A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (3rd Edition) by Mark G. Sobell PDF

By Mark G. Sobell

<P style="MARGIN: 0px">The so much whole, Easy-to-Follow advisor to Ubuntu Linux 
<UL> * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">The no 1 Ubuntu server resource, absolutely up-to-date for Ubuntu 10.4 (Lucid Lynx)–the long-term aid (LTS) unencumber many businesses will depend on for years! * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Updated JumpStarts help you put up Samba, Apache, Mail, FTP, NIS, OpenSSH, DNS, and different advanced servers in mins * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Hundreds of updated examples, plus finished indexes that carry immediate entry to solutions you could trust 
</UL> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Mark Sobell’s <B>A functional consultant to Ubuntu Linux®, 3rd Edition,</B> is the main thorough and up to date connection with fitting, configuring, and dealing with Ubuntu, and in addition deals finished assurance of servers—critical for anyone attracted to unleashing the total energy of Ubuntu.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">This version has been absolutely up to date for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx), a milestone long-term help (LTS) free up, which Canonical will help on pcs till 2013 and on servers till 2015.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">Sobell walks you thru each crucial function and approach, from fitting Ubuntu to operating with GNOME, Samba, exim4, Apache, DNS, NIS, LDAP, gufw, firestarter, iptables, even Perl scripting. His tremendously transparent motives demystify every thing from networking to safety.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">You’ll locate complete chapters on working Ubuntu from the command line and computing device (GUI), administrating platforms, constructing networks and web servers, and masses more. Fully up-to-date JumpStart sections assist you get advanced servers running—often in as low as 5 mins.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">Sobell attracts on his large Linux wisdom to give an explanation for either the “hows” and the “whys” of Ubuntu. He’s taught thousands of readers and not forgets what it’s wish to be new to Linux. even if you’re a consumer, administrator, or programmer, you’ll locate every thing you wish here—now, and for a few years to come.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">The world’s so much functional Ubuntu Linux publication is now much more useful!
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">This booklet supplies
<UL> * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Hundreds of easy-to-use Ubuntu examples * Important networking insurance, together with DNS, NFS, and Cacti * insurance of the most important Ubuntu issues resembling sudo and the Upstart init daemon * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">More specified, usable insurance of net server configuration, together with Apache (Web) and exim4 (email) servers * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">State-of-the-art safeguard recommendations, together with updated firewall setup techniques utilizing gufw and iptables, and a whole bankruptcy on OpenSSH * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">A entire creation to Perl scripting for computerized management * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Deeper insurance of crucial admin tasks–from handling clients to CUPS printing, configuring LANs to construction a kernel * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Complete directions on holding Ubuntu platforms up to date utilizing aptitude, Synaptic, and the software program assets window * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">And a lot more...including a 500+ time period glossary
</UL> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Includes DVD!  Get the total model of Lucid Lynx, the newest Ubuntu LTS release!

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What Is So Good About Linux? In recent years Linux has emerged as a powerful and innovative UNIX work-alike. Its popularity has surpassed that of its UNIX predecessors. Although it mimics UNIX in many ways, the Linux operating system departs from UNIX in several significant ways: The Linux kernel is implemented independently of both BSD and System V, the continuing development of Linux is taking place through the combined What Is So Good About Linux? 7 efforts of many capable individuals throughout the world, and Linux puts the power of UNIX within easy reach of both business and personal computer users.

As a result, the code is available free of cost—no charge for the software, source, documentation, or support (via newsgroups, mailing lists, and other Internet resources). As the GNU Free Software Definition (reproduced in Appendix D) puts it: Free beer “Free software” is a matter of liberty, not price. com for more information). Some of the most popular distributions are SUSE, Fedora, Ubuntu, Red Hat, Debian, and Mandriva. One of the biggest differences between distributions typically is how the user installs the operating system.

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