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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 5

Booting Linux and Editing Files

THE FOLLOWING EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 101.2: Boot the system.
  • 101.3: Change runlevels and shutdown or reboot system.
  • 102.2: Install a boot manager.
  • 103.8: Perform basic file editing operations using vi.

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So far, this book has dealt largely with a running Linux system, but from time to time you'll need to boot Linux. Ordinarily, this process is a painless one: you press the power button, wait a couple of minutes, and see a Linux login prompt. Sometimes, though, you'll have to intervene in this process in one way or another.

The Linux boot process can be configured to boot Linux with ...

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