Linux+ Guide to Linux Certification, Second Edition offers the most up-to-date information which empowers students to successfully pass CompTIA's Linux+ Certification exam. CompTIA has revised their Linux+ Certification to meet industry demands by reducing its focus on hardware terminology and increasing its focus on the configuration of network services and security. In addition, the entire text has been updated for use with Red Hat Fedora Core 2, the newest version of the popular Linux Operating System. Not only will this prepare users for CompTIA's Linux+ Certification, this text will equip all users with the information necessary to remain current with industry changes.
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.
A graduate of McMaster University, M. John Schitka is a former instructor at triOS College. Initially teaching NT4 technologies, he currently conducts courses on Windows 2000, UNIX, Linux, and more.
1. Introduction to Linux 2. Preparing for Linux Installation 3. Linux Installation and Usage 4. Exploring Linux Filesystems 5. Linux Filesystem Management 6. Linux Filesystem Administration 7. Advanced Installation 8. Working with the BASH Shell 9. System Initialization and X Windows 10. Managing Linux Processes 11. Common Administrative Tasks 12. Compression, System Backup, and Software Installation 13. Troubleshooting and Performance 14. Network Configuration 15. Configuring Network Services and Security Appendices A: Certification B: GNU Public License C: Finding Linux Resources on the Internet