Linux Technical Overview

1 Day Course
Hands On
Code LTO

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Linux Training Courses.


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A Brief History of Open Source (6 topics)

  • The GNU Project
  • Richard Stallman and the GPL
  • The Kernel : Linus Torvalds
  • Distributions, the main players
  • The Free Software Foundation
  • Advantages and disadvantages of Open Source Solutions

RedHat, Suse and other solutions (4 topics)

  • The RedHat product offerings and positioning
  • Support and features of each product
  • The Suse distribution
  • Novell's impact on Suse

Linux : A practical tour (4 topics)

  • Basic installation procedures
  • Basic administration techniques
  • Tools and utilities
  • General Overview of drivers, updates and patches

X, the Desktop and Office Solutions (5 topics)

  • Graphical Systems
  • Gnome and KDE desktops
  • programs
  • The "K" Office offerings
  • The Star Office product offering


Experience of IT and an understanding of operating systems are required.

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