Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (Versions 8.10 and 8.04)

Author: Mark G. Sobell

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 1272

View: 124

The Most Complete, Easy-to-Follow Guide to Ubuntu Linux Mark Sobell’s A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux®, Second Edition, isn’t just the most thorough and up-to-date reference to installing, configuring, and working with Ubuntu. It also provides comprehensive server coverage you won’t find in any other Ubuntu book. The fully updated JumpStart sections help you get complex servers running quickly. Whatever your questions may be, the completely revamped index gives you even faster access to the answers you’re searching for. And a brand new chapter on Perl programming teaches you the basics of this powerful system administration language. Sobell walks you through every feature and technique you’ll need, from installing Ubuntu to working with GNOME, Samba, exim4, Apache, DNS, NIS, LDAP, ufw, firestarter, and iptables. His exceptionally clear explanations demystify everything from system security to Windows file/printer sharing. You’ll find full chapters on running Ubuntu from the command line and GUI, administering systems and security, setting up networks and Internet servers, and much more. Along the way, you’ll learn both the “hows” and the “whys” of Ubuntu. Sobell knows every Linux nook and cranny: He’s taught hundreds of thousands of readers–and never forgets what it’s like to be new to Linux. Whether you’re a user, administrator, or programmer, this book gives you all you need–and more. The world’s most practical Ubuntu Linux book is now even more useful! This book delivers Hundreds of easy-to-follow, easy-to-use examples Updated JumpStarts for setting up Samba, Apache, Mail, FTP, NIS, OpenSSH, DNS, and other complex servers Deeper coverage of the command line, GNOME GUI, and desktop customization Coverage of crucial Ubuntu topics such as sudo and the Upstart init daemon More detailed, usable coverage of Internet server configuration, including Apache, exim4, and DNS/BIND More state-of-the-art security techniques, including firewall setup using ufw, firestarter, and iptables, plus a full chapter on OpenSSH Deeper coverage of essential system and network administration tasks–from managing users to CUPS printing, configuring LANs to building a kernel Complete instructions on keeping Ubuntu systems up-to-date using aptitude, Synaptic, and the Software Sources window And much more...including a 500+ term glossary and five detailed appendixes Includes DVD! Get the full version of the Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) release!

A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux

Author: Mark G. Sobell

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 1320

View: 465

The Most Complete, Easy-to-Follow Guide to Ubuntu Linux The #1 Ubuntu server resource, fully updated for Ubuntu 10.4 (Lucid Lynx)–the Long Term Support (LTS) release many companies will rely on for years! Updated JumpStarts help you set up Samba, Apache, Mail, FTP, NIS, OpenSSH, DNS, and other complex servers in minutes Hundreds of up-to-date examples, plus comprehensive indexes that deliver instant access to answers you can trust Mark Sobell’s A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux®, Third Edition, is the most thorough and up-to-date reference to installing, configuring, and working with Ubuntu, and also offers comprehensive coverage of servers—critical for anybody interested in unleashing the full power of Ubuntu. This edition has been fully updated for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx), a milestone Long Term Support (LTS) release, which Canonical will support on desktops until 2013 and on servers until 2015. Sobell walks you through every essential feature and technique, from installing Ubuntu to working with GNOME, Samba, exim4, Apache, DNS, NIS, LDAP, g ufw, firestarter, iptables, even Perl scripting. His exceptionally clear explanations demystify everything from networking to security. You’ll find full chapters on running Ubuntu from the command line and desktop (GUI), administrating systems, setting up networks and Internet servers, and much more. Fully updated JumpStart sections help you get complex servers running—often in as little as five minutes. Sobell draws on his immense Linux knowledge to explain both the “hows” and the “whys” of Ubuntu. He’s taught hundreds of thousands of readers and never forgets what it’s like to be new to Linux. Whether you’re a user, administrator, or programmer, you’ll find everything you need here—now, and for many years to come. The world’s most practical Ubuntu Linux book is now even more useful! This book delivers Hundreds of easy-to-use Ubuntu examples Important networking coverage, including DNS, NFS, and Cacti Coverage of crucial Ubuntu topics such as sudo and the Upstart init daemon More detailed, usable coverage of Internet server configuration, including Apache (Web) and exim4 (email) servers State-of-the-art security techniques, including up-to-date firewall setup techniques using gufw and iptables, and a full chapter on OpenSSH A complete introduction to Perl scripting for automated administration Deeper coverage of essential admin tasks–from managing users to CUPS printing, configuring LANs to building a kernel Complete instructions on keeping Ubuntu systems up-to-date using aptitude, Synaptic, and the Software Sources window And much more...including a 500+ term glossary

A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming

Author: Mark G. Sobell

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 1080

View: 894

For use with all versions of Linux, including Ubuntu,™ Fedora,™ openSUSE,™ Red Hat,® Debian, Mandriva, Mint, and now OS X, too! Get more done faster, and become a true Linux guru by mastering the command line! Learn from hundreds of realistic, high-quality examples NEW! Coverage of the Mac OS X command line and its unique tools NEW! Expert primer on automating tasks with Perl The Most Useful Linux Tutorial and Reference, with Hundreds of High-Quality Examples for Every Distribution–Now Covers OS X and Perl, Too! To be truly productive with Linux, you need to thoroughly master shells and the command line. Until now, you had to buy two books to gain that mastery: a tutorial on fundamental Linux concepts and techniques, plus a separate reference. Now, there’s a far better solution. Renowned Linux expert Mark Sobell has brought together comprehensive, insightful guidance on the tools system administrators, developers, and power users need most, and an outstanding day-to-day reference, both in the same book. This book is 100 percent distribution and release agnostic: You can use it with any Linux system, now and for years to come. Use Macs, too? This new edition adds comprehensive coverage of the Mac OS X command line, including essential OS X-only tools and utilities other Linux/UNIX books ignore. Packed with hundreds of high-quality, realistic examples, this book gives you Linux from the ground up: the clearest explanations and most useful knowledge about everything from filesystems to shells, editors to utilities, and programming tools to regular expressions. Sobell has also added an outstanding new primer on Perl, the most important programming tool for Linux admins seeking to automate complex, time-consuming tasks. A Practical Guide to Linux® Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Second Edition, is the only book to deliver Better, more realistic examples covering tasks you’ll actually need to perform Deeper insight, based on Sobell’s immense knowledge of every Linux and OS X nook and cranny A start-to-finish primer on Perl for every system administrator In-depth coverage of basic and advanced Linux shell programming with bash and tcsh Practical explanations of 100 core utilities, from aspell to xargs–including Mac OS X specific utilities from ditto to SetFile All-new coverage of automating remote backups with rsync Dozens of system security tips, including step-by-step walkthroughs of implementing secure communications using ssh and scp Tips and tricks for customizing the shell and using it interactively from the command line Complete guides to high-productivity editing with both vim and emacs A comprehensive, 286-page command reference section–now with revised and expanded indexes for faster access to the information you need Instructions for updating systems automatically with apt-get and yum Dozens of exercises to help you practice and gain confidence And much more, including coverage of BitTorrent, gawk, sed, find, sort, bzip2, and regular expressions

A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming

Author: Mark G. Sobell

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 1200

View: 840

The Most Useful Tutorial and Reference, with Hundreds of High-Quality Examples for Every Popular Linux Distribution “First Sobell taught people how to use Linux . . . now he teaches you the power of Linux. A must-have book for anyone who wants to take Linux to the next level.” –Jon “maddog” Hall, Executive Director, Linux International Discover the Power of Linux—Covers macOS, too! Learn from hundreds of realistic, high-quality examples, and become a true command-line guru Covers MariaDB, DNF, and Python 3 300+ page reference section covers 102 utilities, including macOS commands For use with all popular versions of Linux, including Ubuntu,™ Fedora,™ openSUSE,™ Red Hat,® Debian, Mageia, Mint, Arch, CentOS, and macOS Linux is today’s dominant Internet server platform. System administrators and Web developers need deep Linux fluency, including expert knowledge of shells and the command line. This is the only guide with everything you need to achieve that level of Linux mastery. Renowned Linux expert Mark Sobell has brought together comprehensive, insightful guidance on the tools sysadmins, developers, and power users need most, and has created an outstanding day-to-day reference, updated with assistance from new coauthor Matthew Helmke. This title is 100 percent distribution and release agnostic. Packed with hundreds of high-quality, realistic examples, it presents Linux from the ground up: the clearest explanations and most useful information about everything from filesystems to shells, editors to utilities, and programming tools to regular expressions. Use a Mac? You’ll find coverage of the macOS command line, including macOS-only tools and utilities that other Linux/UNIX titles ignore. A Practical Guide to Linux® Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Fourth Edition, is the only guide to deliver A MariaDB chapter to get you started with this ubiquitous relational database management system (RDBMS) A masterful introduction to Python for system administrators and power users In-depth coverage of the bash and tcsh shells, including a complete discussion of environment, inheritance, and process locality, plus coverage of basic and advanced shell programming Practical explanations of core utilities, from aspell to xargs, including printf and sshfs/curlftpfs, PLUS macOS–specific utilities from ditto to SetFile Expert guidance on automating remote backups using rsync Dozens of system security tips, including step-by-step walkthroughs of implementing secure communications using ssh and scp Tips and tricks for customizing the shell, including step values, sequence expressions, the eval builtin, and implicit command-line continuation High-productivity editing techniques using vim and emacs A comprehensive, 300-plus-page command reference section covering 102 utilities, including find, grep, sort, and tar Instructions for updating systems using apt-get and dnf And much more, including coverage of BitTorrent, gawk, sed, find, sort, bzip2, and regular expressions

A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, 3e

Author: Mark G. Sobell

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 1200

View: 658

The Most Useful Tutorial and Reference, with Hundreds of High-Quality Examples for Every Popular Linux Distribution Linux is today’s dominant Internet server platform. System administrators and Web developers need deep Linux fluency, including expert knowledge of shells and the command line. This is the only guide with everything you need to achieve that level of Linux mastery. Renowned Linux expert Mark Sobell has brought together comprehensive, insightful guidance on the tools sysadmins, developers, and power users need most, and has created an outstanding day-to-day reference. This title is 100 percent distribution and release agnostic. Packed with hundreds of high-quality, realistic examples, it presents Linux from the ground up: the clearest explanations and most useful information about everything from filesystems to shells, editors to utilities, and programming tools to regular expressions. Use a Mac? You’ll find coverage of the Mac OS X command line, including OS X-only tools and utilities other Linux/UNIX titles ignore. Sobell presents a new MySQL chapter. There’s even an expert introduction to Python–today’s most valuable tool for automating complex, time-consuming administration tasks.

A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Author: Mark G. Sobell

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 1266

View: 308

"I have found this book to be a very useful classroom text, as well as a great Linux resource. It teaches Linux using a ground-up approach that gives students the chance to progress with their skills and grow into the Linux world. I have often pointed to this book when asked to recommend a solid Linux reference." -Eric Hartwell, Chair, School of Information Technology, ITT Technical Institute The #1 Fedora and RHEL resource--a tutorial AND on-the-job reference Master Linux administration and security using GUI-based tools, the command line, and Perl scripts Set up key Internet servers, step by step, including Samba, Apache, sendmail, DNS, LDAP, FTP, and more Master All the Techniques You Need to Succeed with Fedora(tm) and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® In this book, one of the world's leading Linux experts brings together all the knowledge you need to master Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux and succeed with it in the real world. Best-selling author Mark Sobell explains Linux clearly and effectively, focusing on skills you'll actually use as a user, programmer, or administrator. Now an even more versatile learning resource, this edition adds skill objectives at the beginning of each chapter. Sobell assumes no prior Linux knowledge. He starts at the beginning and walks you through every topic and task that matters, using easy-to-understand examples. Step by step, you'll learn how to install and configure Linux from the accompanying DVD, navigate its graphical user interface, provide file/print sharing, configure network servers, secure Linux desktops and networks, work with the command line, administer Linux efficiently, and even automate administration with Perl scripts. Mark Sobell has taught hundreds of thousands of Linux and UNIX professionals. He knows every Linux nook and cranny--and he never forgets what it's like to be new to Linux. Whatever you want to do with Linux--now or in the future--you'll find it here. Compared with the other Linux books out there, A Practical Guide to Fedora(tm) and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, Sixth Edition, delivers Complete, up-to-the-minute coverage of Fedora 15 and RHEL 6 State-of-the-art security techniques, including up-to-date firewall setup techniques using system-config-firewall and iptables, and a full chapter on OpenSSH (ssh) Coverage of crucial topics such as using su and sudo, and working with the new systemd init daemon Comprehensive coverage of the command line and key system GUI tools More practical coverage of file sharing using Samba, NFS, and FTP Superior coverage of automating administration with Perl More usable, realistic coverage of Internet server configuration, including Apache (Web), sendmail, NFSv4, DNS/BIND, and LDAP, plus new coverage of IPv6 More and better coverage of system/network administration tasks, including network monitoring with Cacti Deeper coverage of essential administration tasks--from managing users to CUPS printing, configuring LANs to building a kernel Complete instructions on keeping Linux systems up-to-date using yum And much more, including a 500+ term glossary and comprehensive indexes Includes DVD! Get the full version of the Fedora 15 release!

Ubuntu Unleashed 2015 Edition

Covering 14.10 and 15.04

Author: Matthew Helmke

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 912

View: 430

Ubuntu Unleashed 2015 Edition is filled with unique and advanced information for everyone who wants to make the most of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a long-time Ubuntu community leader to reflect the exciting new Ubuntu 14.10 while including tons of information that will continue to apply to future editions. Former Ubuntu Forum administrator Matthew Helmke covers all you need to know about Ubuntu 14.10 installation, configuration, productivity, multimedia, development, system administration, server operations, networking, virtualization, security, DevOps, and more–including intermediate-to-advanced techniques you won’t find in any other book. Helmke presents up-to-the-minute introductions to Ubuntu’s key productivity and Web development tools, programming languages, hardware support, and more. You’ll find new or improved coverage of Ubuntu’s Unity interface, various types of servers, software repositories, database options, virtualization and cloud services, development tools, monitoring, troubleshooting, Ubuntu’s push into mobile and other touch screen devices, and much more. Detailed information on how to… Configure and customize the Unity desktop Get started with multimedia and productivity applications, including LibreOffice Manage Linux services, users, and software packages Administer and run Ubuntu from the command line Automate tasks and use shell scripting Provide secure remote access and configure a secure VPN Manage kernels and modules Administer file, print, email, proxy, LDAP, DNS, and HTTP servers (Apache, Nginx, or alternatives) Learn about new options for managing large numbers of servers Work with databases (both SQL and the newest NoSQL alternatives) Get started with virtualization Build a private cloud with Juju and Charms Learn the basics about popular programming languages including Python, PHP, Perl, and new alternatives such as Go and Rust Learn about Ubuntu’s work toward usability on touch-screen and phone devices Ubuntu 14.10 on DVD DVD includes the full Ubuntu 14.10 distribution for 64 bit computers (most desktop and notebooks systems today) as well as the complete LibreOffice office suite and hundreds of additional programs and utilities. Free Kick Start Chapter! Purchase this book and receive a free Ubuntu 15.04 Kick Start chapter after Ubuntu 15.04 is released. See inside back cover for details

The Ubuntu Handbook - The How to on Ubuntu, Complete Expert's Hints and Tips Guide by the Leading Experts, Everything You Need to Know about Ubuntu

Author: Dan Bell

Publisher: Tebbo

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 168

View: 575

This most comprehensive and complete book for Ubuntu serves as a Practical Guide to getting into and understanding Ubuntu Linux. It is comprehensive and well organized, this large Guide to Ubuntu Linux is an excellent Reference and your must have Unbuntu Linux Toolbox containing great info for those who hunger for more! In easy to read chapters, with extensive examples, references and links to get you started right away this book covers: Ubuntu (operating system), Debian, Linux distribution, Free and open source software, Canonical Ltd., Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu Foundation, List of remastering software, Debian Free Software Guidelines, Medibuntu, Getdeb, Super OS, List of Linux distributions, Kubuntu, KDE, GNOME, Edubuntu, Xubuntu, Xfce, Ubuntu Studio, Mythbuntu, MythTV, Ubuntu Mobile, Ubuntu Netbook Remix, Gobuntu, Ubuntu JeOS, Linux Mint, OpenGEU, CrunchBang Linux, GNewSense, Comparison of Linux distributions, Ubuntu Certified Professional. Topic relevant selected content from the highest rated Wiki entries, typeset, printed and shipped, combine the advantages of up-to-date and in-depth knowledge with the convenience of printed books. A portion of the proceeds of each book will be donated to the WikiMedia Foundation to support their mission.

Ubuntu Linux 100 Success Secrets, Tips, Tricks, Hints and Hacks Toolbox and Practical Guide

Author: Charles Vaughn

Publisher: Emereo Pty Limited

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 187

View: 885

This book is set up for both newbie and guru alike, crammed with tips and tricks, arranged in a way that you can just browse and pick, or use it kind of like a Ubuntu cookbook, if you will. While reading and reviewing the book, you ought to have a machine nearby to test the hacks and hints. They are absolutely amazing. There are over 100 tips in the book, and each is a gem in its own right. The tips range from optimizing the speed of your machine, to GUI hacks, hardware, messing with media, security enhancements, system administration and much more. The table of contents is really great too! Truly this book is for anyone who wants to use Ubuntu who hasn't been working with the code directly and would like to know more about the OS and what it can do. If you are looking for a good book to help you enhance your understanding of Linux and Ubuntu, this is the book, get it now. Definitely recommended for both novice and expert alike, it is a breath of fresh air when compared to those Linux books that seem obsessed with the installation of Linux and tend to forget about the neat stuff...

Moving to Ubuntu Linux

Author: Marcel Gagné

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 496

View: 336

Discover Ubuntu, Today’s Hottest Linux Everyone’s talking about Ubuntu–it’s not just 100% free, it’s the most useful, practical desktop Linux ever! Now, Linux expert Marcel Gagné reveals Ubuntu’s amazing power and helps you migrate from Windows faster than you ever thought possible. Moving to Ubuntu Linux will teach you how to do virtually anything with Ubuntu–write documents, create spreadsheets, surf the Web, use email, listen to music, watch movies, and play games. Install Ubuntu fast, with easy, step-by-step instructions Take control, with the GNOME desktop environment and Nautilus file manager Browse the Internet using Firefox, the powerful browser that’s quickly replacing Microsoft Internet Explorer Find and install all the software you’ll ever need, with Ubuntu’s powerful Synaptic package manager Send email, track contacts, create calendars, and manage all your personal information with Evolution Organize digital photos, rip music, burn and play CDs, watch movies, create graphics, and more Discover the world of Linux games, and learn how to run Windows games on your Ubuntu PC Set up an efficient, convenient network for your home or small business Customize your desktop so it’s perfectly comfortable and totally efficient