Category - Introduction to Linux I
Target Audience: The NDG Introduction to Linux I curriculum is designed for individuals who want to learn Linux.
Prerequisites: NDG Linux Essentials is recommended as a prerequisite to NDG Introduction to Linux I.
Note: Institutions desiring to start learners with course content at a higher level of rigor may choose to bypass NDG Linux Essentials. For self-paced learners who are unfamiliar with Linux, NDG Linux Essentials is highly recommended as the starting place. NDG Introduction to Linux I is aligned to the LPI LPIC-1 / CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI certification exams. As a course aligned to certification objectives, the amount of content rigor required by NDG Introduction to Linux I may be challenging for learners new to Linux.
This 27 chapter, 70-hour course covers the fundamentals of the Linux operating system, system architecture, installation, command line and file system. The goal of this course is to provide academic institutions, organizations and individual learners curriculum to help prepare for the exam objectives aligned to the Linux Professional Institute, LPI.org, LPIC-1 (or the CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI) first certification exam. Individuals who complete this course should understand Linux system architecture, Linux installation and packages, Linux command line, device basics and the Linux file system.
This course implements a “practice as you read” approach to learning. Each learner has hands-on access to a Linux virtual machine to practice, explore and trial Linux command line concepts. The learner is also provided 24 prescriptive step-by-step labs. These labs provide a learning environment where students interact with the Linux operating system and build on their skills and knowledge as they progress through the course.
The NDG Introduction to Linux I course focuses on the basic Linux skills needed in preparation for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 or CompTIA Linux+ powered by LPI certification. Learners will gain proficiency performing maintenance tasks on the command line, installing and configuring a computer running Linux and
configuring basic networking. The course objectives align to the LPI LPIC-1 exam topics:
– System Architecture
– Linux Installation and Package Management
– GNU and Unix commands
– Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard