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Linux System Administrator's Survival Guide

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ISBN-10: 0672317931

ISBN-13: 9780672317934

Edition: 2nd 1999

Authors: Timothy Parker

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This survival guide and accompanying CD provide detailed information necessary to make the system run smoothly. It covers physical components of the environment, administration, optimizing, tuning and maintaining each system.
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 12/14/1999
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 768
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

TIMOTHY PARKER is Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture and Art at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

Introduction
Introduction to Linux
Linux Hardware and Software
Installing and Updating Linux
LILO
Installing and Configuring XFree86
Devices and Device Drivers
SCSI Devices
Hard Disks
CD-ROM Drives
Sound Cards
Terminals and term
Tape Drives
Modems
Other Devices
Booting, init, and Shutdown
Users and Logins
System Names and Access Permissions
Filesystems and Disks
Printers and Print Spoolers
Managing Processes
Managing Resources
Backup, Backup, Backup!
The cron and at Programs
Security
Modifying the Kernel
Shell Programming
UUCP
TCP/IP and Networks
Configurating Hardware and the Kernel for Networking
Configuring TCP/IP
Configuring SLIP and PPP
TCP/IP Utilities
NFS and NIS
E-Mail and Linux
Configuring sendmail
Using smail
Configuring Elm and Pine
USENET and Netnews
NNTP and INN
C News
Configuring trn and tin
Setting Up an Internet Site
Setting Up an FTP Site
Configuring a WAIS Site
Setting Up a Gopher Service
Configuring a WWW Site
Linux FTP Sites and Newsgroups
Commercial Vendors for Linux
The Linux Documentation Project
The GNU General Public License
Copyright Information
Hardware Compatibility
Glossary
What's on the CD-ROM
Index