093005 - CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI (Exams LX0-103 and LX0-104) (5 Day)
TheCompTIA® Linux+™ Powered by LPI (Exams LX0-103 and LX0-104)course, developed to cover CompTIA Powered by LPI exams LX0-103 and LX0-104, builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with the Linux operating system to present fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job in any type of Linux career.
This course can benefit you in two ways. If your job duties include Linux troubleshooting, installation, or maintenance, or if you are preparing for any type of Linux-related career, it provides the background knowledge and skills you will require to be successful. In addition, it assists you if you are preparing to take the CompTIA® Linux+™ Powered by LPI exams (Exam Codes: LX0-103 and LX0-104), in order to become a CompTIA® Linux+™ Certified Professional.
In this course, you will administer Linux.
- Identify basic Linux concepts and perform basic Linux tasks.
- Manage user and group accounts.
- Manage partitions and the Linux filesystem.
- 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 GUI.
To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following Logical Operations courses or have equivalent knowledge:
- UNIX and Linux: Fundamentals
- UNIX and Linux: Advanced User
- CompTIA® A+®: A Comprehensive Approach (Exams 220-801 and 220-802)(helpful, but not required)
Course-specific Technical Requirements
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. These computers will need the following minimum hardware components:
This configuration is applicable for both Instructor and Student systems.Depending on the hard disk type (SATA, SAS, or other) and connection, the drive letter may vary. For IDE hard drives, the drive letter will start with “hd,” whereas for SATA/SAS drives it will start with “sd.” The instructions for the activities of this course assume the drive device will be “sda.”
- 4 GB RAM or higher
- A 64-bit 2.0 GHz processor or higher
- DVD-ROM drive (Boot capable)
- Generic keyboard and mouse
- Sound and display cards (24-bit color, 1024x768 resolution or higher)
- A Network Interface Card (NIC) for each system
- Generic monitor
- Primary 40 GB (or larger) hard disk
- Secondary 8 GB (or larger) hard disk
- Printer with USB port (optional)
- A high-speed Internet connection is required for CentOS Linux Updates and Installations
The CentOS Installation DVD is also required to perform the activities in Lesson 16, and may be used to install packages throughout the course. If you are using a virtualized environment, be sure to know how to boot/reboot the system via the Installation DVD.If you are working within a virtualized environment, be sure to set up both the primary and secondary hard disks required for this course at this time. The second disk should not be used during Installation, but will be used in Lesson 3. The course assumes the primary disk is /dev/sda and the second disk is /dev/sdb.
- A copy of the CentOS Linux 7 Install DVD for the instructor and for each student. The ISO image for this DVD may be downloaded fromwww.centos.org/download/.
- If necessary, software for viewing the course slides. (Instructor machine only.)
Lesson 1:Performing Basic Linux Tasks
Topic A:Identify the History and Development of Linux
Topic B:Enter Shell Commands
Topic C:Get Help Using Linux
Topic D:Start and Stop Linux
Lesson 2:Managing User and Group Accounts
Topic A:Create User and Group Accounts
Topic B:Configure User Profiles
Topic C:Administer User and Group Accounts
Lesson 3:Managing Partitions and the Linux Filesystem
Topic A:Create Partitions
Topic B:Navigate Through the Linux Filesystem
Topic C:Manage the Filesystem
Topic D:Maintain the Filesystem
Lesson 4:Managing Files in Linux
Topic A:Create and Edit Text Files
Topic B:Locate Files
Topic C:Search Text Using Regular Expressions
Topic D:Apply Filters to Text Streams
Topic E:Link Files
Topic F:Back Up and Restore Files
Topic G:Manage Databases Using MariaDB
Lesson 5:Managing Linux Permissions and Ownership
Topic A:Modify File and Directory Permissions
Topic B:Modify Default Permissions
Topic C:Modify File and Directory Ownership
Topic D:Set Special Permissions and Attributes
Lesson 6:Printing Files
Topic A:Configure a Local Printer
Topic B:Print Files
Topic C:Configure Remote Printing
Lesson 7:Managing Packages
Topic A:Manage Packages Using RPM
Topic B:Verify Packages
Topic C:Upgrade Packages
Topic D:Configure Repositories
Topic E:Manage Packages Using YUM
Topic F:Advanced Package and Application Management
Lesson 8:Managing Kernel Services
Topic A:Explore the Linux Kernel
Topic B:Customize Kernel Modules
Topic C:Create an initrd Image
Topic D:Manage Device Drivers and Hardware Devices
Topic E:Monitor Processes and Resources
Lesson 9:Working with the Bash Shell and Shell Scripts
Topic A:Perform Basic Bash Shell Operations
Topic B:Write a Bash Shell Script
Topic C:Customize the Bash Shell
Topic D:Redirect Standard Input and Output
Topic E:Use Control Statements in Shell Scripts
Lesson 10:Managing Jobs and Processes
Topic A:Manage Jobs and Background Processes
Topic B:Manage Processes Using the Process Table
Topic C:Delay and Detach Jobs
Topic D:Schedule Jobs
Topic E:Maintain the System Time
Lesson 11:Managing System Services
Topic A:Configure System Services
Topic B:Monitor System Logs
Topic C:Configure Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
Lesson 12:Configuring Network Services
Topic A:Connect to a Network
Topic B:Configure Routes
Topic C:Configure Client Network Services
Topic D:Manage Remote Network Systems
Lesson 13:Configuring Basic Internet Services
Topic A:Configure Email Services
Topic B:Control Internet Services
Lesson 14:Securing Linux
Topic A:Implement Basic System Security
Topic B:Secure User Accounts
Lesson 15:Managing Hardware
Topic A:Identify Common Hardware Components and Resources
Topic B:Configure Removable Hardware
Topic C:Configure Disk Quotas
Lesson 16:Troubleshooting Linux Systems
Topic A:Troubleshoot System-Based Issues
Topic B:Troubleshoot Hardware Issues
Topic C:Troubleshoot Network Connection and Security Issues
Lesson 17:Installing Linux
Topic A:Prepare for Installation
Topic B:The Linux Boot Process
Topic C:Configure GRUB
Topic D:Install the Operating System
Lesson 18:Configuring the GUI
Topic A:Implement X
Topic B:Customize the Display Manager
Topic C:Enable Accessibility Settings in Linux
Appendix A:Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA® Linux+™ Powered by LPI (Exams LX0-103 and LX0-104) Exam Objectives
Appendix C:Additional Security Topics