Linux Essentials

Gain hands-on expertise in the LPI Linux Essentials certification exam with Linux Essentials course. The cert guide covers all the objectives of the LPI Linux Essentials 010-150 exam and provides IT professionals an understanding of Open Source and various distributions of Linux. The Linux Essentials certification exam covers understanding, creating, editing, and managing Open Source and various distributions of Linux.

Here's what you will get

LPI Linux Essentials 010-150 certification exam validates the basic knowledge for those working and studying Open Source and various distributions of Linux. The exams focuses on the domains such as Linux operating system, security and file permissions, power of the command line, finding your way on a Linux system and Linux community and a career in open source.

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Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam? There are no prerequisites for this exam.
What is the exam registration fee? USD 110
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Fill in the blanks and multiple choice questions
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 500
What is the exam's retake policy?

The LPI Board voted on a policy regarding the delay required between re-taking exams:

  • Anyone who takes an LPI exam once must wait one week before re-taking.
  • Anyone who takes an LPI exam a second (and subsequent) time must wait 30 days before re-taking.
  • Anyone who passes an LPI exam may not retake that exam for at least two years.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the LPI-010, click here.
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Web Administrator
  • Junior Linux Administrator
  • Junior Network Administrator
  • Linux Database Administrator

Here's what you will learn

  • What Is Linux?
  • What Is the Linux Essentials Certification?
  • Course Structure
  • How This Course Is Organized
  • Conventions Used in This Course
  • What Is an OS?
  • Investigating User Interfaces
  • Where Does Linux Fit in the OS World?
  • What Is a Distribution?
  • Investigating Software Licenses
  • Looking at the Free Software Foundation
  • Looking at the Open Source Initiative
  • Looking at the Creative Commons
  • Using Open Source Licenses
  • Exploring Linux through the Ages
  • Using Open Source Software
  • Understanding OS Roles
  • Using a Linux Desktop Environment
  • Working with Productivity Software
  • Using Server Programs
  • Managing Programming Languages
  • Handling Software Packages
  • Learning about Your CPU
  • Identifying Motherboard Capabilities
  • Sizing Your Power Supply
  • Understanding Disk Issues
  • Managing Displays
  • Handling USB Devices
  • Managing Drivers
  • Starting a Command Line
  • Running Programs
  • Using Shell Features
  • Getting Help Using man Pages
  • Getting Help Using info Pages
  • Finding Additional Documentation
  • Understanding Where Things Go
  • Navigating Files and Directories
  • Manipulating Files
  • Manipulating Directories
  • Using Regular Expressions
  • Searching for and Extracting Data
  • Redirecting Input and Output
  • Archiving Data
  • Understanding Package Management
  • Understanding the Process Hierarchy
  • Identifying Running Processes
  • Using Log Files
  • Understanding the Role of Text Files
  • Choosing an Editor
  • Launching an Editor
  • Editing Files with pico or nano
  • Editing Files with vi
  • Beginning a Shell Script
  • Using Commands
  • Using Arguments
  • Using Variables
  • Using Conditional Expressions
  • Using Loops
  • Using Functions
  • Setting the Script's Exit Value
  • Understanding Accounts
  • Using Account Tools
  • Working as root
  • Creating New Accounts
  • Modifying Accounts
  • Deleting Accounts
  • Managing Groups
  • Setting Ownership
  • Setting Permissions
  • Using Special Permission Bits and File Features
  • Understanding Network Features
  • Configuring a Network Connection
  • Testing Your Network Connection
  • Protecting Your System from the Bad Guys
  • LPI's Certification Program
  • The Linux Essentials Certification
  • Certification Objectives Map

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LPI-010 LPI-010
Linux Essentials
ISBN : 9781616916466
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