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Become a Linux System Administrator

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This learning path helps IT pros develop the Linux system administration skills they need to manage and maintain a Linux environment. Beginning with an overview and installation, you can progress to package management, shells and processes, and intermediate and advanced Linux skills and tools.
  • Understand the skills and tasks necessary to install and manage CentOS.
  • Manage packages with RPM, YUM, dpkg, and APT.
  • Explore the tools and steps necessary to configure and manage a Linux network.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Linux: Overview and Installation
-Get a good overview of Linux, find out how to install Enterprise Linux 8 into a virtual machine, and then start learning how to use Linux as a desktop operating system.

Course 2: Learning Linux Command Line
-Explore the Linux command line and Bash shell. Learn how to navigate the file and folder structure, edit text, set permissions, and install and update software on Linux machines.

Course 3: Linux: Files and Permissions
-Learn how to manage files and directories, create links, and set permissions in Enterprise Linux 8.

Course 4: Linux: Package Management for CentOS
-Discover how to manage the thousands of installable pieces of software that come with CentOS Linux. Learn about software package choices and managing packages with RPM and Yum.

Course 5: Linux: Shells and Processes
-Gain a thorough understanding of the shell and system processes to help you work faster and more efficiently in Linux.

Course 6: Linux: Network Configuration
-Find out how to configure network settings on systems running a variety of Linux distributions.

Course 7: Linux CentOS 7: Desktops and Remote Access (2016)
-Find the most productive way to work in Linux. Learn how to access a CentOS computer via desktop environments, terminal emulators, shells, and remote tools.

Course 8: Linux: System Information and Directory Structure Tools
-Dive into the Linux directory structure using basic tools and command-line text editing. Learn how to query the operating system, identify directories, archive files, and more.

Course 9: Linux: File Sharing Services
-Learn about how to set up and configure Linux file sharing services using essential systems and protocols.

Course 10: Linux: Storage Systems
-Learn how to manage partitions, logical and physical volumes, and file systems in Linux.

Course 11: Linux: Kernels and Logging for System Administration
-Learn how to customize and configure the Linux kernel on CentOS 7, and manage the GRUB boot loader, system initialization, and system logging.

Course 12: Linux: User and Group Management
-Learn how to manage users and groups using command-line tools in Linux as a system administrator.


Taught by

Grant McWilliams, Scott Simpson and Kevin Dankwardt


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