About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code N3104
Duration 5 Days

In this course you will learn how to install, configure, and manage SUSE Linux Desktops. It also covers important administrative functions like managing software and printing as well as how to tackle large scale desktop deployments in your business.

SUSE Linux Desktops can save your business money by reducing licensing costs and being more secure against virus attacks.

Target Audience:

This course is for people with basic Linux administration knowledge (such as gained in the CLA 11 certification) and now want to gain in-depth knowledge on administrative tasks routinely performed on SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.


  • Before attending this course you should be familiar ]with the Linux administration (as found in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Fundamentals and SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Administration).

  • You should also be familiar with a Windows desktop.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Install and configure the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • Change the Linux Desktop Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Lock down and secure the Linux Desktop
  • Configure Networking settings
  • Integrated Linux Desktops into various OS environments
  • Create basic shell scripts for desktop administration and management


  • Customizing the graphical interface of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • Locking down the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • Using the NetWorkManager to configure the network
  • Activating and using IPv6
  • Integrating SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop into an Active Directory environment
  • Integrating SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop into an eDirectory environment
  • Integrating SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop into a UNIX environment
  • Accessing remote desktops
  • Using multimedia on a SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • Configuring email
  • Creating shell scripts
  • Deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop


5 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0345 074 7998 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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