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Linux: The Complete Reference (Sixth Edition)

Richard Petersen

ISBN 10: 0070222940 / ISBN 13: 9780070222946
Published by Tata McGraw-Hill Education Pvt. Ltd., 2007
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Your one-stop guide to Linux--fully revised and expanded Get in-depth coverage of all Linux features, tools, and utilities from this thoroughly updated and comprehensive resource, designed for all Linux distributions. Written by Linux expert Richard Petersen, this book explains how to get up-and-running on Linux, use the desktops and shells, manage applications, deploy servers, implement security measures, and handle system and network administration tasks. With full coverage of the latest platform, Linux: The Complete Reference, Sixth Edition includes details on the very different and popular Debian (Ubuntu) and Red Hat/Fedora software installation and service management tools used by most distributions. This is a must-have guide for all Linux users. * Install, configure, and administer any Linux distribution * Work with files and folders from the BASH, TCSH, and Z shells * Use the GNOME and KDE desktops, X Windows, and display managers * Set up office, database, Internet, and multimedia applications * Secure data using SELinux, netfilter, SSH, and Kerberos * Encrypt network transmissions with GPG, LUKS, and IPsec * Deploy FTP, Web, mail, proxy, print, news, and database servers * Administer system resources using HAL, udev, and virtualization (KVM and Xen) * Configure and maintain IPv6, DHCPv6, NIS, networking, and remote access * Access remote files and devices using NFSv4, GFS, PVFS, NIS, and SAMBA Table of contents Part I: Introduction Chapter 1. Introduction to Linux Chapter 2. Getting Started Part II: The Linux Shell and File Structure Chapter 3. The Shell Chapter 4. The Shell Scripts and Programming Chapter 5. Shell Configuration Chapter 6. Linux Files, Directories, and Archives Part III: Desktop Chapter 7. The X Window System, Xorg, and Display Managers Chapter 8. GNOME Chapter 9. KDE Part IV: Linux Software Chapter 10. Software Management Chapter 11. Office and Database Applications Chapter 12. Graphics Tools and Multimedia Chapter 13. Mail and News Clients Chapter 14. Web, FTP, and Java Clients Chapter 15. Network Tools Part V: Security Chapter 16. Encryption, Integrity Checks, and Signatures Chapter 17. Security-Enhanced Linux Chapter 18. IPsec and Virtual Private Networks Chapter 19. Secure Shell and Kerberos Chapter 20. Firewalls Part VI: Internet and Network Services Chapter 21. Managing Services Chapter 22. FTP Servers Chapter 23. Web Servers Chapter 24. Proxy Servers Chapter 25. Mail Servers Chapter 26. Print, News, Search, and Database Servers Part VII: System Administration Chapter 27. Basic System Administration Chapter 28. Managing Users Chapter 29. File Systems Chapter 30. RAID and LVM Chapter 31. Devices and Modules Chapter 32. Kernel Administration Chapter 33. Backup Management Part VIII: Network Administration Services Chapter 34. Administering TCP/IP Networks Chapter 35. Network Autoconfiguration with IPv6, DHCPv6, and DHCP Chapter 36. NFS and NIS Chapter 37. Distributed Network File Systems Appendix A: Where to Obtain Linux Distribution Index Printed Pages: 0. Bookseller Inventory # 23159

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Title: Linux: The Complete Reference (Sixth Edition...

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education Pvt. Ltd.

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

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Your one-stop guide to linux--fully revised and expandedget in-depth coverage of all linux features, tools, and utilities from this thoroughly updated and comprehensive resource, designed for all linux distributions. Written by linux expert richard petersen, this book explains how to get up-and-running on linux, use the desktops and shells, manage applications, deploy servers, implement security measures, and handle system and network administration tasks. With full coverage of the latest platform, linux: the complete reference, sixth edition includes details on the very different and popular debian (ubuntu) and red hat/fedora software installation and service management tools used by most distributions. This is a must-have guide for all linux users. Install, configure, and administer any linux distributionwork with files and folders from the bash, tcsh, and z shellsuse the gnome and kde desktops, x windows, and display managersset up office, database, internet, and multimedia applicationssecure data using selinux, netfilter, ssh, and kerberosencrypt network transmissions with gpg, luks, and ipsec deploy ftp, web, mail, proxy, print, news, and database serversadminister system resources using hal, udev, and virtualization (kvm and xen)configure and maintain ipv6, dhcpv6, nis, networking, and remote accessaccess remote files and devices using nfsv4, gfs, pvfs, nis, and samba

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