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

Book Description

New edition prepares candidates for exams LX0-101 and LX0-102—and Linux+ certification!

The two leading Linux certification bodies, CompTIA and Linux Professional Institute (LPI), have joined forces to release two new Linux+ exams, LX0-101 and LX0-102. This new Sybex study guide breaks down everything you need to prepare for the exams. Covering all exam objectives, the book explains Linux command-line tools, managing software, configuring hardware, managing files and filesystems, and much more. The companion CD features a leading-edge test engine and a host of other study tools, giving you ample opportunity to study, practice, and review.

  • Covers all exam objectives for the Linux+ exams, LX0-101 and LX0-102

  • Explains Linux command-line tools, managing software, configuring hardware, the boot process and scripts, and managing files and filesystems

  • Also covers working with the X Window system, administering the system, basic networking, and server and system security

  • Provides leading-edge test prep software, four practice exams, over 100 electronic flashcards, and the book in searchable PDF, on a companion CD

  • If you want to prepare for Linux+ certification, a Sybex Study Guide is what you need!

    Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

    Table of Contents

    1. CompTIA Discount Coupon
    2. Cover
    3. Title Page
    4. Copyright
    5. Publisher's Note
    6. Dedication
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. About the Author
    9. Table of Exercises
    10. Introduction
      1. The Exam Objectives
    11. Assessment Test
      1. Assessment Test
      2. Answers to Assessment Test
    12. Part I: The CompTIA Linux+ LX0-101 Exam
      1. Chapter 1: Exploring Linux Command-Line Tools
        1. Understanding Command-Line Basics
        2. Using Streams, Redirection, and Pipes
        3. Processing Text Using Filters
        4. Using Regular Expressions
        5. Summary
        6. Exam Essentials
        7. Review Questions
        8. Answers to Review Questions
      2. Chapter 2: Managing Software
        1. Package Concepts
        2. Using RPM
        3. Using Debian Packages
        4. Converting Between Package Formats
        5. Package Dependencies and Conflicts
        6. Managing Shared Libraries
        7. Managing Processes
        8. Summary
        9. Exam Essentials
        10. Review Questions
        11. Answers to Review Questions
      3. Chapter 3: Configuring Hardware
        1. Configuring the BIOS and Core Hardware
        2. Configuring Expansion Cards
        3. Configuring USB Devices
        4. Configuring Hard Disks
        5. Designing a Hard Disk Layout
        6. Creating Partitions and Filesystems
        7. Maintaining Filesystem Health
        8. Mounting and Unmounting Filesystems
        9. Summary
        10. Exam Essentials
        11. Review Questions
        12. Answers to Review Questions
      4. Chapter 4: Managing Files
        1. Managing Files
        2. Managing File Ownership
        3. Controlling Access to Files
        4. Managing Disk Quotas
        5. Locating Files
        6. Summary
        7. Exam Essentials
        8. Review Questions
        9. Answers to Review Questions
      5. Chapter 5: Booting Linux and Editing Files
        1. Installing Boot Loaders
        2. Understanding the Boot Process
        3. Dealing with Runlevels and the Initialization Process
        4. Editing Files with Vi
        5. Summary
        6. Exam Essentials
        7. Review Questions
        8. Answers to Review Questions
    13. Part II: The CompTIA Linux+ LX0-102 Exam
      1. Chapter 6: Configuring the X Window System, Localization, and Printing
        1. Configuring Basic X Features
        2. Configuring X Fonts
        3. Managing GUI Logins
        4. Using X for Remote Access
        5. X Accessibility
        6. Configuring Localization and Internationalization
        7. Configuring Printing
        8. Summary
        9. Exam Essentials
        10. Review Questions
        11. Answers to Review Questions
      2. Chapter 7: Administering the System
        1. Managing Users and Groups
        2. Tuning User and System Environments
        3. Using System Log Files
        4. Maintaining the System Time
        5. Running Jobs in the Future
        6. Summary
        7. Exam Essentials
        8. Review Questions
        9. Answers to Review Questions
      3. Chapter 8: Configuring Basic Networking
        1. Understanding TCP/IP Networking
        2. Understanding Network Addressing
        3. Configuring Linux for a Local Network
        4. Diagnosing Network Connections
        5. Summary
        6. Exam Essentials
        7. Review Questions
        8. Answers to Review Questions
      4. Chapter 9: Writing Scripts, Configuring E-mail, and Using Databases
        1. Managing the Shell Environment
        2. Writing Scripts
        3. Managing E-mail
        4. Managing Data with SQL
        5. Summary
        6. Exam Essentials
        7. Review Questions
        8. Answers to Review Questions
      5. Chapter 10: Securing Your System
        1. Administering Network Security
        2. Administering Local Security
        3. Configuring SSH
        4. Using GPG
        5. Summary
        6. Exam Essentials
        7. Review Questions
        8. Answers to Review Questions
    14. Appendix: About the Companion CD
      1. What You’ll Find on the CD
      2. System Requirements
      3. Using the CD
      4. Troubleshooting
    15. Glossary
    16. Index
    17. End-User License Agreement
    18. Back Insert
    19. Perf Card