Linux: The Complete Reference

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9780078821899: Linux: The Complete Reference

Covering everything from installation and other basics to advanced features such as troubleshooting and programming, this book takes readers of every skill level of this popular operating system. With an emphasis on communications and connectivity, it teaches users how to take advantage of Linux's tremendous networking potential.

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Are you ready to experience the phenomenal networking potential of Linux? This Unix variant operating system has a wealth of development, networking, and productivity applications-and is giving mainstream competitors like SCO Unix, Sun Solaris, and others a run for their money! Here's the perfect sourcebook on Linux for everyone from novice to expert. This authoritative and comprehensive guide requires no prior knowledge of Unix. It gives you step-by-step information on everything Linux has to offer, and introduces you to Caldera's efforts to provide a viable, commercial, alternative operating system. You'll start with the basics of installation. then learn your way through the more advanced topics, including troubleshooting and programming. Everything is written in clear, easy-to-grasp termniology to help you: take advantage of Linux's tremendous networking potential; become savvy on Linux's Internet connectivity-a special guide is included on Internet services such as telnet, ftp, gopher, mail, news, and the Web; create a Web server using Linux-a special section is devoted to this topic; understand Linux system and network administration.

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"Linux: The Complete Reference" is a brute of a look at the shareware system that fancies itself the Unix of the everyman set. The book is unique because it assumes its readers have no Unix background, knighting Linux as an OS in its own right. Linux's development, networking and productivity capabilites are discussed in-depth, and there's a spotlight on installation, file structure and management, troubleshooting and programming, Roudning out this massive muse is a treat: a Caldera Lite CD-ROM which includes a fully functional Linux kernel by Caldera; commercial-grade, auto-installing Web and ftp Servers; and a 90-day trial of Caldera's Windows-like interface. Its the kind of big and beautiful read Tolstoy himself would have envied most. -- People & Technology, August 1996

This complete reference will teach both novices and experts how to take full advantage of the tremendous neworking potential of Linux, the shareware operating system that is a variant of Unix. It covers Linux's connectivity with the internet, with a guide to Internet protocols, services, applications, and management systems. It also includes a section on creating an Internet server with Linux. As a bonus, there's a special Caldera Linux CD-ROM with a 90 day trial version of the full-working version of the Caldera Network Desktop, which includes a fully functioan Linux kernel. -- Lan Times, September 23, 1996

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