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Official Ubuntu Server Book

ISBN-10: 0137081332

ISBN-13: 9780137081332

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Kyle Rankin, Benjamin Mako Hill

List price: $44.99
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Ubuntu Server is a complete, free server operating system that just works, with the extra Ubuntu polish, innovation, and simplicity that administrators love. Now, therers"s a definitive, authoritative guide to getting up-and-running quickly with the newest, most powerful versions of Ubuntu Server. Written by leading members of the Ubuntu community,The Official Ubuntu Server Book Second Edition,covers all you need to know to make the most of Ubuntu Server, whether yours"re a beginner or a battle-hardened senior system administrator. The authors cover Ubuntu Server from start to finish: installation, basic administration and monitoring, security, backup, troubleshooting, system rescue, and much more. They walk through deploying each of the most common server applications, from file and print services to state-of-the-art, cost-saving virtualization and cloud computing. In addition, yours"ll learn how to Make the most of Ubuntu Serverrs"s latest, most powerful technologies Discover easy, fast ways to perform key administration tasks Automate Ubuntu installs, no matter how many servers yours"re installing Quickly set up low-cost Web servers and e-mail Protect your server with Ubunturs"s built-in and optional security tools Minimize downtime with fault tolerance and clustering Master proven, step-by-step server and network troubleshooting techniques Walk through rescuing an Ubuntu server that wonrs"t boot Create your own private cloud computing infrastructure The included discs contain the versions of Ubuntu Server yours"ll need for different CPU architectures:Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS 64-bitCD, andUbuntu 10.04 LTS 32-bitDVD, both of which are supported by Canonical for five years.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/8/2010
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 592
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.13" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Kyle Rankin is a system administrator for The Green Sheet, Inc., the current president of the North Bay Linux Users Group, and the author of Knoppix Hacks. Kyle has been using Linux in one form or another since early 1998. In his free time he does pretty much the same thing he does at work--works with Linux.

About the Authors
Get Ubuntu
Boot Screen
Disk Partitioning
Server Roles
Installer Console
Reboot the System
Essential System Administration
Basic Command-Line Administration
Ubuntu Boot Process
File System Hierarchy
Package Management
Introduction to Package Management
Debian Packages
Package Management in Ubuntu
Making Your Own Packages
Automated Ubuntu Installs
PXE Boot Server Deployment
Customize Automated Installs
Guide to Common Ubuntu Servers
DNS Server
Web Server
Mail Server
OpenSSH Server
DHCP Server
Database Server
File Server
Edubuntu and LTSP
LTSP Server Configurations
General Security Principles
SSH Security
Intrusion Detection
Incident Response
Backup Principles
Drive Imaging
Database Backups
Local Monitoring Tools
VMware Server
Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud
Fault Tolerance
Fault Tolerance Principles
Ethernet Bonding
General Troubleshooting Philosophy
Localhost Troubleshooting
Network Troubleshooting
Hardware Troubleshooting
Rescue and Recovery
Ubuntu Recovery Mode
Ubuntu Server Recovery CD
Ubuntu Desktop Live CD
Help and Resources
Paid Support from Canonical
Internet Relay Chat
Mailing Lists
Online Documentation
Localhost Documentation
Local Community Teams
Other Languages
Tech Answers System (Launchpad)
Bug Reporting
Basic Linux Administration
Shell Globs
Pipes and Redirection
File Permissions and Ownership
Linux File Types
At and Cron
Appendix: Cool Tips and Tricks
Avoid That grep Command in grep Output
Shortcut to a Command Path
Wipe a Drive in One Line
Run a Command Over and Over
Make a Noise When the Server Comes Back Up
Search and Replace Text in a File
Find and exec Commands
Bash Commands with Too Many Arguments
Use Your Bash History
Are These Files Identical?
Go Back to Your Previous Directory
Find Out Who Is Tying Up a File System You Want to Unmount
Send a Test E-mail Using telnet
Easy SSH Key Sharing
Get the Most Out of Dig