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Exam 101 is the first of two junior-level system administrator certification exams offered by the Linux Professional Institute (LPI). Both exam 101 and exam 102 are required for junior-level certification, or LPIC-1.
The developerWorks articles and tutorials below help you prepare for the topics in LPI exam 101:
- LPI exam 101 prep: Hardware and
Topic 101. Learn to configure your system hardware with Linux. By the end of this tutorial, you will know how Linux configures the hardware found on a modern PC and where to look if you have problems.
- LPI exam 101 prep: Linux installation and package management
Topic 102. In the five new articles for this topic, covering the latest (April 2009) LPI exam 101 objectives, learn how to design a hard disk layout, install a boot manager, manage shared libraries, use Debian package management, and use RPM and YUM package management.
- LPI exam 101 prep: GNU and UNIX commands
Topic 103. In the eight new articles for this topic, covering the latest (April 2009) LPI exam 101 objectives, learn how to work on the command line; process text streams using filters; perform basic file and directory management; use streams, pipes, and redirects; create, monitor, and kill processes; modify process execution priorities; search text files using regular expressions; and perform basic file editing operations using vi.
- LPI exam 101 prep: Devices, Linux
filesystems, and FHS
Topic 104. Get acquainted with Linux devices, filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard. By the end of this tutorial, you will know how to create and format partitions with different Linux filesystems and how to manage and maintain those systems.
- LPI exam 101 prep: The X Window System
Topic 110. Learn about the X Window System on Linux. By the end of this tutorial, you will know how to install and maintain the X Window System. This tutorial covers both major packages for X on Linux: XFree86 and X.Org.
See all LPI exam-prep tutorials on developerWorks.