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Linux Administration A Beginner's Guide

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ISBN-10: 0072262591

ISBN-13: 9780072262599

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Steve Shah, Wole Soyinka

List price: $39.99
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With coverage of the most recent Linux kernel and multiple Linux platforms including Red Hat Linux Fedora 4, SuSe Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and others, this updated instructional system is designed to show even the most novice user the keys to successful administration. Readers will learn to install and configure Linux, manage files and software, grant user rights, implement security at the kernel level, and more.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 620
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.332
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,…    

Technical summary of Linux distributions and Windows 2003
Installing Linux in a server configuration
Installing software
Managing users
The command line
Booting and shutting down
File systems
Core system services
Compiling the Linux kernel
Knobs and dials : the proc file system
TCP/IP for system administrators
Network configuration
Configuring the Linux firewall
Local security
Network security
Setting up your Web server using Apache
The secure shell (SSH)
Network file system (NFS)
Network information service (NIS)