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IBM - Linux Basic and Installation

Course Description


The objective of the course is to teach students enough about Linux to successfully install, configure, and run Linux on the student's personal workstation and be productive with it.  


This course is designed for students with little or no Linux knowledge or experience who want to make a start with Linux.


You should be able to use a Microsoft Windows-based workstation.

Key topics

Day 1
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Linux
  • Unit 2: Installing Linux
  •      Exercise 1: Linux installation
  • Unit 3: Using the system
  •      Exercise 2: Using the system
  • Unit 4: Working with files and directories
  •      Exercise 3: Working with files and directories
Day 2
  • Unit 5: File and directory permissions
  •      Exercise 4: File and directory permissions
  • Unit 6: Linux documentation
  •      Exercise 5: Linux documentation
  • Unit 7: Editing files
  •      Exercise 6: Editing files
  • Unit 8: Shell basics
  •      Exercise 7: Shell basics
Day 3
  • Unit 9: Working with processes
  •      Exercise 8: Working with processes
  • Unit 10: Linux utilities
  •      Exercise 9: Linux utilities
  • Unit 11: Shell scripting
  •      Exercise 10: Shell scripting
  • Unit 12: The Linux GUI
  •      Exercise 11: The Linux GUI
Day 4
  • Unit 13: Customizing the user environment
  •      Exercise 12: Customizing the user environment
  • Unit 14: Basic system configuration
  •      Exercise 13: Basic system configuration
  • Unit 15: Integrating Linux in a Windows environment
  •      Exercise 14: Integrating Linux in a Windows environment


  • Install and configure Linux on a workstation
  • Use Linux for daily work

Course Duration

3 Days
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