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Linux System Administration is the art of configuring and maintaining a Linux host, normally a server, in optimal condition for performance and functionality.

This course gives basic skills to administer a Linux Operating system with specific focus on system and users. The course will help with preparation for the LPIC1 exam.


$689.70 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.


3 Days


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Prices have changed from 1 March 2018. Information may change without notice.

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.


This course is useful for those who would like to obtain their LPIC1 certification with the Linux Professional Institute. System administrators with 1 to 3 years experience will especially benefit from this course.


Linux Essentials or familiarity with the linux shell and basic command-line tools

Course Outline / Curriculum

  • System Administration
  • User Administration
  • Access Permissions
  • Partitions and File Systems
  • The Boot Loader
  • System Start and System Halt
  • Process Management
  • System Logging
  • Archiving and Backups
  • Time-controlled Actions - cron and at
  • Hardware and System Architecture
  • The Linux Kernel
  • Installing Software
  • Printing on Linux

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