Chapter 1. Installing Linux

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Installing Linux

  • Using virtualization

While installation of Linux is not a stated topic in the current version of the Linux+ exam, in order to learn Linux, you must install it. You often need to reinstall it as you make mistakes and learn lessons.

In addition, the Linux+ exam isn’t concerned with the exact procedure to install Linux because it varies between Linux distributions and is constantly changing. The exam is more focused on what happens to your Linux systems after they are installed.

Because of this focus, this chapter lacks “‘Do I Know This Already?’ Quiz” and “Review Questions” sections that begin and end the other chapters in this book.

This chapter is concerned ...

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