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Linux Essentials

at Certstaffix Training - Near North Side

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Course Details
Price:
$2,280 4 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jul 27, 9:00am - Jul 30, 4:00pm CT (4 sessions)

Next start dates (3)

Location:
Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
205 N Michigan Ave Ste 810
At N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 3

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this linux training:

This course thoroughly covers Linux fundamentals. You'll begin with basic principles and the Linux way of doing things, then move on to common user programs such as the command line and text editors. With these skills in hand, you can tackle system administration tasks, such as user management and network configuration. Whether you're prepping for the LPI Linux Essentials certification or just brushing up on the basics for your professional work, this is the fast and thorough course you need.


Course Outline

CHAPTER 1: Selecting an Operating System

  • What Is an OS?
  • Investigating User Interfaces
  • Where Does Linux Fit in the OS World?
  • What Is a Distribution?

CHAPTER 2: Investigating Linux's Principles and Philosophy

  • Linux through the Ages
  • Using Open Source Software
  • Understanding OS Roles

CHAPTER 3: Understanding Software Licensing

  • Investigating Software Licenses
  • The Free Software Foundation
  • The Open Source Initiative
  • The Creative Commons
  • Using Open Source Licenses

CHAPTER 4: Using Common Linux Programs

  • Using a Linux Desktop Environment
  • Working with Productivity Software
  • Using Server Programs
  • Managing Programming Languages

CHAPTER 5: Managing Hardware

  • Learning About Your CPU
  • Identifying Motherboard Capabilities
  • Sizing Your Power Supply
  • Understanding Disk Issues
  • Managing Displays
  • Handling USB Devices
  • Managing Drivers

CHAPTER 6: Getting to Know the Command Line

  • Starting a Command Line
  • Running Programs
  • Manipulating Files
  • Using Shell Features

CHAPTER 7: Managing Files

  • Manipulating Files
  • Manipulating Directories

CHAPTER 8: Getting Help

  • Using man Pages
  • Using info Pages
  • Finding Additional Documentation

CHAPTER 9: Using Programs and Processes

  • Understanding Package Management
  • Understanding the Process Hierarchy
  • Identifying Running Processes
  • Using Log Files

CHAPTER 10: Searching, Extracting, and Archiving Data

  • Using Regular Expressions
  • Searching for and Extracting Data
  • Redirecting Input and Output
  • Archiving Data

CHAPTER 11: Editing Files

  • Understanding the Role of Text Files
  • Choosing an Editor
  • Launching an Editor
  • Editing Files with pico or nano
  • Editing Files with Vi
  • Using Configuration File Conventions
  • Editing Formatted Text Files

CHAPTER 12: Creating Scripts

  • Beginning a Shell Script
  • Using Commands
  • Using Arguments
  • Using Variables
  • Using Conditional Expressions
  • Using Loops
  • Using Functions
  • Setting the Script's Exit Value

CHAPTER 13: Understanding Users and Groups

  • Understanding Accounts
  • Using Account Tools
  • Working as root

CHAPTER 14: Creating Users and Groups

  • Creating New Accounts
  • Modifying Accounts
  • Deleting Accounts
  • Managing Groups

CHAPTER 15: Setting Ownership and Permissions

  • Setting Ownership
  • Setting Permissions

CHAPTER 16: Navigating the Linux Filesystem

  • Understanding Where Things Go
  • Using Special Permission Bits and File Features

CHAPTER 17: Managing Network Connections

  • Understanding Network Features
  • Configuring a Network Connection
  • Testing Your Network Connection
  • Protecting Your System from the Bad Guys

Headsets for free, Guaranteed to Run, Re-Takes for free (Up to 6 months), Interactive Classroom environment.

Registration Note: We can only accept students into our classes whose tuition is being paid by an employer or sponsoring organization. Self-paying individuals cannot enroll.



Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
Important:
Courseware (if a course has a Courseware) will be shipped to the address provided two weeks before the class starts. Make sure that the additional info field is properly and correctly filled out to avoid Courseware being lost in transit. Please also note that P.O. Box addresses are not allowed.


The classes are instructor-led live training you attend in a local classroom or from your home/office. Our instructors teach from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

Instructors can view student progress and take control of their PC to provide direct assistance. Students can see the instructor's presentation as well as voice questions directly to the instructor and participate in class discussions.

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

All of our classes are offered live online and any student with a computer and an internet connection can take class from their home or anywhere else they feel comfortable. For customers who are concerned about COVID-19 with regard to attending classes from one of our computer labs, please know that you can switch to attend from home up to the day before class. We just ask that you notify us so we can send them class connection information and inform the center staff that they won’t be coming in for class. 

With regard to our computer labs, each one holds a maximum of only two students per room so no student will need to be in close proximity to any large group of people. We’ve also asked the centers that host our computer labs to disinfect all keyboards/mice/surfaces, etc. after each use and requested that they provide hand sanitizer to our students. That being said, we definitely understand if a student would feel more comfortable taking class from their home.  

We purchase and ship books to students two weeks before their class date and we are charged for any computer lab booking if not cancelled within a week of the booking date, so we would not be able to fully refund a student who wants to cancel less than two weeks before class without incurring a financial loss to us that we would not be able to recover. With the attend from home option, students do hava a choice to stay home and still get their training. Students can also choose to postpone their training to a later date if they wish. 

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Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

You can cancel or reschedule your registration without penalty or charge provided you give notice of 10 business days (M-F) or more days before the start of my class.

If you request to cancel or reschedule your registration 10 Business Days (M-F) or less days before the class start you will be charged 100% the course fee and will not be entitled to a refund. You have one (1) opportunity to use our Make-Up policy to have those funds applied to a later class date.

You cannot change your class location ten (10) Business days (M-F) or less before the class start because Certified Staffing Solutions has shipped training materials and provisioned resources. Location changes requested prior to that timeframe are subject to availability and may incur an additional charge.

Should Certified Staffing Solutions need to cancel your class due to insufficient enrollment, or postpone it due to events beyond their control, Certified Staffing Solutions will notify you as soon as possible. In such cases, you may reschedule to a future class date at no additional charge or receive a refund for any money on account relating to that registration.

Travel arrangements and costs are the sole responsibility of the student. Certified Staffing Solutions suggests obtaining refundable reservations. Certified Staffing Solutions classes are confirmed approximately 14 days before the start of the class. We cannot guarantee class commitments before that window of time. Certified Staffing Solutions will not be responsible for any cancellation costs incurred, including but not limited to, airline/mass transit tickets, hotel reservations and so on.

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Our downtown Chicago classroom is located at the Avenue Business Center in the Magnificent Mile district, close to plenty of restaurants and parking. When arriving for class, please proceed to Suite 810 and the receptionist will guide you to your classroom.

Start Dates (4)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor 4 $2,280
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Jul 28 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
Wed, Jul 29 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
Thu, Jul 30 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor 4 $2,280
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Sep 09 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
Thu, Sep 10 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
Fri, Sep 11 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor 4 $2,280
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 13 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
Wed, Oct 14 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
Thu, Oct 15 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor 4 $2,280
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Nov 17 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
Wed, Nov 18 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor
Thu, Nov 19 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time Remote Instructor

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