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Fundamentals of Linux

Introduction to the world of Linux for School Students

Course Overview

Welcome to the world of Linux! Throughout this course, we will explore the foundations of the Linux operating system, from its historical roots to practical, hands-on experience with the command line. Students will gain essential skills for navigating the Linux environment, understanding file systems, and mastering key commands. Get ready to embark on a journey into the open-source world of Linux!

Objective:  Introduce students to fundamental concepts of the Linux operating system and command-line interface.

Week 1-2: Introduction to Linux

  • Overview of computer hardware and software
  • Basic functions of an operating system
  • Introduction to Linux and its advantages


Week 3-4: Basic Linux Commands

  • Introduction to the command line interface
  • Basic navigation and file manipulation
  • Understanding directories, files, permissions, and ownership


Week 5-6: File System Hierarchy and Configuration Files

  • Overview of Linux file system structure
  • Understanding key directories
  • Exploring important configuration files


Week 7-8: Package Management

  • Introduction to package management systems
  • Installing, updating, and removing software packages
  • Exploring software repositories


Week 9-10: Basic Shell Scripting

  • Introduction to shell scripting
  • Writing simple scripts for automation
  • Understanding variables, loops, and conditionals


Week 11-12: Advanced Topics and Project Work

  • Introduction to text editors, networking, version control systems
  • Basic system administration tasks
  • Final project: Create a script or perform a small system administration task


Practical Skills: Immerse yourself in the Linux environment by gaining hands-on experience with practical exercises. Navigate the command line, manipulate files, and understand file permissions through real-world scenarios. Apply your knowledge to manage directories and files effectively. Get ready to transform theoretical concepts into practical Linux skills!


This course is specifically designed for school students who want to gain a foundational understanding of Linux. No prior knowledge of Linux or programming is required.

The course is tailored for middle and high school students. However, any enthusiastic learner interested in the subject is welcome to join.

All you need is a computer with internet access. We will provide any necessary software and materials as part of the course.

Yes, upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate. This certificate recognizes your understanding of  Fundamentals of Linux.

Enrollment is simple! Choose the course, and follow the enrollment instructions. If you encounter any issues, our support team is ready to assist you.

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