This course is an intense introduction to administrating Red Hat Linux: required concepts, Commands, Utilities, Installation, networking setup, software maintenance, system administration and troubleshooting.
If you have little or no experience with Linux and you now need to install, use and administer a Linux based host, this course provides thorough coverage of essential concepts through lecture and continuous 'hands on' experience. Emphasis is on learning by doing, a lab after every section.
Students should have some knowledge of networks, network services, users, user accounts, printing and security on Windows or any other PC oriented operating system.
This is a fast paced, boot camp style course, designed specifically for Microsoft Administrators with little or no UNIX/Linux experience.
Essential Commands, Utilities and Related Concepts
Basic Linux Overview
Overview UNIX compliant Operating Systems (OS)
Outline the many features and architectural advantages
A brief but important step back into UNIX History and Principles
Open source developments: GNU Project, FSF, and the GPL
Where did Linux Begin, Its Origins and Its Benefits
How does Red Hat Linux Differ from other Linux Offerings
Recommended Hardware Requirements
Linux Provides The X Window System with Multiple GUI Desktops
Practice Logging Into The System Using GUI and Text Modes
Become comfortable with GUI interface, GUI menus, video and console modes
Work with the GUI and text based help systems
A Quick GUI Tour of Linux
Discover The Many Components of the Linux User Interface
Understand The Significance of Local Logins and Users
Understand Concepts of Design and Examine the Linux File system