LPI Linux Essentials

The LPI Linux Essentials certification is a globally acknowledged credential designed to validate a candidate’s understanding of the basic concepts and skills required to use Linux. It primarily focuses on open source concepts, command line and scripting basics, Linux operating system principles, security fundamentals, and essential open-source application knowledge. Industries use this certification to confirm individuals’ competence in Linux software, making them proficient in managing its applications and operations. Gaining the LPI Linux Essentials certification aids industries by ensuring they employ skilled professionals, reducing system errors and enhancing system efficiency. It is useful for roles such as network administrators, Linux administrators, and Open Source consultants.


  • 40 hours of classroom / Live Online
  • Participants will be provided with licensed training course materials
  • Accredited Instructor
  • Extensive practical exercises include examples and discussions.
  • Exam Preparation Sessions
  • Post Training Support
  • Includes Certification Exam Voucher



This training course is intended for:

  • Individuals interested in learning basics of Linux OS.
  • Entry-level IT professionals seeking skill enhancement.
  • Students pursuing computer science or related fields.
  • Professionals planning to take LPI Linux Essentials certification exam.
  • Linux enthusiasts or hobbyists.
  • Professionals switching from other OS to Linux.

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Focus on providing participants with a solid foundation in the basics of Linux.
  • Understand the relevance of Linux’s role in IT
  • Gain a basic understanding of hardware, gaining knowledge on open source applications and licensing
  • Acquire hands-on experience about the Linux command line
  • Demonstrate knowledge on various kinds of scripting
  • Understand Linux security methods and file permissions
  • Learn basic network operations and knowing how to handle files and access Linux services.
  • Equip with the skills to effectively utilize Linux in a professional setting.

Module 1: The Linux Community and a Career in Open Source
1.1 Linux Evolution and Popular Operating Systems
1.2 Major Open Source Applications
1.3 Open Source Software and Licensing
1.4 ICT Skills and Working in Linux

Module 2: Finding Your Way on a Linux System
2.1 Command Line Basics
2.2 Using the Command Line to Get Help
2.3 Using Directories and Listing Files
2.4 Creating, Moving and Deleting Files

Module 3: The Power of the Command Line
3.1 Archiving Files on the Command Line
3.2 Searching and Extracting Data from Files
3.3 Turning Commands into a Script

Module 4: The Linux Operating System
4.1 Choosing an Operating System
4.2 Understanding Computer Hardware
4.3 Where Data is Stored
4.4 Your Computer on the Network

Module 5: Security and File Permissions
5.1 Basic Security and Identifying User Types
5.2 Creating Users and Groups
5.3 Managing File Permissions and Ownership
5.4 Special Directories and Files


There are no specific prerequisites for this certification however basic knowledge of Operating system is recommended


Format: Closed-book
Delivery: Online via onVue or VUE test centers
Questions: 40 questions
Passing Score: 500 / 800
Duration: 60 Minutes

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    • Delivered by certified instructors
    • Targeted learning for real projects

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