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Linux Administrative tasks LPI exam tutorial

This tutorial is organized according to the specific objectives of the LPI exam for this topic. This tutorial can help you study for certification -- or simply build a solid foundation in Linux system administration.

In this tutorial, Ian Shields continues preparing you to take the Linux Professional Institute Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) Exam 102. In this sixth
in a series of nine tutorials, Ian introduces you to administrative tasks. By the end of this tutorial, you will know how to manage users and groups, set user
profiles and environments, use log files, schedule jobs, back up your data, and maintain the system time.

LPI tutorial topics

  • Manage user and group accounts
  • Tune user and system environments
  • Configure and use system log files to meet administrative and security needs
  • Automate system administration tasks by scheduling jobs to run in the future
  • Maintain an effective data backup strategy
  • Maintain system time

LPI exam 102 prep, Topic 111: Administrative tasks Junior Level Administration (LPIC-1) topic 111 (free registration required)

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Canonical Ltd, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, today announced it has partnered with LynuxTraining to develop the first dedicated Ubuntu training courses for the 'Ubuntu Certified Professional' status. UCP is a training certification based on the LPI level 1 certification.

This move is towards getting into enterprise market.

The Ubuntu Certified Professional is a training certification based on the LPI level 1 certification. To earn the Ubuntu Professional certification, candidates are required to pass the LPI 101, LPI 102 and the Ubuntu (LPI 199) exams. Exams can be written in any order. A candidate already holding a valid LPI level 1 certification will only be required to pass the Ubuntu exam.

The certification is designed for System Administrator levels and tests the candidate's ability to:
=> Perform easy maintenance tasks: help out users, add users to a larger system, backup & restore, shutdown & reboot
=> Install and configure a workstation (including X) and connect it to a LAN, or a stand-alone PC via modem to the Internet.
=> Work with the Linux command line etc

LPI 101 and 102 Certification Practice Test

David Mertz has setup LPI 101 Certification Practice Test online. The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) runs a certification in Linux skills.

He wrote practice LPI tests for ICE (IBM's Certification Exam ICE Tool,). You can find the content in a simple HTML format at:

(1) LPI 101 Certification Practice Test
(2) LPI 102 Certification Practice Test

If you are planning to write LPI certificate then try out this online test.