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Module.000: Linux System Administration

Mastering Linux System Administration for Engineers

Program Overview:

This intensive course is designed to empower engineers with the comprehensive knowledge and skills required to administer Linux systems, focusing on Fedora, Ubuntu, and Debian distributions. Through a blend of theoretical learning and practical exercises, participants will navigate the intricacies of Linux system administration, from basic setup to advanced management and security.
Target Audience:
* System administrators aspiring to specialize in Linux
* Developers looking to gain a deeper understanding of the Linux operating environment
* IT professionals aiming to enhance their Linux administration skills
* Students in computer science or related fields interested in Linux system management


10 sessions, each lasting 1 hour, delivered over a span of 5 weeks.
Learning Objective:
Participants will learn to:

* Install and configure Linux systems (Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian)
* Manage users and permissions
* Handle package management and services
* Secure Linux systems and manage network configurations
* Automate tasks using shell scripting
* Troubleshoot and resolve common Linux system issues


* Basic understanding of operating systems
* Familiarity with command-line interfaces
* Fundamental knowledge of networking concepts

Course Curriculum:

1. Introduction to Linux System Administration
   Overview of Linux distributions: Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian
   Installation and initial configuration
2. Command Line Mastery
   Navigating the file system
   Basic and advanced command-line operations
3. User and Group Management
   Managing users and groups
   Permissions and access control lists
4. Package Management
   APT (Debian, Ubuntu) and DNF (Fedora) fundamentals
   Installing, updating, and removing software
5. System Services and Process Management
   Managing systemd services
   Process monitoring and control
6. Network Configuration and Security
   Network interfaces, SSH, and firewall configurations
   Basic security best practices
7. Storage Management
   Partitioning, file systems, and mounting
   Logical Volume Manager (LVM) basics
8. Automating Tasks with Shell Scripting
   Introduction to shell scripting
   Automating routine tasks
9. Monitoring and Performance Tuning
   System monitoring tools
   Performance optimization techniques
10. Troubleshooting and Debugging
   System logs and diagnostics
   Common issues and solutions

Course Delivery:

Online: Leverage platforms like Coursera or Udemy for theoretical sessions and lecture dissemination.
In-person: Offer hands-on labs and real-time problem-solving sessions in a classroom setting.
Hybrid: Mix online theory sessions with virtual or in-person labs to provide flexibility and enhance learning with practical application.

Training Methodology:

Lectures: Prepared slides and notes covering both theory and applications.
Hands-On Labs: Lab exercises tailored to Fedora, Ubuntu, and Debian systems, including server setup, network configuration, and security hardening.
Reading Assignments: A curated selection of resources, including official documentation, relevant books, and insightful articles.
Videos: Video tutorials showcasing installation, configuration, and troubleshooting processes.


By the end of this course, participants will gain practical experience in:
* Installing, configuring, and managing Linux systems across Fedora, Ubuntu, and Debian distributions.
* Implementing security measures, managing networks, and optimizing system performance.
* Automating tasks through scripting, troubleshooting system issues, and employing best practices in Linux system administration.
* Building a foundational skill set that supports advanced learning and professional development in the field of Linux system administration.

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