Complete Linux Training Course to Get Your Dream IT Job 2019

Complete Linux Training Course to Get Your Dream IT Job 2019

Linux is the number ONE operating system for the Corporate world.

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

In addition to the lectures there will be quizzes, homework and hand-out material just like a live classroom training

I have been teaching this exact course in a classroom environment in New York City.  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 Uses Linux?   

Quiz, Homework and Handouts  

  Module 3 – System Access and File System   

Accessing Linux system

Download and install Putty   

Connect Linux VM via Putty   

Important Things to Remember in Linux   

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)   

Changing Password

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)

Combining and Splitting Files   

Linux vs. Windows Commands  

Quiz, Homework and Handouts  


Module 5 – System Administration  

Linux File Editors (vi text editor)

sed Command   

User account management  

Switch users and Sudo access  

Monitor users  

Talking to users (users, wall, write)

Linux Directory Service - Account Authentication

Difference between Active Directory, LDAP, IDM, WinBIND, OpenLDAP etc.

System utility commands (date, uptime, hostname, which, cal, bc etc.)  

Processes and schedules (systemctl, ps, top, kill, crontab and at)  

Process Management

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)

SOS Report   

Quiz, Homework and Handouts  


Module 6 – Shell Scripting 

Linux Kernel   

What is a Shell?

Types of Shells 

Shell scripting  

Basic Shell scripts  

If-then scripts  

For loop scripts  

do-while scripts   

Case statement scripts  


Shell History 

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)  

NIC or Port Bonding

Downloading Files or Apps (wget)

curl and ping Commands

File Transfer Commands

System updates and repositories (rpm and yum)

System Upgrade/Patch Management  

Create Local Repository from CD/DVD

Advance Package Management  

SSH and Telnet  


Hostname and IP Lookup (nslookup and dig)  


chronyd (Newer version of NTP)


Apache Web Server (http)  

Central Logger (rsyslogd)

Securing Linux Machine (OS Hardening)

OpenLDAP Installation  

Quiz, Homework and Handouts 


Module 8 – Disk Management and Run Levels

System run levels

Linux Boot Process

Message of the Day

Disk partition (df, fdisk, etc.)


Logical Volume Management (LVM)

LVM Configuration during Installation

Add Disk and Create Standard Partition

Add Disk and Create LVM Partition

LVM Configuration during Installation

Add Virtual Disk and Create New LVM Partition (pvcreate, vgcreate, lvcreate,)

Extend Disk using LVM

Adding Swap Space


Quiz, Homework and Handouts  

    Module 9 – All About Resume  

Resume workshop

Cover Letter 

Linux job description or duties

Exposure to Other Technologies

Homework and Handouts  


Module 10 – All About Interview  

IT Components

IT Job Statistics

Linus Around Us

Linux Operating System Jobs  

IT Management Jobs

Post Resume and What to Expect

Interview workshop

Redhat Certifications (RHCSA, RHCE etc.)

Join Linux Community

200+ interview questions


Course Recap

Commands We Have Learned

Don't Give up


Recap - Handouts

-- Imran Afzal

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