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

By Mark G. Sobell

<P style="MARGIN: 0px">The such a lot entire, Easy-to-Follow advisor to Ubuntu Linux 
<UL> * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">The no 1 Ubuntu server resource, totally up-to-date for Ubuntu 10.4 (Lucid Lynx)–the long-term help (LTS) unlock many businesses will depend upon for years! * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Updated JumpStarts help you place up Samba, Apache, Mail, FTP, NIS, OpenSSH, DNS, and different complicated servers in mins * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Hundreds of updated examples, plus finished indexes that carry quick 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 updated connection with fitting, configuring, and dealing with Ubuntu, and in addition deals entire insurance of servers—critical for anyone drawn to unleashing the entire strength of Ubuntu.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">This variation has been totally up-to-date for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx), a milestone long-term help (LTS) unencumber, which Canonical will aid on computers 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 particularly transparent reasons demystify every thing from networking to protection.
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">You’ll locate complete chapters on working Ubuntu from the command line and machine (GUI), administrating structures, constructing networks and net 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 gigantic Linux wisdom to provide 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. no matter 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 such a lot functional Ubuntu Linux e-book is now much more useful!
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<P style="MARGIN: 0px">This publication promises
<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 equivalent to sudo and the Upstart init daemon * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">More particular, usable insurance of web server configuration, together with Apache (Web) and exim4 (email) servers * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">State-of-the-art protection options, together with updated firewall setup techniques utilizing gufw and iptables, and a whole bankruptcy on OpenSSH * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">A entire advent to Perl scripting for automatic management * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Deeper assurance of crucial admin tasks–from handling clients to CUPS printing, configuring LANs to development a kernel * <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px">Complete directions on maintaining Ubuntu platforms 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 complete model of Lucid Lynx, the newest Ubuntu LTS release!

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It can run code written for a different CPU than that of the host machine. com/community/Installation/QemuEmulator. org) is a VM developed by Sun Microsystems. com/community/KVM) and VirtualBox. 10 Chapter 1 Welcome to Linux Why Linux Is Popular with Hardware Companies and Developers Two trends in the computer industry set the stage for the growing popularity of UNIX and Linux. First, advances in hardware technology created the need for an operating system that could take advantage of available hardware power.

Part I Part I, “Installing Ubuntu Linux,” discusses how to install Ubuntu Linux. Chapter 2 presents an overview of the process of installing Ubuntu Linux, including hardware requirements, downloading and burning a CD or DVD, and planning the layout of the hard disk. Chapter 3 is a step-by-step guide to installing Ubuntu Linux from a CD or DVD, using the graphical or textual installer. Part II Part II, “Getting Started with Ubuntu Linux,” familiarizes you with Ubuntu Linux, covering logging in, the GUI, utilities, the filesystem, and the shell.

Although the UNIX system once met the needs of hardware companies and researchers for a generic operating system, over time it has become more proprietary as manufacturers added support for their own specialized features and introduced new software libraries and utilities. Linux emerged to serve both needs: It is a generic operating system that takes advantage of available hardware power. Linux Is Portable A portable operating system is one that can run on many different machines. More than 95 percent of the Linux operating system is written in the C programming language, and C is portable because it is written in a higher-level, machine-independent language.

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