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LPIC I Exam Cram™ 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exams 101 and 102 by Ross Brunson

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Chapter 1. Linux Installation

Terms you’ll need to understand:

Distribution

Kernel

GNU/GPL

Multitasking

GRUB

LILO

MBR

Techniques you’ll need to master:

Installing a Linux distribution

Determining and fixing device conflicts

Viewing conflicts via the /proc file system

Partitioning disks for installation

Using the installation consoles

Creating installation and boot disks

Viewing boot messages

Linux Distributions

A distribution or packaging is usually performed by the group or company that puts out a product, such as The Debian Project, Red Hat, SuSE, and many others. If the company or organization wants to make it easy for people to get and use the distribution, it’s normally made available via ISO files, a method of making a large binary file out ...

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