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LFCS and Tool Parameter memorization

alekulynalekulyn Posts: 5
edited February 2017 in LFS201 Class Forum

One reason I'm taking LFS201 is to become ready for the LFCS tests.  However, there are a lot of tools and parameters to memorize.  Fortunately, I can memorize tools and their purposes and equal a task with a tool.  Unfortunately, that does not extend to the lists of parameters each tool has, like ps and rpm.  Will this affect me on the test or will I be able to use the


man

command?

Comments

  • coopcoop Posts: 339

    When you take the exams you will have full access to the documentation on the machine, lincluding man, as well as the ability to install any software you dont see on the machine but you like to use.  For example you could do [yum|apt-get] install emacs

  • alekulynalekulyn Posts: 5
    edited February 2017

    I'm assuming that if I pick an Ubuntu system (for example) for the test, I won't be tested on rpm/yum/zipper?

  • coopcoop Posts: 339
    edited February 2017

    the tests are all performance based, thus you can only use utilities for the distribution you select

  • luisviveropenaluisviveropena Posts: 364
    edited March 2017

    Hi 
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    alekulyn,

    As coop mentioned, you will be able to use the man pages or anything else you need in the system. The parameters are many and I don't think there is one person who knows all of them.

    Regards,

    Luis.

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