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Linux Essentials Version 1.6 Update

19 February, 2019 - by Fabian Thorns

Besides LPIC-1, the Linux Essential certificate received an update in October 2018, too. It is a minor update which brings the certificate from version 1.5 to version 1.6 and only includes a few changes. In today’s post we take a look at what’s new.... Read more

LPIC-1: iproute2 and NetworkManager

5 February, 2019 - by Fabian Thorns

The restructuring of the networking objectives is one of the major changes in LPIC-1 version 5.0. The entire topic 109 is dedicated to the connectivity of your system. The new structure divides the topic into networking fundamentals (109.1), persistent network configuration (109.2), troubleshooting and runtime configuration (109.3) and DNS name resolution (109.4).... Read more

LPIC-1: Systemd Beyond Services

29 January, 2019 - by Fabian Thorns

In today’s post, we review some topics related to systemd that go beyond starting and stopping services. These topics were added to LPIC-1 in version 5.0.... Read more

LPIC-1: Loading Linux

22 January, 2019 - by Fabian Thorns

In October 2018, LPI updated LPIC-1 to version 5.0 and Linux Essentials to version 1.6. In this blog series we will review the major changes introduced by these updates. Today, we start with an overview of ways to load the Linux kernel.... Read more

Recent Technical Innovation Requires New Exams: LPIC-1 version 5.0

15 January, 2019 - by Harald Maaßen

Since October 2018, the latest versions of the LPIC-1 exams are available. Many people see the exams 101 and 102, which are required to obtain the ‘LPIC-1: Linux Administrator’ certification, as an ideal starting point to launch a career in open source. Higher-level certifications, such as LPIC-2 and LPIC-3, are useful to reach senior levels in IT administration and to increase potential earnings.... Read more