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Eleventh Hour Linux+ by Terrence V. Lillard, Chris Happel, Brian Barber, Graham Speake

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CHAPTER 4. Configuring the Base System
Exam objectives in this chapter
■ User Profiles
■ Device Management
■ Networking

Introduction

This chapter explains how to configure system and user profiles as well as the common environment variables, the management of the various devices and where these as located in the disk structure, and the fundamentals of Linux networking utilizing TCP/IP and how to mange this within Linux.
User management is one of the fundamental tasks that need to be understood for day-to-day management of a Linux system. Ensuring that users have the correct rights and environment setup will assure that their experience in using the system is favorable and that the support overhead is kept to a minimum.
The networking of the computer ...

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