NDG Introduction to Linux I

NDG Introduction to Linux I is a 70-hour course for aspiring Linux system administrators. Develop proficiency in performing maintenance tasks on the command line, installing and configuring a computer running Linux, and configuring basic networking, using real Linux virtual machines.


Upon completing the course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Develop a working knowledge of the Linux command line
  • Content and practice covers: system architecture, Linux installation and package management, GNU and UNIX commands, devices, Linux file systems, and file system hierarchy standards
  • Study with an instructor in the classroom and access expert content online anytime
  • Prepare for vendor-neutral Linux certifications LPI LPIC-1 and CompTIA Linux+
  • Get immediate feedback on your knowledge through built-in quizzes and tests
  • Get connected to the global Cisco Networking Academy community


The course contains these components:

  • Using the Shell
  • Getting Help
  • Text Utilities
  • Configuring the Shell
  • File Manipulation
  • File Globbing
  • Finding Files
  • Regular Expressions
  • The vi Editor
  • Standard Text Streams and Redirection
  • Managing Processes
  • Archive Commands
  • File Permissions and Ownership
  • File Systems Links
  • Hardware Configuration
  • The Boot Process
  • Bootloaders
  • Runlevels
  • Designing a Scheme
  • Creating Partitions
  • Mounting Filesystems
  • Maintaining Integrity
  • Fixing Filesystems
  • Disk Quotas
  • RPM Package Management
  • Debian Software Management
  • Managing Shared Libraries
  • Lab Exercises


NDG Introduction to Linux I prepares you for careers in cloud computing, cybersecurity, information systems, networking, programming, software development, big data, and more. Career pathways include: technical support, network administrator, device support, device field engineer.


The course is delivered in 70 contact hours of training.
Classes are usually held two times a week on three-hour sessions or one times a week on six-hour sessions.

Associated Certifications

LPIC-1: Linux Server  Certification

LPIC-1 is the first certification in LPI’s multi-level Linux Professional certification program. Exam 101 (1 of 2 required) validates your ability to perform maintenance tasks with the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux, and configure basic networking.

For more information on CISCO certifications you can visit: www.netacad.com/careers/certifications

For booking exams please visit our Testing Center.

Course Price Invoice
NDG Introduction to Linux I 250.00 €

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