3115 SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 Fundamentals

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In this class, students are introduced to the fundamentals of Linux and gain a basic understanding of the core features of the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 operating system.


During this course, students will learn the following concepts and skills fundamental to understanding SLES 11 SP2:
  • First Steps with Linux
  • Use the Linux Desktop
  • Locate and Use Help Resources
  • Manage Linux File System
  • Work with the Linux Shell and Command Line
  • Administer Linux with YaST
  • Manage User, Groups, and Permissions
  • Use Linux Text Editors
  • Manage Software with RPM
  • Content Specific to the LPIC-1 Exam in the Addendum


This course is designed for those who have little or no experience with Linux and who are seeking a fundamental understanding of the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 operating system. It is also ideal for those who want to begin preparing for the Novell Certified Linux Administrator 11 Exam or the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 exams.


First Steps with Linux

  • Overview of the Linux Desktop
  • Use the GNOME Desktop Environment
  • Access the Command Line Interface from the Desktop

Locate and Use Help Resources

  • Access and Use man Pages
  • Use info Pages
  • Access release Notes and White Papers
  • Use GUI-Based Help
  • Find Help on the Web

Manage Linux File System

  • Understand the File System Hierarchy Standard (FHS)
  • Identify File Types in the Linux System
  • Change Directories and List Directory Contents
  • Create and View Files
  • Work with Files and Directories
  • Find Files on Linux
  • Search File Content

Work with the Linux Shell and CLI

  • Get to Know the Command Shells
  • Understand the Multiuser Environment
  • Execute Commands at the Command Line
  • Get to Know Common Command Line Tasks
  • Understand Command Syntax and Special Characters
  • Use Piping and Redirection

Administer Linux with YaST

  • Get to Know YaST
  • Network-config with YaST
  • Add a printer
  • Software Management with YaST
  • Understand the Role of SuSEconfig

Manage Users, Groups, and Permissions

  • Manage User and Group Accounts with YaST
  • Describe Basic Linux User Security Features
  • Manage User and Group Accounts from the CLI
  • Manage File Permissions and Ownership
  • Ensure File System Security

Use Linux Text Editors

  • Get to Know Linux Text Editors
  • Us the Editor vi to Edit Files

Manage Software with RPM

  • Manage RPM Software Packages
  • Manage RPM Software Sources/Catalogs with ZYpp
  • Update and Patch SLE

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Teaching mode:
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 3 days
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