Linux : Linux Essentials Performance Based Lab

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Linux Essentials Performance Based Lab
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Gain hands on expertise in the Linux Essentials certification exam with Linux Essentials Performance Based Lab. The performance based labs are versatile which simulate real-world, hardware, software and command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course and training. The exam objectives focuses on the Linux community and a career in open source, finding your way on a Linux system, the power of the command line, the Linux operating system and security and file permissions. Earning Linux Essentials certification provides you with an industry recognized credential.

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Here's what you will get

The Linux Essentials exam is a recommended pre-requisite for training in the LPIC professional program. This exam is delivered in schools and training centres around the world. The certification is targeted to novices who wish to learn the fundamental aspects of Linux which are required to do Linux-Essentials Certification. It covers basic knowledge for those working and studying in Open Source and various distributions of Linux.

Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? USD 173
Where do I take the exam? Linux Essentials is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of multiple-choice questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90  minutes
What is the passing score? 500

(on a scale of 200-800)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the Linux-Essential examination, LPI’s retake policy is:

  • Candidates who have failed their exam in first attempt must wait for one week before re-take.
  • Candidates who have failed their exam in second attempt must wait for 30 days before re-take.
  • If the candidates have already passed their exams, there is no need to take re-take exams at least for 2 years.
What is the validity of the certification? Linux Essential Certification expires 5 years from date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification. LPI highly recommends the recertification after two years from the date of the certification designation to retain a current certification status.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the Linux-essentials-lab, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

A Linux-Essentials Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  •  Linux Developer
  •  Linux Administrator
  •  Network Administrator

Here's what you will learn

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Understanding Postfix application
  • Understanding software package
  • Installing the GNOME desktop environment
  • Creating license by the FSF
  • Knowing FSF's general principles
  • Identifying intellectual property terms
  • Storing a value
  • Displaying text files
  • Verifying script execution
  • Obtaining file listings
  • Finding the absolute path
  • Searching the location of a file
  • Defining file formats
  • Describing system commands
  • Reading info pages of a command
  • Understanding help facilities
  • Locating man pages for a command
  • Knowing ways of listing files
  • Changing the root directory
  • Creating and listing directories
  • Transferring a file's location
  • Verifying the permission
  • Counting the words of a file
  • Creating an archive file
  • Creating and deleting a directory
  • Deleting a file
  • Creating and copying files
  • Identifying the CPU architecture
  • Deleting files
  • Renaming a file and creating a symbolic link
  • Creating a subdirectory
  • Deleting a subdirectory
  • Archiving a file
  • Examining the kernel ring buffer
  • Searching a word in a file
  • Searching a binary file directory
  • Creating a compressed gzip archive file
  • Putting files into a single zip file
  • Using the grep command
  • Sorting the file in reverse order
  • Reading a line from a standard input
  • Knowing first line of the shell script
  • Understanding editor components
  • Knowing shell recommended by LPI
  • Printing a message
  • Displaying basic information of the system
  • Identifying your current path setting
  • Knowing a computer's memory usage
  • Understanding set of instructions
  • Displaying memory space
  • Searching a file
  • Installing the samba package
  • Finding kernel ring buffer messages
  • Identifying PID number of a process
  • Viewing the addresses configured on a network interface
  • Displaying the routing table
  • Connecting a network interface with an IP address
  • Testing the connection
  • Listing of listening TCP ports
  • Sending ICMP ECHO_REQUEST to network hosts
  • Displaying interface details
  • Working with a user account
  • Displaying basic information of users and group
  • Storing information about users
  • Creating a new regular user
  • Switching users
  • Deleting a user
  • Switching to another user
  • Listing all processes of the root user
  • Deleting a user account
  • Adding a group
  • Creating a password-protected user
  • Creating a user account
  • Getting information about the current account
  • Changing the primary group
  • Adding a user to a group
  • Deleting a group
  • Renaming a group
  • Protecting a file from being deleted
  • Identifying the ls option
  • Displaying hidden files
  • Searching information in subdirectories
  • Changing the ownership of a file
  • Searching information in man pages
  • Creating a long directory listing
  • Setting the permissions
  • Changing the group ownership
  • Setting the SUID on a file
  • Creating links between files