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By Sander van Vugt

This booklet offers an entire advent to Ubuntu Server. I’ve written this e-book for those who are new to Ubuntu Server management. the objective readers are home windows directors in addition to those who are used to handling different flavors of Linux (or UNIX). It was once the target of this booklet to offer a no-nonsense advent to operating with Ubuntu Server, and so this booklet may still supply all of the fundamentals which are had to get you going. it's also many helpful assistance that assist you in doing all your paintings in a extra effective manner.

Many books approximately Ubuntu are almost immediately on hand, yet you can’t do Ubuntu Server justice by means of overlaying either the computing device and the server model in a single booklet. the desires of a server admin- istrator are really diversified from the wishes of a laptop administrator. So I’ve selected an process that is sensible for the server administrator, and all subject matters are chosen and arranged to make experience in your daily paintings as a server administrator.

The booklet begins by way of describing Ubuntu Server with a distinct specialize in garage configura- tion, that is a particularly vital trouble whilst facing server environments. After that, you’ll discover a quickly creation to forcing Ubuntu Server from the command line, should you haven’t performed this earlier than. The 3rd bankruptcy tackles many of the universal general initiatives of a server administrator, together with handling software program programs and configuring a graphical consumer interface. subsequent are chapters approximately dossier procedure administration, Ubuntu Server safeguard, handling approaches, and the boot technique. The final bankruptcy facing stand-alone server functionality- ality explains Bash shell scripting: in fewer than 30 pages, you’ll examine every little thing you ever had to learn about this complicated topic.

The moment a part of the ebook teaches you all approximately community companies. First, you’ll configure and troubleshoot a community interface. subsequent, you’ll learn the right way to manage infra- constitution companies resembling time prone, identify companies, and DHCP. Following that, you’ll locate chapters approximately handling dossier providers, the Apache net server (including functionality tuning tricks and a bit on digital hosts), and comparable programs corresponding to MySQL. ultimately, the final bankruptcy offers an summary of the methods to operating virtualization on Ubuntu Server.

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Cut, Copy, and Paste You don’t need a graphical interface to use cut, copy, and paste features; Vi could do this back in the seventies. But you have two ways of using cut, copy, and paste: the easy way and the hard way. If you want to do it the easy way, you can use the v command to enter the visual mode, from which you can select a block of text by using the arrow keys. After selecting the block, you can cut, copy, and paste it. • Use d to cut the selection. This will remove the selection and place it in a buffer.

Select this free space and press Enter. Figure 1-16. Select the available disk space and press Enter. 5. Now the installer asks how to use the available disk space. To create the setup detailed in Table 1-1, you first have to set up two partitions. One of them will be used by the /boot partition, and the other will contain all available disk space on the hard drive. This second partition is used to create a partition of the type 0x8e (LVM), which will be used to set up logical volumes later. To set up the /boot partition first, select Create a new partition (see Figure 1-17) and press Enter.

Next, grep 'blah$' poem is used to find lines that end with the text “blah”. Following that, grep '\' poem finds all words that end with the poem string. Finally, the command grep '\' poem finds only those lines in which “blah” occurs as a word on its own. Creating Empty Files The last file management task discussed in this section is the option to create empty files, which can be very useful for testing purposes when you need a file to exist but without necessarily having any contents.

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