
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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