Learn Linux, and take your career to the next level!
Linux Essentials, 2nd Edition provides a solid foundation of knowledge for anyone considering a career in information technology, for anyone new to the Linux operating system, and for anyone who is preparing to sit for the Linux Essentials Exam. Through this engaging resource, you can access key information in a learning-by-doing style. Hands-on tutorials and end-of-chapter exercises and review questions lead you in both learning and applying new information—information that will help you achieve your goals! With the experience provided in this compelling reference, you can sit down for the Linux Essentials Exam with confidence.
An open source operating system, Linux is a UNIX-based platform that is freely updated by developers. The nature of its development means that Linux is a low-cost and secure alternative to other operating systems, and is used in many different IT environments. Passing the Linux Essentials Exam prepares you to apply your knowledge regarding this operating system within the workforce.
Linux Essentials, 2nd Edition is a critical resource for anyone starting a career in IT or anyone new to the Linux operating system.
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Selecting an Operating System
Understanding Software Licensing
Investigating Linuxs Principles and Philosophy
Using Common Linux Programs
How This Book Is Organized
Creating Scripts This chapter describes how to create simple
Selecting an Operating System This chapter provides a birds
Exploring Processes and Process Data
Understanding Basic Security
Creating Users and Groups
Setting Ownership and Permissions
complexity in terms of the tasks and systems described The book begins
Managing Network Connections