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Homework 1

Unit 1 Chapter Exercises (NT1430.U1.GA1)

Unit 1
▪ Chapter 1, pp. 20-21, Exercises 1, 4
▪ Chapter 2, p. 53, Exercise 1
▪ Chapter 3, p. 86, Exercises 1, 4, 8
▪ Chapter 11, p. 498, Exercises 1, 3, 7

▪ Grading: Answers to the end-of-the-chapter exercises can be found in the text instructor guide. To access the guide, follow the steps outlined in the Instructor Guide for accessing the Pearson IRC.

Unit 1 Lab 1: Linux Installation (NT1430.U1.LA1)

Unit Learning Outcomes attached to this activity:
4.Install a Linux server.

Course Objective supported by this activity:
1.Plan and perform an installation of a Linux operating system.

Required Setup and Tools
• VMware 3.1.4
• Fedora 15 DVD iso
• 25GB free disk space (USB removable media)

Lab Solutions
At the completion of this lab, students will have a running Fedora 15 system.

Recommended Procedures
▪ Lab Manual Chapter 3 Labs 1-3:
o Preparing for Installation
o Fedora 15 Installation
o Completing the Installation with FirstBoot

Students should complete all steps associated with this lab.

Unit 1 Lab 2: Customization and Additional Users (NT1430.U1.LA2)

Unit Learning Outcome attached to this activity:
5.Manage users and groups in Linux.

Course Objective supported by this activity:
1. Plan and perform an installation of a Linux operating system.

Required Setup and Tools
• A running Fedora 15 system (result of Unit 1, Lab 1) • The graphical desktop
• Student and root passwords

Lab Solutions
At the completion of this activity, learners should be able to add additional users to the system. They will also have an opportunity to verify the customization done at install time and follow a procedure to install VMware Tools.

Recommended Procedures
• Lab Manual Chapter 4 Lab 1
o Customization your new system
o Exploring Installation...
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