Chapter 8: Configuring Basic Networking

The following CompTIA Linux+ objectives are covered in this chapter:

  • 1.109.1 Fundamentals of internet protocols
  • 1.109.2 Basic network configuration
  • 1.109.3 Basic network troubleshooting
  • 1.109.4 Configure client-side DNS

Most Linux systems are connected to a network, either as clients or as servers (and often as both). Even home computers usually connect to the Internet in one way or another. For this reason, understanding how to set up Linux’s basic networking tools is necessary for fully configuring Linux. To begin this task, you must first understand the basics of modern networking, such as the nature of network addresses and the types of tools that are commonly used on networks. From there, you can ...

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