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CompTIA Linux+ Guide to Linux Certification 4th Edition

Jason W. Eckert

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Overview

Give students up-to-date information to pass CompTIA's Linux®+ (Powered by LPI) Certification exam, and to excel in the business world. Eckert’s LINUX®+ GUIDE TO LINUX® CERTIFICATION 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 fourth edition emphasizes information on the latest Linux® distributions as well as storage technologies commonly used in server environments. New material addresses key job-related networking services, including, among others, FTP, NFS, Samba, Apache, DHCP, NTP, and Squid; and current and emerging security practices and technologies. Hands-on projects help learners practice new skills.

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.

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  • READERS GAIN BOTH THE CONCEPTUAL KNOWLEDGE AND HANDS-ON SKILLS IN WORKING WITH LINUX®. Users perfect the solid understanding and applied know-how necessary to work with the Linux® network operating systems in today’s network administration environment.
  • BOOK EMPHASIZES QUALITY USABILITY WITH A HANDS-ON APPROACH. Recognized for its focus on quality, this edition offers classroom usability, and an unmatched hands-on experience for today’s learners.
  • DISCOVERY EXERCISES HIGHLIGHT REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCES. Practical features, such as these Discovery Exercises, emphasize the realistic application of concepts and make theories meaningful and more than simply a list of technical features. Useful Review Questions test readers' understanding of critical information to ensure understanding.
  • THIS EDITION CORRESPONDS SEAMLESSLY TO COMPTIA'S LINUX®+ (POWERED BY LPI) CERTIFICATION EXAM. Learners prepare for success on the certification exam with this edition’s up-to-date content including coverage of new technologies.

CompTIA Linux+ Guide to Linux Certification

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction to Linux®.
2. Linux® Installation and Usage.
3.Exploring Linux® Filesystems
4. Linux® Filesystem Management.
5. Linux® Filesystem Administration.
6. Linux® Server Deployment. Linux®
7.Working with the BASH Shell.
8. System Initialization and X Windows.
9. Managing Linux® Processes.
10. Common Administrative Tasks.Ch. 11. Compression, System Backup, and Software Installation.
12. Network Configuration.
13. Configuring Network Services.
14. Troubleshooting, Performance, and Security.
Appendix A:GNU Public License.
Appendix B: Certification. Linux®
Appendix C: Linux® resources.

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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.

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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.