Administer Any Linux Distribution with Ease Fully updated for the most current Linux distributions, Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition, shows you how to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot Linux on a single server or an entire network. Get full details on granting user rights and permissions, configuring software and hardware, providing Internet and intranet services, and customizing Linux kernel 2.6. You'll also learn how to get your network services IPv6 ready, implement sound security, create foolproof system backups, and use the latest virtualization technologies. Real-world, hands-on examples are included throughout. Install and configure popular Linux distributions, including Fedora 9, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, OpenSuSE, and Ubuntu Manage users, permissions, files, folders, and applications Administer Linux servers from the GUI or from the command line (shell) Understand and manage file systems in Linux Compile, tune, and customize Linux kernel 2.6 Build robust firewalls and routers using netfilter and Linux Manage the Linux TCP/IP networking stack and services for both IPv4 and IPv6 Build and deploy Web, e-mail, and FTP servers Use NIS, NFS, LDAP, and Samba for resource sharing and identity management Set up and administer print, DNS, POP3, IMAP3, and DHCP servers Implement Linux virtualization technologies, including the native KVM platform... 137 virsh utility, 627 virt-install utility, 626a627 virt-manager tool, 626 virtual users, FTP server, 427a431 Virtualbox, ... 88 X Window System, 10a11, 17, 348a 349 Xen, 624 xinetd program, 198a207 XML (Extensible Markup Language), OSI layer, ... command creating boot/rescue CD, 145 installing OpenLDAP, 574 installing Postfix via RPM in Fedora, 455 installing ... w command, 88, 136 WANs (wide area networks), NIS, 545 web interface, 596a599, 602a603 web servers, 348, 350.
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