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This course material is based on the objectives for the Linux Professionals Institute's LPI 102 examination (specifically, release 2 of the objectives). The course is intended to provide you with the basic skills required for operating and administering Linux systems.
At every good training course the student should come away with some paper in his hand, to file in the company filing cabinet. A really excellent course will include some knowledge and practical ability in the student's head as well. We hope to achieve at least the first with these notes. The second is up to the instructor....
There are three problems with the above set of reasonings. First, conventional indices of
the standard of living pertain to commodity production, not to the natural-resource base onwhich
production depends. Statistics on pastmovements ofworld (or regional) income and agricultural
production say nothing about this base. They don’t say if increases in GNP per head in a country
aren’t being realized by means of a depletion of natural capital (e.g., ecosystem functioning).