Linux Installation and Basic Configuration Training on June 13-17, 2006

Global Knowledge Associates Inc. globalknowledge at
Tue Jun 6 08:09:20 CEST 2006

Global Knowledge Associates, Inc. invites you to attend.

Linux Installation and Basic Configuration

Course Fee: 12,880.00 VAT Inc.

Schedule: June 13-17,2006

Duration: 5 days

Why Linux? 

  a.. Other Considerations 
  b.. Fragmentation 
  c.. High Cost 
  d.. Vendor Dominance? 
  e.. The "Value" Proposition 
  f.. Reliability 
  g.. Scalability 
  h.. Security 
  i.. ROI 
  j.. TCO 
  k.. Course Format 
  l.. Product Development 
  m.. Structure 
  n.. Objectives 
  o.. Conventions 
  p.. Introduction to LPI Labs 
  q.. Introduction to Lab Solutions 
  r.. Lab Conventions
Linux Fundamentals 

  a.. What is Linux? 
  b.. The History of Linux 
  c.. The Free Software Model 
  d.. Proprietary Software Under Linux 
  e.. The GNU General Public License 
  f.. Lesser General Public License 
  g.. Applying the GPL to Your Programs 
  h.. Linux Features 
  i.. Hardware 
  j.. Loadable Device Modules 
  k.. Software 
  l.. GUI Window Managers 
  m.. Programming Languages 
  n.. Linux Advantages 
  o.. GUIs Are Optional 
  p.. Remote Administration is Easy 
  q.. Rebooting is Uncommon 
  r.. Viruses Are Almost Non-existent 
  s.. Greater Security 
  t.. Linux Limitations 
  u.. Linux Distribution Mechanism 
  v.. Linux Standards 
  w.. FHS and LSB 
  x.. Linux Documentation 
  y.. The Linux Documentation Project 
  z.. System Administration 
  aa.. Operational (vs Administrative) Duties 
  ab.. Administrative (vs Operational) Duties 
  ac.. Support 
  ad.. System Documentation 
  ae.. Providing User Support
Installing a Linux System 

  a.. Installation Options 
  b.. Getting Ready 
  c.. Types of Servers and Workstations 
  d.. Identify Your Hardware 
  e.. Determine Network Settings 
  f.. Installation 
  g.. Installing From a CD-ROM 
  h.. Creating a Boot Floppy 
  i.. Installing From a Network 
  j.. General Installation Steps 
  k.. Install or Upgrade 
  l.. Disk Partitioning 
  m.. Swap Space 
  n.. File System Types 
  o.. extfs 
  p.. extfs 
  q.. ReiserFS 
  r.. XFS 
  s.. JFS 
  t.. Partitioning the Drive 
  u.. fdisk 
  v.. Sample Allocation Plan 
  w.. Drive and Partition Names 
  x.. Commands 
  y.. Partition Attributes 
  z.. Partition ID Type 
  aa.. The fdisk Procedure 
  ab.. Other Partitioning Methods 
  ac.. Software Choices 
  ad.. Hardware Configuration 
  ae.. System Settings 
  af.. X Window System Installation 
  ag.. Linux Boot Loaders 
  ah.. The Cylinder Limit 
  ai.. Boot Loaders: LILO, Grub, and LOADLIN 
  aj.. LILO 
  ak.. GRUB 
  al.. LOADLIN 
  am.. System Initialization 
  an.. init and /etc/inittab 
  ao.. Boot Sequence 

  a.. Hardware 
  b.. System Boot Procedure 
  c.. Floppy Drives 
  d.. IDE Drives 
  e.. SCSI 
  f.. SCSI Device Configuration 
  g.. The SCSI BIOS 
  h.. Peripheral Devices: AGP, ISA, and PCI 
  i.. AGP 
  j.. ISA 
  k.. PCI
Hot Swappable Hardware 

  a.. USB 
  b.. IEEE 
  c.. PCMCIA and CardBus 
  d.. Mobile Hardware 
  e.. Other Peripherals 
  f.. Addresses, Channels, and Ports 
  g.. IRQ 
  h.. I/O Addresses 
  i.. DMA 
  j.. COM Ports 
  k.. Printer Ports (LPT) 
  l.. SCSI Device Numbering 
  m.. Adding and Configuring Devices 
  n.. Devices and Drivers 
  o.. ISA/Plug and Play 
  p.. Hard Drives 
  q.. Network Interface Controllers 
  r.. Adding RAM 
  s.. Modems 
  t.. Audio Controllers 
  u.. The Linux Kernel 
  v.. The ALSA Project 
  w.. OSS Commercial Sound Drivers 
  x.. USB 
  y.. USB Modules 
Linux Usage 

  a.. Command Line Basics 
  b.. Command Line Syntax 
  c.. Common Commands 
  d.. su and sudo 
  e.. Navigating the Directory Tree 
  f.. The ls Command 
  g.. Hidden Files 
  h.. The cd Command 
  i.. The pwd Command 
  j.. ViewingPermissions 
  k.. Symbolic Links (symlinks) 
  l.. Copying, Moving, and Removing Files 
  m.. The cp Command 
  n.. The mv Command 
  o.. The rm Command 
  p.. Creating and Deleting Directories 
  q.. The Linux Shell 
  r.. Profiles 
  s.. Environment 
  t.. Using the bash Shell 
  u.. Command History and Editing 
  v.. Recursive Commands 
  w.. Background jobs 
  x.. bash Scripting 
  y.. Variables 
Getting Help 

  a.. Documentation 
  b.. man Pages and the man Command 
  c.. Manual Entries 
  d.. Related Commands 
  e.. info Command 
  f.. Documentation in /usr/doc 
  g.. Online Documentation 
  h.. Linux Documentation Project 
  i.. Usenet Newsgroups 
  j.. Newsgroup Archives 
  k.. Hardcopy Documentation 
  l.. System Information 
  m.. Identifying the System 
  n.. System Default Files 
  o.. Identifying and Communicating with Active Users 
  p.. Talking to Users 
  q.. Login Prompts 
  r.. Finding Files 
  s.. The find Command 
  t.. The locate Command 
  u.. Locating Commands 
  v.. Interpreting Files
Linux Text Editors 

  a.. Linux Text Editors 
  b.. Basic vi 
  c.. vi modes 
  d.. Moving Within a File 
  e.. Global Replacement and Regular Expressions 
  f.. The set Command 
  g.. The exrc File 
  h.. Executing Commands
File Systems 

  a.. File System Structure 
  b.. File System Types 
  c.. Making a File System 
  d.. Mounting a File System 
  e.. Command Line Mounting 
  f.. Mounting with /etc/fstab 
  g.. Mounting Microsoft (MS-DOS) Partitions 
  h.. Unmounting Partitions 
  i.. Checking File Systems 
  j.. Mounting Removable Media in a GUI 
  k.. Managing File Systems 
  l.. Kernel File Cache 
  m.. The lost+found Directory 
  n.. Corrupt File Systems 
  o.. File System Configuration Files 
  p.. Utilities 
  q.. Free Disk 
  r.. Disk Usage 
  s.. Quota 
  t.. User Disk Quota 
  u.. Getting a Report on a User's Quota Status 
  v.. Turning on Quota at Boot Time 
  w.. Maintaining Quota 
  x.. The /proc File System 
  y.. porocmeter
Files and Directories 

  a.. File System Structure 
  b.. Standard Directories 
  c.. FHS Data Types 
  d.. Data Sharing 
  e.. Data Modification 
  f.. The Linux File System 
  g.. Long Directory Listing 
  h.. Browsing Files in a GUI 
  i.. Access Control 
  j.. Overview 
  k.. Opening a file 
  l.. File and Directory Permission 
  m.. File Manipulation Permissions 
  n.. Seting User and Group IDs 
  o.. The Sticky Bit 
  p.. File Permission Commands 
  q.. The chmod Command 
  r.. The chattr Command 
  s.. Permissions and Ownership in a GUI 
  t.. File-related Commands 
  u.. Links 
  v.. Why Use Links? 
  w.. The ln Command 
  x.. Hard Link 
  y.. Symbolic Link
The X Window System 

  a.. The X Window System 
  b.. X Client/Server Model 
  c.. Gathering Information 
  d.. Video Card 
  e.. Monitor 
  f.. Installing XFree 
  g.. Checking Your System with Xinstallsh 
  h.. Obtain Necessary Files 
  i.. Installing Over an Existing X Installation 
  j.. Configuring the X Window System 
  k.. XFSetup 
  l.. SaX 
  m.. Starting Your X Window System 
  n.. The xvidtune Utility 
  o.. The Xresources File 
  p.. Remote X Clients 
  q.. Xhost 
  r.. X Stations and X Terminals 
  s.. Installing and Managing Fonts Under X 
  t.. Understanding the Font Path 
  u.. Adding Directories to the Font Path 
  v.. Font Servers 
  w.. Window Managers/Desktop Environments 
  x.. xdm 
  y.. Modifying xdm 
  z.. Configuring and Using KDE 
  aa.. KDE Install 
  ab.. KDM 
  ac.. Configuring and Using GNOME 
  ad.. GDM 
  ae.. Terminal Emulators
Package Management 

  a.. About Package Managers 
  b.. Red Hat Package Managers (RPM) 
  c.. Package Names 
  d.. RPM Commands 
  e.. The rpmrc File 
  f.. Debian Package Manager 
  g.. dselect 
  h.. apt 
  i.. Non-Debian Packages - alien 
  j.. Installing Software from Source 
  k.. Unpacking the Tarball 
  l.. tar 
  m.. gzip and gunzip 
  n.. configure 
  o.. make and make install 
  p.. Using Packages Without a Package Manager
Managing Shared Libraries 

  a.. Managing Shared Libraries 
  b.. System Library File Names and Locations 
  c.. The libc and ldso/ld-linuxso Libraries 
  d.. Updating libc et al 
  e.. Other Files Related to Shared Libraries 
  f.. Commands Related to System Libraries 
  g.. Installing and Supporting Multiple Versions of a Shared Library 
  h.. Over-riding the Shared Library Loading Mechanism 
  i.. Errors Related to Missing or Damaged Shared Libraries
Text Processing 

  a.. Text Processing 
  b.. The grep Family 
  c.. Regular Expressions 
  d.. Filters 
  e.. sed 
  f.. Redirecting Input and Output 
  g.. Input 
  h.. Output 
  i.. Pipes 
  j.. Errors

  a.. Objective 
  b.. Processes 
  c.. The Linux Kernel 
  d.. Programs and Processes 
  e.. Daemons and Zombies 
  f.. Key Attributes of a Process 
  g.. Running Processes 
  h.. Checking on Processes 
  i.. Running top 
  j.. nice and renice 
  k.. Signals 
  l.. Sending Signals 
  m.. Intercepting Signals 
  n.. Scheduling Processes 
  o.. The at Command 
  p.. Listing and Deleting at Jobs 
  q.. The crontab Command 
  r.. Administering at and crontab

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