Course outline

Linux Basics

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 3 Days

This course is designed to teach the basics of the Linux environment. Class activities include accessing a system, navigating the directory hierarchy, using the vi editor, using common commands, tools, and scripting concepts.

On Completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Log in to an Linux system and set a user password
  • Use Linux online documentation
  • Use the vi editor
  • Manage Linux files and directories
  • Describe the purpose of the shell
  • Execute common Linux commands and manage Linux processes
  • Customize the working environment
  • Use common Linux utilities
  • Write simple shell scripts

Students attending this course are expected to have a basic understanding of an IT environment.

This course requires no experience with Linux or Power systems. General knowledge of computers is expected, though no intermediate or advanced skills are required.

Unit 1: Getting started with Linux

     Exercise 1: Using the system

Unit 2: The vi editor

     Exercise 2: The vi editor

Unit 3: Files and directories

     Exercise 3: Files and directories

Unit 4: Using files

     Exercise 4: Using files

Unit 5: File permissions

     Exercise 5: File permissions

Unit 6: Shell basics

     Exercise 6: Shell basics

Unit 7: Using shell variables

     Exercise 7: Using shell variables

Unit 8: Processes

     Exercise 8: Processes

Unit 9: Customizing the user environment

     Exercise 9: Customizing the user environment

Unit 10: Linux utilities

     Exercise 10: Linux utilities

This course is delivered by an authorized IBM Global Training Provider.

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