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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 9

Writing Scripts, Configuring Email, and Using Databases

THE FOLLOWING EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 105.1 Customize and use the shell environment
  • 105.2 Customize or write simple scripts
  • 105.3 SQL data management
  • 108.3 Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) basics

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This chapter covers a number of topics. The first of these relates to shell management. Linux shells (introduced in Chapter 1, “Exploring Linux Command-Line Tools”) can be customized in various ways. Knowing how to do this will help you to be productive when using Linux. You may need to set various options to use particular programs. In addition, similar changes may need ...

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