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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Administration: Real World Skills for Red Hat Administrators by Sander van Vugt

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Chapter 3

Performing Daily System Administration Tasks

Topics covered in this chapter:

  • Performing Job Management Tasks
  • Monitoring and Managing Systems and Processess
  • Scheduling Jobs
  • Mounting Devices
  • Working with Links
  • Creating Backups
  • Managing Printers
  • Setting Up System Logging

In the previous chapter, you learned how to start a terminal window. As an administrator, you start many tasks from a terminal window. To start a task, you type a specific command. For example, you type ls to display a listing of files in the current directory. Every command you type from the perspective of the shell is started as a job. Most commands are started as a job in the foreground. In other words, once the command is started, it shows the result on the terminal ...

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