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June 24, 2010

LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell--New from O'Reilly

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Sebastopol, CA—Linux deployment continues to increase, and so does the demand for qualified and certified Linux system administrators. If you're seeking a job-based certification from the Linux Professional Institute (LPI), this updated guide of LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell (O'Reilly Media, $49.99 USD) will help you prepare for the technically challenging LPIC Level 1 Exams 101 and 102.

The third edition of this book is a meticulously researched reference to these exams, written by trainers who work closely with LPI. You'll find an overview of each exam, a summary of the core skills you need, review questions and exercises, as well as a study guide, a practice test, and hints to help you focus.

Major topics include:

  • Critical GNU and Unix commands
  • Linux installation and package management
  • Devices and filesystems
  • Text editing, processing, and printing
  • The X Window System
  • Networking and security
  • Mail transfer agents
  • Email, FTP, and web services

These exams are for junior to mid-level Linux administrators with about two years of practical system administration experience. You should be comfortable with Linux at the command line and capable of performing simple tasks, including system installation and troubleshooting.

For a review copy or more information please email peyton@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Authors
As the Vice President of Information Technology for the AIM Institute, Adam Haeder's responsibilities include management of the IT department and all related technology ventures. He has been the lead instructor in AIM's Cisco Regional Networking Academy and is the Vice President of the Omaha Linux Users Group.

Stephen Schneiter is currently the Certification Specialist with Certification Partners, LLC, having been with the company since 2005. Previously, Stephen was a tenured faculty member at the Tennessee Technology Center in Harriman for nine years. Stephen's wide range of expertise includes web-focused customer service, teaching post-secondary students, working with instructors one-on-one, network management and security issues working with Microsoft Windows and Linux, and web site development.

Bruno Gomes Pessanha has been a collaborating translator for the Linux Professional Institute since 2002. He also worked as a consulting analyst for a Brazilian government petroleum enterprise, covering Linux migration and initiatives and administering high-end performance projects, high availability clusters, and mission critical services. He currently lives with his family in Amsterdam.

James Stanger is an accomplished Web technologist, educator, writer, open source advocate, and security consultant. Active in the IT certification community for nearly twenty years, he is currently President and Chief Certification Architect for Certification Partners LLC, owners of the CIW (Certified Web Professional) and CTP (Convergence Technologies Professional) certifications.

Additional Resources:
For more information about the book, including sample content, full table of contents, author bio, and cover graphic, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596804886.


LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition LPI Linux in a Nutshell, Third Edition
Adam Haeder, Stephen Addison Schneiter, Bruno Gomes Pessanha, James Stanger
ISBN: 978-0-596-80487-9, 528 pages,
Book Price: $49.99 USD, Ebook Price: $31.99 USD
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