CompTIA Linux+ / LPIC-1 Cert Guide (Exams LX0-103 & LX0-104/101-400 & 102-400)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/15/2015
  • Publisher: Pearson IT Certification

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The LPIC-1 Authorized Cert Guide has a single goal: to help you pass the new version of the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 exams. The most comprehensive and time-efficient LPIC-1 study guide available, it's an extraordinarily cost-effective alternative to expensive training: a perfect resource for all LPIC-1 candidates. Authored by a leading LPI insider and long-time Linux trainer, it presents focused, straight-to-the-point coverage of all LPIC-1 exam topics, including:

  • System Architecture
  • Linux Installation and Package Management
  • GNU and Unix Commands
  • Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
  • Shells, Scripting and Data Management
  • User Interfaces and Desktops
  • Administrative Tasks
  • Essential System Services
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Security

From start to finish, it's organized to help you focus your study time where you need the most help, so you can retain more, and earn higher scores:

  • Pre-chapter "Do I Know This Already" (DIKTA) quizzes help you assess your knowledge of each chapter's content, and decide how much time to spend on each section
  • Foundation Topics sections thoroughly explain concepts and theory, and link them to real-world configurations and commands
  • Key Topics icons flag every figure, table, or list you absolutely must understand and remember
  • Chapter-ending Exam Preparation sections deliver even more exercises and troubleshooting scenarios
  • Two full sample exams offer realistic practice delivered through Pearson's state-of-the-art PCPT test engine

Author Biography

Ross Brunson has more than 20 years of experience as a Linux and Open Source trainer, training manager, and technologist and is author of the popular LPIC-1 Exam Cram (QUE Publishing). Ross is currently senior training/certification engineer at SUSE and recently spent almost five years as the director of member services for the Linux Professional Institute, where he contributed to placing several LPI courses into the Cisco Networking Academy, conducted dozens of Train-the-Trainer sessions, and provided sales enablement support for the worldwide Master Affiliate network spanning more than 100 countries. Ross holds a number of key IT certifications and is also author of several successful technical books and dozens of technical courses for major organizations (including the first LPI Certification Bootcamps). He is skilled at both contributing to and building community around IT products. He lives in Paradise Valley, Montana, with his family and enjoys traveling far and wide, winter sports, and photography.

Sean Walberg has more than 20 years of experience as a Linux administrator, network engineer, and software developer. He has written extensively on Linux certification for IBM and NetDevGroup, and has contributed to other books both as an author and technical reviewer. Sean currently works at Northfield IT and is responsible for infrastructure automation for a large professional sports league. Using tools like Ruby, shell scripts, and Chef, he automates the creation and maintenance of more than a thousand servers and the associated network infrastructure. Sean works closely with developers to scale applications to the demands of an internationally recognized series of web properties. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and three sons.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Installing Linux

Chapter 2: The Boot Process

Chapter 3: Package Install and Management

Chapter 4: Basic Command Line Usage

Chapter 5: File Management

Chapter 6: Text Processing / Advanced Command Line

Chapter 7: Process Management

Chapter 8: Editing Text

Chapter 9: Partitions and Filesystems

Chapter 10: Permissions

Chapter 11: Customizing Shell Environments

Chapter 12: Shell Scripting

Chapter 13: Basic SQL Management

Chapter 14: Configuring User Interfaces and Desktops

Chapter 15: Managing Users and Groups

Chapter 16: Schedule and Automate Tasks

Chapter 17: Configuring Print and Email Services

Chapter 18: Logging and Time Services

Chapter 19: Networking Fundamentals

Chapter 20: Topic 110: Security

Chapter 21: Final Preparation

Appendix A: Answers to DIKTA and Questions and Review Questions

Appendix B: Study Guide


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