Lab Manual for Eckert's Linux+ Guide to Linux Certification, 3rd / Edition 3

Lab Manual for Eckert's Linux+ Guide to Linux Certification, 3rd / Edition 3

by Jason W. Eckert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111541558

ISBN-13: 9781111541552

Pub. Date: 04/16/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The Lab Manual provides students with the hands-on instruction necessary to prepare for the certification exam. Designed for classroom-led or self-paced study, labs complement main text content and offer a unique, practical approach to learning that is a key component to the exams. The Lab Manual includes lab activities, objectives, materials list, step-by-step

Overview

The Lab Manual provides students with the hands-on instruction necessary to prepare for the certification exam. Designed for classroom-led or self-paced study, labs complement main text content and offer a unique, practical approach to learning that is a key component to the exams. The Lab Manual includes lab activities, objectives, materials list, step-by-step procedures, illustrations and review questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111541552
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/16/2013
Series:
Test Preparation Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1 Introduction to Linux 1

Lab 1.1 Becoming Familiar with the Squid Proxy Server 2

Lab 1.2 Exploring Different Linux Distributions 3

Lab 1.3 Exploring Open-Source Web Server Use 4

Lab 1.4 Seeing How Linux and Windows Can Be Integrated 6

Lab 1.5 Investigating Linux Security 7

Chapter 2 Linux Installation and Use 11

Lab 2.1 Booting Linux from a CD/DVD 12

Lab 2.2 Testing Your Computer's Memory 14

Lab 2.3 Researching Hardware Support 16

Lab 2.4 Locating the Kernel File 17

Lab 2.5 Seeing Everything as a File 19

Lab 2.6 Giving Shutdown Notification 21

Chapter 3 Exploring Linux File Systems 23

Lab 3.1 Creating Complex Functions with Simple Commands 24

Lab 3.2 Performing Complex Searches 26

Lab 3.3 Doing More with Less 27

Lab 3.4 Displaying Binary Data 29

Lab 3.5 Working with Unusual File and Directory Names 31

Chapter 4 Linux File System Management 35

Lab 4.1 Exploring the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard 36

Lab 4.2 Working with BASH Aliases 38

Lab 4.3 Using Advanced find Options 40

Lab 4.4 Working with File and Directory Permissions 43

Lab 4.5 Using the Advanced Features of slocate 46

Chapter 5 Linux File System Administration 49

Lab 5.1 Mounting and Ejecting DVDs/CDs 50

Lab 5.2 Working with USB Memory 52

Lab 5.3 Using the f user Command 54

Chapter 6 Advanced Installation 57

Lab 6.1 Installing Fedora Linux with a Live Media Edition 58

Lab 6.2 Preparing for a Network Installation 59

Chapter 7 Working with the BASH Shell 61

Lab 7.1 Using the BASH History Feature 62

Lab 7.2 Customizing the BASH History Feature 64

Lab 7.3 Customizing Shell Prompts 67

Lab 7.4 Adding Automation to the BASH Prompt 69

Lab 7.5 Setting CDPATH 71

Chapter 8 System Initialization and X Window 75

Lab 8.1 Setting the Initial Runlevel 76

Lab 8.2 Modifying Keys 77

Lab 8.3 Running an X Server 80

Lab 8.4 Configuring X Programs 84

Chapter 9 Managing Linux Processes 87

Lab 9.1 Displaying Parent-Child Relationships Between Processes 88

Lab 9.2 Customizing ps Output 89

Lab 9.3 Writing a Shell Script with an Infinite Loop 92

Lab 9.4 Experimenting with Scheduling Priorities 94

Chapter 10 Common Administrative Tasks 99

Lab 10.1 Configuring Virtual Consoles 100

Lab 10.2 Testing Logging 102

Lab 10.3 Using Named Pipes with Logging 105

Lab 10.4 Finding Broken Links and Files with No Owners 107

Lab 10.5 Understanding File Timestamps 110

Chapter 11 Compression, System Backup, and Software Installation 115

Lab 11.1 Backing Up to a CD 116

Lab 11.2 Compressing Programs with gzexe 118

Lab 11.3 Compressing Image Files 120

Lab 11.4 Installing and Removing Packages 122

Lab 11.5 Detecting and Replacing Missing Package Files 124

Chapter 12 Network Configuration 127

Lab 12.1 Configuring Ethernet Interfaces 128

Lab 12.2 Creating IP Aliases 131

Lab 12.3 Installing and Configuring NcFTPd 133

Lab 12.4 Using Advanced Options with Network Tools 136

Chapter 13 Configuring Network Services 139

Lab 13.1 Installing and Configuring a Telnet Server 140

Lab 13.2 Installing and Configuring NIS 142

Lab 13.3 Working with the Firewall 144

Chapter 14 Troubleshooting, Performance, and Security 147

Lab 14.1 Validating Files 148

Lab 14.2 Using SSH 149

Lab 14.3 Generating Public and Private Keys 152

Lab 14.4 Exchanging and Signing Keys 155

Lab 14.5 Encrypting Files 158

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