Linux+ Certification Bible

Linux+ Certification Bible

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CompTIA's vendor-neutral certifications are respected and sought after in the IT industry. The Linux+ Certification is designed to measure the competencies of the Linux professional with six-months of experience with the Linux operating system. This person provides basic installation, operation, administration and troubleshooting services for the Linux operating system on workstations and servers. Also required is the ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of computer hardware. This text is a combination of information drawn right from the Linux+ test objectives, as well as focusing on subject matter mastery, complete with review questions to prepare the user for the exam. Topics focus on vendor-neutral knowledge, covering administartion, security, networking, Apache server integration and troubleshooting. The CD-ROM contains a test engine power by Boson, with hundreds of practice exam questions.
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  • Mixed media product | 700 pages
  • 184.4 x 243.3 x 43.2mm | 1,307.22g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764548816
  • 9780764548819

About Trevor Kay

About the Author Trevor Kay is A+, Network+, Server+, and Linux+ certified. Trevor is currently a technical consultant and author. He has worked as an IT helpdesk consultant, technical support specialist, and network administrator, and played a key role in Y2K preparations at one of Canada's largest financial organizations.
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Table of contents


PART I: Linux Basics.
Chapter 1: Basic Linux Concepts.
Chapter 2: Linux Kernel and Distributions.

PART II: Installation.
Chapter 3: Pre-Installation Planning.
Chapter 4: Installing Linux.
Chapter 5: Advanced Installation.

PART III: Configuration.
Chapter 6: Configuring X-Windows.
Chapter 7: Configuring Networking.
Chapter 8: User Environment Settings.

PART IV: Administration.
Chapter 9: General Linux Administration.
Chapter 10: Linux Terminals and Shells.
Chapter 11: Linux System Commands.

PART V: Maintaining the Linux System.
Chapter 12: Linux Disk and System Management.
Chapter 13: Process Management.
Chapter 14: Linux Security.
Chapter 15: Backing Up Your Linux System.

PART VI: Troubleshooting and Maintaining System Hardware.
Chapter 16: Linux Troubleshooting Basics.
Chapter 17: Troubleshooting the Boot Process.
Chapter 18: Troubleshooting Software and Networking.
Chapter 19: Installing and Maintaining System Hardware.
Appendix A: What's on the CD-ROM.
Appendix B: Objective Mapping Table.
Appendix C: Sample Exam.
Appendix D: Exam-Taking Tips.
Glossary.Index.End-User License Agreement.
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