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Linux with Operating System Concepts by Richard Fox

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Chapter 14

Maintaining and Troubleshooting Linux

This chapter’s learning objectives are

  • To understand the importance of backups and how to implement backup strategies
  • To be able to use the Linux performance monitoring tools
  • To utilize the scheduling programs of at, batch, and crontab
  • To understand the role of log files and how to apply this information
  • To understand how to perform disaster recovery planning
  • To understand how to perform operating system troubleshooting

14.1 Introduction

So, you have successfully installed Linux, created accounts, mounted file systems, automated the initialization process, configured your network, and installed software. There is nothing more to do and you can coast for the rest of your career, right? Wrong. ...

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