Starting your Linux at Home

Who should attend?


This course is intended for technically oriented persons or programmers wanting to become familiar with the Linux operating system.


At a Glance


Overall the course is a thorough introduction and orientation of the Linux environment. Candidates will be able to install Linux and related packages on a PC; they will also be able to use the command language of Unix.

Course Level: Beginner

Time frame/Duration: 20 Hours

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills and knowledge.



Chapter 1: Hardware and Architecture

Chapter 2: Linux Installation and Package Management

Chapter 3: GNU and Unix Commands

Chapter 4: Devices, Linux Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

Chapter 5: The X Window System


Learning outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Install an arbitrary Linux distribution and be familiar with the Linux interface.