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Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (Versions 8.10 and 8.04), A

ISBN: 9780137003884 | 0137003889
Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback w/Disk
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Pub. Date: 1/1/2009

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The Most Complete, Easy-to-Follow Guide to Ubuntu Linux Mark Sobellrs"sA Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linuxreg;, Second Edition,isnrs"t just the most thorough and up-to-date reference to installing, configuring, and working with Ubuntu. It also provides comprehensive server coverage you wonrs"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 yours"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 yours"ll need, from installing Ubuntu to working with GNOME, Samba,exim4, Apache, DNS, NIS, LDAP,ufw,firestarter, andiptables. His exceptionally clear explanations demystify everything from system security to Windows file/printer sharing. Yours"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, yours"ll learn both the "hows"andthe "whys" of Ubuntu. Sobell knows every Linux nook and cranny: Hers"s taught hundreds of thousands of readersand never forgets what itrs"s like to be new to Linux. Whether yours"re a user, administrator, or programmer, this book gives you all you needand more. The worldrs"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 assudoand the Upstartinitdaemon More detailed, usable coverage of Internet server configuration, including Apache,exim4, and DNS/BIND More state-of-the-art security techniques, including firewall setup usingufw,firestarter, andiptables, plus a full chapter on OpenSSH Deeper coverage of essential system and network administration tasksfrom managing users to CUPS printing, configuring LANs to building a kernel Complete instructions on keeping Ubuntu systems up-to-date usingaptitude, 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!

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