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Course Description

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of the Linux operating system. Students will be exposed to Linux terminal command-line functions and will be expected to configure a Linux machine throughout the course. Concepts such as packages, file system structure, troubleshooting commands, and permissions will be covered in light detail and students will be given the opportunity to apply each concept as they work through the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Acquire open source concepts and progressively master Linux commands.
  • Understand how Linux is used and the basics of its command line.
  • Become skilled at using the Linux virtual machine for experiments.
  • Prepare for LPI Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate (PDC).

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.