LPIC-1 Linux Administrator - Exam 101

(101-500.AT1) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-559-6
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The LPIC-1 Linux Administrator - Exam 101 course covers the objectives for the 101 exam required for the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 certification. Master core Linux concepts like the command line, file management, text processing, user and group administration. Study system architecture, installation, package management, devices, Linux filesystems, and essential system services. Gain hands-on experience through virtual labs using popular Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, and CentOS. Reinforce your learning with knowledge checks, practice tests, and detailed explanations. 

Skills You’ll Get

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.

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5+ Lessons | 271+ Exercises | 45+ Quizzes | 50+ Flashcards | 50+ Glossary of terms


55+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 60+ Post Assessment Questions | 120+ Practice Test Questions

Hands-On Labs

29+ LiveLab | 29+ Video tutorials | 27+ Minutes



  • Why Become Linux Certified?
  • Who Should Buy This Course
  • About Vendor
  • Retake Policy
  • How This Course Is Organized
  • The Exam Objectives
  • Exam 101-500 Objectives

System Architecture

  • Determine and configure hardware settings
  • Boot the system
  • Change runlevels / boot targets and shutdown or reboot system

Linux Installation and Package Management

  • Design hard disk layout
  • Install a boot manager
  • Manage shared libraries
  • Use Debian package management
  • Use RPM and YUM package management
  • Linux as a virtualization guest

GNU and Unix Commands

  • Work on the command line
  • Process text streams using filters
  • Perform basic file management
  • Use streams, pipes and redirects
  • Create, monitor and kill processes
  • Modify process execution priorities
  • Search text files using regular expressions
  • Basic file editing

Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

  • Create partitions and filesystems
  • Maintain the integrity of filesystems
  • Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems
  • Manage file permissions and ownership
  • Create and change hard and symbolic links
  • Find system files and place files in the correct location


System Architecture

  • Exploring Kernel Modules

Linux Installation and Package Management

  • Getting Package Information
  • Using the zypper search Command

GNU and Unix Commands

  • Getting Command Information
  • Using find and grep Commands
  • Using the type Command
  • Renaming a Directory Using the mv Command
  • Using Pipes in Linux
  • Using top and ps Commands
  • Displaying Process Information
  • Working with Environment Variables
  • Displaying the Current Shell on the Ubuntu Distribution
  • Using the sed Command to Modify a File's Text
  • Using the cat Command to Concatenate Files
  • Basic File Management and Recursive Manipulation of Directories
  • Using Filters
  • Sending a Job to the Background
  • Understanding Compression and Decompression of Files
  • Using Command Substitution
  • Changing Process Niceness
  • Using grep for Finding Patterns
  • Using Regular Expressions
  • Using the chmod command
  • Using the locate Command

Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

  • Partitioning a disk
  • Checking for Free Space
  • Checking Disk Usage
  • Changing the Permissions of a File
  • Finding System Files and Placing Files in the Correct Location

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Objective type questions

The exam contains 60 questions.

90 minutes


(on a scale of 200-800)

Anyone who takes an LPI exam once must wait one week before re-taking. Anyone who takes an LPI exam a second (and subsequent) time must wait 30 days before re-taking. Anyone who passes an LPI exam may not retake that exam for at least two years.

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