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Overview

LINUX+ GUIDE TO LINUX CERTIFICATION, THIRD EDITION offers the most up-to-date information to empower users to successfully pass CompTIA's Linux+ (Powered by LPI) Certification exam, while maintaining a focus on quality, classroom usability, and real-world experience. This complete guide provides not only the conceptual knowledge, but also the hands-on skills necessary to work with the Linux operation systems in a network administration environment. Comprehensive coverage includes updated information pertinent to the latest Linux distributions, as well as new storage technologies such as LVM and ext4. Readers will learn about new and expanded material on key job-related networking services including FTP, NFS, Samba, Apache, DNS, DHCP, NTP, RADIUS, LDAP, Squid, Sendmail, Postfix, X, SSH, VNC, SQL, and updated information on security practices and technologies. The Hands-On Projects help learners practice new skills, and review questions and key terms reinforce important concepts.

Jason W. Eckert, triOS College

Jason W. Eckert is an experienced technical trainer, consultant and best-selling author in the Information Technology (IT) industry. He has more than 20 IT certifications, 25 years of IT experience, four published apps, and 22 published textbooks covering topics such as UNIX, Linux®, Apache, MySQL, Windows Server, Security, Microsoft Exchange, PowerShell, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, and Video Game Development, to his credit. Mr. Eckert brings the value of his diverse IT experience and expertise to every class that he teaches at triOS College. He also serves as the Dean of Technology at triOS College, where he continues to refine and improve college technology programs. For more information about Mr. Eckert, visit about.me/jasoneckert.
  • Contains updated information pertinent to the latest Linux distributions.
  • Includes coverage of new storage technologies such as LVM and ext4.
  • Includes new and expanded material on key job-related networking services including FTP, NFS, Samba, Apache, DNS, DHCP, NTP, RADIUS, LDAP, Squid, Sendmail, Postfix, X, SSH, VNC, and SQL.
  • Includes new and expanded material on security practices and technologies.
  • Maps fully to CompTIA's Linux+ (Powered by LPI) certification exam, including coverage of new technologies.
  • Provides readers with both the conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to work with the Linux network operating systems in a network administration environment.
  • Maintains a focus on quality, classroom usability, and a hands-on experience for your students.
  • Discovery Exercises incorporate real-world experiences to make the coverage realistic and meaningful beyond just a list of technical features, and Review Questions test readers' understanding of critical information.
INTRODUCTION.
1: Introduction to Linux.
2: Linux Installation and Usage.
3: Exploring Linux Filesystems.
4: Linux Filesystem Management.
5: Linux Filesystem Administration.
6: Advanced Installation.
7: Working with the BASH Shell.
8: System Initialization and X Windows.
9: Managing Linux Processes.
10: Common Administrative Tasks.
11: Compression, System Backup, and Software Installation.
12: Network Configuration.
13: Configuring Network Services.
14: Troubleshooting, Performance, and Security.
APPENDIX A: Certification.
APPENDIX B: GNU General Public License.
APPENDIX C: Finding Linux Resources on the Internet.
GLOSSARY.
INDEX.

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781305107571

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access

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Equip today’s users with the most up-to-date information to pass CompTIA's Linux®+ (Powered by LPI) Certification exam successfully and excel when using Linux® in the business world with Eckert’s LINUX®+ GUIDE TO LINUX® CERTIFICATION, 4E. This complete guide provides a solid conceptual foundation and mastery of the hands-on skills necessary to work with the Linux® operation system in today’s network administration environment. The author does an exceptional job of maintaining a focus on quality and providing classroom usability while highlighting valuable real-world experiences. This edition’s comprehensive coverage emphasizes updated information on the latest Linux® distributions as well as storage technologies commonly used in server environments, such as LVM and ZFS. New, expanded material addresses key job-related networking services, including FTP, NFS, Samba, Apache, DNS, DHCP, NTP, Squid, Postfix, SSH, VNC, Postgresql, and iptables/firewalld. Readers study the latest information on current and emerging security practices and technologies. Hands-On Projects help learners practice new skills using both Fedora™ 20 and Ubuntu® Server 14.04 Linux®, while review questions and key terms reinforce important concepts. Numerous time-saving online resources are available to assist with lab and test preparation. Trust LINUX®+ GUIDE TO LINUX® CERTIFICATION, 4E for the mastery today’s users need for success on the certification exam and throughout their careers.

FOR STUDENTS

Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781305107571

ExamConnection Comptia, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305666344
Equip yourself with the most up-to-date information to pass CompTIA's Linux®+ (Powered by LPI) Certification exam successfully and excel when using Linux® in today’s business world with Eckert’s LINUX®+ GUIDE TO LINUX® CERTIFICATION, 4E. This complete guide provides the solid conceptual foundation and mastery of hands-on skills necessary to work with the Linux® operation system in today’s network administration environment. You’ll find a focus on quality throughout with an emphasis on preparing you for valuable real-world experiences. This edition’s comprehensive coverage presents updated information on the latest Linux® distributions as well as storage technologies commonly used in server environments, such as LVM and ZFS. New, expanded material addresses key job-related networking services, including FTP, NFS, Samba, Apache, DNS, DHCP, NTP, Squid, Postfix, SSH, VNC, Postgresql, and iptables/firewalld. You study the latest information on current and emerging security practices and technologies. Hands-On Projects help you practice new skills using both Fedora™ 20 and Ubuntu® Server 14.04 Linux®, while review questions and key terms reinforce important concepts. Trust LINUX®+ GUIDE TO LINUX® CERTIFICATION, 4E for success on the certification exam and your career beyond.