Global Knowledge tapped Red Hat Certified Engineers to compile a list of tip and tricks for system administrators, which you can get as a free download from the TechRepublic registry. This is a concise, nine-page paper that includes these topics:

  • Wiping a hard drive
  • Determining the manufacturer of a laptop battery
  • Sharing  a hot spare device in software RAID
  • Getting USB to work when drivers are not available
  • Using Proc
  • Growing the devices in a RAID array
  • Installing third-party RPMs
  • Partprobe
  • Pyshell
  • Unkillable processes

Download 10 Red Hat Linux Tips and Tricks to add to your Linux library.