Linux Administration: A Beginners Guide, Sixth Edition

By: Wale Soyinka

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Essential Linux Management Skills Made Easy

Effectively deploy and maintain Linux and other Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) on your servers or entire network using this practical resource. Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition provides up-to-date details on the latest Linux distributions, including Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu. Learn how to install and customize Linux, work from the GUI or command line, configure Internet and intranet services, interoperate with Windows systems, and create reliable backups. Performance tuning, security, and virtualization are also covered and real-world examples help you put the techniques presented into practice.

Install and configure popular Linux distributions, including the latest versions of Fedora, CentOS, openSUSE, Debian, and Ubuntu Administer Linux servers from the GUI or from the command line (shell)

Manage users, permissions, folders, and native FOSS applications

Compile, tune, upgrade, and customize the latest Linux kernel 3.x series

Work with proc, SysFS, and cgroup file systems

Understand and manage the Linux TCP/IP networking stack and services for both IPv4 and IPv6

Build robust firewalls, and routers using Netfilter and Linux

Create and maintain print, e-mail, FTP, and web servers

Use LDAP or NIS for identity management

Set up and administer DNS, POP3, IMAP3, and DHCP servers

Use GlusterFS, NFS, and Samba for sharing and distributing file system resources

Explore and implement Linux virtualization technologies using KVM
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9780071767590
Publication Date:
13 / 03 / 2012

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