NDG Linux Essentials

NDGLinux Essentials is an introduction to Linux as an operating system, basic open source concepts, how Linux is used, and the basics of the Linux command line. A Linux virtual machine and step-by-step labs give you hands-on access to practice, explore, and try Linux command line concepts. You’ll build skills and knowledge by “doing” as you learn.


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

  • Start to learn Linux
  • Align course to LPI.org Linux Essentials certificate
  • Complement other skills with “beginning knowledge of Linux”


The course contains these components:

  • Introduction to Linux
  • Open Source Applications and Licenses
  • Using Linux
  • Command Line Skills
  • Getting Help
  • Working with Files and Directions
  • Archiving and Compression
  • Pipes, Redirection and REGEX
  • Basic Scripting
  • Understanding Computer Hardware
  • Managing Packages and Processes
  • Network Configuration
  • System and User Security
  • Create a New User
  • Ownership and Permissions
  • Special Permissions, Links and File Locations
  • Lab Exercises


Knowledge of Linux is an important differentiator for business and IT professionals interested in big data, cloud computing, cybersecurity, information systems, networking, programming, software development, and more. Possible career pathways include: network engineer, software developer, and Linux administrator.


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

LPI Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate

The Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate (PDC) is a great way to show employers that you have the foundational skills required for your next job or promotion. It also serves as an ideal stepping-stone to the more advanced LPIC Professional Certification track for Linux Systems Administrators.

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 Linux Essentials 195.00 €

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