Distribution Installation in Linux

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Time
45 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner

In this IT Pro Challenge provided by Learn on Demand Systems you will install CentOS7 and Ubuntu18. NOTE: Before you begin, please ensure you have set aside enough time to complete this IT Pro Challenge ...

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Overview

Objectives:

  1. To install CentOS 7, choose options for a basic server configuration, a web server configuration, and a developer workstation configuration.
  2. To install Ubuntu 18, choose options for a basic, end-user configuration.

Tasks:

  1. Install CentOS 7 using the Server with the GUI package.
  2. Configure the installation options for a Linux web server.
  3. Configure the installation options for a Linux developer workstation.
  4. Configure an Ubuntu 18 basic installation.

Skills: Learn to use the Command Line Interface installation menu and the Graphical User Interface of the Installation wizards on both CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 18 virtual machines. Configuring the installation options for Linux GUI Package Server, Web Server, and Linux Developer Workstation on CentOS7 as well as a basic installation for Ubuntu 18 OS.

Introduction: The Learn on Demand Systems' Distribution Installation in Linux is a premium Cybrary lab that trains students to learn the Linux Operating Systems' Distribution's Installation of CentOS7 and Ubuntu 18 in the Command Line Interface. The Distribution Installation in Linux lab is intended for Intermediate level students and learners.

The Learn on Demand Systems' Distribution Installation in Linux Lab is aimed towards the System Administrator work profile. Upon successful completion of Learn on Demand Systems' Distribution Installation in Linux Lab, the student will be able to configure the installation wizard settings and options required as per the custom requirement of the organization. Learn on Demand Systems' Distribution Installation in Linux Lab takes 30-45 minutes to complete for most students.

Skills/Activity Breakdown: The Distribution Installation in Linux Lab aims at teaching students to install CentOS7 using the Server with GUI packages. Also, a tutorial is included there explaining the whole process in case any errors are encountered. The installation wizard is configured with date & time, time zone, language selection, language support, and keyboard selection, installation source, software selection, and network-hostname options. File and Storage Server and MariaDB Database Server add-ons are selected inside the Server with GUI based environment as a part of the Software selection. The Automatic DHCP and hostname are also configured.

The Distribution Installation in Linux Lab also aims at teaching students to install CentOS7 using the Linux Web server. Also, a tutorial is included there explaining the whole process in case any errors are encountered. The installation wizard is configured with date & time, time zone, language selection, language support, and keyboard selection, installation source, software selection, and network-hostname options. Debugging Tools, PHP SUpport, and Perl for Web add-ons options are selected inside the Basic Web Server base environment as a part of the Software selection.

The Distribution Installation in Linux Lab also aims at teaching students to install CentOS7 using the Linux Developer Workstation. Also, a tutorial is included there explaining the whole process in case any errors are encountered. The installation wizard is configured with date & time, time zone, language selection, language support and keyboard selection, installation source, software selection, and network-hostname options. Development Tools, Emacs, and Python add-ons are selected inside the Development and Creative Workstation base environment as a part of the Software selection.

The lab also aims at teaching students installing Ubuntu 18. Also, a tutorial is included there explaining the whole process in case any errors are encountered.

Completion of Learn on Demand Systems' Distribution Installation in Linux Lab means that the student has demonstrated the ability to configure the installation wizard options and install CentOS7 and Ubuntu18 distributions of the Linux Operating System.

Scenario: You are a System Administrator for a company that uses Linux servers. You will be required to deploy two Linux systems. CentOS 7 will be installed on the first system and Ubuntu 18 OS on the second one. First, you will configure the CentOS 7 installation using the standard installation options. Next, you will configure a CentOS 7 installation using web server installation options, and then you will configure a CentOS 7 installation using developer workstation installation options. Finally, you will configure an Ubuntu 18 installation using the standard installation options.

Environment: Your environment contains two virtual machines named CentOS7-A and Ubuntu 18-Installation-A. You will configure a CentOS 7 installation on the CentOS7-A virtual machine, and then you will configure an Ubuntu 18 installation on the Ubuntu 18-Installation-A virtual machine.

NOTE: A Guided Challenge is similar to a traditional lab, but replaces the step-by-step instructions with goals and objectives along with detailed hints, which allow students to check their work as they progress. Before you begin, please ensure you have set aside enough time to complete this challenge as you will not be able to pause, save, or return to your progress.

Learn on Demand Systems' Distribution Installation in Linux Lab is a part of the Linux: Installation and Package Management-Challenge Series Learning path presented by Cybrary and the lab is created by Learn on Demand Systems.

Click on the Launch the Lab button to assess your knowledge about the installation of CentOS7 and Ubuntu18 distributions of the Linux Operating System.