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CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide: Exams LX0-101 and LX0-102, 2nd Edition

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The Best Test Prep for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered By LPI Exams

One of Sybex's most popular certification Study Guides, CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide, Second Edition thoroughly prepares candidates for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI exams (LX0-101 and LX0-102). In addition to full coverage of all exam objectives for both exams, chapter review questions, and hands-on exercises, this CompTIA Authorized courseware also includes access to a great set of Linux-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible online test-prep tools. Author Roderick W. Smith, CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, LPIC-2, is a Linux networking expert who gives candidates the authoritative instruction and review they need.

  • Provides full coverage of all exam objectives for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI exams ((LX0-101 and LX0-102)

  • Includes challenging review questions, hands-on exercises, and real-world scenarios that put the information in the context of real job roles

  • Provides access to a Linux-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible custom test engine, with hundreds of sample questions and flashcards

  • Covers essential topics, such as system architecture, installation, GNU and Unix commands, filesystems and filesystem hierarchy, shells, scripting, data management, networking fundamentals, security, and more

CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide, Second Edition is what you need for top-notch preparation for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certification exams.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Contents
  3. Copyright
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. About the Author
  6. Table of Exercises
  7. CompTIA Certification
  8. Introduction
  9. The Exam Objectives
  10. Assessment Test
  11. Answers to the Assessment Test
  12. Part I: Exam 1
    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
    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
    3. Chapter 3: Configuring Hardware
      1. Configuring the Firmware 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
    4. Chapter 4: Managing Files
      1. Using File Management Commands
      2. Managing File Ownership
      3. Controlling Access to Files
      4. Managing Disk Quotas
      5. Locating Files
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. 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. Using Alternative Boot Systems
      5. Editing Files with Vi
      6. Summary
      7. Exam Essentials
      8. Review Questions
  13. Part II: Exam 2
    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
    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
    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
    4. Chapter 9: Writing Scripts, Configuring Email, and Using Databases
      1. Managing the Shell Environment
      2. Writing Scripts
      3. Managing Email
      4. Managing Data with SQL
      5. Summary
      6. Exam Essentials
      7. 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
  14. Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
  15. Appendix B: About the Additional Study Tools
  16. Index
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