Linux Administration

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Daily seminar
Live Digital Sessions


Unix & Linux systems popularity are growing rapidly during the last years mainly because of some major advantages like the ability to support multi-tasking, multi users, advanced security features, high performance while processing large or medium amounts of data and more.

This seminar discusses the relevance of Linux today and introduces Linux administration essentials

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for students with little or no Unix/Linux knowledge or experience, who want to make a start with Linux basic administration

  • Fullstack developers
  • DevOps engineers
  • System administrators


  • Basic familiarity with any OS admin
  • Basic administration of MS client/server
  • Familiarity with software development & platforms basic terms

Course Contents

  • Background – Linux vs. Unix, Distros (Redhat, Debian, Suse etc.), The Linux Kernel main chars.
  • The Login process – Login via SSH, Basic properties of local users (passwd,shadow), su vs. sudo
  • Files and the POSIX directory tree – (file types: i.e. file, dir., blk etc.), Tree structure in linux and basic dirs (usr, etc, boot, var, dev…)
  • Mount filesystems – Basic concept of mount and its place on the dir structure
  • POSIX permission – chmod – Symbolic and Numeric syntax
  • Pipes and Filters – The Pipe mechanism (FIFO), tee, line filters (head, tail, grep), column filters (cut, awk [basic]), misc filters (tr, sort, uniq)
  • Command substitution
  • If time allows – Basic system admin
  • Software management (YUM,RPM,Package compilation) – Briefly
  • Service management – Briefly