Learn Linux Fundamentals
The Linux Fundamentals learning path provides the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot Linux systems. You will learn hands-on skills that are relevant for any Linux distribution (e.g., Red Hat, Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE).
Linux Fundamentals training
This learning path builds your Linux knowledge and skills through 16 courses and 31 hands-on labs. You’ll start with the installation of Linux and basic configuration before moving on to managing packages, networking, system maintenance, troubleshooting and more. The Linux Cyber Range reinforces your knowledge and builds your confidence as you progress from labs focused on basic commands to learning how to carry out more advanced tasks. Upon completion, you’ll have a foundation of Linux skills that will serve as a baseline throughout your career as you grow your knowledge and experience and move into new cybersecurity roles.
Learning path components
Linux Cyber Range
File and Directory Management
User Environment Configuration
Process and Module Management
File Sharing and Printing
Accessibility and Localization
FTP and E-mail Services
Troubleshooting and Maintenance
What you’ll learn.
- Basics of installing and using Linux
- Using packages
- Data compression and backup
- Networking components, protocols and DNS
- Troubleshooting common issues
- Linux security
- And more!
Who is this for?
A familiarity with Linux OS is recommended, but not required. This skill path is designed for:
- Linux administrators
- System administrators
- Early-career cybersecurity professionals or those unfamiliar with Linux
- Anyone with a desire to build their Linux skills!
Linux Cyber Range
This cyber range helps you develop your knowledge of how to use Linux systems by practicing on cloud-hosted virtual machines. You’ll build and reinforce your skills as you progress through labs covering a wide range of Linux topics, including basic commands, file and directory operations and attributes, permissions, job scheduling and much more. You’ll also learn about managing SELinux, packages, extended file systems, firewalls, and units and control groups.
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