Junior Level LPIC-1 Exam 101: Linux Package Management

Administrators who are rolling out and supporting Linux in the enterprise; individuals seeking internationally recognized, distribution-neutral Linux certification


Expected Duration
90 minutes

Package management systems are used for installing, uninstalling, and upgrading software in Linux. This course describes the most common package management systems – dpkg, which is the system used with Debian packages, rpm used with Red Hat-based packages, and yum, adapted by Red Hat to deal with dependency issues. This course is part of a series that prepares the learner for CompTIA Linux+ exam LX0-101 and Linux Professional Institute (LPI) LPIC-1 Junior Level Administrator exam 101.


Debian Packages

  • manage system libraries
  • describe the characteristics of Linux packages
  • use the dpkg components of the Debian package management system to complete a task
  • recognize what dselect tool option to use in a given scenario
  • manage Debian packages
  • use Debian package management tools
  • RPM and YUM Packages

  • recognize how to install software using RPM
  • identify the advantages using YUM to Install RPM packages
  • retrieve data from a package
  • use RPM and YUM package management tools




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