CTG Academy


Linux has been around for over 30 years (UNIX even over 50 years) and it is still widely used as the preferred operating system for many IT systems. Therefore, basic Linux knowledge is if not indispensable, at least a huge added value for almost everyone working in the ICT business in a broad sense of the word.

This course is aimed at a wide audience that wants to get acquainted win Linux. We welcome juniors that want to become an experience Linux administrator just as well as project managers that want more background to be able to discuss with their technical team members.


Currently no (other) upcoming dates are planned for this course


Course Objectives

The goal of this course is to provide a first acquaintance with the Linux operating system.

Each participant will have gained knowledge about following topics:

  • What is Linux and why use it?
  • Roles and responsibilities of a typical Linux System engineer
  • Find you way with the Linux command line interface
  • Linux security
  • Basic shell scripts

Typical Audience

This course is intended for anyone who comes into contact with Linux.

Course Prerequisites

No specific prerequisites are required.

Course Delivery

The course is a combination of lecture and hands-on exercises with focus on getting practical experience.

Courses can be given in English or in Dutch. Course material is in English.

Course Venue

The course duration is 1 days.

This course can be given at the client’s site or at CTG.

Course Administration


€ 500/person for 1 days. All prices are VAT excluded; course material, lunch and beverages included.


  • By Participant: If a subscribed course participant is replaced by another participant or if the public course is postponed to a later date, no cancellation costs apply. A participant or a group that fails to attend, or that cancels a course without at least 15 working days written notice prior to the course start, is liable for the full subscription cost.
  • By CTG: CTG reserves the right to cancel a course at any time.

Course Logistics

All classroom courses begin promptly at 9 am and are scheduled until 5 pm.
All courses are organized at the CTG premises in Diegem (Belgium) or can be given at the client site and are available for groups as well. Please contact us if you wish further information.
The standard language of each course is English.

* Prices subject to VAT

* Prices subject to VAT

Course Outlines

  • What is Linux
  • The Linux System Engineer
  • The Linux boot process
  • Access control (security)
  • Linux processes
  • Basic Navigation
  • File Manipulation
  • Software Management
  • Shell Basics
  • Shell scripting (bash)
  • The VI(M) command line Text Editor
  • Text Processing
  • Linux log files
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • IP Tables (firewall)

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