Essential Linux addresses and provides the essential information for getting a Linux system up and running, looking after it, and using it. It includes many screen shots and examples of essential commands and utilities. This book focuses on practical installations, such as converting IBM PCs, transferring data from Windows and MS-DOS, and running Linux in conjunction with Windows. Provides detailed instructions and advice on installation for many different systems and environments. By author of UNIX Pocket Book, which was chosen by PC Magazine as a recommended UNIX book. CD-ROM contains Versions 1.3 and 2.0 of Linux with installation details.
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Processes and standard IO
Making Linux partitions
Configuring the kernel
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