Guide to Linux Installation and Administration

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2000 - Linux - 623 pages
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'Guide to Linux Installation and Administration' is a hands-on, practical guide that can be used to master Linux installation and administration. The book begins by discussing the history and culture of Linux and open source software, and then covers the process of planning, installing, and beginning to use a Linux system. The detailed, step-by-step installation instructions allow new users to install Linux successfully on a personal computer. The second half of the book focuse on administering a Linux system, and discusses basic system administration tasks specifically related to Linux. It provides detailed explanations of the system administrator's major concerns, including managing users and groups, managing system resources, scripts and procedures, managing printing, and backing up data. Throughout, the book provides plentiful examples of sample commands and output.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER
59
CHAPTER THREE
109
CHAPTER FOUR
165
Understanding Mailing Lists and News Servers
191
CHAPTER FIVE
213
NetWare File and Printer Sharing
232
CHAPTER
267
CHAPTER NINE
415
CHAPTER
449
CHAPTER ELEVEN
479
Encrypting Network Traffic
502
CHAPTER TWELVE
527
APPENDIX
567
APPENDIX
593
GLOSSARY
603

CHAPTER SEVEN
333
CHAPTER EIGHT
373

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