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Complete FreeBSD Documentation from the Source

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ISBN-10: 0596005164

ISBN-13: 9780596005160

Edition: 4th 2003

Authors: Greg Lehey, Marshall Kirk McKusick

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FreeBSD is by far the most popular version of BSDreg; , the legendary operating system that has contributed a great deal to every version of Unixreg; in use today (including Mac OSreg; X). Originally a community effort by the University of California at Berkeley, FreeBSD was aimed at making Unix a little friendlier and easier to use. By the time other free operating systems came along, BSD was firmly established and very reliable. And it continues to be today. For seven years, the FreeBSD community has relied on Greg Lehey's classic, "The Complete FreeBSD, to guide them through its configuration and administration. The 4th edition, covering version 5 of FreeBSD, is now available through…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/9/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 714
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Before you install
Quick installation
Shared OS installation
Installing FreeBSD
Post-installation configuration
The tools of the trade
Taking control
The Ports Collection
File systems and devices
Disks
The Vinum Volume Manager
Writing CD-Rs
Tapes, backups and floppy disks
Printers
Networks and the Internet
Configuring the local network
Connecting to the Internet
Serial communications
Configuring PPP
The Domain Name Service
Firewalls, IP aliasing and proxies
Network debugging
Basic network access: clients
Basic network access: servers
Electronic mail: clients
Electronic mail: servers
XFree86 in depth
Starting and stopping the system
FreeBSD configuration files
Keeping up to date
Updating the system software
Custom kernels
Bibliography
The evolution of FreeBSD
Index