Acing the LINUX+ Certification Exam

Acing the LINUX+ Certification Exam

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For CompTIA Linux+ exam preparation; can be used with any course that is teaching Linux as a desktop operating system or a network operating system.

This helpful and informative book has everything needed to prepare students to take and pass the CompTIA Linux+ exam. Comprehensive yet easy to read, Acing the LINUX+ Certification Exam covers all objectives, such as use, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting, as well as network services (including DHCP server, DNS Server [BIND], email [Send mail], web server [Apache] and file sharing [Samba]). Questions and hands-on exercises reinforce concepts taught in each chapter, and website lists are included for further study.
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  • Mixed media product | 672 pages
  • 208 x 270 x 30mm | 1,437.9g
  • Prentice Hall Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131121553
  • 9780131121553

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This textbook, with its building-block approach; provides a comprehensive coverage of basic, advanced, and server topics including: Linux installationRunning the command interface and the X Window GUI interfaceKernel and boot managers (LILO and Grub)Networking services including Bind (DNS naming services). DHCP server, Samba (file sharing services), print server, and Apache (email server)"Key Features: "Objectives are listed throughout the text to guide you along."What You Need to Know" sections at the end of each chapter help you study for the exam.Built-in, hands-on exercises provide accessible, easy-to-grasp presentation and facilitate learning.Exercises throughout the text are written for Mandrake Linux 9.1, which is found in the accompanying CDs.End-of-section questions prepare users to take the certification exam.The ReviewMaster Tutorial CD provides practice test questions that simulate the testing environment.
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Table of contents


1. Introduction to the Linux+ Exam.
2. PC Fundamentals.
3.Introduction to UNIX and Linux.
4.Downloading and Installing Linux.
5.Using the Command Prompt.
6.Introduction to X Window.
7.Working with Applications.
8.Printing in Linux.
9.Networking with Linux.

10. Linux Architecture.
11. User Management.
12. Disk and File System Management.
13. File and System Security.
14. Shell Scripts.

15. File and Print Sharing.
16. DNS and DHCP Services.
17. Web Services.
18. Remote Access.
19. Email Services.
Appendix A: Binary Conversion.
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About Patrick Regan

Patrick Regan has not only been a PC technician and network administrator/engineer for the last 12 years, but has also taught many computer and networking technology classes at Sacramento local colleges (Heald Colleges and Institute of Technology). He has done a lot of formal and informal training while an IT administrator (Heald Colleges) and a product support engineer for Intel's Customer Service and participated in and led many projects (Heald Colleges and Intel). For his teaching accomplishments, he has received the Teacher of the Year award from Heald Colleges and has received several recognition awards from Intel. He currently holds many certifications including Microsoft's MCSE, MCSA, and MCT CompTIA's A+, Network+, Server+, Linux+, Security+ and CTT+; Cisco's CCNA; and Novell's CNE and CNT.
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