LPIC Prep Kit 101 General Linux I

LPIC Prep Kit 101 General Linux I

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The Linux Level I Exam Guide prepares you to pass the Linux Level I exam. The tutorial text is strictly exam-related and flows with minimal interruption, covering all necessary objectives for the exam. Study aids begin with the Chapter Opener to ready you for learning. To help you fully understand the topic, visual cues are used liberally throughout the book. Diagrams put concepts into a visual form that aids in retaining and comprehending, and figures confirm your understanding of procedures. This book also provides additional information, such as addresses for on-line help and supplemental sample tests, testing locations, test-taking tips and strategies, and emotional preparation.
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  • Mixed media product | 368 pages
  • 186.9 x 230.9 x 24.9mm | 776.33g
  • Pearson It Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0789722925
  • 9780789722928

Table of contents

How This Book Is Organized.


Preparing to Test.


1. Finding and Creating Documentation.


Getting Help. Searching for Information. Writing Documentation. User Support. Summary.



2. Booting Linux.


Starting Linux. LILO. Troubleshooting LILO. Shutting Down Linux. Summary.



3. Linux Filesystem.


Partitions. The Linux Filesystem. Filesystem Organization. Keeping Your Disks Healthy. Summary.



4. File Management.


Basic File Management Commands. rmdir. Regular Expressions. Searching File Content. Compressing and Uncompressing Files. Summary.



5. GNU and UNIX Commands.


What Is a Shell? User Variables and Environment Variables. History List. Command Substitution. Processes. Summary.



6. Maintaining the Filesystem.


Mounting Filesystems. Disk Quotas. Links. Managing System Files. Finding Lost Files. Summary.



7. Users and Groups.


Manage Users and Groups. Creating Users. Special User Accounts. Groups. Implementing Shadow Passwords. User Startup Files. Summary.



8. Text Streams.


Finding Your Files. Text Filters. Input and Output. Summary.



9. Permissions.


Owners and Groups. Accessing Files and Directories. Changing Permissions. Special Permissions. Default Permissions. Summary.



10. Administrative Tasks.


Scheduling Jobs. System Logs. Managing Logs. Using Logs to Troubleshoot. Summary.



11. Backup and Restore.


Planning Your Backup. Types of Backup Strategies. Backups. Backup Utilities. Compressing and Uncompressing Files. Summary.



Appendix A: Glossary.


Appendix B: Certification Process.


Test Development. Registering for an Exam. Certification Results. Examination Revision.



Appendix C: Testing Tips.


Scheduling the Exam. The Day of the Exam. Taking the Test.



Appendix D: Alternate Resources.


Support Sites. Documentation. Software Sites. Linux News. Humor. Tutorials. Miscellaneous.



Appendix E: Using the CD-ROM.


Equipment Requirements. Installing the Self-Test Software. Running the Self-Test Software. Scoring Your Test. Technical Support.



Appendix F: Lab Exercises.


Equipment Requirements. Lab 1: Using Local Documentation. Lab 2: Booting. Lab 3: Disk Space. Lab 4: Navigating Directories and Files. Lab 5: Managing Your Environment. Lab 6: Filesystems. Lab 7: Users and Groups. Lab 8: Text Streams. Lab 9: Permissions. Lab 10: System Administrative Tasks. Lab 11: Backup and Recovery.



Appendix G: Objectives Index.


Index.
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About Theresa Hadden

Theresa Hadden, MCSE, MCT, and SAIR Linux Certified teaches Microsoft server products, Linux, and security courses. She presents both Microsoft Official Curriculum and custom prepared courses to prepare students for certification examinations as well as post examination reviews. In addition, she teaches Linux Intro and System Administration courses for Compaq and she has been active in the LPI's Linux community in the mailing list and other venues for providing input and suggestions for the objectives and questions on the test. Theresa has over 15 years of System Administration experience using Novell, Unix, and Windows NT. She works with small to medium size businesses needing LAN/WAN capabilites and/or Internet access using both Linux and Microsoft products. She also provides installation, administration, and educational services to her clients.
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