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Linux®+ Certification Bible

Linux®+ Certification Bible

Trevor Kay

ISBN: 978-0-764-54881-9

Jan 2002

700 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Unleash the power of CompTIA's newest certification! Linux+ is the next hot certification to come from CompTIA, the company behind A+ with a following of 250,000+ certified and growing. Linux+ Certification Bible contains everything you need to know to pass the exam as well as practical information in one comprehensive volume!


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.



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ChapterPageDetailsDatePrint Run
CD ID#5CD Question ID#5,Question: Which of the following commands will cause a system to crash when used while logged in as a superuser (such as root)?

Answer 1: rm -rf /home/username/tmp
Answer 2: rm /*.rpm
Answer 3: rm -r f /tmp
Answer 4: rm -rf /home/username/temp

Explanation: The extra space after the leading backslash (/)in Answer A causes the rm command to delete all files in the root directory, wiping out the whole system.

Errata: Answer A is correct, however, it should read rm -rf / home/username/tmp
CD ID#29CD Question ID#29,Question: Which of the following FTP clients was built from the ground up to solve problems with the FTP daemon?

Answer 1: WS_FTP
Answer 2: LinFTP
Answer 3: TFTP
Answer 4: ProFTPD

Explanation: ProFTPD was built to remedy some of the weaknesses of the FTP daemon.

Errata: The question should have read FTP Servers , not clients . ProFTPD is a daemon that was built to replace a daemon.
CD ID#34CD Question ID#34,Question: Which of the following is a part of TCP/IP?

Answer 1: FTP
Answer 2: ProFTPD
Answer 3: Netfilter
Answer 4: NAT

Explanation: TCP/IP is built on FTP.

Errata: The question should have been a part of FTP? and answer A should have been TCP/IP. FTP is built on TCP/IP not the other way around as stated.
CD ID#44CD Question ID#44,Question: If you want to output the file contains to the monitor, which command should you to use?

Answer 1: cat
Answer 2: cat /filename/
Answer 3: cat filename
Answer 4: cat @filename@

Explanation: The command cat filename will output the contains of the file.

Errata: Question should read If you want to output the file contents to the monitor, which command should you to use? . The explanation should be The command cat filename will output the contents of the file. .
CD ID#45CD Question ID#45,Question: If you enter the cat /dev/tty filename command, what will be the result?

Answer 1: The content of filename will be output to the monitor.
Answer 2: The contents of /dev/tty will be saved in the filename.
Answer 3: The X Window System will be started in another system console.
Answer 4: All symbols input from the keyboard will be saved in the filename.

Explanation: You should use the cat /dev/tty filename command when you want to see all the symbols input from the keyboard in the file filename.

Errata: The question and explanation are missing the > symbol. It should be cat /dev/tty > filename for answer D to be correct.
CD ID#107CD Question ID#107,Question: inittab is Which of the following is the name of the process that begins all other processes after LILO boots the system?

Answer 1: init
Answer 2: inittab
Answer 3: initcontrol
Answer 4: initctrl

Explanation: init is the process that begins all other processes.

Errata: Correct answer is A init, but the test has B as the correct answer.
CD ID#159CD Question ID#159,Question: The source code of the Linux kernel is in:

Answer 1: /usr/kernel ~~>B/etc/rc.d
Answer 2:
Answer 3: /bin
Answer 4: /usr/src/linux

Explanation: The directory /usr/src/linux is the directory is the directory where the source code of