December 10, 2015

NDG Linux Essentials

The NDG Linux Essentials course focuses on the basic Linux system administration skills needed in preparation for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 or CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI certification. You will gain proficiency performing maintenance tasks on the command line, installing and configuring a computer running Linux and configuring basic networking.


Certification is awarded by Cisco and is globally recognized.

What you’ll learn

  • Develop a working knowledge of the Linux command line
  • Study content explaining Linux as you practice on real Linux virtual machines
  • Access expert content online
  • Prepare for vendor neutral Linux certifications LPI LPIC-1 and CompTIA Linux+
  • Get immediate feedback on your knowledge through built-in quizzes and tests

Course structure

Total Units: 16


  • Introduction to Linux
  • Open Source Applications and Licenses
  • Using Linux
  • Command Line Skills
  • Getting Help
  • Working with Files and Directories
  • Archiving and Compression
  • Pipes, Redirection, and REGEX
  • Basic Scripting
  • Understanding Computer Hardware
  • Managing Packages and Processes
  • Network Configuration
  • System and User Security
  • Create a new user
  • Ownership and Permissions
  • Securing Permissions, Links and File Locations

    Instructional text, developed to meet the learning objectives of the subject matter. A coursebook is typically organized in chapter format and functions as an online textbook.


    Step-by-step directed tasks that are designed to provide a hands-on practical experience to reinforce mastery of the subject matter.

    Tests and quizzes, available within the learning environment that provide feedback of the learner’s proficiency of the subject matter.




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