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CompTIA Linux+ Complete Study Guide Authorized Courseware: Exams LX0-101 and LX0-102 by Roderick W. Smith

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Chapter 7: Administering the System

The following CompTIA Linux+ objectives are covered in this chapter:

  • 1.107.1 Manage user and group accounts and related system files
  • 1.107.2 Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs
  • 1.108.1 Maintain system time
  • 1.108.2 System logging

Much of Linux system administration deals with handling mundane day-to-day tasks. Many of these tasks relate to users and groups: adding them, deleting them, configuring their environments, and so on. On a small system, you might perform such tasks infrequently, but on a busy system, you might adjust accounts frequently. In any event, you must know how to do these things. Another class of day-to-day tasks involves managing and reviewing log files. These are files ...

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