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Linux Essentials Course Details

You will learn the essential concepts of the Linux operating system. On completion learners will be able to work at the Linux command prompt and be familiar with the most important command line tools. Concepts taught on this course are pre-requisites for the System Administration, Networking and Security courses.


Computer users with basic IT user knowledge including use of a graphical interface. Ambitious users as well as system administrators.


Computer Literacy and basic operating system concepts. If In doubt first complete the Linux Point&Click Admin course.


4 Days


$637.30 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.

PC Hire:

$100   *Bring a PC

Note: information may change without notice.

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About Linux Essentials

Linux is a free, open source operating system, that is rather similar to UNIX. Linux is widely used as a server, especially for web sites. Linux systems are wonderfully easy to deploy, are rock solid and easy to update.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Using the Linux System
  • Getting Help
  • VI editor
  • Important Commands
  • Standard I/O and Filter Commands
  • Users and Privileges
  • Files and the File System
  • Process Management
  • Installing Linux

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.

Scheduled Dates

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Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

Start Date Duration  
Mon 26 Feb 2018 4 Days Book Now
Mon 14 May 2018 4 Days Book Now