Junior Level Linux Professional (LPIC-1)

Computer certification programs are setting the standards for the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. Although most careers in the IT and communications fields are lucrative and lead to rapid advancement, you can move ahead even more rapidly if you have been certified. In fact, you often can earn a salary increase of 20% or more once you become certified. Nowadays, having a degree in computer science just isn't enough. Companies are demanding that their IT professionals be certified as a way to measure their skills as well as to guarantee that they can perform their jobs successfully. In short, certification will help a computer professional get a good job and stay competitive in what is now a highly demanding IT environment.

This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as: Help Desk Support Tier-3, Computer Technician Tier 3, Field Service Engineer, Senior Help Desk Technician, Senior Computer Technician, Senior Field Service Technician, Customer Support Manager, Network Technician, Network Administrator, Linux Support, Senior System Administrator or a Linux Administrator.

The Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) program is designed to certify the competency of IT professionals using the Linux operating system and its associated tools. It is designed to be distribution neutral, following the Linux Standard Base and other relevant standards and conventions.

LPIC-1 is the first level or Junior level for the LPI certifications. You must hold this certification to get the second level which is the LPIC-2 or Intermediate level.

Test #117-101: LPI General Linux I Release 2

  • Linux and CLI
  • Streams, Pipes, Redirects, and Processes
  • Regular Expressions and Text Processing
  • File Handling in Linux
  • File System Mounting and Management
  • Partitions, File Systems, and Disk Quotas
  • Hardware Issues for Linux
  • Hardware Configurations for Linux
  • Linux Installation Techniques
  • Debian and Red Hat Package Management
  • The X Window System

Test #117-102: LPI General Linux II Release 2

  • Updating the Linux Kernel
  • Printing and Documentation in Linux
  • Shell Scripting in Linux
  • Administrative Tasks in Linux
  • Managing Linux Group and User accounts
  • Automating Linux System Tasks and Backup Strategies
  • Networking Fundamentals for Linux Administrators
  • Networking Services in a Linux Environment
  • Working with Sendmail and Apache in Linux
  • Security within a Linux Environment

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