LX010G - Linux Basics

This course is designed to teach the basics of the Linux environment. Class activities include accessing a system, navigating the directory hierarchy, using the vi editor, using common commands, tools, and scripting concepts.

Duration: 3.0 days

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On Completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Log in to an Linux system and set a user password
  • Use Linux online documentation
  • Use the vi editor
  • Manage Linux files and directories
  • Describe the purpose of the shell
  • Execute common Linux commands and manage Linux processes
  • Customize the working environment
  • Use common Linux utilities
  • Write simple shell scripts


Unit 1: Getting started with Linux

  • Exercise 1: Using the system

Unit 2: The vi editor

  • Exercise 2: The vi editor

Unit 3: Files and directories

  • Exercise 3: Files and directories

Unit 4: Using files

  • Exercise 4: Using files

Unit 5: File permissions

  • Exercise 5: File permissions

Unit 6: Shell basics

  • Exercise 6: Shell basics

Unit 7: Using shell variables

  • Exercise 7: Using shell variables

Unit 8: Processes

  • Exercise 8: Processes

Unit 9: Customizing the user environment

  • Exercise 9: Customizing the user environment

Unit 10: Linux utilities

  • Exercise 10: Linux utilities


This course requires no experience with Linux or Power systems. General knowledge of computers is expected, though no intermediate or advanced skills are required.


Students attending this course are expected to have a basic understanding of an IT environment.



This course is not associated with any Certification.

Course Benefits

  • Career growth
  • Broad Career opportunities
  • Worldwide recognition from leaders
  • Up-to Date technical skills
  • Popular Certification Badges

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