LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: Exams 101 and 102

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 27, 2012 - Computers - 648 pages
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Updated for the latest LPIC-1 Exams 101 and 102

The LPIC-1 certification measures your understanding of the Linux Kernel. As the Linux server market continues to grow, so does the demand for certified Linux administrators. Prepare for the latest versions of the LPIC-1 exams 101 and 102 with the new edition of this detailed Study Guide. This practical book covers key Linux administration topics and all exam objectives and includes real-world examples and review questions to help you practice your skills. In addition, you'll gain access to a full set of online study tools, including bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, and more.

  • Prepares candidates to take the Linux Professional Institute exams 101 and 102 and achieve their LPIC-1 certification
  • Covers all exam objectives and features expanded coverage on key topics in the exam
  • Includes real-world scenarios, and challenging review questions
  • Gives you online access to bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a searchable glossary
  • Topics include system architecture, installation, GNU and Unix commands, Linux filesystems, essential system services, networking fundamentals, security, and more

Approach the LPIC-1 certification exams with confidence, with LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide, Third Edition.

 

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Contents

Introduction
xxiii
Part II
xxvi
Exam Objectives
xxix
Exam 102 Objectives
xxxv
Assessment Test
xli
Answers to the Assessment Test
xlviii
Exam 101
1
Chapter
3
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
Writing Scripts Configuring Email and Using Databases
425
1 Changing Your bash Prompt
430
Writing Scripts
432

1 Editing Commands
11
Managing Software
45
1 Managing Packages Using RPM
57
Configuring Hardware
105
Understanding the Role of the Firmware
106
1 Creating Filesystems
146
Managing Files
175
1 Modifying Ownership and Permissions
201
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
Summary
256
Exam 102
265
7
267
1 Printing with Linux
321
Administering the System
329
Understanding Users and Groups
330
1 Creating User Accounts
338
2 Creating a Simple Script
444
Managing Email
445
Managing Data with
453
Summary
459
3 Creating a SQL Database
460
Exam Essentials
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
425
557
267
564
223
570
381
571
412
577
473
584
329
587
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Roderick W. Smith, LPIC-1, LPIC-2, CompTIA Linux+, is a Linux networking expert and the author of over a dozen books on open source technologies, including LPIC-2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide (Exams 201 and 202), CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide, Linux Administrator Street Smarts, and Linux Essentials, all from Sybex. He is also a former contributor to Linux Magazine.

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