LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide, Fifth Edition

  • 12h 47m
  • Christine Bresnahan, Richard Blum
  • Sybex
  • 2020

The bestselling study guide for the popular Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1 (LPIC-1).

The updated fifth edition of LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide is a comprehensive, one-volume resource that covers 100% of all exam objectives. Building on the proven Sybex Study Guide approach, this essential resource offers a comprehensive suite of study and learning tools such as assessment tests, hands-on exercises, chapter review questions, and practical, real-world examples. This book, completely updated to reflect the latest 101-500 and 102-500 exams, contains clear, concise, and user-friendly information on all of the Linux administration topics you will encounter on test day. Key exam topics include system architecture, Linux installation and package management, GNU and UNIX commands, user interfaces and desktops, essential system services, network and server security, and many more.

Linux Servers currently have a 20% market share which continues to grow. The Linux OS market saw a 75% increase from last year and is the third leading OS, behind Windows and MacOS. There has never been a better time to expand your skills, broaden your knowledge, and earn certification from the Linux Professional Institute. A must-have guide for anyone preparing for the 101-500 and 102-500 exams, this study guide enables you to:

  • Assess your performance on practice exams to determine what areas need extra study
  • Understand and retain vital exam topics such as administrative tasks, network configuration, booting Linux, working with filesystems, writing scripts, and using databases
  • Gain insights and tips from two of the industry’s most highly respected instructors, consultants, and authors
  • Access Sybex interactive tools that include electronic flashcards, an online test bank, customizable practice exams, bonus chapter review questions, and a searchable PDF glossary of key terms

LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide is ideal for network and system administrators studying for the LPIC-1 exams, either for the first time or for the purpose of renewing their certifications.

About the Authors

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.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Assessment Test
  • Exploring Linux Command-Line Tools
  • Managing Software and Processes
  • Configuring Hardware
  • Managing Files
  • Booting, Initializing, and Virtualizing Linux
  • Configuring the GUI, Localization, and Printing
  • Administering the System
  • Configuring Basic Networking
  • Writing Scripts
  • Securing Your System
  • Appendix—Answers to Review Questions
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