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Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1 2009 Tutorial

Linux is the most important operating system on the Internet. It's recognized everywhere as the cost-effective way to operate all kinds of servers. With the support of powerhouses like IBM, Dell, HP, and Sun, demand for Linux servers is growing. This course can help you pass the LPI Level 1 Certification exams from the Linux Professional Institute. Once you earn this certification, you'll have joined an elite group of Linux professionals. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.


Linux Professional Institute Curriculum
System Requirements
A Preview of the LPI Level 1 Exams

System Architecture

Detectable Hardware
Hardware Information on Linux
The Basics of the Boot Process
Review Boot Events
Process Management

Linux Installation & Package Management

Filesystem/Volumes & Directories
GRUB & Filesystems
Identify & Install Shared Libraries
Debian Package Commands
Repositories & the apt-* Commands
Red Hat Package Commands pt. 1
Red Hat Package Commands pt. 2
Repositories & the yum Commands

GNU & Unix Commands

Shells in the Environment
Dots & the PATH
History & Command Completion
Basic Shell Commands
Wildcards / Globs / & Search Commands
File & Directory Commands
Archives & Compression
Basic Data Redirection
Tees / Pipes / Redirection

More GNU & Unix Commands

Text Stream Management
Text Filter Commands
Text Search Commands
The Stream Editor
The Basics of the vi Editor
Monitor Your Processes
Different Job Priorities pt. 1
Different Job Priorities pt. 2

The Filesystem in a Hierarchy

Identify & Configure a Partition
Filesystem Format
Filesystem Integrity Commands pt. 1
Filesystem Integrity Commands pt. 2
More on Filesystem Internals
Filesystem Configuration
Mounting & Unmountng a Filesystem
The Basics of Quotas
File Permissions & Ownership
Special File Permissions & Ownership
Create & Change Linked Files
The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
Identify System File Locations

Shells/Scripting & Data Management

Environment Variables in the Shell
User-specific Configuration
Aliases & Functions
Commands in a Script
Review Existing Scripts
Structured Query Language Commands
More SQL Commands

User Interfaces & Desktops

The X Server Configuration File
GUI Commands & Fonts
Display Managers & Config Files
Accessibility Provisions

Administrative Tasks

Local Authentication Files
User Management
Group Management
Limited Administrative Privileges
Regular User & Administrative Jobs
One-time User & Administrative Jobs
Time Zones & Localization
Language & Localization

Essential System Services

Local Time Management
Time Server Management
System Logs & Commands
Available Mail Transfer Agents (MTA)
Mail Management Commands & Files
Manage Print Jobs in Queues

Networking Fundamentals

Common TCP/IP Ports & Protocols
IP Addressing
Private IP Addressing
Basic Network Commands
Network Configuration Files
Network Status Commands
Network Configuration Commands
Network Troubleshooting Commands
DNS Client Management


Limits on the Superuser
Password & Port Security
Resource Limits
Security by Service
Security by TCP Wrappers
Security in the Super Server
A Secure Shell Server
Passphrases & Authentication Agents
GPG Keys


Wrap up


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