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Linux Essentials


Linux Essentials


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Linux Point and Click Admin
Linux Shell Commands
Linux System Administration 1
Linux System Administration 2
Microsoft Azure Administrator
Microsoft Power BI Boot Camp
Microsoft Power BI Desktop Advanced Course
Microsoft Power Query
Microsoft PowerApps
Microsoft PowerBI Dashboard User Course
MySQL Administration
Network Security Penetration Testing
PostgreSQL Administration
Python for Data Science
Python for Engineers and Scientists
TCP/IP Networking


Mark Badham

Ryan van Rensburg


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.

This course prepares you for the LPI Linux Essentials Exam, You will learn the essential concepts of the Linux operating system. On completion you will:

  • have an understanding of the Linux and open source industries and knowledge of the most popular open source Applications;
  • understand the major components of the Linux operating system, and have the technical proficiency to work on the Linux command line; and
  • have a basic understanding of security and administration related topics such as user/group management, working on the command line, and permissions.

Concepts taught in this course are pre-requisites for the System Administration, Networking and Security courses.

Delivery Methods

Leading Training is focusing on providing virtual training courses for the foreseeable future and will only consider in-person and classroom training on request, with a required minimum group size of six delegates. We remain committed to offering training that is fast, focused and effective.

Delivery Method Duration Price (excl. VAT)
Classroom 5 Days ZAR 13,750.00 Get a Quote
Live Virtual Training 5 Days ZAR 11,250.00 Get a Quote

Discounts Available

Save up to 10% by booking and paying 10 business days before the course.


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Information may change without notice.


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.

Course Outline / Curriculum

  • The Linux Community and a Career in Open Source
    • Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems
    • Major Open Source Applications
    • Open Source Software and Licensing
    • ICT Skills and Working in Linux
  • Finding Your Way on a Linux System
    • Command Line Basics
    • Using the Command Line to Get Help
    • Using Directories and Listing Files
    • Creating, Moving and Deleting Files
  • The Power of the Command Line
    • Archiving Files on the Command Line
    • Searching and Extracting Data from Files
    • Turning Commands into a Script
  • The Linux Operating System
    • Choosing an Operating System
    • Understanding Computer Hardware
    • Where Data is Stored
    • Your Computer on the Network
  • Security and File Permissions
    • Basic Security and Identifying User Types
    • Creating Users and Groups
    • Managing File Permissions and Ownership
    • Special Directories and Files

Schedule Dates and Booking

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Please note that this course needs a minimum of 6 delegates to schedule a course. You can choose to be added to the waiting list by clicking the button below, and we will contact you when we have enough delegates interested. Should we not get enough delegates, we will refund or credit your paid booking.

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Should you need this course urgently, the following options are available:

  1. Pay for 6 delegates (whether you have them or not) and we will schedule the course as soon as possible.
  2. If you have fewer delegates and cannot pay for 6, we can negotiate a shortened course where some of the time will be spent in blended learning - watching videos and doing tutorials and exercises with some contact time with the trainer. We would want to discuss what your core needs are so that we cover those aspects. You need to have paid for 3 delegates at least.
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