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Unformatted text preview: ng system-wide shell configuration for Bourne and bash
shells - /etc/bashrc, /etc/profile, /etc/profile.d - see Linux Shell
Understanding the cron system - the system crontab and
components, the user crontabs. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RH302) X Windows System
Know how to check X Server supported hardware.
Know how to check the X11 packages installation status by using the rpm and grep command. Example: rpm qa | grep ^X
Know how to install X Windows packages using rpm command. Example: rpm -ivh Xconfig*
Know how to detect the video card chipset, amount of memory and RAMDAC chipset using SuperProbe utility.
Know how to configure X Windows using the Xconfiguator program and XF86setup. Select the correct chipset
Know how to configure a custom monitor by modifying the /etc/X11/XF86Config file.
Know how to start X Windows using startx command.
Know how to configure the system to start automatically in X Windows by modifying /etc/inittab file. Understand
run levels and default run level and modifying the system startup script /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit
Know how to change video setting by modifying start.out file.
Know how to exit from X Server using Ctrl-Alt-Bkspace
Know how to troubleshoot the filesystem problem that causes a blank screen, using fsck command.
Know how to troubleshoot mouse related problems using the mouseconfig program.
Know how to troubleshoot mouse related problems by modifying the /etc/sysconfig/mouse file.
Know how to troubleshoot the gpm problem that causes mouse malfunction, how to stop the gpm program by
running /etc/rc.d/init.d/gpm stop
Know how to toggle gpm off using ntsysv command.
Know this place to get Linux documentation: /usr/doc/HOWTO.
Know the window manager configuration file locations (see below)
Know how to install and configure the fvwm virtual window manager by modify the configuration file
system.fvwmrc in the /etc/X11/fvwm directory.
Know how to install and configure the fvwm2 Window manager by modifying the
/etc/X11/fvwm2/system.fvwm2rc file and its symbolic link in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fvwm2.
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- Spring '14