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CompTIA Linux+ Certification Study Guide (2009 Exam) by Graham Speake, Terrence V. Lillard, Chris Happel, Brian Barber

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CHAPTER 5 Configuring the Base System

Exam objectives in this chapter

  • User Profiles

  • Device Management

  • Networking

Unique Terms and Definitions

Route It is the path from a source device through a series of hosts, routers, bridges, gateways, and other devices that network traffic takes to arrive at a destination device on a different network.

Port (TCP/IP) It is a logical channel or channel endpoint in a communications system. Each application program has a unique port number associated with it. Port numbers distinguish between different logical channels on the same network interface card (NIC).

Introduction

This chapter will explain how to configure system and user profiles, as well as the common environment variables; ...

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