Complete Linux Training Course to Get Your Dream IT Job

9 Apr , 2018  

  • Desire to learn and a Computer

Linux is the number 1 operating system for the Corporate Enterprise world.

Are you looking for a course that will teach you everything about Linux and help you improve your abilities in tasks such as, administration, troubleshooting, decision making and of course apply for a job in Linux field?  Then you have come to the right place.

If you want to start your career in Linux and have little or no knowledge then I can help.  In this course you will learn Linux installation, configuration, command line, Linux administration, troubleshooting, Linux OS tools and I have included Resume and Interview workshop that will definitely help you get your dream job in IT.

In addition to the lectures there will be quizzes, home work and hand-out material just like a live class room training

I teach this exact course in a class room environment.  Please note 80% of my students who took this course got the job in Linux within months.  Imagine those who take my course only to level up their career, how productive this training can be for them

Following is the list of topics I will cover in this course:

Module 1 – Understanding Linux Concepts

  • What is Linux?
  • Everyday use of Linux
  • Unix vs. Linux
  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts


Module 2 – Download, Install and Configure

  • What is Oracle Virtual Box?
  • Downloading and Installing Oracle Virtual Box
  • Creating virtual machine
  • Linux Distributions
  • Different way to install Linux
  • Downloading and Installing Linux (CentOS)
  • Redhat Linux installation (Optional)
  • Linux Desktop (GUI)
  • Virtual Machine Management
  • Linux vs. Windows
  • Who Used Linux?
  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts


Module 3 – System Access and File System

  • Introduction to Linux system
  • Accessing Linux system
  • Download and install Putty
  • Connect Linux VM via Putty
  • Important Things to Remember in Linux
  • Changing Password
  • Introduction to File System
  • File system structure description
  • File system navigation commands
  • File System Paths
  • Directory listing overview
  • Creating Files and Directories
  • Finding Files and Directories (find, locate)
  • Wildcard (*, $, ^)
  • Combining and Splitting Files (cat and cut)
  • Soft and Hard Links (ln)
  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts


Module 4 – Linux Fundamentals

  • Commands Syntax
  • File Permissions (chmod)
  • File Ownership (chown, chgrp)
  • Getting Help (man, whatis etc.)
  • TAB completion and up arrow keys
  • Adding text to file
  • Pipes ( | )
  • File Maintenance Commands
  • File Display Commands
  • Filters / Text Processing Commands (cut, sort, grep, awk, uniq, wc)
  • Compare Files (diff, cmp)
  • Compress and Un-compress files/directories (tar, gzip, gunzip)
  • Linux vs. Windows Commands
  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts


Module 5 – System Administration

  • Linux File Editors (vi text editor)
  • User account management
  • Switch users and Sudo access
  • Monitor users
  • Talking to users (users, wall, write)
  • System utility commands (date, uptime, hostname, which, cal, bc etc.)
  • Processes and schedules (systemctl, ps, top, kill, crontab and at)
  • System Monitoring Commands (top, df, dmesg, iostat 1, netstat, free etc.)
  • OS Maintenance Commands (shutdown, reboot, halt, init etc.)
  • Changing System Hostname (hostnamectl)
  • Finding System Information (uname, cat /etc/redhat-release, cat /etc/*rel*, dmidecode)
  • System Architecture (arch)
  • Terminal control keys
  • Terminal Commands (clear, exit, script)
  • Recover root Password (single user mode)
  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts


Module 6 – Shell Scripting

  • Linux Kernel
  • What is a Shell?
  • Shell scripting
  • Basic Shell scripts
  • If-then scripts
  • For loop scripts
  • Do-while scripts
  • Case statement scripts
  • Aliases
  • Command history


Module 7 – Networking, Servers and System Updates

  • Enabling internet in Linux VM
  • Network Components
  • Network files and commands (ping, ifconfig, netstat, tcpdump, networking config files)
  • NIC Information (ethtool)
  • System updates and repositories (rpm and yum)
  • Download files with URLs (wget)
  • System Upgrades
  • SSH and Telnet
  • DNS
  • Hostname and IP Lookup (nslookup and dig)
  • NTP
  • Sendmail
  • Apache Web Server (http)
  • Central Logger (rsyslogd)
  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts


Module 8 – Disk Management and Run Levels

  • System run levels
  • Linux Boot Process
  • File transfer (ftp, scp, rsync etc.)
  • Message of the Day
  • Disk partition (df, fdisk, etc.)
  • Storage
  • Logical Volume Management (LVM)
  • LVM Configuration during Installation
  • RAID
  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts


Module 9 – All About Resume

  • Resume workshop
  • Linux job description or duties
  • Homework and Handouts


Module 10 – All About Interview

  • What is IT?
  • IT Components
  • Apply for Linux jobs and what to expect
  • Interview workshop
  • IT Job Statistics
  • Linux Operating System Jobs
  • IT Management Jobs
  • 200+ interview questions
  • Homework

You can reach me at [email protected] for any questions or concerns

— Imran Afzal

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to have complete Linux training to get a job in IT
  • Anyone who is already in IT but want to advance his/her career
  • Anyone who wants to master the Linux command line


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