CompTIA Linux+ (LX0-103 and LX0-104) (Part 1 of 2)
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CompTIA Linux+ (LX0-103 and LX0-104) (Part 1 of 2)

CompTIA Linux+ (LX0-103 and LX0-104) (Part 1 of 2)
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the file system configuration on Linux
  • earn advanced file system operations
  • Manage user accounts
  • Manage Linux packages
  • Monitor and schedule processes
  • Understand the system security options
  • Configure networking parameters
  • Learn to backup and restore Linux systems
  • Troubleshoot day-to-day issues
Requirements
  • The prospective candidates for this course are supposed to have the basic working knowledge of the Linux operating system.
  • A familiarity with the Linux Shell Programming is also beneficial to fully understand the concepts taught in this course.
Description

The CompTIA Linux+ 2009 course covers the basic administration, security, networking, performance and maintenance tasks required to efficiently and smoothly run a Linux environment. The course contents are based on the recommended curriculum by CompTIA for the CompTIA Linux+ certification exams.

The CompTIA Linux+ course offers theoretical as well as practical knowledge to effectively install, configure and manage a Linux based IT environment. The course is equally helpful to guide the students towards pursuing the CompTIA Linux+ certification. It covers the required content as specified in CompTIA’s exam objectives. The course has been designed in such a way that candidates will be able to install Linux and end up with a useable and secure Linux system.

Who this course is for:
  • Linux administrators
  • Linux programmers
  • Technical and IT staff members of organizations using Linux operating system
  • Linux security administrators
  • Aspiring candidates of CompTIA Linux+ certification
Course content
Expand all 524 lectures 17:43:08
+ Course Introduction
4 lectures 09:58

Course Introduction - Part 1
05:28
Course Introduction - Part 2
02:53
+ Unit 01 - Installation
25 lectures 51:08
Installation
00:48
Topic A: Linux Introduction
01:17
Linux Platforms
03:22
Popular Distros Part1
01:59
Popular Distros Part2
02:49
Software Licensing Part1
03:16
Software Licensing Part2
01:40
Non-licensing Terminology
01:59
Demo - Exploring Linux and Licensing
03:28
Topic B: Pre-installation Tasks Part1
00:21
Pre-installation Tasks Part2
02:53
Pre-installation Tasks Part3
01:11
Pre-installation Tasks Part4
00:54
Installation Files
01:11
ISO Burning Applications
00:52
Topic C: Linux Installation
00:22
File Systems
03:04
Partitioning
01:56
Minimum Partitions
03:01
Logging On
00:53
Demo - Logging into Debian
03:31
Unit 01 Review
01:25
+ Unit 02 - Using Linux
37 lectures 01:23:37
Using Linux
00:44
Topic A: Graphical User Interfaces
00:10
User Interface Architecture
03:06
User Interface Architecture ( Cont.)
01:11
Demo - Exploring User Interfaces
07:37
Desktop Environments
00:53
GNOME
01:49
GNOME Environment
01:01
KDE
01:18
Xfce
01:33
Demo - Exploring End -user Applications and OpenOffice Writer
05:00
Topic B: Command Line Linux
00:21
Command Line Interface
01:48
BASH (Bourne Shell)
01:25
Common Commands
00:56
Demo - Entering Commands at the BASH Prompt
08:08
BASH Proficiency
01:47
Command History
02:52
Shell Variables
01:39
Shell Metacharacters
02:06
Tab Completion
01:41
Demo - Exploring the BASH Command Line Interface
07:20
Piping
00:43
Piping and Redirecting
01:12
Standard I/O
00:46
Demo - Exploring Piping and Redirection
03:54
Named Pipes
01:04
Demo - Exploring Named Pipes
02:26
Getting Help
01:04
Man Page
00:48
Man Page Sections
00:40
Info Pages
01:32
Demo - Getting Help
03:23
Additional Help Options
02:39
Demo - Exploring Further Help Options
05:42
Unit 02 Review
01:02
+ Unit 03 - File and Directory Management
36 lectures 01:53:39
File and Directory Management
01:05
Topic A: Directory Organization
00:19
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard Part1
02:07
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard Part2
01:55
Directory Navigation
02:32
pushd and popd
01:38
Demo - Exploring the FHS Directories
08:50
Managing Directories
03:21
Demo - Managing Directories
12:04
Topic B: File Management
00:14
Files - Part 1
02:16
Files - Part 2
02:39
Wildcards
02:45
Demo - Managing Files
12:50
The vi Editor
01:51
vi Commands
02:19
Demo - Editing a File with vi
05:31
Links
01:35
Demo - Creating and Using File Links
06:03
File Information Commands
02:16
File Info with ls -lF
01:22
More File Information Commands
00:51
Demo - Examining File Types
07:27
Finding Files
02:01
Demo - Finding Files
06:40
Topic C: Removable Storage
00:26
Mounting Volumes
02:29
File System Types
02:02
Device Files
02:40
Mount Points
01:44
Mount Options
01:33
Example Commands
02:43
Mounting
01:02
Privilege Escalation
00:56
Demo - Mounting and Unmounting a CD and USB Drive
03:47
Unit 03 Review
01:46
+ Unit 04 - System Administration
75 lectures 02:39:41
System Administration
00:59
Topic A: Users and Groups
00:34
User Security - /etc/passwd
02:00
Password File Fields
01:08
User Security - /etc/shadow
01:33
Shadow File Fields
01:22
Privilege Escalation
01:29
Demo - Exploring User Accounts
04:29
Demo - Adding Your Account to the sudoers File
03:50
User Accounts
01:19
The /etc/login.defs File
01:04
The /etc/default/useradd File
01:05
The /etc/skel Directory
00:59
The adduser Command
00:41
The /etc/adduser.conf File
00:53
Demo - Creating User Accounts at the Command Line
06:30
GUI Admin Tools
01:10
Demo - Creating User Accounts via the GUI
01:53
Modifying Users
01:02
The chfn Command
01:42
The finger Command
00:29
Demo - Modifying a User Account
08:41
Creating Groups
00:49
Adding Users to Groups
00:53
Demo - Creating Groups and Adding Members
04:54
Deleting Accounts
01:10
Demo - Deleting Users and Groups
04:45
Topic B: File and Directory Permissions
00:54
File Ownership
01:44
Managing File Ownership
01:27
File and Directory Permissions / Files Ownership
01:10
Demo - File and Directory Permissions
05:01
Files and Directory Permission
02:16
The Mode
02:37
Mode Explained
01:02
Demo - Viewing File Permissions
01:36
Changing Permissions
01:10
Numeric Syntax
04:17
Default Permissions
01:06
Demo - Changing File Permissions
02:50
Directory Permissions
00:29
Umask
02:56
Demo - Viewing and Changing the Umask
02:57
Special Permissions
01:41
Special Permissions in the Mode
03:00
Setting Special Permissions
02:32
Demo - Viewing and Changing Special Permissions
05:41
File System Specific Attributes
01:42
Demo - Viewing and Changing ext3 File Attributes
05:01
Topic C: User Environment Configuration
00:34
Variables
02:06
Viewing Variables, Custom Variables
03:12
Custom Variables
00:55
PATH
01:44
Changing the Prompt
00:53
Prompt
00:45
Demo - Working with Shell and Environment Variables
05:32
Command Aliases Part 1
00:57
Command Aliases Part 2
00:50
Demo - Viewing and Creating Command Aliases
02:13
Environment Files
02:05
Demo - Saving a Command Alias in an Environment File
07:20
Topic D: GUI Configuration
00:17
Video Configuration
01:49
Screen Resolution
01:00
xvidtune
00:42
Screensaver
00:39
Appearance Preferences
00:45
Demo - Configuring Video Settings
02:49
Mouse Preferences
02:06
Keyboard Preferences
01:16
Demo - Configuring the Mouse and Keyboard
04:24
Stop and Start X Windows
01:23
Demo - Stopping and Starting X Windows
01:18
Unit 04 Review
01:35
+ Unit 05 - Application Management
26 lectures 52:02
Application Management
01:01
Topic A: Packages and Package Managers
00:50
Software Distribution Part 1
01:47
Softwarre Distribution Part 2
01:38
Software Distribution Part 3
01:22
Packages
01:04
Package Managers
01:05
Synaptic Package Manager
00:34
Demo - Installing a Package via the GUI
03:01
Command Line Package Managers
01:42
Demo - Installing a Package via the Command Line
03:09
Installed Software
01:01
Demo - Gathering Information about Installed Software
02:56
Removing Software
01:04
Demo - Removing Software
03:07
Repositories
00:57
Synaptic - Software Sources
00:41
Demo - Managing Repositories
03:43
Topic B: Source Code Software
01:10
Installing from Source Code
03:15
Extracting
01:18
Compiling and Linking
02:12
Installing and Cleaning Up
02:11
Demo - Installing the GNU C Compiler
01:25
Demo - Downloading and Installing a Source Code Application
08:56
Unit 05 Review
00:53
+ Unit 06 - System Configuration
48 lectures 01:30:48
System Configuration
01:16
Topic A: Disk Management
00:17
Disk Drives
03:21
Drive Components Part 1
00:27
Drive Components Part 2
02:06
Drive components Part 3
01:12
Drive Geometry
01:55
Partitioning
04:12
fdisk
00:51
fdisk - Drive and Partition List
01:27
parted - Partition Editor
01:27
GParted
01:25
Demo - Exploring Partitions with fdisk
04:25
Demo - Exploring Partitions via the GUI
04:09
Formatting
01:06
Demo - Formatting a Partition with mkfs
04:21
The /etc/fstab File
01:09
The fstab with New Drives
00:53
Demo - Editing the fstab File
02:07
Virtual File Systems
03:08
Demo - Mounting a Loop Device
05:29
Topic B: File System Management
00:30
Quotas
02:08
Quotas Enabled in fstab
00:33
Enabling Quotas
01:15
Editing Quotas with edquota
00:47
Enabling Quotas (cont.)
00:22
Swap Space
01:48
Swap Space Options
02:10
Creating Swap Space
01:04
Filling New Swap Space
01:53
Managing Swap
00:46
Demo - Managing Swap Space
06:17
Disk Arrays
02:34
RAID Level 0
01:17
RAID Level 1
01:43
RAID Level 3
00:56
RAID Level 5
01:03
Logical Volume Manager
01:24
Implementing LVM
00:57
Topic C: Device Management
00:13
Devices
01:17
Sample Devices
01:03
Demo - Exploring the /dev Directory
04:45
Viewing USB Devices
00:52
Demo - Viewing Devices on the USB Bus
05:05
Viewing PCI Devices
00:33
Unit 06 Review
00:50
+ Unit 07 - Process and Module Management
37 lectures 01:14:00
Topic A: Process Management
00:34
Process Management
00:14
Processes Part 1
01:51
Processes Part 2
02:10
Process IDs Part1
01:48
Process IDs Part2
00:36
Demo - Exploring Processes
07:28
The ps Command
00:57
Common ps Command Forms Part 1
00:35
Common ps Command Forms Part 2
00:48
Output of ps aux
01:36
The top Command
00:30
Demo - Viewing Processes and Devices
07:44
Killing Processes
01:45
Other kill Commands
01:19
Demo - Managing Processes
05:40
Topic B: Process Priority and Execution
00:13
Process Forking
01:12
Foreground and Background
00:56
Demo - Comparing Foreground and Background Processes
01:36
Process Priority
02:04
Viewing Priorities
01:09
Setting Priorities
01:13
Renice
00:23
Demo - Managing Process Priorities
04:43
Topic C: Kernel Modules
00:33
Kernel
01:48
Kernel Tuning
02:15
Common sysctl Settings
02:40
Demo - Viewing Kernel Information
05:31
Kernel Modules Part 1
01:07
Kernel Modules Part 2
01:25
The lsmod Command
01:20
The modprobe Command
01:04
Module Related Files
01:07
Demo - Exploring Kernel Modules
05:07
Unit 07 Review
00:59
+ Unit 08 - System Maintenance
67 lectures 01:58:54
System Maintenance
01:28
Topic A: Backup and Restore
00:55
Compression Part 1
01:44
Compression Part 2
02:45
Algorithms Part 1
01:14
Algorithms Part 2
01:34
Compressed File Types
01:31
Compression Utilities
01:19
GNU zip = gzip
01:19
bzip2
00:53
Compression via the GUI
00:49
Demo - Compressing and Extracting Data
04:20
Tape Archives Part1
02:08
Tape Archives Part2
00:47
Demo - Creating Archiving with tar
04:01
cpio and find
01:47
Demo - Backing Up with cpio
04:33
Backup with dd Part1
00:36
Backup with dd Part2
01:55
Demo - Backing Up with dd
03:07
Topic B: Scheduling Tasks
00:36
Scheduling Commands
00:47
The at Command
01:14
Demo - Scheduling Commands with at
01:36
The cron Command
00:50
Sample crontab
00:50
crontab run -parts Format
01:38
Managing cron
01:07
Demo - Scheduling a Job with cron
05:21
Topic C: Performance Monitoring
00:54
Monitoring Tools
01:05
Demo - Installing the sysstat Package
01:41
mpstat
01:42
iostat
01:09
Demo - Monitoring with mpstat and iostat
01:55
System Activity Reporter
00:52
Output of sar
00:37
Demo - Monitoring System Activity with sar
05:46
The uptime Command
01:44
The free Command
02:02
The top Command
00:48
The vmstat Command
00:22
Demo - Using the Memory Statistics Utilities
02:54
Load Average
01:33
Demo - Viewing the Load Average for Your Computer
00:53
Topic D: Logging
01:36
Log Files
01:31
Demo - Viewing Logs
02:33
System Logging Daemon
01:09
Sample rsyslog.conf
01:10
Logging Facilities
00:46
Priorities
02:36
Priority Notation
01:35
Demo - Examining the syslog.conf File
02:40
Log Rotation
01:15
Sample logrotate.conf
01:41
Demo - Examining Log Rotation
02:52
Text Manipulation Commands Part 1
01:13
Text Manipulation Commands Part 2
00:57
grep
01:31
head and tail sed
00:49
Sed
00:48
Demo - Searching and Displaying Text Files
03:53
awk Part 1
00:58
awk Part 2
01:38
Demo - Searching and Replacing with awk
05:43
Unit 08 Review
01:19
+ Unit 09 - Networking
59 lectures 02:04:51
Networking
01:22
Topic A: Networking Basics
00:21
Networks
02:57
Protocols
01:41
OSI Reference Model Part1
00:30
OSI Reference Model Part2
00:38
OSI Reference Model Part3
00:37
OSI Reference Model Part4
02:42
OSI Reference Model Part5
00:40
OSI Reference Model Part6
01:10
OSI Reference Model Part7
00:32
Internet Protocol Suite
03:37
Additional Protocols
02:59
Addressing
03:34
Addresses
01:33
Internet Protocol Version 4
02:40
IPv4 Classes
02:26
Internet Protocol Version 6
02:29
Assigning Addresses
02:01
Demo - Examining Addresses
05:02
Character Based Names Part1
01:15
Character Based Names Part2
01:43
Name Utilities
01:18
Demo - Identifying Addresses and Names
01:33
Ports
02:56
Demo - Viewing an Using Ports
01:42
Authentication
01:04
Authentication Factors
01:39
One -factor Authentication
01:12
Two -factor Authentication
00:38
Three -factor Authentication
02:39
Topic B: Network Services
00:20
NIC Configuration
00:47
Network Commands
02:21
Demo - Configuring Your Network Interface
03:59
DHCP Service
01:16
Demo - Managing DHCP Client Services
06:04
DHCP Server Services
00:29
DHCP Server Services B
01:29
Demo - Installing and Configuring DHCP Server Services
07:08
Network Time Services
02:17
Date and Time Commands
01:23
Demo - Installing NTP and Configuring Time Synchronization
05:24
Internet Super Daemon
01:43
Demo - Viewing Daemon Startup Options
02:10
Topic C: Domain Name Services
00:15
DNS
02:18
Name Resolution Process
02:44
Demo - Resolving Names
07:27
BIND
01:54
Resource Records
01:57
Demo - Installing BIND and Examining its Configuration Files
03:39
Managing BIND
01:30
Demo - Managing BIND
02:12
Local Name Resolution
01:41
Default /etc/hosts File
01:34
The nssswitch.conf File
00:29
Demo - Examining Local Name Resolution
02:13
Unit 09 Review
00:58