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

By Mark G. Sobell

<P style="MARGIN: 0px">The so much whole, Easy-to-Follow consultant to Ubuntu Linux 
<UL> * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">The number 1 Ubuntu server resource, totally up to date for Ubuntu 10.4 (Lucid Lynx)–the long-term aid (LTS) unlock many businesses will depend upon for years! * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Updated JumpStarts help you put up Samba, Apache, Mail, FTP, NIS, OpenSSH, DNS, and different complicated servers in mins * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Hundreds of up to date examples, plus finished indexes that bring rapid entry to solutions you could trust 
</UL> <P style="MARGIN: 0px">Mark Sobell’s <B>A sensible advisor to Ubuntu Linux®, 3rd Edition,</B> is the main thorough and updated connection with fitting, configuring, and dealing with Ubuntu, and in addition deals entire assurance of servers—critical for anyone drawn 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 aid (LTS) liberate, which Canonical will aid on pcs until eventually 2013 and on servers until eventually 2015.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">Sobell walks you thru each crucial characteristic and approach, from fitting Ubuntu to operating with GNOME, Samba, exim4, Apache, DNS, NIS, LDAP, gufw, firestarter, iptables, even Perl scripting. His enormously transparent reasons 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 computer (GUI), administrating structures, developing 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 mammoth Linux wisdom to provide an explanation for either the “hows” and the “whys” of Ubuntu. He’s taught millions 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 little thing you wish here—now, and for a few years to come.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">The world’s such a lot sensible Ubuntu Linux e-book is now much more useful!
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">This e-book gives you
<UL> * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Hundreds of easy-to-use Ubuntu examples * Important networking insurance, together with DNS, NFS, and Cacti * insurance of an important Ubuntu themes corresponding to sudo and the Upstart init daemon * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">More designated, usable assurance of web server configuration, together with Apache (Web) and exim4 (email) servers * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">State-of-the-art safety strategies, together with up to date firewall setup techniques utilizing gufw and iptables, and an entire bankruptcy on OpenSSH * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">A whole advent to Perl scripting for automatic management * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Deeper assurance of crucial admin tasks–from coping with clients to CUPS printing, configuring LANs to development a kernel * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Complete directions on protecting Ubuntu structures updated 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 entire model of Lucid Lynx, the newest Ubuntu LTS release!

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In addition, Xen introduces minimal performance overhead when compared with running each of the operating systems natively. Using VMs, you can experiment with cutting-edge releases of operating systems and applications without concern for the base (stable) system, all on a single machine. You can also set up and test networks of systems on a single machine. Xen presents a sandbox, an area (system) that you can work in without regard for the results of your work or for the need to clean up. 3. This book does not cover the installation or use of Xen.

12 Additional Features of Linux. . . 17 Conventions Used in This Book . . 19 An operating system is the low-level software that schedules tasks, allocates storage, and handles the interfaces to peripheral hardware, such as printers, disk drives, the screen, keyboard, and mouse. An operating system has two main parts: the kernel and the system programs. The kernel allocates machine resources— including memory, disk space, and CPU (page 1143) cycles—to all other programs that run on the computer.

2 The History of UNIX and GNU–Linux . . . . . . . . . . 3 The Heritage of Linux: UNIX . . . . 3 What Is So Good About Linux?. . . 6 Overview of Linux . . . . . . . 12 Additional Features of Linux. . . 17 Conventions Used in This Book . . 19 An operating system is the low-level software that schedules tasks, allocates storage, and handles the interfaces to peripheral hardware, such as printers, disk drives, the screen, keyboard, and mouse. An operating system has two main parts: the kernel and the system programs.

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