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LPI Linux 101
Course Description
This course serves as a fast-paced and thorough introduction to the Linux operating system. It is intended for aspiring system administrators or anyone else who wants to learn the nuts and bolts of Linux. The course involves extensive hands-on work, as students gain the skills and experience needed to administer Linux servers, and get set to take LPI Linux Certification Exam 101. There are practice questions for the certification exam throughout the course. Use this course as an ideal first step into the world of Linux, while also preparing to achieve a professional IT certification.
About the Field

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) has the fastest growing Linux certification program in the world. It is a vendor-neutral and community-driven program that is well respected throughout the IT industry. In order to achieve junior level LPI certification (LPIC-1), a candidate must pass two exams. This course prepares students for the first of these exams, known as LPI Exam 101.

More information about the LPI program can be found on their web site at www.lpi.org

Accreditation

VIASINC's Linux curriculum has been officially recognized by the Linux Professional Institute as part of their LPI Approved Training Materials (LPI-ATM) program. This means that the courses have successfully passed stringent quality assurance testing and provide complete coverage of all of the certification exam objectives. You can rest assured that the skills and knowledge gained here will directly translate into earning a professional Linux IT certification.

Career Implications

Initially developed over 30 years ago, Unix stands as the oldest operating system still in continuous use. Linux is a successor to Unix that now powers the majority of the world's web servers, and looks poised to continue on its track of rapid growth now that it has become a central component of modern cloud computing environments.

According to a recent report from International Data Corporation (IDC), Linux momentum is building even faster than previously thought, with Linux-related annual revenues now surpassing the USD $35 billion mark. Reports from Internet job-search sites such as Dice.com further confirm that Linux skills are in high demand, with workers earning very competitive salaries.

Linux skills can also be directly applied towards other Unix-based operating systems like Mac OS X, and can lay the groundwork for lucrative careers in such fields as systems and database administration, networking, security, web master, graphics and animation, and many others.

Subjects Covered
For a complete list of the subjects covered in the course, please refer to the outline.
Preview
To see a demo of the course, please refer to the preview.
Structure
35 lessons, 35 drills, 7 quizzes, 1 final exam.
Average Running Time
50 hours.
Certification
To learn more about the VIASINC IT certification packages and how to get certified, please refer to the main IT certification page.
Related VIASINC Courses

For a complete preparation for LPIC-1 certification, take the VIASINC LPI Linux 102 course after this one. Also, consider taking these courses with the Linux Network Engineering course in order to specialize in Linux networking.

Or, combine with the main Network Engineering curriculum in order to gain valuable Cisco skills and certifications. The combination of Linux and networking skills is in especially high demand.