CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide: Exams LX0-101 and LX0-102

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 27, 2012 - Computers - 648 pages
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The Best Test Prep for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered By LPI Exams

One of Sybex's most popular certification Study Guides, CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide, Second Edition thoroughly prepares candidates for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI exams (LX0-101 and LX0-102). In addition to full coverage of all exam objectives for both exams, chapter review questions, and hands-on exercises, this CompTIA Authorized courseware also includes access to a great set of Linux-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible online test-prep tools. Author Roderick W. Smith, CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, LPIC-2, is a Linux networking expert who gives candidates the authoritative instruction and review they need.

  • Provides full coverage of all exam objectives for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI exams ((LX0-101 and LX0-102)
  • Includes challenging review questions, hands-on exercises, and real-world scenarios that put the information in the context of real job roles
  • Provides access to a Linux-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible custom test engine, with hundreds of sample questions and flashcards
  • Covers essential topics, such as system architecture, installation, GNU and Unix commands, filesystems and filesystem hierarchy, shells, scripting, data management, networking fundamentals, security, and more

CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide, Second Edition is what you need for top-notch preparation for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certification exams.

 

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Contents

Administering the System
329
Understanding Users and Groups
330
1 Creating User Accounts
338
2 Creating User cron Jobs
370
Configuring Basic Networking
381
Knowing the Basic Functions of Network Hardware
382
1 Practice Resolving Hostnames
396
2 Configuring a Network Connection
409

Table of Exercises
11
Managing Software
45
1 Managing Packages Using RPM
57
Using Debian Packages
61
Exam Essentials
96
Configuring Hardware
105
Configuring USB Devices
124
1 Creating Filesystems
146
Managing Files
175
Assessing File Ownership
192
1 Modifying Ownership and Permissions
201
Managing Disk Quotas
205
2 Locating Files
215
Booting Linux and Editing Files
223
Booting Linux and Editing Files
224
Understanding the Boot Process
237
1 Changing Runlevels
248
Using Alternative Boot Systems
249
Exam LX0102
265
Localization and Printing
267
Managing GUI Logins
289
1 Printing with Linux
321
Summary
322
Writing Scripts Configuring Email and Using Databases
425
1 Changing Your bash Prompt
430
Writing Scripts
433
2 Creating a Simple Script
444
Managing Email
445
Managing Data with
453
3 Creating a SQL Database
460
Summary
465
Securing Your System
473
1 Monitor Network Port Use
482
Administering Local Security
488
Configuring
497
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions
518
Appendix B About the Additional Study Tools
554
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267
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223
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381
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Roderick W. Smith, CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, LPIC-2, is a Linux networking expert and the author of over a dozen books on open source technologies, including the CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide, the LPIC-1 and LPIC-2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guides, Linux Administrator Street Smarts, and Linux Essentials, all from Sybex. He is also a former contributor to Linux Magazine.

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