You've experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer—now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line. The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell. Along the way you'll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, pattern matching with regular expressions, and more. In addition to that practical knowledge, author William Shotts reveals the philosophy behind these tools and the rich heritage that your desktop Linux machine has inherited from Unix supercomputers of yore. As you make your way through the book's short, easily-digestible chapters, you'll learn how to: * Create and delete files, directories, and symlinks * Administer your system, including networking, package installation, and process management * Use standard input and output, redirection, and pipelines * Edit files with Vi, the world’s most popular text editor * Write shell scripts to automate common or boring tasks * Slice and dice text files with cut, paste, grep, patch, and sed Once you overcome your initial "shell shock," you'll find that the command line is a natural and expressive way to communicate with your computer. Just don't be surprised if your mouse starts to gather dust. A featured resource in the Linux Foundation's "Evolution of a SysAdmin"
Published by No Starch Press on 08/22/2018
Book details: 480 pages.
With in-depth complete coverage on the installation process, editing and typesetting, graphical user interfaces, programming system administration, and managing Internet sites, Inside Linux is the only book "smart users" new to Linux will need. Many of the users new to Linux have an understanding of computer technology and will be looking for just the right reference to fit their sophisticated needs. This book guides users to a high level of proficiency with all the flavors of Linux, and help them with crucial system administration chores. Inside Linux is different than other books available because it's a unique blend of a how-to and a reference guide.
Published by Sams Publishing on 08/22/2018
Book details: 797 pages.
This document, which focuses on the Linux security issues for one of the more popular versions of Linux, Red Hat version 9/Fedora, provides a standard reference for Linux security controls and their audit for security administrators, security professionals and information systems auditors. It provides the following guidance to IT management: * The business and technology drivers for Linux * The vulnerabilities of the Linux operating system * Risk management issues with an action-oriented perspective * Linux security software * How to secure Linux installations to fulfill the control objectives of two well-known standards-COBIT and ISO 17799 * Detailed internal control questionnaires. Call +1.847.253.1545 ext. 401, visit www.isaca.org/bookstore or e-mail [email protected] for more information.
Published by ISACA on 01/01/2005
Book details: 158 pages.
*Imparts good security doctrine, methodology, and strategies *Each application-focused chapter will be able to be used as a stand-alone HOW-TO for that particular application. *Offers users a selection of resources (websites, mailing lists, and books) to further their knowledge.
Published by Apress on 11/01/2006
Book details: 584 pages.
Whether you're just starting out with Linux or looking to hone your existing skills, this book will provide you with the knowledge you need. For new users, it is an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Advanced trainees can consider it a desktop reference, a collection of the base knowledge needed to tackle system and network administration. To help you work more effectively with Linux, this book contains hundreds of real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. These examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Published by Fultus Corporation on 05/01/2010
Book details: 296 pages.
This introduction to networking on Linux now covers firewalls, including the use of ipchains and Netfilter, masquerading, and accounting. Other new topics in this second edition include Novell (NCP/IPX) support and INN (news administration).
Published by "O'Reilly Media, Inc." on 08/22/2018
Book details: 474 pages.
This is a comprehensive guide to Linux on the mainframe, covering virtualization, security, systems management and the application environment.
Published by Prentice Hall Professional on 08/22/2018
Book details: 430 pages.
Published by John Ostrowick on 01/15/2009
Book details: 250 pages.
Written with a clear, straightforward writing style and packed with step-by-step projects for direct, hands-on learning, Guide to UNIX Using Linux, 4E is the perfect resource for learning UNIX and Linux from the ground up. Through the use of practical examples, end-of-chapter reviews, and interactive exercises, novice users are transformed into confident UNIX/Linux users who can employ utilities, master files, manage and query data, create scripts, access a network or the Internet, and navigate popular user interfaces and software. The updated 4th edition incorporates coverage of the latest versions of UNIX and Linux, including new versions of Red Hat, Fedora, SUSE, and Ubuntu Linux. A new chapter has also been added to cover basic networking utilities, and several other chapters have been expanded to include additional information on the KDE and GNOME desktops, as well as coverage of the popular OpenOffice.org office suite. With a strong focus on universal UNIX and Linux commands that are transferable to all versions of Linux, this book is a must-have for anyone seeking to develop their knowledge of these systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Published by Cengage Learning on 08/16/2007
Book details: 704 pages.
Beginning Ubuntu Linux, Fourth Edition is the update to the bestselling book on Ubuntu, today’s hottest Linux distribution. Targeting newcomers to Linux and to the Ubuntu distribution alike, readers are presented with an introduction to the world of Linux and open source community, followed by a detailed overview of Ubuntu’s installation and configuration process. From there readers learn how to wield total control over their newly installed operating system, and are guided through common tasks such as writing documents, listening to audio CDs and MP3s, watching movies, using VoIP and chat, and of course general system maintenance matters. Additionally, there’s a series of comprehensive tutorials on Linux internals and the command–line prompt—essential for any Linux user—and the book includes special sections on optimization, security, and system maintenance. The book comes with a DVD containing the complete Ubuntu Linux distribution. All you need to do is insert the DVD and follow the instructions in the book to install this distribution. The ultimate guide to Ubuntu, the hottest Linux distribution on the planet. Forgoes introductions to esoteric Linux topics so commonly found in other books and instead focuses on everyday tasks for everyday users: printer and file sharing configuration, office document management, and listening to MP3s and watching movies among them. What you’ll learn Use Ubuntu as a daily desktop replacement. Complete all manner of office tasks, such as creating Microsoft Office–compatible documents and spreadsheets, using e–mail, and managing contacts. Listen to MP3s and CDs, and watch movies using a user–friendly Linux desktop. Configure Ubuntu’s printer– and file–sharing features to share resources seamlessly with other computers on your network. Become a proficient user of the Linux command line. Who this book is for Beginning Linux users seeking to explore the popular Ubuntu distribution. Table of Contents Welcome! A History and Politics Lesson The Realities of Running Linux Preinstallation Steps Installing Ubuntu Solving Installation Problems Booting Ubuntu for the First Time Getting Everything Up and Running How to Secure Your Computer Personalizing Ubuntu: Getting Everything Just Right Ubuntu Replacements for Windows Programs Managing Your Files Introducing the BASH Shell Understanding Linux Files and Users Working with Text Files Taking Control of the System Cool Shell Tricks Digital Audio Movies and Multimedia Digital Photos Making the Move to OpenOffice.org OpenOffice.org Overview In Depth: Writer In Depth: Calc In Depth: Impress In Depth: Base In Depth: Evolution Installing and Removing Software Managing Users Optimizing Your System Backing Up Data Scheduling Tasks Accessing Computers Remotely
Published by Apress on 08/27/2009
Book details: 800 pages.