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LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: (Exams 101 and 102), 3rd Edition

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Updated for the latest LPIC-1 Exams 101 and 102

The LPIC-1 certification measures your understanding of the Linux Kernel. As the Linux server market continues to grow, so does the demand for certified Linux administrators. Prepare for the latest versions of the LPIC-1 exams 101 and 102 with the new edition of this detailed Study Guide. This practical book covers key Linux administration topics and all exam objectives and includes real-world examples and review questions to help you practice your skills. In addition, you'll gain access to a full set of online study tools, including bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, and more.

  • Prepares candidates to take the Linux Professional Institute exams 101 and 102 and achieve their LPIC-1 certification

  • Covers all exam objectives and features expanded coverage on key topics in the exam

  • Includes real-world scenarios, and challenging review questions

  • Gives you online access to bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a searchable glossary

  • Topics include system architecture, installation, GNU and Unix commands, Linux filesystems, essential system services, networking fundamentals, security, and more

Approach the LPIC-1 certification exams with confidence, with LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide, Third Edition.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Contents
  3. Introduction
  4. The Exam Objectives
  5. Assessment Test
  6. Answers to the Assessment Test
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Appendix A: Answers to Review Questions
  10. Appendix B: About the Additional Study Tools
  11. Index
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