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By Mark G. Sobell

“I have discovered this ebook to be a really beneficial school room textual content, in addition to an exceptional Linux source. It teaches Linux utilizing a ground-up procedure that provides scholars the opportunity to growth with their talents and develop into the Linux international. i've got usually pointed to this booklet while requested to suggest a superior Linux reference.”
— Eric Hartwell, Chair, university of data expertise, ITT Technical Institute

Master the entire suggestions you want to prevail with Fedora™ or crimson Hat® company Linux®

the number one Fedora and RHEL resource—a educational AND on-the-job reference
grasp Linux management and safeguard utilizing the command line, GUI instruments, Python, systemd, and firewalld
manage key web servers, step-by-step, together with Samba, Apache, MariaDB/MySQL, sendmail, OpenSSH, DNS, LDAP, and more
Brand-new bankruptcy on digital Machines and Cloud Computing!

In this finished advisor, one of many world’s prime Linux specialists brings jointly all of the wisdom and real-world insights you want to grasp and be successful with today’s types of Fedora or crimson Hat company Linux. Best-selling writer Mark Sobell explains Linux basically and successfully, concentrating on abilities you’ll really need as a consumer, programmer, or administrator.

Sobell assumes no previous Linux wisdom. He begins initially and walks you thru each subject and job that issues, utilizing easy-to-understand examples. step-by-step, you’ll find out how to set up and configure Linux from the accompanying DVD, navigate its graphical consumer interface, supply file/printer sharing, configure community servers, safe Linux pcs and networks, paintings with the command line, administer Linux successfully, and automate management utilizing Python and bash.

Mark Sobell has taught millions of Linux and UNIX pros. He is aware each Linux corner and cranny—and he by no means forgets what it’s prefer to be new to Linux. no matter what you must do with Linux—now or within the future—you’ll locate it during this book.

Compared with different Linux books, a realistic advisor to Fedora™and purple Hat®Enterprise Linux ®, 7th variation, delivers

whole, up to the moment assurance of Fedora 19 and RHEL 7 (beta)
New programming chapters that disguise Python and MariaDB/MySQL, plus a brand new instructional on utilizing GnuPG to encrypt communications
info on cutting-edge safety: SELinux, ACLs, firewalld (firewall-config and firewall-cmd), iptables (system-config-firewall), GnuPG, and OpenSSH
New bankruptcy on VMs (virtual machines) and cloud computing, together with VMware, QEMU/KVM, virt-manager, virsh, GNOME bins, and AWS (Amazon internet Services)
extended command-line insurance, together with a brand new bankruptcy that info 32 very important utilities
useful info on web server configuration, together with Apache, sendmail, NFSv4, DNS/BIND, the recent LDAP Dynamic Server, and IPv6
entire “meat-and-potatoes” info on system/network management, now together with GRUB 2, the XFS filesystem, the hot Anaconda Installer, the systemd init daemon, firewalld, and NetworkManager
distinct directions on protecting Linux platforms modern, discovering software program programs, and dealing with repositories utilizing yum and rpm
complete assurance of the LPI Linux necessities examination pursuits plus broad insurance of the CompTIA Linux+ examination goals; Appendix E presents a map from ambitions to pages within the book
New assurance of locate, style, xz (compression), loose, xargs, and the nano editor
and masses extra, together with a 500+ time period thesaurus and complete indexes

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This time, the emphasis is on giving you the skills you need to keep your system running smoothly. You learn how to install software, manage users, optimize your system, back up essential data, schedule tasks, and access computers remotely. fm Page xxxiii Friday, May 23, 2008 4:13 PM ■I N T R O D U C T I O N Finally, Part 8 contains four appendixes. The first is a glossary of Linux terms used not only in this book but also in the Linux and Unix worlds. The second appendix is a quick reference to commands typically used at the command-line prompt under Linux.

To this end, Shuttleworth invested $10 million of his own money to guarantee that this will be the case for many years to come. The fundamental concept is that Ubuntu is available for use by anyone in the world, no matter who they are or where they are. As such, many different languages are supported, and the operating system can also be accessed by those with disabilities, such as partial sight or hearing. Ubuntu might just as easily be found on a Wall Street banker’s laptop as on a battered, old computer in a Brazilian favela.

Part 3 focuses on getting started with Ubuntu. It covers setting up the Linux system so that it’s ready to use. One chapter is dedicated to setting up common hardware devices, such as printers, and another explains how you can secure your system. Other chapters in this part explore the desktop, explaining what you need to know to begin using Ubuntu on a daily basis. In Part 4, we take a look at how the underlying technology behind Linux functions. You’re introduced to the command-line prompt, and you learn how the file system works.

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