LOOK Systems Training

Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1, exam 101

Ref: LKLPI101

This three day course is designed for experienced Linux System Administrators who are preparing for the Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1 first exam (101). A hands on approach is used so that the theory is well understood.


Delegates should have considerable Linux System Administration experience, ideally having taken the LOOK System's Linux System Administration course.


The course covers all the topics in the Exam 101 objectives. General headings are given below, the full exam objectives may be seen on the LPI web page.

GNU and Unix Commands

Command line

Text Processing Filters

File Management

Streams, pipes and redirects

Process control

Process execution priority

Regular expressions for text searches

Devices, Linux File Systems, File System Hierarchy Standard

Partitions and filesystems

Filesystem integrity

Mounting and unmounting

Disk quota

File permissionss

File ownership

Hard and symbolic links

System file location

Boot, Initialization, Shutdown, Run Levels

Boot the system

Change runlevels, shutdown and reboot


Use and Manage Local System Documentation

Documentation on the Internet

Write System Documentation

User Support

Administrative Tasks

Manage users and group accounts

User environment and system environment variables

System log files

Scheduling jobs

Data backup strategy


825 + V.A.T per person