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LPIC-1/CompTIA Linux+™ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide by Robb Tracy

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Chapter Review

In this chapter, you learned how to set up networking on your Linux system. I first pointed out that you will most likely work with Ethernet network boards and the IP protocol in most modern organizations. I pointed out that a protocol is a common networking “language” that must be configured for two hosts to communicate.

I pointed out that the Internet Protocol (IP) works in conjunction with the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) or the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) to fragment, transmit, defragment, and resequence network data to enable communications between hosts. We also looked at the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP). ICMP is another core protocol in the IP protocol suite. It differs in purpose from TCP and UDP, which ...

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