LPIC-1 is the first certification in the multi-level Linux professional certification program of the Linux Professional Institute (LPI). The LPIC-1 will validate the candidate’s ability to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux and configure basic networking.

The LPIC-1 is designed to reflect current research and validate a candidate’s proficiency in real world system administration. The objectives are tied to real-world job skills, which we determine through job task analysis surveying during exam development.

To attain LPIC-1 certification, candidates must complete both 101 and 102 exams

The LPIC-1 Exam 101 validates basic knowledge and skill in Linux system administration. This industry-recognized credential encapsulates fundamental concepts pertaining to Linux installation, package management, GNU and Unix commands, file systems, and system architecture. It is utilized by various industries to ascertain potential employees’ proficiency in Linux, given its widespread business usage for servers, supercomputers, and more. Companies value this certification as granular validation of expertise in Linux operations and troubleshooting, offering an advantage to certified professionals in the job market. It sets a benchmark to ensure smooth Linux-based operations within organizations.

LPIC-1 Exam 102 tests the necessary skills to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a workstation, and the ability to configure basic networking. It is specifically revolves around topics such as Linux Kernel, system startup, file system and devices, advanced storage device administration, networking configuration, system maintenance, and more. Industries use this certification to validate professionals’ Linux system administration capability. This is crucial in their ability to manage Linux operating systems in various business environments, thus ensuring smooth business operations.


  • 32 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 – 101 and 102 exams
  • Post Training Support
  • Includes Certification Exam Voucher



This training course is intended for:

  • Individuals seeking to validate their Linux operating system knowledge
  • IT professionals aiming for Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC-1)
  • System administrators wishing to deepen their understanding of Linux functionalities
  • Computing students needing comprehensive preparation for LPIC-1 101 and 102 exams
  • Career changers seeking certification in Linux administration.

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

  • Understand the architecture of a Linux system;
  • Install and maintain a Linux workstation, including X11 and setup it up as a network client;
  • Work at the Linux command line, including common GNU and Unix commands;
  • Handle files and access permissions as well as system security; and
  • Perform easy maintenance tasks: help users, add users to a larger system, backup and restore, shutdown and reboot.

LPIC-1 Exam 101
Module 1: System Architecture
1.1 Determine and configure hardware settings
1.2 Boot the system
1.3 Change runlevels / boot targets and shutdown or reboot system

Module 2: Linux Installation and Package Management
2.1 Design hard disk layout
2.2 Install a boot manager
2.3 Manage shared libraries
2.4 Use Debian package management
2.5 Use RPM and YUM package management
2.6 Linux as a virtualization guest

Module 3: GNU and Unix Commands
3.1 Work on the command line
3.2 Process text streams using filters
3.3 Perform basic file management
3.4 Use streams, pipes and redirects
3.5 Create, monitor and kill processes
3.6 Modify process execution priorities
3.7 Search text files using regular expressions
3.8 Basic file editing

Module 4: Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
4.1 Create partitions and filesystems
4.2 Maintain the integrity of filesystems
4.3 Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems
4.5 Manage file permissions and ownership
4.6 Create and change hard and symbolic links
4.7 Find system files and place files in the correct location

LPIC-1 Exam 102
Module 5: Shells and Shell Scripting
5.1 Customize and use the shell environment
5.2 Customize or write simple scripts

Module 6: User Interfaces and Desktops
6.1 Install and configure X11
6.2 Graphical Desktops
6.3 Accessibility

Module 7: Administrative Tasks
7.1 Manage user and group accounts and related system files
7.2 Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
7.3 Localisation and internationalisation

Module 8: Essential System Services
8.1 Maintain system time
8.2 System logging
8.3 Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) basics
8.4 Manage printers and printing

Module 9: Networking Fundamentals
9.1 Fundamentals of internet protocols
9.2 Persistent network configuration
9.3 Basic network troubleshooting
9.4 Configure client-side DNS

Module 10: Security
10.1 Perform security administration tasks
10.2 Setup host security
10.3 Securing data with encryption


There are no prerequisites for this certification however General computing knowledge and experience is recommended


Format: Closed-book
Delivery: Online via onVue or VUE test centers
Questions: 60 multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions for each exams (101 & 102)
Passing Score: 500 / 800 for each exams (101 & 102)
Duration: 90 Minutes for each exams (101 & 102)

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