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CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Portable Command Guide

CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Portable Command Guide

All the commands for the CompTIA LX0-103 & LX0-104 and LPI 101-400 & 102-400 exams in one compact, portable re

William Rothwell

Jul 2018, Paperback, 336 pages
ISBN13: 9780789757111
ISBN10: 0789757117
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To succeed as a Linux administrator, you need to keep track of scores of commands, keywords, command arguments, options, and prompts – and the latest CompTIA Linux+ (Powered by LPI) exams test you on most of these. Getting familiar with all these commands is a daunting task.CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1 Portable Command Guide brings them all together in one condensed, portable, easy-to-use reference. Packed with valuable, easy-to-access information, it’s portable enough to use wherever you need to work.

Completely updated for the latest exams, it summarizes all certification-level commands, keywords, command arguments, and associated prompts for both Exam LX0-103/LPI-101 and Exam LX0-104/LPI-102. You’ll find dozens of tips and configuration examples for applying these commands in real-world environments. Topics covered include:

  • System architecture
  • Linux installation and package management
  • Gnu and Unix commands
  • Devices, Linux filesystems, filesystem hierarchy standards
  • Shells, scripting and data management
  • User interfaces and desktops
  • Administrative tasks
  • Essential system services
  • Networking fundamentals
  • Security

Exam LX0-103/LPI-101

Topic 101: System Architecture
1. Determine and Configure Hardware Settings
2. Boot the System
3. Change Runlevels / Boot Targets and Shutdown or Reboot System

Topic 102: Linux Installation and Package Management
4. Design Hard Disk Layout
5. Install a Boot Manager
6. Manage Shared Libraries
7. Use Debian Package Management
8. Use RPM and Yum Package Management

Topic 103: Gnu and Unix Commands
9. Work on the Command Line
10. Process Text Streams Using Filters
11. Perform Basic File Management
12. Use Streams, Pipes and Redirects
13. Create, Monitor and Kill Processes
14. Modify Process Execution Priorities
15. Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions
16. Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using Vi

Topic 104: Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
17. Create Partitions and Filesystems
18. Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems
19. Control Mounting and Unmounting of Filesystems
20. Manage Disk Quotas
21. Manage File Permissions and Ownership
22. Create and Change Hard and Symbolic Links
23. Find System Files and Place Files in the Correct Location

Exam LX0-104/LPI-102

Topic 105: Shells, Scripting and Data Management
24. Customize and Use the Shell Environment
25. Customize or Write Simple Scripts
26. SQL Data Management

Topic 106: User Interfaces and Desktops
27. Install and Configure X11
28. Set up a Display Manager
29. Accessibility

Topic 107: Administrative Tasks
30. Manage User and Group Accounts and Related System Files
31. Automate System Administration Tasks by Scheduling Jobs
32. Localization and Internationalization

Topic 108: Essential System Services
33. Maintain System Time
34. System Logging
35. Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) Basics
36. Manage Printers and Printing

Topic 109. Networking Fundamentals
37. Fundamentals of Internet Protocols
38. Basic Network Configuration
39. Basic Network Troubleshooting
40. Configure Client Side DNS

Topic 110: Security
41. Perform Security Administration Tasks
42. Set up Host Security
43. Securing Data with Encryption

  • Summarizes all commands, keywords, command arguments, and associated prompts for both Exam LX0-103/LPI-101 and Exam LX0-104/LPI-102
  • Presents configuration examples to show exactly how these commands are used
  • The perfect take-anywhere single-source resource for both exam study and day-to-day Linux administration: no need for thick books or even Web access!

William (Bo) Rothwell, is Lead Instructor, Courseware Developer, and founder of One Course Source. He has 20+ years of experience teaching Unix and Linux, and has authored over 30 courses on programming, system administration, and other technical topics. Complementing his Linux experience, his expertise also encompasses Perl, Python, Tcl/TK and Shell programming. He has earned several IT certifications since earning his original RHCE in 2003. Rothwell's books include LPIC-1 Cert Guide, LPIC-2 Certification Guide, and Linux for Developers: Jumpstart your Linux Programming Skills, all from Pearson IT Certification.