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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 13. System Administration

Terms you’ll need to understand:

Archive

Compression

Daemons

Facilities

Levels

Scheduling

Services

Tarball

Techniques you’ll need to master:

Managing daemons

Configuring system logging

Troubleshooting system logs

Scheduling jobs

Compressing, uncompressing, and viewing archives

Configuring system time

Managing System Services

One task that needs some more attention is how to start, stop, and perform other functions with daemons and services on your Linux box.

Daemons can be interacted with in several ways, depending on the system’s distribution and the installed commands and utilities.

Controlling Your Daemons

First is the common brute-force method, which involves using the full path to the daemon in the init.d directory ...

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