A Practical Guide To Ubuntu Linux (Versions 8.10 And 8.04) (2nd Edition)

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A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (Versions 8.10 and 8.04) (2nd Edition)

The Most Complete, Easy-to-Follow Guide to Ubuntu Linux   Mark Sobell’s A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux®, Second Edition, isn’t just the most thorough and up-to-date reference to installing, configuring, and working with Ubuntu. It also provides comprehensive server coverage you won’t find in any other Ubuntu book.   The fully updated JumpStart sections help you get complex servers running quickly. Whatever your questions may be, the completely revamped index gives you even faster access to the answers you’re searching for. And a brand new chapter on Perl programming teaches you the basics of this powerful system administration language.   Sobell walks you through every feature and technique you’ll need, from installing Ubuntu to working with GNOME, Samba, exim4, Apache, DNS, NIS, LDAP, ufw, firestarter, and iptables. His exceptionally clear explanations demystify everything from system security to Windows file/printer sharing. You’ll find full chapters on running Ubuntu from the command line and GUI, administering systems and security, setting up networks and Internet servers, and much more.    Along the way, you’ll learn both the “hows” and the “whys” of Ubuntu. Sobell knows every Linux nook and cranny: He’s taught hundreds of thousands of readers–and never forgets what it’s like to be new to
Linux. Whether you’re a user, administrator, or programmer, this book gives you all you need–and more.   The world’s most practical Ubuntu Linux book is now even more useful!   This book delivers Hundreds of easy-to-follow, easy-to-use examples Updated JumpStarts for setting up Samba, Apache, Mail, FTP, NIS, OpenSSH, DNS, and other complex servers Deeper coverage of the command line, GNOME GUI, and desktop customization Coverage of crucial Ubuntu topics such as sudo and the Upstart init daemon More detailed, usable coverage of Internet server configuration, including Apache, exim4, and DNS/BIND More state-of-the-art security techniques, including firewall setup using ufw, firestarter, and iptables,
plus a full chapter on OpenSSH Deeper coverage of essential system and network administration tasks–from managing users to
CUPS printing, configuring LANs to building a kernel Complete instructions on keeping Ubuntu systems up-to-date using aptitude, Synaptic, and the Software Sources window And much more...including a 500+ term glossary and five detailed appendixes  Includes DVD!  Get the full version of the Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) release!

Specifications of A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (Versions 8.10 and 8.04) (2nd Edition)

GENERAL
AuthorMark G. Sobell
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition2
ISBN-100137003889
ISBN-139780137003884
PublisherPrentice Hall
Number Of Pages1272
Publication Date2009-01-09
DIMENSIONS
Height9.12 inch.
Length7.3 inch.
Width2.08 inch.
Weight4.55 pounds.

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