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  1. General Linux Exam 101

    1. Chapter 1 LPI Exams

      1. Exam 101 Overview
    2. Chapter 2 Exam 101 Study Guide

      1. Exam Preparation
    3. Chapter 3 Hardware and Architecture (Topic 1.101)

      1. Objective 1: Configure Fundamental BIOS Settings
      2. Objective 3: Configure Modems and Sound Cards
      3. Objective 4: Set Up Non-IDE Devices
      4. Objective 5: Set Up Different PC Expansion Cards
      5. Objective 6: Configure Communications Devices
      6. Objective 7: Configure USB Devices
    4. Chapter 4 Linux Installation and Package Management (Topic 1.102)

      1. Objective 1: Design a Hard Disk Layout
      2. Objective 2: Install a Boot Manager
      3. Objective 3: Make and Install Programs from Source
      4. Objective 4: Manage Shared Libraries
      5. Objective 5: Use Debian Package Management
      6. Objective 6: Use Red Hat Package Manager (RPM)
    5. Chapter 5 GNU and Unix Commands (Topic 1.103)

      1. Objective 1: Work on the Command Line
      2. Objective 2: Process Text Streams Using Filters
      3. Objective 3: Perform Basic File Management
      4. Objective 4: Use Streams, Pipes, and Redirects
      5. Objective 5: Create, Monitor, and Kill Processes
      6. Objective 6: Modify Process Execution Priorities
      7. Objective 7: Search Text Files Using Regular Expressions
      8. Objective 8: Perform Basic File Editing Operations Using vi
    6. Chapter 6 Devices, Linux Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (Topic 1.104)

      1. Objective 1: Create Partitions and Filesystems
      2. Objective 2: Maintain the Integrity of Filesystems
      3. Objective 3: Control Filesystem Mounting and Unmounting
      4. Objective 4: Set and View Disk Quotas
      5. Objective 5: Use File Permissions to Control Access to Files
      6. Setting Up a Workgroup Directory
      7. Objective 6: Manage File Ownership
      8. Objective 7: Create and Change Hard and Symbolic Links
      9. Objective 8: Find System Files and Place Files in the Correct Location
    7. Chapter 7 The X Window System (Topic 1.1.10)

      1. An Overview of X
      2. Objective 1: Install and Configure X11
      3. Objective 2: Set Up a Display Manager
      4. Objective 4: Install and Customize a Window Manager Environment
    8. Chapter 8 Exam 101 Review Questions and Exercises

      1. Hardware and Architecture (Topic 1.101)
      2. Linux Installation and Package Management (Topic 1.102)
      3. GNU and Unix Commands (Topic 1.103)
      4. Devices, Linux Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (Topic 1.104)
      5. The X Window System (Topic 1.110)
    9. Chapter 9 Exam 101 Practice Test

      1. Questions
      2. Answers
    10. Chapter 10 Exam 101 Highlighter's Index

      1. Hardware and Architecture
      2. Linux Installation and Package Management
      3. GNU and Unix Commands
      4. Devices, Linux Filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
      5. The X Window System
  2. General Linux Exam 102

    1. Chapter 11 Exam 102 Overview

    2. Chapter 12 Exam 102 Study Guide

      1. Exam Preparation
    3. Chapter 13 Kernel (Topic 1.105)

      1. Objective 1: Manage/Query Kernel and Kernel Modules at Runtime
      2. Objective 2: Reconfigure, Build, and Install a Custom Kernel and Kernel Modules
    4. Chapter 14 Boot, Initialization, Shutdown, and Runlevels (Topic 1.106)

      1. Objective 1: Boot the System
      2. Objective 2: Change Runlevels and Shut Down or Reboot System
    5. Chapter 15 Printing (Topic 1.107)

      1. An Overview of Printing
      2. Objective 2: Manage Printers and Print Queues
      3. Objective 3: Print Files
      4. Objective 4: Install and Configure Local and Remote Printers
    6. Chapter 16 Documentation (Topic 1.108)

      1. Objective 1: Use and Manage Local System Documentation
      2. Objective 2: Find Linux Documentation on the Internet
      3. Objective 5: Notify Users on System-related Issues
    7. Chapter 17 Shells, Scripting, Programming, and Compiling (Topic 1.109)

      1. Objective 1: Customize and Use the Shell Environment
      2. Objective 2: Customize or Write Simple Scripts
    8. Chapter 18 Administrative Tasks (Topic 1.111)

      1. Objective 1: Manage Users and Group Accounts and Related System Files
      2. Objective 2: Tune the User Environment and System Environment Variables
      3. Objective 3: Configure and Use System Log Files to Meet Administrative and Security Needs
      4. Objective 4: Automate System Administration Tasks by Scheduling Jobs to Run in the Future
      5. Objective 5: Maintain an Effective Data Backup Strategy
      6. Objective 6: Maintain System Time
    9. Chapter 19 Networking Fundamentals (Topic 1.112)

      1. Objective 1: Fundamentals of TCP/IP
      2. Objective 3: TCP/IP Configuration and Troubleshooting
      3. Objective 4: Configure Linux as a PPP Client
    10. Chapter 20 Networking Services (Topic 1.113)

      1. Objective 1: Configure and Manage inetd, xinetd, and Related Services
      2. Objective 2: Operate and Perform Basic Configuration of Mail Transfer Agent (MTA)
      3. Objective 3: Operate and Perform Basic Configuration of Apache
      4. Objective 4: Properly Manage the NFS and Samba Daemons
      5. Objective 5: Set Up and Configure Basic DNS Services
      6. Objective 7: Set Up Secure Shell (OpenSSH)
    11. Chapter 21 Security (Topic 1.114)

      1. Objective 1: Perform Security Administration Tasks
      2. Objective 2: Set Up Host Security
      3. Objective 3: Set Up User-level Security
    12. Chapter 22 Exam 102 Review Questions and Exercises

      1. Kernel (Topic 1.105)
      2. Boot, Initialization, Shutdown, and Runlevels (Topic 1.106)
      3. Printing (Topic 1.107)
      4. Documentation (Topic 1.108)
      5. Shells, Scripting, Programming, and Compiling (Topic 1.109)
      6. Administrative Tasks (Topic 1.111)
      7. Networking Fundamentals (Topic 1.112)
      8. Networking Services (Topic 1.113)
      9. Security (Topic 1.114)
    13. Chapter 23 Exam 102 Practice Test

      1. Questions
      2. Answers
    14. Chapter 24 Exam 102 Highlighter's Index

      1. Kernel (Topic 1.105)
      2. Boot, Initialization, Shutdown, and Runlevels (Topic 1.106)
      3. Printing (Topic 1.107)
      4. Documentation (Topic 1.108)
      5. Shells, Scripting, Programming, and Compiling
      6. Administrative Tasks (Topic 1.111)
      7. Networking Fundamentals (Topic 1.112)
      8. Networking Services (Topic 1.113)
      9. Security (Topic 1.114)
  3. General Linux Exam 201

    1. Chapter 25 Linux Kernel

      1. Objective 1: Kernel Components
      2. Objective 2: Compiling a Kernel
      3. Objective 3: Patching a Kernel
      4. Objective 4: Customizing a Kernel
    2. Chapter 26 System Startup

      1. Objective 1: Customizing System Startup and Boot Processes
      2. Objective 2: System Recovery
    3. Chapter 27 Filesystem

      1. Objective 1: Operating the Linux Filesystem
      2. Objective 2: Maintaining a Linux Filesystem
      3. Objective 3: Creating and Configuring Filesystem Options
    4. Chapter 28 Hardware (Topic 2.204)

      1. Objective 1: Configuring RAID
      2. Objective 2: Adding New Hardware
      3. Objective 3: Software and Kernel Configuration
      4. Objective 4: Configuring PCMCIA Devices
    5. Chapter 29 File and Service Sharing (Topic 2.209)

      1. Objective 1: Configuring a Samba Server
      2. Objective 2: Configuring an NFS Server
    6. Chapter 30 System Maintenance (Topic 2.211)

      1. Objective 1: System Logging
      2. Objective 2: Packaging Software
      3. Objective 3: Backup Operations
    7. Chapter 31 System Customization and Automation (Topic 2.213)

      1. Objective 1: Automating Tasks Using Scripts
    8. Chapter 32 Troubleshooting (Topic 2.214)

      1. Objective 1: Creating Recovery Disks
      2. Objective 2: Identifying Boot Stages
      3. Objective 3: Troubleshooting Boot Loaders
      4. Objective 4: General Troubleshooting
      5. Objective 5: Troubleshooting System Resources
      6. Objective 6: Troubleshooting Environment Configurations
    9. Chapter 33 LPI Exam 201 Review Questions and Exercises

      1. Linux Kernel (Topic 2.201)
      2. System Startup (Topic 2.202)
      3. Filesystem (Topic 2.203)
      4. Hardware (Topic 2.204)
      5. File and Service Sharing (Topic 2.209)
      6. System Maintenance (Topic 2.211)
      7. System Customization and Automation (Topic 2.213)
      8. Troubleshooting (Topic 2.214)
    10. Chapter 34 Exam 201 Practice Test

      1. Questions
      2. Answers
  4. General Linux Exam 202

    1. Chapter 35 Networking Configuration (Topic 2.205)

      1. Objective 1: Basic Networking Configuration
      2. Objective 2: Advanced Network Configuration and Troubleshooting
    2. Chapter 36 Mail and News (Topic 2.206)

      1. Objective 2: Using Sendmail
      2. Objective 3: Managing Mail Traffic
      3. Objective 1: Configuring Mailing Lists
      4. Objective 4: Serving News
      5. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 37 DNS (Topic 2.207)

      1. Objective 1: Basic DNS Server Configuration
      2. Objective 2: Create and Maintain DNS Zones
      3. Objective 3: Securing a DNS Server
    4. Chapter 38 Web Services (Apache and Squid, Topic 2.208)

      1. Installing Apache
      2. Configuring Apache
      3. Squid: History and Overview
      4. Squid Authentication
      5. Squid as Web Accelerator
    5. Chapter 39 Network Client Management (Topic 2.210)

      1. Objective 1: DHCP Configuration
      2. Objective 2: NIS Configuration
      3. Objective 3: LDAP Configuration
      4. Objective 4: PAM Authentication
    6. Chapter 40 System Security (Topic 2.212)

      1. Objective 2: Configuring a Router
      2. Objective 3: Securing FTP Servers
      3. Objective 4: Secure Shell (SSH)
      4. Objective 5: TCP Wrappers
      5. Objective 6: Security Tasks
    7. Chapter 41 Network Troubleshooting (Topic 214)

      1. Network Troubleshooting Essentials
      2. Common Troubleshooting Commands
      3. Hardware Problems
      4. Network Device Configuration Files
      5. DNS Errors
      6. Determining the Cause of Inaccessible Services
      7. Conclusion
    8. Chapter 42 Exam 202 Review Questions and Exercises

      1. Networking Configuration (Topic 2.205)
      2. Mail and News (Topic 2.206)
      3. DNS (Topic 2.207)
      4. Web Services (Topic 2.208)
      5. Answers
      6. Network Client Management (Topic 2.210)
      7. System Security (Topic 2.212)
      8. Network Troubleshooting (Topic 2.214)
    9. Chapter 43 Exam 202 Practice Test

      1. Questions
      2. Answers
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