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RH104 - Getting Started with Linux Fundamentals

  • Length 2 days
  • Price  NZD 1840 exc GST
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Why study this course

Getting Started with Linux Fundamentals is designed for IT professionals and business users who access Linux systems, and run Linux-based applications and services, but have little to no previous UNIX or Linux experience.

This course introduces Linux concepts and fundamental skills to Linux users who do not manage or administer Linux systems. Professionals who require system administration skills should instead take RH124 - Red Hat System Administration I or RH199 - Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) Rapid Track Course.

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What you’ll learn

The RH104 course provides students with a comprehensive user-focused Linux proficiency, working from both a graphical desktop and the command line. With the skills learned in this course, Linux users will have a comprehensive understanding of Linux concepts and be able to navigate and be productive in performing roles and tasks on various Linux distributions.

  • Introducing Linux by comparing user-relevant component distinctions between popular Linux distributions

  • Logging in and out of local and remote Linux systems, both with passwords and by using passwordless keys

  • Working with a graphical desktop environment and applications

  • Working from a command line, including operating shell environments and programs

  • Navigating Linux file systems and locating and running programs and applications

  • Distinguishing between text and binary files, and using various editing tools to modify text files

  • Organising files and directories, and configuring permissions to provide file security

  • Verifying core system configuration, such as network addresses, running services, and storage space

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Who is the course for?

  • RHA

  • Beginner Linux User

  • Windows users running recent Microsoft Windows versions with the Linux subsystem

  • Users with Windows experience moving to a new job or company that uses Linux

  • Computer science students interested in learning Linux, but without intending to become a system administrator

  • Programming students who will develop for or deploy to Linux environments

  • Beginning cloud-native developers looking for a comprehensive technical introduction to the Linux operating environment

  • Red Hat associates and partners who want to be more technically proficient on Linux but not system administration

Course subjects

Introduction to Linux
Define and explain the purpose of Linux, and Linux distributions.

Accessing a Linux System
Interact with the GNOME desktop, and query the terminal environment.

Managing Files in Linux
Use graphical and command-line tools to create and modify text files, and to identify binary files.

File Systems Overview
View and manage file organisation in a Linux system.

Users and File Permissions
Interact with user accounts and identify file permissions.

Obtaining and Installing Software Packages
Obtain and install software from official repositories and other sources.

Linux Networking and System Resources
Describe fundamental concepts of networking, verify network settings, and monitor system resources.


No prerequisites. Participants do not require any prior UNIX or Linux experience.

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The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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