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LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Practice Tests: Exam 101-500 and Exam 102-500 - Second Edition

By : Steve Suehring
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LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Practice Tests: Exam 101-500 and Exam 102-500 - Second Edition

By: Steve Suehring

Overview of this book

LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Practice Tests is the must-have complement to the bestselling LPIC-1 Study Guide. Practice tests help you gain confidence and identify the areas in need of more attention. Ten full-length tests, covering the ten objective domains, and two additional 60-question practice exams contain 1000 practice questions, complete with answers and full explanations! Divided into two parts, this volume of practice tests covers Exams 101-500 and 102-500. Part I covers system architecture, Linux installation and Package management, GNU and Unix Commands, and devices, and Linux filesystems and filesystem hierarchy. Part II focuses on shells and shell scripting, user interfaces and desktops, administrative tasks, essential system services, networking, and security.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Chapter 2
Topic 102: Linux Installation and Package Management

THE FOLLOWING EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • images  102.1 Design hard disk layout.
    • Key knowledge areas:
      • Allocate filesystems and swap space to separate partitions or disks.
      • Tailor the design to the intended use of the system.
      • Ensure the /boot partition conforms to the hardware architecture requirements for booting.
      • Knowledge of basic features of LVM
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
      • /(root) filesystem
      • /var filesystem
      • /home filesystem
      • /boot filesystem
      • EFI System Partition (ESP)
      • swap space
      • mount points
      • partitions
  • images  102.2 Install a boot manager.
    • Key knowledge areas:
      • Provide alternative boot locations and backup boot options.
      • Install and configure a boot loader such as GRUB Legacy.
      • Perform basic configuration changes for GRUB2.
      • Interact with the boot loader.
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
      • menu.lst, grub.cfg, and grub...