Chapter 5Working with Shells, Scripting, and Data Management (Domain 105)

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA LINUX+/LPIC-1 EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 105.1 Customize and use the shell environment
    • Set environment variables (e.g., PATH) at login or when spawning a new shell
    • Write Bash functions for frequently used sequences of commands
    • Maintain skeleton directories for new user accounts
    • Set command search path with the proper directory
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
      • source
      • /etc/bash.bashrc
      • /etc/profile
      • env
      • export
      • set
      • unset
      • ~/.bash_profile
      • ~/.bash_login
      • ~/.profile
      • ~/.bashrc
      • ~/.bash_logout
      • function ...

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