[ubuntu-za] Training?

Bill T bturner02.sa at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 14:38:12 UTC 2017

On 19/09/2017 15:45, Paolo Gigante wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> I am not too sure what generalised formal training there is in SA for 
> linux. It might be worth looking into a distribution specific course. 
> I am not too sure if there is an RHCSA/RHCE/RHCA equivalent for Ubuntu 
> however I know there are a few Redhat training sites in Jhb.
> <SNIP>

> To be clear, I am not trying to push Redhat on Ubuntu users however I 
> have not really seen any generalized linux training that is as well 
> maintained as the Redhat cources. Last time I looked the the likes of 
> the comptia exam, they were still teaching people about IRQ conflicts 
> between 28k modems and mice. While the background knowledge and 
> underlying concepts are still vitally important to understand, in the 
> real world, it in less common to come across those issues.
> Maybe someone can point you in the direction of more Ubuntu targeted 
> training. Let us know how you get on.
> Cheers
> Paolo
> On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 2:20 PM, Mike Stroud <stroudmw at gmail.com 
> <mailto:stroudmw at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I've been using linux for about 5 years now, and have become
>     fairly comfortable with it. However, I've come to realise how much
>     I don't know, and was considering some formal training... perhaps
>     a COMPTIA Linux+ certificate.
>     Thanks,
>     Mike
The thing is Redhat is an RPM based system so anyone comfortable with 
Ubuntu may not find those courses suitable. A quick Google found :-


They offer Debian based courses which might be better.
Disclaimer - I have never used them so use caution - they look OK though.
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