LPI Linux Certification/Troubleshooting System Resources

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Candidates should be able to identify, diagnose and repair local system issues when using software from the command line.

  • Key knowledge area(s):
    • Core system variables
    • The contents of:
      • /etc/profile && /etc/profile.d/
      • /etc/init.d/
      • /etc/rc.*
      • /etc/sysctl.conf
      • /etc/bashrc
      • /etc/ld.so.conf
        • or other appropriate global shell configuration files
    • Any standard editor
    • Standard tools, utilities and commands to manipulate the above files and variables
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • /bin/ln
    • /bin/rm
    • /sbin/ldconfig
    • /sbin/sysctl