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LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: Exam 101-400 and Exam 102-400, 4th Edition by Richard Blum, Christine Bresnahan

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Chapter 1

Exploring Linux Command-Line Tools

THE FOLLOWING EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 103.1 Work on the command line
  • 103.2 Process text streams using filters
  • 103.4 Use streams, pipes, and redirects
  • 103.7 Search text files using regular expressions

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Linux borrows heavily from Unix, and Unix began as a text-based operating system (OS). Unix and Linux retain much of this heritage, which means to understand how to use and, especially administer Linux, you must understand at least the basics of its command-line tools. Using command-line tools requires the use of a shell. A shell is a program that accepts and interprets text-mode ...

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