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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Fundamentals [Course 3071]

I have no experience of a Linux system. How can I get started with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10?

Course Overview

This course is the first in the Novell Certified Linux Professional 10 (Novell CLP 10) curriculum developed for SUSE Enterprise Server 10.

This course guides students who have no experience with Linux through the main concepts of open source software and Linux using the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10. Students will learn the concepts of Open Source and Linux as well as the fundamental knowledge necessary to administer SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10. These fundamental tasks are prerequisites to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Administration (Course 3072). These tasks are also essential and prerequisite to learning the skills of an entry level Linux administrator or help desk technician in an enterprise environment.

ON-DEMAND: This course is available as part of the Full Library or the SUSE Solution Library.  Click the "Buy On-demand" button for details on purchasing these libraries.

Training Level: 1 - Novice

Duration: 3 Days

Key Objectives

Based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, you will understand key Open Source concepts and will be able to carry out fundamental administration tasks such as:

  • Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and knowing where to find help when having problems.
  • Understanding the basic concepts of bash and the file system
  • Managing users and permissions

Audience Summary

This course is ideal for those who have little or no experience with Linux and who are seeking a fundamental understanding of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 operating system. It is also ideal for those who want to begin preparing for the Novell Certified Linux Professional 10 Practicum Exam.

Course Prerequisites

This course is designed for beginners with the Linux operating system. Attendees are required to have only basic computer skills on any operating system. Knowledge of a desktop operating system is sufficient.

Course Outline

This course covers a broad range of topics, many of which are listed below:

  • Understanding the Linux Story
  • The History of Linux
  • Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • Using the Linux Desktop
  • Administering Linux with YaST
  • Locating and Using Help Resources
  • Managing Directories and Files
  • Working With the Linux Shell and Command Line
  • Using Linux Text Editors
  • Managing User, Groups, and Permissions

Course Testing Information

This course along with the skills taught in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Administration (Course 3072) prepares you to take the Novell Certified Linux Administrator 10 (Novell CLA 10) Certification Exam (050-710).  Combined with the skills taught in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Advanced Administration (Course 3073), this course prepares you to take the Novell Certified Linux Professional 10 (Novell CLP 10) Practicum Exam (050-697).

For Novell CLA 10 exam objectives and registration, see Novell Certified Linux Administrator; for Novell CLP 10 exam objectives and registration, see Novell Certified Linux Professional 10.

NOTE: As an alternative to this course, you can take the Novell's Guide to CompTIA's Linux+ with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 course (3064).

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