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Module 1

Introduction

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Objectives

Answer the question : Why Linux ? List some of the key companies using Linux today Describe the Value Proposition associated with on ti Linux ica

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W hy Linux ? (becomes popular l y)



Linux is a source opened operating system (OS) with all the features of other OSs Its a very stable, quality, flexible OS being continually on developed by hundreds of thousands of independent ti ica m programmers from around the world tif .co er ad C ac ux .bk in ww I L ://w P

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Companies using Linux today

IBM HP Cisco Sun Microsystems Hitachi

Fujitsu Sony Amazon.com Google and many more

W hat can the Linux do ?

Linux is extremely valuable and is used in many ways. Its deployed as a server, development or workstation with emerging technologies :

Web Hosting Softwares Development File and Print services Document Publishing

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T he Value Pr oposition

Reliability Scalability Security

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Reliability

You can easily manage the necessary workloads in todays business environment Linux machine can do as FTP server, Web server, Mail server, DHCP server, DNS server, and run smoothly on i

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Scalability

The release of the 2.4 kernel can handle large business workloads that once could only be addressed by closed, proprietary platforms and solutions

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Security

The open source model allows for auditing policy When problems are found, fixes are developed and tested by the group of worldwide programmers Viruses are almost non-existent on Linux

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ROI (Return On Investment)



The open source licensing model allows for no per unit fees or licensing charges. This will significantly reduce IT infrastructure expense

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TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)

Each Linux administrator can maintain a large number of servers and clients. This reduces the total cost of ownership of Linux versus Windows, Netware and other PC platforms

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LPI 101 Exam



One of two exams required for the LPIC Level 1 (LPIC-1) This exam tests your knowledge on four of ten major topics in LPIC-1 on Exam Topics are numbered using the topic.objective ti ica m notation (e.g., 101.1, 101.2, 102.1) tifweight, which r .co Each of these Objectives is assigned a numeric ad Ce Objective. Weights acts as an indicator of the importance of the ac ux .bk indicating more typically run between 1 and 8, with higher numbers in ww importance IL w

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LPI 101 Exam

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LPI 101 Exam

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LPI 101 Exam

Exam: Time: 120mins Questions: 60 Passed Score: 500 Prize: 155 USD Location: Prometric or VUE

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LAB Conventions

When youre asked to enter a command, it will be written in the form : # command

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Command may also be written in the form: Control keys are shown by caret symbol and the required ht leter. For example: ^C = Control + C