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Linux - Foundations

1LIN 22 chapters 3 ECTS credits Level Beginner


In this course you will learn fundamental notions regarding using and managing GNU/Linux environments.

You will go since the discovery of the system to its operational mastery. Most of the concepts taught in this module are common to all UNIX systems.


  • Install a GNU/Linux system
  • Use the command line
  • Handle various archive formats
  • Manage users and groups
  • File system permissions (POSIX, ACL, etc...)
  • Manage software packages (install, query, delete, etc...)
  • Using regular expressions
  • Mount, partition and format mass storage devices
  • Create and manage file systems
  • Configure networks
  • Understand and write shell scripts

Course content

  • Introduction

    Course : 60 min
  • Filesystem and common commands

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 120 min
  • Your daily cup of CLI

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 120 min
  • Archives

    Course : 45 min - Labs : 90 min
  • Standard Editor : Vim

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 90 min
  • Users, groups and permissions

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 90 min
  • Sudo: Switch User DO

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 60 min
  • Access Control Lists

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 45 min
  • Processes

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 45 min
  • Task scheduling

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 45 min
  • The Bourne (Again) Shell

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 90 min
  • Bash scripting

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 90 min
  • Software management

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 30 min
  • Stream Editor and regular expressions

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 30 min
  • Awk : Generating reports

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 45 min
  • Block devices

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 45 min
  • Filesystems

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 120 min
  • Filesystem quotas

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 120 min
  • The X Window system

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 60 min
  • Networking

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 120 min
  • OpenSSH : Secure Shell

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 60 min
  • Routing and Firewalling

    Course : 60 min - Labs : 60 min


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