Sams Teach Yourself FreeBSD in 24 Hours

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Sams Publishing, 2002 - Computers - 433 pages
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A quick, easy-to-understand tutorial that helps the beginner get FreeBSD installed and running as painlessly and efficiently as possible. 15% of all Internet sites use FreeBSD as their operating system of choice, including Yahoo. Book offers all the information needed to be up and running with FreeBSD in 24 quick lessons. CD includes a complete FreeBSD starter kit. There are currently no books on the market that offer to teach FreeBSD to a novice. This book will be very attractive to the rushed and impatient, as well as to those who simply have a desire to learn the benefits of FreeBSD when compared to other proprietary operating systems. The book covers the most beneficial uses of FreeBSD, as well as the information needed to install and configure the operating system. This book will be the definitive tutorial reference for the growing FreeBSD market. Michael Urbanhas been working with various forms of Unix-like operating systems for several years including FreeBSD, Linux, and Solaris. He has worked as a technical analyst, and is now a systems administrator and Web master for the Lion Research Center, where he also does software development, including the development of Web-enabled database applications. He is co-author of FreeBSD Unleashed.
 

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this is a good book but not in complete. I would be happy if someone helps in getting this book

Contents

Introduction
1
Installing FreeBSD
19
A Basic Tour of FreeBSD
33
Basic UNIX Shell Use
53
Basic FreeBSD Administration
73
Adding and Removing ThirdParty Software
91
System Configuration and Startup Scripts
105
Storage Systems and Backup Utilities
123
Network Security
241
FreeBSD as a Workstation
255
Configuring the X Window System
271
The K Desktop Environment KDE
289
Window Managers and Desktop Environments
309
Productivity in the X Window System
319
Multimedia in FreeBSD
335
FreeBSD as a Server
345

The FreeBSD Printing System
147
The FreeBSD Kernel and Device Tree
165
Updating FreeBSD
177
Networking
195
Connecting FreeBSD to an Existing Network
215
DialUp Network Connections
227
Basic Email Services
365
File Sharing
381
Appendixes
405
B FreeBSD Quick Reference
415
Index
419
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Michael Urban is a biology student at the University of Minnesota where he plans to major in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior. He is involved in research projects with African lions and is also the Webmaster for the Lion Research Center. He has worked in numerous IT jobs including Web design and technical analysis. He has experience with various Unix operating systems including FreeBSD, Linux, and Solaris.

Brian Tiemann has been a constant user of FreeBSD since his student days at Caltech, where he used it to build a movie fan Web site that has continued to grow and sustain more and more load until the present day. Born in Ukiah, California, He has remained in the state all his life; he currently lives in San Jose, works in the networking appliance field, and writes ceaseless commentary about Apple, Microsoft, and the technology field. Occasionally, but not often enough, he has time to enjoy motorcycling, travel, animation, and other such interests.

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