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Linux Professional Institute: Level 2

Video Description

The Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) program is designed to certify competency in Linux professionals who use the operating system and its associated tools. The intention is to be distribution neutral, following the Linux Standard Base along with other relevant standards and conventions. The program consists of three levels of certification. In this course VTC author, Arthur Griffith, explores and explains, point by point, the objectives of the first two of the three LPIC exams. To begin learning, simply click the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. The Contents of this Course 00:04:32
    2. The Exam 00:02:49
  2. Files & Filesystems
    1. Design Hard Disk Layout 00:05:39
    2. Perform Basic File Management 00:07:06
    3. Create Partitions & Filesystems 00:05:23
    4. Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems 00:04:38
    5. Mounting & Unmounting Filesystems 00:05:07
    6. Managing Disk Quota 00:05:06
    7. Use Permissions to Control Access to Files pt. 1 00:03:43
    8. Use Permissions to Control Access to Files pt. 2 00:04:30
    9. Manage File Ownership 00:03:28
    10. Create Hard & Symbolic Links 00:04:37
    11. File Location 00:03:50
    12. Operating the Linux Filesystem 00:03:42
    13. Maintaining a Linux Filesystem 00:04:06
    14. Creating & Configuring Filesystem Options 00:04:34
    15. Configuring RAID 00:05:48
  3. Text & Documentation
    1. Process Text Streams Using Filters 00:06:17
    2. Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions pt. 1 00:05:03
    3. Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions pt. 2 00:02:36
    4. Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi 00:07:46
    5. Use & Manage Local System Documentation 00:04:10
    6. Find Linux Documentation on the Internet 00:02:27
    7. Notify Users On System Related Issues 00:02:26
  4. Shell
    1. Work on the Command Line 00:05:07
    2. Customize & Use the Shell Environment 00:05:03
    3. Customize or Write Simple Scripts 00:05:11
    4. Automating Tasks Using Scripts 00:05:35
    5. Set Up Secure Shell (OpenSSH) 00:05:36
  5. Devices
    1. Configure Fundamental BIOS Settings 00:04:03
    2. Configure Modem & Sound Card 00:04:39
    3. Set Up Non-IDE Devices 00:04:25
    4. Set Up Different PC Expansion Cards 00:02:00
    5. Configure USB Devices 00:03:36
    6. Adding New Hardware 00:02:28
    7. Configuring PCMCIA Devices 00:03:03
    8. Configuring a Samba Server 00:04:00
    9. Configuring an NFS Server 00:03:55
  6. The System & the Kernel
    1. Install a Boot Manager 00:02:18
    2. Boot the System 00:04:33
    3. Runlevel/Shutdown/Reboot 00:03:10
    4. Identifying Boot Stages 00:02:14
    5. Troubleshooting Bootloaders 00:03:35
    6. Manage/Query Kernel & Modules 00:03:26
    7. Reconfigure/Build/Install New Kernel 00:04:04
    8. Kernel Components 00:03:29
    9. Compiling a Kernel 00:04:30
    10. Patching a Kernel 00:02:42
    11. Customizing a Kernel 00:02:46
    12. Software & Kernel Configuration 00:03:14
  7. Programs
    1. Make & Install Programs From Source 00:04:34
    2. Manage Shared Libraries 00:03:12
    3. Use Streams/Pipes & Redirects 00:04:17
    4. Modify Process Execution Priorities 00:03:26
    5. Create/Monitor/Kill Processes 00:04:10
    6. Use Debian Package Management 00:06:18
    7. Use the Red Hat Package Manager 00:04:28
    8. Packaging Software 00:03:59
  8. X
    1. Install & Configure X11 00:04:44
    2. Set Up a Display Manager 00:04:38
    3. Install/Customize Window Manager 00:04:24
  9. Printers
    1. Print Files 00:02:53
    2. Manage Printers & Print Queues 00:03:25
    3. Install & Configure Printers 00:02:34
  10. Administration Tasks
    1. System Logging 00:02:39
    2. Using System Log Files 00:03:04
    3. Manage Users & Group Accounts 00:05:52
    4. User & System Environment Variables 00:03:00
    5. Schedule Automatic Administration Tasks 00:04:18
    6. Maintain an Effective Backup Strategy 00:06:22
    7. Maintain System Time 00:04:20
    8. Perform Security Administration Tasks 00:04:54
    9. Customize Startup & Boot 00:04:47
    10. System Recovery 00:03:30
    11. General Troubleshooting 00:03:06
    12. Troubleshooting System Resources 00:02:49
  11. Safety & Security
    1. Backup Operations 00:02:27
    2. Creating Recovery Disks 00:01:12
    3. Setup User Level Security 00:03:38
  12. Networking Part I
    1. Configure Communication Devices 00:03:59
    2. Fundamentals of TCP/IP 00:06:57
    3. TCP/IP Configuration & Troubleshooting 00:06:45
    4. Configure Linux as a PPP Client 00:04:45
    5. Configure inetd/xinetd Services 00:03:23
    6. Mail Transfer Agent 00:03:57
    7. Apache 00:02:28
    8. NFS & SAMBA Daemons 00:03:05
    9. Configure Basic DNS Services 00:03:12
    10. Setup Host Security 00:03:20
  13. Networking Part II
    1. Basic Network Configuration 00:03:26
    2. Advanced Network Operation 00:03:29
    3. Configuring Mailing Lists 00:02:30
    4. Using Email Servers 00:03:25
    5. Managing Mail Traffic 00:01:45
    6. Serving News 00:02:13
    7. Basic DNS Server Configuration 00:02:52
    8. Create & Maintain DNS Zones 00:03:23
    9. Securing a DNS Server 00:02:17
    10. Implementing a Web Server 00:05:49
    11. Maintaining a Web Server 00:02:36
    12. Implementing a Proxy Server 00:03:05
    13. DHCP Configuration 00:03:22
    14. NIS Configuration 00:03:53
    15. LDAP Configuration 00:02:24
    16. PAM Authentication 00:02:55
    17. Configuring a Router 00:04:04
    18. Securing FTP Servers 00:02:53
    19. A Secure Shell 00:03:41
    20. TCP Wrappers 00:02:41
    21. Security Tasks 00:03:53
  14. Wrapup
    1. Connections 00:02:10
    2. Wrapup 00:02:55
  15. Credits
    1. About this Author 00:02:25