Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (Versions 8.10 and 8.04)

Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (Versions 8.10 and 8.04)

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The Most Complete, Easy-to-Follow Guide to Ubuntu Linux Mark Sobella€™s A Practical Guide to Ubuntu LinuxAr, Second Edition, isna€™t just the most thorough and up-to-date reference to installing, configuring, and working with Ubuntu. It also provides comprehensive server coverage you wona€™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 youa€™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 youa€™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. Youa€™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, youa€™ll learn both the a€œhowsa€ and the a€œwhysa€ of Ubuntu. Sobell knows every Linux nook and cranny: Hea€™s taught hundreds of thousands of readersa€“and never forgets what ita€™s like to be new to Linux. Whether youa€™re a user, administrator, or programmer, this book gives you all you needa€“and more. The worlda€™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 tasksa€“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!For more information on webalizer, refer to the webalizer man page and the sites listed under a€œMore Informationa€ on ... Once MRTG is installed and running, you can view the reports at http://server/mrtg, where server is the hostname of theanbsp;...

Title:Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (Versions 8.10 and 8.04)
Author:Mark G. Sobell
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2008-12-30


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