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LPI Linux Essentials Train-the-Trainer

Track Room Location: Room H133, Heritage Hall (Collin College's Preston Ridge campus)

Please note this is an Essentials-level track, designed to introduce the topic of Linux to instructors.

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has started the LPI Academy to help academic institutions teach Linux. During this session LPI Senior Trainers will provide train-the-trainer instruction designed to help faculty teach a new introduction to Linux course. This new course will prepare students for the LPI Linux Essentials Certificate of Achievement.

You can learn more here:

Basic keyboard skills



Keith Wright has been working with and teaching Linux for over twenty years. He has the following certifications: RHCE, LPIC, Linux+, Network+, and A+.


Introduction to Linux
Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems
Choosing an Operating System

Open Source Applications and Licenses
Major Open Source Applications
Understanding Open Source Software and Licensing

Using Linux
ICT Skills and Working in Linux

Command Line Skills
Command Line Basics

Getting Help
Using the Command Line to Get Help

Working with Files and Directories
Using Directories and Listing Files
Creating, Moving and Deleting Files

Archiving and Compression
Archiving Files on the Command Line

Pipes, Redirection and REGEX
Searching and Extracting Data from Files

Basic Scripting
Turning Commands into a Script

Understanding Computer Hardware

Managing Packages and Processes

Where Data is Stored

Network Configuration
Your Computer on the Network

System and User Security
Basic Security and Identifying User Types

Create a New User
Creating Users and Groups

Ownership and Permissions
Managing File Permissions and Ownership

Special Permissions, Links and File Locations
Special Directories and Files

Instructor Links
Will be provided in class.

Certification Info
Linux Essentials information can be found here:

Please note that content is subject to change or modification based on the unique needs of the track participants in attendance.

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