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Fundamentals of Linux

Fundamentals of Linux

This course will give you a good working knowledge of Linux, from both a graphical and command line perspective, allowing you to easily navigate through any of the major Linux distributions.


You’ll learn things like:

  • The history of Linux
  • How to install Linux
  • How to use the Graphical User Interface
  • How to control Linux using the command line
  • Basic Linux security
  • And much more!

This course is designed to work with a range of Linux distributions, so you will be able to apply these concepts regardless of your distro

Perfil de los alumnos

System administrators, developers, architects, decision makers or new Linux users can all benefit from the content covered in this class, especially if they are looking to work with more involved topics such as Linux system administration, network management and enterprise system architecture.

Requisitos previos

This class is designed for people who have little or no prior experience with Linux or Unix.


Our team of highly qualified instructors combine training activities with the development of their profession as experts in the field of IT. Professionals certified by the major manufacturers capable of transferring an enjoyable and easy to understand technical concepts more abstract.


A copy of the official Linux Foundation Training documentation.

Contenidos del Fundamentals of Linux

1. Introduction

  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Linux Foundation Certifications
  • Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
  • Distribution Details
  • Labs

2. Preliminaries

  • The Command Line
  • sudo
  • Linux Distributions and Desktops
  • Labs

3. Linux Philosophy and Concepts

  • Linux History
  • Linux Philosophy
  • Linux Community
  • Linux Vocabulary
  • Linux Distributions
  • Labs

4. Boot Process

  • Bootloader
  • Linux Kernel and initramfs
  • init and Services
  • Console
  • Labs

5. Linux Installation

  • Planning the Installation Process
  • Source Media
  • Doing the Install
  • Labs

6. Graphical Interface

  • Graphical Layers
  • Session Management
  • Exploring the Filesystem
  • Customizing the Graphical Desktop
  • Labs

7. System Configuration from the Graphical Interface

  • System Settings
  • Display Settings
  • Network Manager
  • NTP (Network Time Protocol)
  • Graphical Software Package Management
  • Labs

8. Finding Linux Documentation

  • Documentation Sources
  •  The UNIX Manual
  • GNU Info
  • Command Help
  • Other Documentation Sources
  • Labs

9. Common Applications

  • Internet Applications
  • Office Applications
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Graphics Editors
  • Labs

10. Text Editors

  • Available Text Editors
  • Creating a File Without an Editor
  • nano
  • gedit
  • gedit
  • vi
  • emacs
  • Labs

11. Command-line Operations

  • Command Line Operations and Options
  • Basic Operations
  • Command Prompt
  • Wildcards
  • Searching for Files
  • Package Management
  • Labs

12. User Environment

  • Accounts
  • Environment Variables
  • Key Shortcuts
  • Command History
  • Command Aliases
  • File Ownership and Permissions
  • Labs

13. Text Operations

  • cat
  • echo
  • sed
  • awk
  • Miscellaneous Text Utilities
  • Sorting, Cutting, Pasting, Joining, Splitting
  • Regular Expressions and grep
  • Labs

14. File Operations

  • Filesystems
  • Partitions and Mount Points
  • Network File Systems
  • Filesystem Layout
  • Working with Files
  • Comparing Files
  • File Types
  • Compressing Data
  • Labs

15. Bash Shell Scripting

  • Scripts
  • Features
  • Functions
  • Command Substitutions and Arithmetic
  • If Conditions and Tests
  • Looping Structures
  • Case Structure
  • Debugging
  • Creating Temporary Files and Directories
  • Labs

16. Processes

  • Introduction to Processes
  • Process Attributes
  • ps
  • top
  • Load Averages
  • Process Control
  • Starting Processes in the Future
  • Labs

17. Printing

  • CUPS and Printer Configuration
  • Printing Operations
  • PostScript and PDF
  • Labs

18. Networking

  • Addressing
  • Networking Interfaces and Configuration
  • Networking Utilities and Tools
  • Labs

19. Local Security Principles

  • Local Security
  • When to Use Root
  • sudo
  • Passwords
  • Bypassing User Authentication
  • Labs


Active and participatory course through demonstrations, practical exercises and clinical analysis of users of all the theoretical topics taught by the instructor in order to deal with real cases of the related product. The trainer will also use different dynamics that allow group work in the classroom as challenges and real cases.


Continual evaluation based on group and individual activities. The faculty will give continuous feedback and at the end of the activities to each participant.

During the course the participants will complete an evaluation test that must be passed with more than 75%. They will have one hour available for its realization.


Se emitirá Certificado de Asistencia sólo a los alumnos con una asistencia superior al 75% y Diploma aprovechamiento si superan también la prueba de evaluación.

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