LPI Linux Essentials Exam Prep
Gain the support you need to study, prepare for, and pass the LPI Linux Essentials exam. This course will teach you practical, real-world Linux tips and techniques, as well as the skills required to pass the exam.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Linux Essentials exam is an industry standard that demonstrates to employers that you know the basics of the Linux operating system. In this course, you will gain the support you need to study, prepare for, and pass the Linux Essentials exam. You will start with the history of Linux, how it was originally developed, and why there are so many different distributions available. You'll learn about the open source software movement, and how the various types of open source software licensing differ. The course walks you through the basics of all the Linux distributions but focuses on the Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS distribution.
In this course, you will discover how to use both the Linux graphical desktop and the text-based command line, and you'll master the basics so you can work comfortably in either environment. You will explore how Linux uses standard folders to organize system files, application files, and user files, and you will learn how to manipulate files within the different types of folders. The course also demonstrates the power of Linux in working with text files, so you can create, edit, and search for data in text files. As you work through the lessons, you'll gain practical, real-world Linux tips and techniques, as well as the skills required to pass the LPI Linux Essentials exam. From there, you'll be on your way to a career as a Linux system administrator!
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
about the instructor
Richard Blum has been an IT industry professional for over 20 years, working mainly as a network and systems administrator. During this time, he has worked with Microsoft, Novell, Unix, and Linux servers, and has created websites using a variety of different programming languages. Blum is the author of several programming and systems administration books, including Professional Assembly Language, C# Network Programming, PostgreSQL 8 for Windows, Sendmail for Linux, Postfix, and Network Performance Open Source Toolkit.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.