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IBM Systems Power Systems Linux Course

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Overview

This course is designed to teach the basics of the Linux environment. Class activities include accessing a system, navigating the directory hierarchy, using the vi editor, using common commands, tools, and scripting concepts.

Audience

This course requires no experience with Linux or Power systems. General knowledge of computers is expected, though no intermediate or advanced skills are required.

Skills Gained

On Completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Log in to an Linux system and set a user password
  • Use Linux online documentation
  • Use the vi editor
  • Manage Linux files and directories
  • Describe the purpose of the shell
  • Execute common Linux commands and manage Linux processes
  • Customize the working environment
  • Use common Linux utilities
  • Write simple shell scripts

Prerequisites

Students attending this course are expected to have a basic understanding of an IT environment.

Outline

Unit 1: Getting started with Linux

Exercise 1: Using the system

Unit 2: The vi editor

Exercise 2: The vi editor

Unit 3: Files and directories

Exercise 3: Files and directories

Unit 4: Using files

Exercise 4: Using files

Unit 5: File permissions

Exercise 5: File permissions

Unit 6: Shell basics

Exercise 6: Shell basics

Unit 7: Using shell variables

Exercise 7: Using shell variables

Unit 8: Processes

Exercise 8: Processes

Unit 9: Customizing the user environment

Exercise 9: Customizing the user environment

Unit 10: Linux utilities

Exercise 10: Linux utilities

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