Learning Path

Linux Fundamentals


  • Scripting in Linux Course — 01:45:38
    • In the final section of this path, we discuss Bash scripting.

  • Common security vulnerabilities in Linux Course — 00:44:39
    • In this course, we discuss common security misconfigurations which lead to privilege escalation in the Linux operating system.

  • Account management in Linux Course — 00:52:07
    • In this course, we discuss account management, commands and users.

  • Linux Architecture Course — 03:05:13
    • In this course, we describe the Linux architecture with the boot process. Linux currently has six steps in the boot process.

  • Networking in Linux Course — 00:49:23
    • In this course, we explore networking in Linux.

  • Jobs and process in Linux Course — 00:49:08
    • In this course, we discuss jobs and processes in the Linux operating system.

  • Linux Commands Course — 05:51:20
    • In this course, we describe core Linux commands to get students up and running in the Linux operating system.

  • Introduction to Linux Course — 00:27:49
    • K0060, K0067, K0192, K0318, K0397, K0608, S0067

      In this course, we briefly describe the Linux operating system. We also discuss the different industries that use Linux, such as space, media and the Internet of Things.

  • Linux Fundamentals Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:21:30


What you will learn

This path on Linux fundamentals is ideal for the beginner. We will discuss how to install Linux. From there, we will look under the hood to learn about Linux architecture as well as the file system. Next, we will explore the fundamentals: account management, networking, jobs and processes. Finally, we dive into light scripting to automate repeatable tasks.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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