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Linux Administration

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ISBN-10: 0071545883

ISBN-13: 9780071545884

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Wole Soyinka, Steve Shah

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Administer Any Linux Distribution with EaseFully updated for the most current Linux distributions, Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition, shows you how to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot Linux on a single server or an entire network. Get full details on granting user rights and permissions, configuring software and hardware, providing Internet and intranet services, and customizing Linux kernel 2.6. You'll also learn how to get your network services IPv6 ready, implement sound security, create foolproof system backups, and use the latest virtualization technologies. Real-world, hands-on examples are included throughout. Install and configure popular Linux distributions,…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 9/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 662
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Wole Soyinka was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State of Nigeria on July 13, 1934. He attended Government College and University College in Ibadan before receiving a degree in English from the University of Leeds in England in 1958. He has held research and teaching appointments at several universities including the University of Ibadan, the University of Ife, Cornell University, Emory University, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Loyola Marymount. He is a distinguished playwright, poet, novelist, essayist, social critic, political activist, and literary scholar. His plays include The Swamp Dwellers, The Lion and the Jewel, A Dance of the Forests, The Bacchae of Euripides, A Play for Giants,…    

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Installing Linux as a Server
Technical Summary of Linux Distributions
Installing Linux in a Server Configuration
Managing Software
Single-Host Administration
Managing Users
The Command Line
Booting and Shutting Down
File Systems
Core System Services
Compiling the Linux Kernel
Knobs and Dials: proc and SysFS File Systems
Security and Networking
TCP/IP for System Administrators
Network Configuration
The Linux Firewall
Local Security
Network Security
Internet Services
DNS
FTP
Apache Web Server
SMTP
POP and IMAP
The Secure Shell (SSH)
Intranet Services
Network File System (NFS)
Network Information Service (NIS)
Samba
LDAP
Printing
DHCP
Virtualization
Backups
Index