The objective of the course is to teach students enough about Linux to successfully install, configure, and run Linux on the student's personal workstation and be productive with it.

If you are enrolling in a Self Paced Virtual Classroom or Web Based Training course, before you enroll, please review the Self-Paced Virtual Classes and Web-Based Training Classes on our Terms and Conditions page, as well as the system requirements, to ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements for this course. http://www.ibm.com/training/terms


You should be able to use a Microsoft Windows-based workstation

Delegates will learn how to

  • Install and configure Linux on a workstation
  • Use Linux for daily work

    Day 1

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Linux
  • Unit 2: Installing Linux
  • Exercise 1: Linux installation
  • Unit 3: Using the system
  • Exercise 2: Using the system
  • Unit 4: Working with files and directories
  • Exercise 3: Working with files and directories

Day 2

  • Unit 5: File and directory permissions
  • Exercise 4: File and directory permissions
  • Unit 6: Linux documentation
  • Exercise 5: Linux documentation
  • Unit 7: Editing files
  • Exercise 6: Editing files
  • Unit 8: Shell basics
  • Exercise 7: Shell basics

Day 3

  • Unit 9: Working with processes
  • Exercise 8: Working with processes
  • Unit 10: Linux utilities
  • Exercise 9: Linux utilities
  • Unit 11: Shell scripting
  • Exercise 10: Shell scripting
  • Unit 12: The Linux GUI
  • Exercise 11: The Linux GUI

Day 4

  • Unit 13: Customizing the user environment
  • Exercise 12: Customizing the user environment
  • Unit 14: Basic system configuration
  • Exercise 13: Basic system configuration
  • Unit 15: Integrating Linux in a Windows environment
  • Exercise 14: Integrating Linux in a Windows environment

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