The LPIC Exam Cram 2 covers the latest specification for the LPIC exam, level 1 v2. This certification has two exams, Exam 101 which covers hardware and configuration, and Exam 102 covering Linux Installation and Package Management. Candidates must pass both exams before obtaining the LPIC certification. The material adheres to exam objectives and includes exam alerts to help the reader pass successfully the first time.The estimated number of candidates seeking LPI certification is estimated to be upwards of 50,000 over the next few years. Server use alone increased 13.3% in 2002. One survey of US government offices claims 70% are now using open source operating systems and/or servers.Readers preparing for this exam will find the best-selling Exam Cram 2 series to be the smartest, most efficient way to become certified. CramSession, the #1 IT Certification Web site for materials and resources on certification, gives the Exam Cram series their seal of approval for quality, and promotes the series on their Web site. Thorough coverage-Covers every LPIC Exam 101 and 102 objective, including installation, shells, hardware, partitioning, file systems, Xfree86, text processing, package installation, booting, users/groups, administration, kernels, scripting, networking, printing, security, and more. Offers students a single source for concise review of every topic they need to master in order to pass both LPIC exams and achieve certification. Rapid-mastery features, outstanding pedagogy-Includes a wide range of features designed to help students pass the exam, including test-taking strategies, time-saving study tips, a complete glossary, and a Cram Sheet containing tips, acronyms, and memory joggers. Helps students make the most of their study time and make absolutely sure they understand the concepts that matter most.