LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: Exam 101-400 and Exam 102-400, 4th Edition
LPIC-1Study Guide is your comprehensive source for the popular Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1 exam, fully updated to reflect the changes to the latest version of the exam. With 100% coverage of objectives for both LPI 101 and LPI 102, this book provides clear and concise information on all Linux administration topics and practical examples drawn from real-world experience. Authoritative coverage of key exam topics includes GNU and UNIX commands, devices, file systems, file system hierarchy, user interfaces, and much more, providing complete exam prep for the LPIC-1 candidate. Get access to invaluable study tools, including bonus practice exams, electronic flashcards, and a searchable PDF of key terms featured on the exam.
Linux is viewed by many companies and organizations as an excellent, low-cost, secure alternative to expensive operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows. The LPIC-1 tests a candidate's understanding and familiarity with the Linux Kernel. This book provides comprehensive preparation and review, helping readers face the exam with confidence.
- Review the system architecture, Linux installation, and package management
- Understand shells, scripting, and data management more completely
- Practice administrative tasks and essential system services
- Brush up on networking fundamentals and security issues
As the Linux server market share continue to grow, so too does the demand for qualified and certified Linux administrators. Certification holders must recertify every five years, but LPI recommends recertifying every two years to stay fully up to date with new technologies and best practices. As exam day approaches, LPIC-1Study Guide is the one source you will want by your side.
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Answers to the Assessment Test xliv
Part I Exam 101-400 1
Chapter 1 Exploring Linux Command-Line Tools 3
Chapter 2 Managing Software 47
Chapter 3 Configuring Hardware 107
Chapter 4 Managing Files 177
Chapter 5 Booting Linux and Editing Files 233
Part II Exam 102-400 277
Chapter 6 Configuring the X Window System, Localization, and Printing 279
Chapter 7 Administering the System 343
Chapter 8 Configuring Basic Networking 407
Chapter 9 Writing Scripts, Configuring Email, and Using Databases 453
Chapter 10 Securing Your System 523
Appendix Answers 575
Christine Bresnahan, LPIC-1, started working with computers more than 25 years ago in the IT industry as a systems administrator. Christine is an Adjunct Professor at Ivy Tech Community College where she teaches Linux certification and Python programming classes. She also writes books and produces instructional resources for the classroom. Richard Blum, LPIC-1, has worked in the IT industry for more than 25 years as both a systems and network administrator. He has published numerous Linux and open-source books, and is an online instructor for Linux and Web programming.