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LPIC-1/CompTIA Linux+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (Exams LPIC-1/LX0-101 & LX0-102) by Robb Tracy

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Chapter Review

In this chapter, you learned how to manage Linux processes. We began this chapter by reviewing what a process is. We established that whenever you run a command from the shell prompt or when a daemon is run by init, a process is created on the system as the associated program’s code is loaded into RAM and the code is executed by the CPU.

I pointed out that Linux is a multitasking operating system. Even though the CPU can only run one process at a time, Linux continually switches CPU time among many processes loaded into RAM, making it appear that the CPU is processing many processes concurrently.

I also pointed out that when the init process loads a daemon using an init script, a system process is created. When an end user enters ...

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