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Linux Fundamentals Certification Training

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Why should you take Linux Fundamentals course ?

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  • Google, IBM, Twitter, Wikipedia, NASA, New York Stock Exchange & many other MNC's worldwide use Linux across industries.
  • Average salary of Linux Administrator is $95k -
  • 5K + satisfied learners. Reviews
About the Course

A self-paced course designed to learn to administer applications, configuration, network, DNS, security etc on a Linux Machine.

Online self - paced learning

Online Self Learning Courses are designed for self-directed training, allowing participants to begin at their convenience with structured training and review exercises to reinforce learning. You'll learn through videos, PPTs and complete assignments, projects and other activities designed to enhance learning outcomes, all at times that are most convenient to you.
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Learning Objectives - In this module, you will understand how to install Linux. You will learn partitions, package selections and post install configurations.

Topics - Installation, Package Selection, First Boot: Post-Install Configuration, Anatomy of a Kickstart File, Command line, Introduction to Bash Shell, Stream text editor (grep, sed and awk), System Initialization, Starting the Boot Process: GRUB, Run Levels.

Learning Objectives - In this module, we will learn the concept of user administration in Linux. We also learn how to add new user account, modify and delete existing user account. We will also discuss network users and file permission techniques

Topics - Adding a New User Account, User Private Groups, Modifying / Deleting User Accounts, Group Administration, Password Aging Policies, Switching Accounts, sudo, Network Users, Authentication Configuration, SUID and SGID Executable, SGID Directories, The Sticky Bit, Default File Permissions, Access Control Lists (ACLs), Annie's Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Learning Objectives - In this module, you will learn about boot management system, configuring services to run at boot. You will understand package management, which includes installing and removing software and updating a Kernel RPM.

Topics - Setting kernel parameters, Configuring services to run at boot, Securing single-user mode (su login), Shutting down and rebooting the system, RPM Package Manager, Installing and Removing Software, Updating a Kernel RPM, rpm Queries, rpm Verification, About yum, Using yum, Searching packages/files, Configuring Additional Repositories, Apt-get command set, Apt-cache package management, Dpkg command set, Annie's Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

Learning Objectives - In this module, we will learn about Linux security administration, Shell Script, and Virtualization.

Topics - SELinux Overview, SELinux Tools, SELinux Contexts, SELinux Booleans, Boot level security (GRUB), Security need for TCP wrappers, /etc/inetd.conf, /etc/hosts.allow and /etc/hosts.deny, Xinetd, Securing shell (change, default port, prevent root access), Securing Shell (Public/ Private), Securing Shell (managing IP allow and deny), Install and configuring antiviruses (clamAV and LMD), Different type of shell, Shell script basics, Executing shell scripts, Header, comments on script, Redirection, Environment Variables, Conditions, Loops, Introduction to KVM Virtualization, Virtual Machine installation, Configuring Virtual Machines, Annie's Quizzes, LAB, Q & A, Quick Recap.

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Edureka's Linux Fundamentals course covers all the necessary concepts required for Linux Administration. Starting from Linux installation to security administration, user-account management, networking concepts, file system management, system services, Kernel services, virtualization.

After the completion of the 'Linux Fundamentals' Course at Edureka, you should be able to:
1. Install Linux
2. Set kernel parameters
3. Install and remove software
4. Manage system services
5. Add a new user account
6. Modify and delete user accounts
7. File system management and security management
8. Understand Linux Networking
9. Create network setup and configuration
10. Configure BIND to function as a caching-only DNS server
11. Format, and reload the DNS by using kill or ndc
12. Configure Apache server
13. Install and configure anti viruses (clamAV and LMD)
14. Configure virtual machines.

Linux is a free operating system, which comes under the GNU GPL license. It can be freely used on all products or applications which you develop free of cost. Linux is everywhere, which means it spreads almost all over the world. In your daily life, you are communicating with Linux servers, because all major internet sites such as Facebook and Google are using Linux servers. In addition, most modern televisions, Android mobiles run on Linux. At the root of it, Linux is free software used to control desktop, laptop, supercomputers, mobile devices, networking equipment, airplanes and automobiles and so on. More significantly, viruses are less of a threat on Linux. With a slight Linux knowledge and an inexpensive computer you can create tiny gadgets at home.

This course can be taken by anyone who wants to learn Linux Administration.

The only pre-requisite for this course is the basic System Knowledge which would be helpful while learning Linux Fundamentals.

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The system requirements necessary for this course are Windows / Mac / Linux PC, Minimum 2GB RAM and 20 GB HDD Storage.
To execute your practicals on Linux Fundamentals you need to install Linux (Fedora, Centos or Redhat) in your laptop or desktop. A detailed step by step installation guide will be present in your LMS. There will be support provided from Edureka in case if you are not able to install and configure the above-mentioned tools.

Course Duration

You will undergo self-paced learning where you will get an in-depth knowledge of various concepts that will be covered in the course.

Real-life Case Studies

Towards the end of the course, you will be working on a project where you are expected to implement the techniques learnt during the course.


Each module will contain practical assignments, which can be completed before going to next module.

Lifetime Access

You will get lifetime access to all the videos,discussion forum and other learning contents inside the Learning Management System.


edureka certifies you as a expert in Linux Fundamentals based on the project reviewed by our expert panel.


We have a community forum for all our customers that further facilitates learning through peer interaction and knowledge sharing.
As soon as you enrol into the course, your LMS (The Learning Management System) access will be functional. You will immediately get access to our course content in the form of a complete set of Videos, PPTs, PDFs and Assignments. You can start learning right away.
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