LPIC-1: System Administrator Exam 101 (v5 Objectives)

By Terry Cox

Get ready for the LPIC-1: System Administrator Exam 101 with hands-on learning.

20 hours
  • 72 Lessons
  • 11 Hands-On Labs
  • 12 Course Quizzes
  • 1 Practice Exam

About the course

This course will help to prepare you for the Linux+ and Linux Professional Institute Level 1 Certification Exam 1. We will cover all of the objectives as listed on the http://www.lpi.org site. You will learn how to administer users, navigate Linux file systems, manage processes, start services, use remote network shares, and more throughout this course.

Using our Cloud Playground, quizzes, and learning activities, you will gain all the experience you need to be successful on this first part of your journey to the Linux+ and LPIC-1 certification.

NOTE: This course is current for 2018 Objectives as listed on the http://www.lpi.org site and covers the following topics in detail:

  • System Architecture:
    • Determine and Configure Hardware Settings
    • Boot the System
    • Change Runlevels and Boot Targets
    • Shutdown and Reboot the System
  • Linux Installation and Package Management:
    • Design Hard Disk Layouts
    • Install a Boot Manager
    • Manage Shared Libraries
    • Use Debian Package Management
    • Use RPM and YUM Package Management
    • Use Linux in a Virtualization Environment
  • GNU and Unix Commands:
    • Work on the Command Line
    • Process Text Streams and Filters
    • Perform Basic File Management
    • Use Streams, Pipes, and Redirects
    • Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes
    • Modify Execution Priorities
    • Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions
    • Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using VI
  • Devices, Linux Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard:
    • Create Partitions and Filesystems
    • Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems
    • Control Mounting and Unmounting of Filesystems
    • Manage File Permissions and Ownership
    • Create and Change Hard and Symbolic Links
    • Find System Files and Place Files in the Correct Location

<p>NOTE: This course is for EXAM 101-500, which replaced the 400 series in early 2019

  • Chapter 1 4 Lessons Course Introduction 11:07

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    Course Introduction

    2:47

    About the Course Author

    0:50

    How to Use the Linux Academy Cloud Playground for this Course

    6:11
  • Chapter 2 4 Lessons 101.1 Determine and Configure Hardware Settings 38:48

    Pseudo File Systems

    8:11

    Working with Kernel Modules

    6:19

    Investigating Hardware

    9:18

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 101.1 Determine and Configure Hardware Settings

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 5 Lessons 101.2 Boot the System 40:31

    The Linux Boot Sequence

    3:57

    init

    9:24

    upstart

    6:08

    systemd

    6:02

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 101.2 Booting the System in Linux

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 5 Lessons 101.3 Change Runlevels/Boot Targets and Shutdown or. Reboot the System 32:13

    Change Your Working Environment: runlevels

    5:08

    Change Your Working Environment: targets

    5:57

    Reboot and Shutdown Your System

    6:08

    Configuring a Default Boot Target

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 101.3 Change Runlevels/Boot Targets and Shutdown or Reboot the System

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 2 Lessons 102.1 Design Hard Disk Layout 15:56

    Main File System Locations

    10:47

    Introduction to LVM

    5:09
  • Chapter 6 4 Lessons 102.2 Install a Boot Manager 40:37

    Legacy Grub

    7:16

    GRUB2

    7:41

    Interacting with the Boot Loader

    10:40

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 102.1 and 102.2 Hard Disk Layout and Installing a Boot Manager

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 7 1 Lesson 102.3 Manage Shared Libraries 7:01

    Manage Shared Libraries

    7:01
  • Chapter 8 2 Lessons 102.4 Use Debian Package Management 17:14

    The Advanced Package Manager (apt)

    10:25

    Using Debian Package (dpkg)

    6:49
  • Chapter 9 5 Lessons 102.5 Use RPM and YUM Package Management 34:39

    The Yellowdog Updater, Modified (YUM)

    10:11

    The Red Hat Package Manager (rpm)

    9:28

    Installing and Managing Packages on Debian/Ubuntu Systems

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Installing and Managing Packages on Red Hat/CentOS Systems

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 102.3, 102.4 and 102.5 Shared Libraries, and Debian and Red Hat Package Management

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 10 1 Lesson 102.6 Linux as a Virtualization Guest 8:37

    Virtualization and Containers

    8:37
  • Chapter 11 3 Lessons 103.1 Work on the Command Line 56:43

    Your Bash Shell Environment

    15:09

    Bash History and the Manual Pages

    11:34

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.1 Work on the Command Line

    30:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 12 5 Lessons 103.2 Process Text Streams using Filters 40:36

    Basics of Viewing Text Files

    6:46

    Text File Statistics

    10:57

    Text Manipulation

    13:01

    More Text Manipulation

    9:52

    Modify a Text File using Sed

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 13 8 Lessons 103.3 Perform Basic File Management 1:07:00

    Working With Files

    12:27

    Working With Directories

    10:58

    File and Folder Compression

    12:39

    Finding Files

    9:11

    File Globbing

    6:45

    Creating a Directory Structure in Linux

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    Working with Compressed Files in Linux

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.2 Process Text Streams using Filters

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 14 3 Lessons 103.4 Use Streams, Pipes and Redirects 33:28

    Understanding Standard Input, Output, and Error

    5:53

    Redirecting Output to the Screen and a File

    12:35

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.4 Use Streams, Pipes and Redirects

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 15 3 Lessons 103.5 Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes 30:03

    Reviewing the State of Your System

    6:25

    Monitoring Processes

    11:35

    Keep a Process Running

    12:03
  • Chapter 16 2 Lessons 103.6 Modify Process Execution Priorities 24:13

    Understanding and Changing Process Priorities

    9:13

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.5, 103.6 Managing Processes

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 17 3 Lessons 103.7 Search Text Files using Regular Expressions 11:22

    Introduction to Regular Expressions

    5:57

    Using Regular Expression Tools

    5:25

    Working with Basic Regular Expressions

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 18 3 Lessons 103.8 Perform Basic File Editing Operatins in vi 21:19

    Using the Vi/Vim Text Editor

    6:19

    Creating and Modifying a File with Vim

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 103.7 and 103.8 Searching Text Files and Performing Basic File Edit Operations in Linux

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 19 4 Lessons 104.1 Create Partitions and Filesystems 40:36

    Legacy MBR Partitions

    8:10

    GPT Partitions

    6:13

    Swap Partitions

    16:06

    Creating Linux File Systems

    10:07
  • Chapter 20 2 Lessons 104.2 Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems 25:32

    Disk Space Usage

    10:25

    Maintaining a Filesystem

    15:07
  • Chapter 21 4 Lessons 104.3 Control Mounting and Unmounting of Filesystems 29:44

    Understanding Mount Points

    1:38

    Mount and Unmount Filesystems

    13:06

    Adding a New Hard Disk to a Linux System

    0:00 Hands-On Lab

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 104.1 - 104.3 Creating and Maintaining File Systems

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 22 5 Lessons 104.5 Manage File Permissions and Ownership 39:11

    Basic File and Folder Permissions

    5:10

    Modify Basic Access Modes

    8:15

    Modifying Advanced Permissions

    18:54

    Default File and Folder Permissions

    6:52

    Managing File Attributes and Permissions

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 23 2 Lessons 104.6 Create and Change Hard and Soft Links 5:28

    Understanding Links

    5:28

    Working with Links in Linux

    0:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 24 4 Lessons 104.7 Find System Files and Place Files in the Correct Location 1:54:40

    File System Hierarchy Standard

    6:07

    Finding Commands on a Linux System

    3:33

    QUIZ: LPIC-1 104.4 - 104.6 Linux Permissions and the FHS

    15:00 Quiz

    Linux+ and LPIC-1 Exam 1 Practice Exam

    1:30:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 25 1 Lesson Next Steps 4:39

    Next Steps

    4:39

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