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Lesson 2 RedHat Linux Module Introduction
ObjectiveThis page represents the introduction to Red Hat Linux System Administration
This course introduces you to the Red Hat Linux
  1. desktop interface,
  2. networking,
  3. system resource management and,
  4. configuration tools.
Furthermore, instructs you on how to create an efficient and customized networked environment.
Linux as a viable solution
As you know Linux is fast growing in popularity.
People in both the business and technology sectors are beginning to understand that this powerful, robust operating system has become a formidable business tool that is very accessible (if not downright inviting) to the desktop user.
There is tremendous potential for businesses that rely on Linux and Open Source Software (OSS).
Red Hat Linux: System Administration I(b) is designed for users of Linux (or UNIX) who want to build skills in systems administration on Red Hat Linux to a level where they can attach and configure a workstation on an existing network.

Course goals
After completing the course, you will be able to:
  1. Configure the X windows display server
  2. Configure the graphical environment
  3. Integrate with the network
  4. Configure TCP/IP and PPP clients
  5. Use client-side Network Information System (NIS)
  6. Use client-side Network File System (NFS)
  7. Understand and manage processes
  8. Schedule processes and edit runlevel services


The series
This is the second course in the Red Hat Linux System Administration Series.
Taken in conjunction with the other courses in this series, this course prepares you to perform system administration tasks such as installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Red Hat Linux workstations and systems.
Series features
The following features are included in this series to better prepare you to apply your skills in a real-world environment.
QuickChecks
QuickChecks are unscored opportunities for you to self-check your understanding of key points before you arrive at an Exercise or Quiz that is scored.
There are two kinds of QuickChecks. An example of the first kind is provided below. Click once to see the question; then click again to see the correct answer in a short, animated sequence.

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The second kind of QuickCheck gives you an opportunity to review commands on a simulated command line. In this example, you answer the question in the text box. When you have completed your answer, press Enter, and the solution and a brief explanation are displayed in a separate pop-up window. Try it now.
On Your Own exercises
You will be able to complete these exercises on any Linux system running X Window System.

If you have questions click on the Search button located at the top of the page.
In the next lesson, the Red Hat Linux and the General Public License will be discussed.