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CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1

Video Description

13 Hours of Video Instruction

CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Complete Video Course provides a solid understanding of all topics that candidates need to master to pass the CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Certification.

Description

CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Complete Video Course offers almost 13 hours of training covering all objectives on the CompTIA Linux+ and Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 exams. 28 lessons in 7 modules divided into separate exam sections make sure you learn every topic included in the exam objectives.

This course also serves as an introduction for people interested in learning basic Linux administration skills. The videos provide thorough coverage of command-line skills that work on multiple distributions and prepares anyone who wants to acquire in-depth knowledge of common Linux tasks.

The CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Complete Video Course prepares you for the CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI certification, which grants CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, and the SUSE Certified Linux Administrator (CLA) certifications, so you can earn three industry-recognized certifications at once.

About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt is an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant living in the Netherlands. Sander has written numerous books about different Linux-related topics, and many articles for Linux publications around the world. Sander has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. As a consultant, he is specialized in Linux High Availability solutions and Performance Optimization. More information about Sander is on his website at www.sandervanvugt.com.

For more information about RHAT certification and additional resources, visit the author's RHAT Certification page.

Skill Level

  • Beginning to intermediate

Who Should Take This Course

Primary audience:

The target audience for this course is anyone who wants to study for and pass the CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, and Certified Linux Administrator (CLA) certifications. This title is also best for anyone interested in learning the basic Linux skills required for junior system administrators.

Secondary audience:

A secondary audience consists of home users and hobbyists who want to acquire more knowledge about the operating system they are using.

Table of Contents

CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 and LPIC-1 (Exam 101)

Lesson 1: Performing Basic Tasks from a Shell Environment

This lesson introduces the shell environment and working with commands.

Lesson 2: Processing and Working with Text Files

Working with text files is an essential skill for a Linux administrator. This lesson showcases which tools are available to work with text files in the most efficient way.

Lesson 3: Performing Basic File Management Tasks

As Linux is a file-oriented operating system, performing file management tasks is an important skill. This lesson teaches the essentials about working with Linux filesystems.

Lesson 4: Managing Processes

This lesson covers how to start, monitor, and prioritize processes.

Lesson 5: Design Hard Disk Layout

This lesson details how to design a hard disk and create partitions and filesystems on a hard disk.

Lesson 6: Creating Partitions and Filesystems

To store files, you need a filesystem. This lesson explains how to create and work with Linux filesystems, as well as how to perform common filesystem administration tasks.

Lesson 7: Common Filesystem Management Tasks

This lesson covers how to mount and unmount file systems and how to work with quotas.

Lesson 8: Managing Permissions

Permissions are used to grant access to file resources on Linux systems. This lesson explains how to set permissions according to specific needs.

Lesson 9: Managing Software

Linux works with software packages that are provided through repositories. This lesson explains how to install and manage software packages, as well as repositories.

Lesson 10: System Architecture

This lesson details how to work to inventory hardware in a system and how to connect and disconnect different devices.

Lesson 11: Boot the System

Many things are happening when a Linux server is booting. This lesson explains the boot order and the different components involved.

Lesson 12: Managing the Boot Sequence.

This lesson details how to change runlevels and boot targets. The lesson also covers how to shutdown or reboot a system.

Lesson 13: Install a Boot Manager

This lesson explains how to install and configure the GRUB and GRUB2 boot managers.

Lesson 14: Managing Shared Libraries

This lesson explains how to identify and manage shared libraries

CompTIA Linux+ LX0-104 and LPIC-1 (Exam 102)

Lesson 1:Using and Customizing the shell Environment

In this lesson, the student learns how to customize the shell environment to provide basic settings as needed by users.

Lesson 2:Managing Printing

In this lesson, the student learns how the CUPS printing system is organized and how print jobs, as well as printers, can be managed.

Lesson 3:Managing User and Group Accounts

In this lesson, the student learns how user and group accounts are used and managed in a Linux environment.

Lesson 4:Configuring Security

This lesson shows how to apply different network and user-based security settings.

Lesson 5:Scheduling Jobs

In this lesson, the student learns how to schedule tasks and jobs using at and cron.

Lesson 6: Maintaining System Time

Linux stores time in different ways. In this lesson, the student learns about the different locations where time is stored and how these relate to one another.

Lesson 7: Configuring System Logging

In this lesson, the student learns how to configure system logging. The (r)syslog service is explained, as well as the systemd journal and logrotate.

Lesson 8: Configuring Networking

This lesson introduces networking in general and teaches how to configure network interfaces with fixed or permanent network configurations.

Lesson 9: Managing MTA Basics

This lesson provides a basic overview of MTA and teaches students how to configure a system to send outgoing mail to a relay host.

Lesson 10: Using SSH

In this lesson, the student learns how to use ssh and related commands. Advanced SSH usage is also covered, including configuration parameters, working with SSH keys, and SSH port forwarding.

Lesson 11: Customizing and Writing Shell Scripts

This lesson provides an introduction to Linux shell scripting. At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to read bash shell scripts and write shell scripts using common structures.

Lesson 12: Accessibility and Internationalization

This lesson explains how to configure Linux for increased accessibility and for use in international environments.

Lesson 13: SQL Data Management

This lesson teaches learners how to set up a simple SQL database.

Lesson 14: Managing User Interfaces and Desktops

In this lesson, students learn more about the backgrounds of the graphical environment, along with the common administration tasks, commands, and configuration files involved in configuring a GUI.

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1: Introduction 00:02:17
  2. Installing Linux and Setting Up an Environment
    1. Installing Linux and Setting Up an Environment 00:17:31
  3. Introduction
    1. CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 and LPIC-1 (Exam 101): Introduction 00:03:32
  4. Module 1: Essential Skills
    1. Essential Skills 00:00:35
  5. Lesson 1: Performing Basic Tasks from a Shell Environment
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:26
    2. 1.1 Understanding the File System Layout in the FHS 00:02:44
    3. 1.2 Knowing the Location and Purpose of Important Files and Directories as Defined in the FHS 00:08:26
    4. 1.3 Finding Files and Commands on a Linux System 00:06:40
    5. 1.4 Using Single Shell Commands and One-line Command Sequences 00:03:26
    6. 1.5 Using and Modifying the Shell Environment 00:06:38
    7. 1.6 Using and Editing Command History 00:04:16
    8. 1.7 Invoking Commands Inside and Outside the Defined Path 00:04:37
    9. Summary 00:00:27
  6. Lesson 2: Processing and Working with Text Files
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:31
    2. 2.1 Using Streams, Pipes, and Redirects 00:08:48
    3. 2.2 File Viewing Commands 00:05:29
    4. 2.3 File Formatting Commands 00:03:31
    5. 2.4 File Processing Commands 00:10:56
    6. 2.5 Understanding vi 00:03:02
    7. 2.6 Editing Text Files with vi 00:08:51
    8. 2.7 Using Regular Expressions to Work with Text Files 00:06:44
    9. 2.8 Searching Text Patterns with grep 00:03:17
    10. Summary 00:00:48
  7. Lesson 3: Performing Basic File Management Tasks
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:25
    2. 3.1 Copying, Moving, and Removing Files 00:04:44
    3. 3.2 Using Wildcards 00:02:37
    4. 3.3 Other File Management Tools 00:06:11
    5. 3.4 Creating Backups 00:08:07
    6. 3.5 Analyzing and Extracting tar Backups 00:03:20
    7. 3.6 Understanding Links and Inodes 00:04:12
    8. 3.7 Managing Hard and Symbolic Links 00:03:57
    9. Summary 00:00:31
  8. Lesson 4: Managing Processes
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:27
    2. 4.1 Running Jobs in Foreground and Background 00:06:09
    3. 4.2 Sending Signals to Processes 00:04:57
    4. 4.3 Monitoring Processes with top 00:05:23
    5. 4.4 Selecting and Sorting Processes with ps and Related Utilities 00:03:38
    6. 4.5 Understanding Process Priority 00:04:08
    7. 4.6 Changing Process Priority 00:04:46
    8. Summary 00:00:36
  9. Module 2: Administration Tasks
    1. Administration Tasks 00:00:21
  10. Lesson 5: Design Hard Disk Layout
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:24
    2. 5.1 Allocating Filesystems and Swap Space 00:03:52
    3. 5.2 Tailoring the Design to the Intended Use of the System 00:02:10
    4. 5.3 Ensuring the /boot Partition Conforms to the Hardware Architecture 00:03:20
    5. 5.4 Understanding Basic LVM Features 00:03:26
    6. Summary 00:00:27
  11. Lesson 6: Creating Partitions and Filesystems
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:37
    2. 6.1 Understanding GPT and MBR Differences 00:06:15
    3. 6.2 Managing MBR Primary Partition Tables with fdisk 00:05:07
    4. 6.3 Managing Logical Partitions with fdisk 00:05:47
    5. 6.4 Basic Knowledge of gdisk and parted with GPT 00:05:06
    6. 6.5 Creating Filesystems 00:05:34
    7. 6.6 Verifying the Integrity of Filesystems 00:02:23
    8. 6.7 Monitoring Free Space and Inodes 00:01:37
    9. Summary 00:00:34
  12. Lesson 7: Common Filesystem Management Tasks
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:27
    2. 7.1 Understanding Filesystem Mounts 00:00:48
    3. 7.2 Mounting Filesystems 00:04:18
    4. 7.3 Configuring Filesystem Mounting on Boot 00:03:57
    5. 7.4 Configuring User Mountable Removable Filesystems 00:01:23
    6. 7.5 Understanding Disk Quotas 00:02:43
    7. 7.6 Managing Disk Quotas 00:07:59
    8. Summary 00:00:27
  13. Lesson 8: Managing Permissions
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:28
    2. 8.1 Understanding Linux Users and Groups 00:06:39
    3. 8.2 Understanding File Ownership 00:03:22
    4. 8.3 Understanding rwx Permissions 00:02:55
    5. 8.4 Managing Access Permissions on Regular and Special Files and Directories 00:04:40
    6. 8.5 Understanding Special Permissions 00:05:25
    7. 8.6 Using Access Modes such as SUID, SGID, and Sticky Bit 00:07:05
    8. 8.7 Modifying the File Creation Mask 00:03:21
    9. Summary 00:00:44
  14. Lesson 9: Managing Software
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:32
    2. 9.1 Understanding Packages and Meta Package Handlers 00:03:01
    3. 9.2 Understanding Variations in Linux Software Management 00:02:04
    4. 9.3 Installing, Reinstalling, Upgrading, and Removing Packages Using RPM and YUM 00:09:29
    5. 9.4 Obtaining Information on RPM Packages 00:03:17
    6. 9.5 Understanding Debian/Ubuntu Package Management 00:09:17
    7. 9.6 Finding Packages Containing Specific Files 00:00:30
    8. 9.7 Obtaining Package Information about Debian Packages 00:00:28
    9. Summary 00:00:54
  15. Module 3: Advanced Management Tasks
    1. Advanced Management Tasks 00:00:18
  16. Lesson 10: System Architecture
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:27
    2. 10.1 Enabling and Disabling Integrated Peripherals 00:02:59
    3. 10.2 Configuring Systems with or without External Peripherals 00:01:57
    4. 10.3 Differentiating Between the Various Types of Mass Storage Devices 00:03:02
    5. 10.4 Differentiating between Coldplug and Hotplug Devices 00:03:37
    6. 10.5 Determining Hardware Resources for Devices 00:02:35
    7. 10.6 Tools and Utilities to List Various Hardware Information 00:00:44
    8. 10.7 Tools and Utilities to Manipulate USB Devices 00:02:09
    9. 10.8 Conceptual Understanding of sysfs, udev, dbus 00:01:11
    10. Summary 00:00:56
  17. Lesson 11: Boot the System
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:31
    2. 11.1 Understanding GRUB and GRUB2 Differences 00:01:44
    3. 11.2 Providing Common Commands to the Boot Loader and Options to the Kernel at Boot Time 00:04:10
    4. 11.3 Demonstrating Knowledge of the Boot Sequence from BIOS to Boot Completion 00:01:55
    5. 11.4 Understanding SysVinit and systemd 00:08:11
    6. 11.5 Awareness of Upstart 00:01:07
    7. 11.6 Checking Boot Events in the Log Files 00:02:04
    8. Summary 00:00:29
  18. Lesson 12: Managing the Boot Sequence
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:28
    2. 12.1 Setting the Default Runlevel or Boot Target 00:03:38
    3. 12.2 Changing Between Runlevels / Boot Targets Using Single User Mode 00:03:25
    4. 12.3 Shutting Down and Rebooting from the Command Line 00:02:15
    5. 12.4 Alerting Users Before Making Changes 00:01:06
    6. Summary 00:00:28
  19. Lesson 13: Install a Boot Manager
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:23
    2. 13.1 Providing Alternative Boot Locations and Backup Boot Options 00:03:04
    3. 13.2 Installing and Configuring a Boot Loader such as GRUB 00:02:13
    4. 13.3 Performing Basic Configuration Changes for GRUB2 00:01:47
    5. Summary 00:00:21
  20. Lesson 14: Managing Shared Libraries
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:23
    2. 14.1 Identifying Shared Libraries 00:02:42
    3. 14.2 Identifying the Typical Locations of Shared Libraries 00:01:17
    4. 14.3 Loading Shared Libraries 00:01:36
    5. Summary 00:00:29
  21. Summary
    1. CompTIA Linux+ LX0-103 and LPIC-1 (Exam 101): Summary 00:00:55
  22. Introduction
    1. CompTIA Linux+ LX0-104 and LPIC-1 (Exam 102): Introduction 00:03:57
  23. Module 1: Providing a Base Environment
    1. Providing a Base Environment 00:00:29
  24. Lesson 1: Using and Customizing the Shell Environment
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:34
    2. 1.1 Setting Environment Variables at Login or When Spawning a New Shell 00:13:31
    3. 1.2 Using Bash Functions 00:02:32
    4. 1.3 Maintaining Skeleton Directories for New Users 00:01:54
    5. 1.4 Setting the Command Search Path 00:03:00
    6. Summary 00:00:51
  25. Lesson 2: Managing Printing
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:33
    2. 2.1 Understanding Linux Printing 00:04:10
    3. 2.2 Creating a Basic CUPS Configuration 00:06:15
    4. 2.3 Configuring a Text-only Printer 00:03:44
    5. 2.4 Print Job Processing 00:01:37
    6. 2.5 Managing User Print Queues 00:01:41
    7. 2.6 Troubleshooting General Printing Problems 00:08:49
    8. Summary 00:01:13
  26. Lesson 3: Managing User and Group Accounts
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:33
    2. 3.1 Adding, Modifying, and Removing Users 00:13:10
    3. 3.2 Adding and Modifying Groups 00:04:56
    4. 3.3 Managing User/Group Information in Password/Group Databases 00:08:15
    5. 3.4 Creating and Managing Special Purpose and Limited Accounts 00:03:53
    6. 3.5 Understanding Group Membership 00:03:47
    7. Summary 00:00:52
  27. Module 2: Common Administration Tasks
    1. Common Administration Tasks 00:00:45
  28. Lesson 4: Configuring Security
    1. Learning Objectives 00:01:09
    2. 4.1 Auditing a System to Find Files with SUID/SGID 00:07:06
    3. 4.2 Managing Password Aging 00:01:20
    4. 4.3 Analyzing Ports with netstat and nmap 00:13:24
    5. 4.4 Setting up Limits on User Logins, Processes, and Memory Usage 00:05:42
    6. 4.5 Configuring sudo 00:10:30
    7. 4.6 Determining Which Users Have Logged in and are Currently Logged in 00:06:03
    8. 4.7 Setting up Host Security 00:09:25
    9. 4.8 Understanding Advanced Security Such as SELinux and Apparmor 00:07:59
    10. Summary 00:01:14
  29. Lesson 5: Scheduling Jobs
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:35
    2. 5.1 Creating and Managing at Jobs 00:02:32
    3. 5.2 Creating and Managing cron Jobs 00:05:59
    4. 5.3 Configuring User Access to cron and at Services 00:01:34
    5. 5.4 Configuring anacron 00:02:07
    6. Summary 00:00:59
  30. Lesson 6: Maintaining System Time
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:32
    2. 6.1 Understanding Linux Time 00:02:47
    3. 6.2 Setting System Date and Time 00:06:15
    4. 6.3 Setting the Hardware Clock 00:03:07
    5. 6.4 Configuring UTC and Local Time 00:04:37
    6. Summary 00:00:36
  31. Lesson 7: Configuring System Logging
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:35
    2. 7.1 Understanding Syslog Facilities, Priorities, and Destinations 00:07:10
    3. 7.2 Configuring Syslog 00:08:23
    4. 7.3 Reading Log Files and Configuring Logrotate 00:07:08
    5. 7.4 Logging in Non-syslog Services 00:03:28
    6. 7.5 Understanding journald, rsyslog and syslog-ng 00:05:33
    7. Summary 00:01:08
  32. Module 3: Networking and Related Services
    1. Networking and Related Services 00:00:43
  33. Lesson 8: Configuring Networking
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:37
    2. 8.1 Understanding IP Protocol Fundamentals 00:05:24
    3. 8.2 Configuring Network Interfaces with ip and ifconfig 00:08:05
    4. 8.3 Creating Basic Static TCP/IP Host Configuration 00:05:53
    5. 8.4 Understanding Routing 00:03:57
    6. 8.5 Setting a Default Route 00:04:15
    7. 8.6 Configuring Client Side DNS 00:04:07
    8. 8.7 Applying Network Troubleshooting Basics 00:10:22
    9. Summary 00:00:43
  34. Lesson 9: Managing MTA Basics
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:31
    2. 9.1 Understanding Mail Handling 00:03:16
    3. 9.2 Creating E-mail Aliases 00:02:35
    4. 9.3 Knowing Common Linux MTA Programs 00:03:43
    5. 9.4 Configuring E-mail Forwarding 00:01:43
    6. Summary 00:00:28
  35. Lesson 10: Using SSH
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:32
    2. 10.1 Using ssh, scp and sftp 00:11:06
    3. 10.2 Changing Common Client and Server Settings 00:07:11
    4. 10.3 Configuring SSH Host Keys 00:08:34
    5. 10.4 Understanding SSH Port Tunnels 00:02:16
    6. 10.5 Creating SSH Port Tunnels 00:19:13
    7. 10.6 Performing Basic GnuPG Configuration, Usage, and Revocation 00:12:08
    8. 10.7 Using GnuPG in E-mail 00:01:26
    9. 10.8 Using GnuPG to Encrypt Files 00:02:26
    10. Summary 00:00:43
  36. Module 4: Advanced Management Tasks
    1. Advanced Management Tasks 00:00:33
  37. Lesson 11: Customizing and Writing Shell Scripts
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:41
    2. 11.1 Selecting the Shell Interpreter Through the Shebang 00:01:37
    3. 11.2 Managing the Location, Ownership, Execution and Suid-rights of Scripts 00:02:01
    4. 11.3 Understanding Shell Script Basic Elements 00:03:37
    5. 11.4 Working with Read and Arguments 00:14:12
    6. 11.5 Using Here Documents 00:04:06
    7. 11.6 Understanding Return Values 00:04:46
    8. 11.7 Performing Tests 00:03:20
    9. 11.8 Using Command Substitution 00:03:43
    10. 11.9 Using Loops and Conditional Tests 00:07:08
    11. 11.10 Performing Conditional Mailing to Superuser 00:02:36
    12. Summary 00:00:53
  38. Lesson 12: Accessibility and Internationalization
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:24
    2. 12.1 Understanding Keyboard Accessibility Settings 00:01:04
    3. 12.2 Understanding Visual Settings and Themes 00:01:36
    4. 12.3 Understanding Assistive Technologies Basics 00:02:15
    5. 12.4 Configuring Locale Settings and Environment Variables 00:04:42
    6. Summary 00:01:03
  39. Lesson 13: SQL Data Management
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:31
    2. 13.1 Understanding SQL Databases 00:02:18
    3. 13.2 Creating an Example Database and Basic Data Manipulation 00:17:34
    4. 13.3 Using Basic SQL Commands 00:02:55
    5. Summary 00:00:35
  40. Lesson 14: Managing User Interfaces and Desktops
    1. Learning Objectives 00:00:32
    2. 14.1 Understanding X Configuration Files 00:05:04
    3. 14.2 Verifying Video Card Support 00:04:56
    4. 14.3 Getting X Display Information 00:04:54
    5. 14.4 Managing a Font Server 00:02:08
    6. 14.5 Setting up a Display Manager 00:04:17
    7. Summary 00:00:43
  41. Summary
    1. CompTIA Linux+ LX0-104 and LPIC-1 (Exam 102): Summary 00:00:50
  42. Summary
    1. CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1: Summary 00:01:02