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1. Topic 101: System Architecture

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Device Management: The Linux Boot Process

Unless you end up working exclusively with virtual machines or on a cloud platform like Amazon Web Service, you’ll need to know how to do techie things like putting together real machines and swapping out failed drives. However, since those skills aren’t part of the Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) exam curriculum, I won’t focus on them in this book. Instead, I’ll begin with booting a working computer.

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