The Professional Development Center (PDC) of the Virtual University of Pakistan (VU) is offering training workshop on Ubuntu Linux. This workshop is designed for individuals of all skill levels, from beginners to experienced professionals. Participants will learn from experienced and qualified trainer who will provide them with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in their careers. The workshop will cover a variety of topics, including the basics of Ubuntu Linux. The PDC is committed to providing high-quality training programs that help individuals develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the workplace.

1. Workshop Details:

The training workshop will be of two days (weekend) with 4 hours per day sessions. The details of the training are as follows.

1.2. Fundamentals of Ubuntu Linux:

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of Ubuntu Linux, a popular open- source operating system. Participants will learn how to install and use Ubuntu Linux, as well as how to perform common tasks such as managing files, using the terminal, and installing software. The details of the workshop are as follows.

Time: 10:00 A.M. to 02:00 P.M.

Date: June 29th , 2024 (Saturday) and June 30th , 2024 (Sunday)

Registration Deadline: June 26th , 2024

Venue: Virtual University Model Town Campus, Quetta

No. of Participants: (Limited Seats and registrations are based on a first come first serve basis)

Days Training Content
  • Introduction to Linux
  • Ubuntu Installation
  • Basic Command Line Usage
  • File System Hierarchy
  • Archiving and Compression
  • Desktop Environment (GUI)
  • Package Management
  • Creating Users and Groups
  • Ownership and Permissions
  • System Maintenance and Updates
  • Networking
  • Shell Scripting

2. Registration Fee: Rs.5,000/-

Payment mode is online using Debit/Credit Card and Easypaisa. In case of any difficulty, please contact at given email address or phone number. Email: Phone: +92-42-111-880-880 (Ext. 6621, 6725)

3. Discount Policy:

20% discount for VU students/alumni.

4. Training mode:


5. Target Audience:

The target audience:

  • Information technology (IT) professionals who want to learn new skills or stay up-to-date on the latest trends in their field.
  • Individuals who are interested in a career in IT but do not have any prior experience.
  • Students who are pursuing a degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about networking, or Ubuntu Linux.

6. Benefits

The proposed training workshops will provide participants with the following benefits:

  • Learn valuable skills that are in high demand in the workplace.
  • Gain a competitive advantage in the job market.
  • Increase their productivity and efficiency.
  • Improve their confidence and competence.
  • Certificate of Participation.

7. Disclaimer

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1. By attending our events, you grant VUP the irrevocable right and permission to use, reproduce, distribute, and display photographs, videos, and other media captured during the event. This usage may include, but is not limited to, social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn) and promotional materials (e.g., brochures, flyers, website).

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Please understand that capturing the moments of our events contributes significantly to the vibrant community we aim to foster. We endeavor to use these materials in a respectful and responsible manner, adhering to the terms outlined in this disclaimer.

University's Right to Cancel/Postpone:

The University reserves the right to cancel/postpone an event due to a range of valid reasons, including but not limited to:

  • Unforeseen circumstances such as natural disasters, extreme weather conditions, or emergencies.
  • Low participant turnout that could impact the event's effectiveness.
  • Unavailability of essential resources or facilities.

All participants will be informed about postponement of the event well before time.

Refunds and Credits:

If an event is canceled by the University, participants who have already paid registration fees will be eligible for a full refund*.

In case of postponement, the University might offer participants the option to transfer their registration fees to a rescheduled event.

*Note: Credit card service fee will be deducted as per banking regulations.

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