Mastering UNIX

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 20, 2006 - Computers - 897 pages
All Your Unix Questions—Answered!

Mastering Unix is your source for everything you need to know about today's most influential operating system. Inside, two Unix experts provide essential information on a wide range of Unix flavors, concentrating on Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris8. Whether you're just getting started with Unix or want a resource to help you handle system administration's toughest chores, this example-filled book will answer all your questions and promote the skills you need to succeed.

Coverage includes:

  • Using the Unix shell
  • Using X-Windows
  • Configuring and using remote services
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Creating user accounts
  • Creating user groups
  • Designing and building a network
  • Using Unix utilities
  • Programming the shell
  • Setting up and administering a mail server
  • Setting up and administering a news server
  • Setting up and administering a Web server
  • Implementing effective security practices

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

 

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Contents

PART II Getting Started
39
PART III Unix Desktop Environments
63
PART IV Using the Shell
175
PART V Using Text Editors
241
PART VI Shell Programming
311
PART VII Basic System Administration
407
PART VIII Network Administration
541
PART IX Administering Services
655
Appendices
767
Glossary
833
Index
853
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About the author (2006)

Kate Wrightson and Joe Merlino are freelance technical writers, and authors of several other books about Linux and Unix. They live in Athens, Georgia, with their two dogs.

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