UNIX Online Training 

MODULE : Basic Concepts of UNIX

Duration : 4-5 WEEKS


  • What is UNIX?
  • Unix Architecture
  • Boot Process
  • Linux File System Hierarchy


  • What is the kernel of UNIX?
  • What is the role of the kernel?
  • What do you mean by kernel version?
  • Types of Kernel
  • Difference between Kernel and OS

Basic Linux Commands 

  • List Files and Directories Using ‘ls’ Command
  • Switch Between Linux Directories and Paths with ‘cd’ Command
  • How to Use ‘dir’ Command with Different Options in Linux
  • Find Out Present Working Directory Using ‘pwd’ Command
  • Create Files using ‘touch’ Command
  • Copy Files and Directories using ‘cp’ Command
  • View File Content with ‘cat’ Command
  • Check File System Disk Space Usage with ‘df’ Command
  • Check Files and Directories Disk Usage with ‘du’ Command
  • Find Files and Directories using find Command
  • Find File Pattern Searches using grep Command

Linux File System / Network Storage Management 

  • What is Ext2, Ext3 & Ext4 and How to Create and Convert Linux File Systems
  • Understanding Linux File System Types
  • Linux File System Creation and Configurations
  • Introduction for network File
  • How to Mount/Unmount Local and Network (Samba & NFS) Filesystems –
  • Introduction to Cluster FS (File System).

Linux LVM Management 

  • What is LVM?
  • What is PV, VG and LV?
  • How to create the LVM Filesystem
  • How to extend the Filesystem
  • How to Shrink the Filesystem
  • How to remove the Filesystem

User, Group and File Permissions Management 

  • How to Add or Create New Users using ‘useradd’ Command
  • How to Modify or Change Users Attributes using ‘usermod’ Command
  • Managing Users & Groups, File Permissions & Attributes
  • Difference Between su and sudo – How to Configure sudo
  • How to Monitor User Activity with psacct or acct Tools

I/O Redirection 

  • Standard Output
  • Standard Input
  • Pipes
  • Filters


  • File permissions
  • Chmod & Chown
  • Directory permissions
  • Becoming the super user for a short while
  • Changing file ownership
  • Changing group ownership
  • wc (word count), find, cut, sort command

System Monitoring 

  • What is a process?
  • Putting a program in the background
  • Listing your processes
  • Killing a process

Cron Scheduling 

  • Introduction
  • The sleep command
  • The at command
  • Cron and crontab

Linux Archiving/Compression 

  • How to Archive/Compress Linux Files and Directories using ‘tar’ Command
  • Types of archives available
  • How to Archive/Compress Files and Setting File Attributes

Manage Services in Linux 

  • Configure Linux Services to Start and Stop Automatically
  • How to Stop and Disable Unwanted Services in Linux
  • How to Manage ‘init.d’ Services and rc.d in Linux
  • Managing System Startup Process and Services in Linux

Linux Package Management 

  • What is the use of yum command in Linux?
  • What is the repository in Linux?
  • What is Red Hat Package Manager?
  • What is the software package?
  • Difference between Yum and RPM
  • using RPM
  • Finding RPM Packages
  • Installing
  • Uninstalling
  • Upgrading
  • Freshening
  • Querying
  • Verifying
  • Verifying Signature of Packages
  • yum Commands
  • yum Options
  • Configuring yum
  • [main] Options
  • [repository] Options

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