Fundamentals of Linux LFS300 Training in West Covina

Enroll in or hire us to teach our Fundamentals of Linux LFS300 class in West Covina, California by calling us @303.377.6176. Like all HSG classes, Fundamentals of Linux LFS300 may be offered either onsite or via instructor led virtual training. Consider looking at our public training schedule to see if it is scheduled: Public Training Classes
Provided there are enough attendees, Fundamentals of Linux LFS300 may be taught at one of our local training facilities.

Answers to Popular Questions:

 
Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide Linux Unix consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

 
The objective of this course is give you a working knowledge of Linux, both from a graphical and command line perspective.
Course Length: 4 Days
Course Tuition: $2090 (US)

Prerequisites

Introduction to Linux course (free) suggested but not necessary.

Course Outline

 
 
Introduction
  • Linux Foundation
  • Linux Foundation Training
  • Laboratory Exercises
  • Registration
Preliminaries
  • The Command Line
  • sudo
  • Linux Distributions and Desktops
Linux Philosophy and Concepts
  • Linux History
  • Linux Philosophy
  • Linux Community
  • Linux Vocabulary
  • Linux Distributions
Boot Process
  • Bootloader
  • Linux Kernel and initramfs
  • init and Services
  • Console
Linux Installation
  • Planning the Installation Process
  • Source Media
  • Doing the Install
Graphical Interface
  • Graphical Layers
  • Session Management
  • Exploring the Filesystem
  • Customizing the Graphical Desktop
System Configuration from the Graphical Interface
  • System Settings
  • Display Settings
  • Network Manager
  • NTP (Network Time Protocol)
  • Graphical Software Package Management
Finding Linux Documentation
  • Documentation Sources
  • The UNIX Manual
  • GNU Info
  • Command Help
  • Other Documentation Sources
Common Applications
  • Internet Applications
  • Office Applications
  • Multimedia Applications
  • Graphics Editors
Text Editors
  • Available Text Editors
  • Creating a File Without an Editor
  • nano
  • gedit
  • vi
  • emacs
Command-line Operations
  • Command Line Operations and Options
  • Basic Operations
  • Command Prompt
  • Wildcards
  • Searching for Files
  • Package Management
User Environment
  • Accounts
  • Environment Variables
  • Key Shortcuts
  • Command History
  • Command Aliases
  • File Ownership and Permissions
Text Operations
  • cat
  • echo
  • sed
  • awk
  • Miscellaneous Text Utilities
  • Sorting, Cutting, Pasting, Joining, Splitting
  • Regular Expressions and grep
File Operations
  • Filesystems
  • Partitions and Mount Points
  • Network File Systems
  • Filesystem Layout
  • Working with Files
  • Comparing Files
  • File Types
  • Compressing Data
  • Bash Shell Scripting
  • Scripts
  • Features
  • Functions
  • Command Substitutions and Arithmetic
  • If Conditions and Tests
  • Looping Structures
  • Case Structure
  • Debugging
  • Creating Temporary Files and Directories
Processes
  • Introduction to Processes
  • Process Attributes
  • ps
  • top
  • Load Averages
  • Process Control
  • Starting Processes in the Future
Printing
  • CUPS and Printer Configuration
  • Printing Operations
  • PostScript and PDF
Networking
  • Addressing
  • Networking Interfaces and Configuration
  • Networking Utilities and Tools
Local Security Principles
  • Local Security
  • When to Use Root
  • sudo
  • Passwords
  • Bypassing User Authentication
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Linux Unix Uses & Stats

Linux Unix is Used For:
Desktop Mainframe Computers Mobile Devices Embedded Devices
Difficulty
Popularity
Year Created
1991/1971
Pros
Performance:
Linux supports many efficient tools and operates them seamlessly. Because it's architecture is lightweight it runs faster than both Windows 8.1 and 10. 
 
Security:
Because Linux is an open-source software,  anyone can contribute code to help enhance the users’ experience i.e., adding features, fixing bugs, reducing security risks, and more.
 
 
Software Development:
The terminal in Linux is a *wild card*. You can do almost anything with it. This includes software installation, application and server configurations, file system management, and etc.
 
Large-scale:
Open-source projects benefit from having an attentive community. As a result, Linux is more secure than Windows. Instead of installing anti viruses to clean malware, you just have to stick to the recommended repositories. 
 
Efficient: 
Developers have the convenience of running servers, training machine learning models, accessing remote machines, and compiling and running scripts from the same terminal window. 
 
Free: 
Linux is free (you can put it on as many systems as you like) and you can change it to suit your needs.
Cons
Learning Curve: 
Linux is not for everyone, there is a learning curve in switching to Ubuntu. To actually learn Linux efficiently would take a user one to several years.
 
No Tech Support:
Unlike Windows, there isn’t a dedicated tech support, so getting help for things is up to you. 
 
Designer Compatabilty:
Linux is not as user friendly as Windows or as ‘straight out of the box design’ As an example for design choices, Adobe hasn’t released any of its products to Linux users. So it’s impossible to run them directly. The Ubuntu alternative is a free software called GIMP. 
 
Gaming Capabilities: 
Most games aren’t available in Linux. But that’s not to say you can’t make it happen, it's just not as easy.   
Linux Unix Job Market
Average Salary
$85k-$105k
Job Count
n/a
Top Job Locations

New York City
Boston
San Francisco 

Complimentary Skills to have along with Linux Unix
The following are types of jobs that may require Linux skills.  The top 15 job titles on Dice.com that mention Linux in their postings are:
- DevOps Engineer
- Software Engineer
- Java Developer
- Systems Engineer
- Systems Administrator
- Senior Software Engineer
- Network Engineer
- Python Developer
- Linux Systems Administrator
- Software Developer
- System Administrator
- Linux Administrator
- Linux Engineer
- Senior Java Developer
- C++ Developer

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