Linux Fundamentals Certification Training


Linux Fundamentals Certification Training

CertAdda’s Linux Fundamentals Certification Course will help you gain a strong foundation in Linux from scratch. This course will help you master important Linux concepts such as Linux installations, Packages, Architecture, File System, User Management, Scripting Data & various useful commands and utilities with sufficient hands-on. This Linux Fundamentals certification course is also a gateway towards Linux Kernel, Linux Administration and Linux programming.


Online self paced classes

Online Self Learning Courses are designed for self-directed training, allowing participants to begin at their convenience with structured training and review exercises to reinforce learning. You’ll learn through videos, PPTs and complete assignments, projects and other activities designed to enhance learning outcomes, all at times that are most convenient to you.

Introduction to Linux

Learning Objective: In this module, you will be introduced to various features of Linux. You will learn history, open source licences, various Linux distributions and Linux installation


  • Need for Linux OS
  • What is Linux
  • History of Linux
  • Relationship Between Unix And Linux
  • Features of Linux
  • False myths around Linux
  • Where Linux is used?
  • Components of a Linux OS
  • The architecture of Linux OS
  • Types of Kernel
  • Shell
  • Programming in Linux
  • Linux Distribution
  • Miscellaneous Linux Concepts
  • Software Licencing
  • Installation and initialisation of Linux
  • Shell Scripting
  • Practical Uses of Shell Scripting

Initialization of Linux

Learning Objective: In this module, you will understand the user interface, commands and tools, and file operations in Linux


  • Understand User Interface in Linux
  • Implement basic Linux Commands and Tools
  • vim Editor
  • Advanced Linux Commands
  • File System
  • File System Comparisons
  • File Attributes
  • File Operations
  • File System Characteristics
  • File Access Methods
  • Formatting and Partitioning
  • Multiboot System
  • Learn Packaging Management in Linux

Hands On:

  • Linux Commands
  • Vim Editor
  • Creating partitions

User Administration

Learning Objective: In this module, you will learn about managing Users and perform Authentication Configuration


  • Users in Linux
  • User Configuration
  • Adding/Deleting/Modifying Users
  • Group Administration
  • Password Aging Policies
  • Switching Accounts
  • Sudo
  • Network Users
  • Authentication Configuration
  • SUID and SGID Executable
  • SGID Directories
  • The Sticky Bit
  • Default File Permissions
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Hidden Files

Hands On:

  • Demo – sudo, chown and chmod
  • Adding a user
  • Delete user
  • Modify user
  • Hidden Files

Boot and Package Management

Learning Objective: In this module, you will learn about the boot management system and configuring services to run at boot. You will understand package management, which includes installing and removing software and updating a Kernel RPM.


  • Kernel Configuration
  • Boot Management
  • Grub Bootloader Configurations
  • Red Hat Package Manager
  • YUM
  • DPKG
  • APT
  • Build from the source code
  • Libraries

Hands On:

  • Sysctl
  • Bootloader Configurations
  • Red Hat Package Manager
  • YUM
  • DPKG
  • APT


Learning Objective: In this module, you will learn about OSI layers and various protocols of networking in Linux


  • OSI layers and Protocols: IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, FTP, TFTP, Telnet, SSH, HTTP, DNS, DHCP, ARP, ICMP etc.
  • Packet capturing tools
  • Linux commands/tools to troubleshoot networking: netstat, tcpdump, ip, etc.
  • Linux utilities: e.g. dnsmasqd, samba server ftpd, webserver, netcat, scp etc.
  • Linux Firewall: command, utility and usage.
  • Security: SSH, SCP. Certificates, authentication, encryption etc.
  • Remote log in: SSH, screen, VNC, etc.

Hands On:

  • IP addresses
  • DNS
  • ICMP
  • dnsmasq.conf
  • IP tables

Linux Overview and Scripting

Learning Objective: In this module, you will learn process management, system calls and bash operations


  • Process Management
  • Process Commands
  • System Calls
  • Output Redirection
  • Special Variables in Bash
  • Expect Script
  • Python Scripting
  • Dictionaries

Hands On:

  • Ps command
  • Top command
  • Kill command
  • Expect

Linux for software development

Learning Objective: In this module, you will learn about programming languages, libraries and profiling tools


  • Programming languages overview
  • Static and Shared libraries
  • Compilers, debugger, IDE, ctags, make utility etc.
  • Editors in Linux: vi, emacs,
  • Troubleshooting and optimization using profiling tools
  • Diff, patch and Configuration management system
  • Test automation and CI/CD pipeline

Hands On:

  • Libraries
  • Makefile

Security Administration, Shell Script and Virtualization

Learning Objective: In this module, we will learn about Linux security administration and Virtualization


  • Security in IT Industry
  • SELinux
  • Information gathering tools
  • Grub security
  • TCP Wrappers
  • Securing Shell
  • ClamAV
  • Virtualization

About the Course

CertAdda’s Linux Fundamentals course covers all the necessary concepts required for Linux Administration and Linux programming. Starting from Linux installation to security administration, user-account management, networking concepts, file system management, system services, Kernel services, virtualization, user management etc.

Why learn Linux Fundamentals?

Linux is a free operating system, which comes under the GNU GPL license. It can be freely used on all products or applications which you develop free of cost. Linux is everywhere, which means it spreads almost all over the world. In your daily life, you are communicating with Linux servers, because all major internet sites such as Facebook and Google are using Linux servers. In addition, most modern televisions, Android mobiles run on Linux. At the root of it, Linux is free software used to control the desktop, laptop, supercomputers, mobile devices, networking equipment, aeroplanes and automobiles and so on. More significantly, viruses are less of a threat on Linux. With a slight Linux knowledge and an inexpensive computer, you can create tiny gadgets at home

What are the objectives of our Linux Fundamentals Certification Course?

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Install Linux
  • Set kernel parameters
  • Install and remove software
  • Manage system services
  • User management
  • File system management
  • Archiving and Compression
  • Understand programming tools for Linux
  • Create network setup and configure it

Who should go for this Linux Fundamentals Certification Course?

This course can be taken by anyone who wants to learn effective usage of Linux operating system

What are the prerequisites for this Linux Fundamentals Certification Course?

The only pre-requisite for this course is the basic Operating System Knowledge which would be helpful while learning Linux Fundamentals.

What are the system requirements for our Linux Certification Training?

The system requirements necessary for this course are PC, Minimum 2GB RAM and 20 GB HDD Storage.

How will I execute the practicals?

To execute your practicals on Linux Fundamentals, you need to install Linux Ubuntu v18 in your laptop or desktop.

Which case studies will be a part of this Linux Fundamentals Certification Course?

  • Case Study 1:
    • Domain: Introduction to Linux
    • Description: XYZ is very used to work on Windows OS on her laptop. Recently her laptop performance became very slow.
      • Please explain her about Linux as a good alternative
      • Clarify her various doubts and concerns about not using Linux
      • Explain briefly about Linux history and at present the adoption of Linux at various segments
      • List out the advantages of Linux like a low footprint, configurable, less need for CPU, memory and hard disk space.
      • Stress on versatile command sets, automation of various tasks and community support
      • Convince her to give a shot to a Linux operating system for her day to day use of her laptop.
  • Case Study 2:
    • Domain: Installation and initialization
    • Description: XYZ is very used to work on Windows OS on her laptop. Recently her laptop performance became very slow. She just wants to try out Linux.
      • The look and feel at Linux operating system should be same as Windows. Please suggest appropriate Linux distribution.
      • She cannot afford to lose her licensed Windows OS on the laptop as she has some Windows specific software. Please guide her about making dual boot system. Please make an appropriate size of hard disk partition based on her usage at Windows and Linux.
      • She wants by default Windows should be started. Please configure the bootloader accordingly.
      • The laptop does not have a CD or DVD drive. Please install Linux using bootable USB pen drive.
      • Please explain about most popular applications at Linux, who are replacing corresponding Windows application.
      • Also, explain about software update and software package management system.

How soon after Signing up would I get access to the Learning Content?

Post-enrolment, the LMS access will be instantly provided to you and will be available for lifetime. You will be able to access the complete set of previous class recordings, PPTs, PDFs, assignments. Moreover the access to our 24×7 support team will be granted instantly as well. You can start learning right away.

Is the course material accessible to the students even after the course training is over?

Yes, the access to the course material will be available for lifetime once you have enrolled into the course.

Why learn Linux?

Linux is an open-source, versatile and a widely used operating system delivered with a host of utilities that makes your life easier. Learning Linux is easy and can help open up opportunities for your career growth. Along with Linux, mastering skills like troubleshooting and network support can help boost your resume.

What is the best way to learn Linux?

CertAdda’s Linux Fundamentals Certification Training is the best training module you need to master the technology and look to make a career in it. We also provide a plethora of free tutorials and blogs that will help you get started with Linux and cover the basics well.

What if I have more queries?

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What are the career progression and opportunities after learning Linux?

If you have good expertise in Linux OS, network management, troubleshooting and administration, then you can expect a fantastic career growth. Linux is widely used and implemented in the market today with companies like Oracle, IBM, Google and Facebook all using Linux in some capacity.

What are the skills needed to master Linux?

There are no such skill-set required to master Linux. Having basic functional knowledge of Operating Systems will be an add-on when you learn Linux.

What is the future scope of Linux?

Linux reach in the technology market is only predicted to grow further. More and more organizations are looking to adopt Linux in their systems. Getting certified in Linux can help you grow further in your career.

What is the price of this Linux training?

CertAdda’s Linux Fundamentals Certification Training costs USD 199/-

Why take online Linux Certification course? How is it better than offline course?

Learning pedagogy has evolved with the advent of technology. Online training adds convenience and quality to the training module. With our 24×7 support system, our online learners will have someone to help them all the time even after the class ends. This is one of the driving factors to make sure that people achieve their end learning objective. We also provide life-time access of our updated course material to all our learners.

How can a beginner learn Linux?

We have compiled an extensive list of blogs and free tutorials to help out beginners who are looking to master Linux. You can check them out on our Youtube and blogging channels! Once you are done with that, our certification training program will make you a master of Linux.

What is the average salary for Linux certified professional?

Linux admin and developers are in great demand in the job market. With average pay going between $100,000/- to $140,000/- depending on the magnitude of the project and your experience.