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

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CHAPTER 10. Troubleshooting and Maintaining Linux
Exam objectives in this chapter
■ Monitoring Tools
■ Analyzing Logs
■ Backing up and Restoring

Introduction

This chapter covers common tools for managing a system, including monitoring performance and logs and backing up data. If your system seems to be running slowly or having some other issues, it's very helpful to have some historical data to compare, so it is advisable to run a few of them now and then under normal load, so you have a good idea what “normal" looks like.

Monitoring Tools

Linux provides a number of handy tools for reviewing system status and other statistics. Not all of them may be included in a default installation, but they are all supported and can be made to work with a little ...

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