A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (4th Edition) by Mark G. Sobell PDF

By Mark G. Sobell

ISBN-10: 0133927318

ISBN-13: 9780133927313

The main whole, Easy-to-Follow advisor to Ubuntu Linux

“As an in-depth consultant to Ubuntu, this ebook does a very good task of protecting every little thing from utilizing the harmony computing device to exploring key server configurations.”

–Elizabeth okay. Joseph, platforms Administrator & Ubuntu group Member

the number 1 Ubuntu source, absolutely up to date for Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)–the long-term help (LTS) free up Canonical will aid into 2019
broad new insurance of install, defense, virtualization, MariaDB, Python Programming, and masses more
up-to-date JumpStarts assist you organize many complicated servers in minutes
1000s of up to date examples, plus 4 up-to-date indexes bring quick entry to trustworthy solutions

Mark Sobell’s a pragmatic consultant to Ubuntu Linux®, Fourth version, is the main thorough and up to date connection with fitting, configuring, securing, and dealing with Ubuntu pcs and servers.

This variation has been totally up to date for Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr), a milestone LTS (Long time period aid) unencumber, which Canonical will help on either computers and servers into 2019.

Sobell walks you thru each crucial characteristic and procedure, from fitting Ubuntu to operating with the most recent Ubuntu cohesion computer, and from configuring servers and tracking networks to dealing with day by day method management. His exceedingly transparent causes demystify every little thing from Apache, Samba, and postfix, to ufw, virtualization, and MariaDB/MySQL database administration. PLUS a brand new bankruptcy on programming in Python, today’s hottest approach automation tool!

Fully up-to-date JumpStart sections speedy assist you get advanced servers running–often in mins. You’ll additionally locate up to date information on new LPI and CompTIA Linux certification pathways for Linux professionals.

Sobell attracts on his monstrous Linux wisdom to give an explanation for either the “hows” and the “whys” of Ubuntu. He’s taught millions of readers and not forgets what it’s prefer to be new to Linux. no matter if you’re a consumer, administrator, or programmer, you’ll locate every little thing you wish here–now, and for years to come.

The world’s such a lot sensible Ubuntu Linux ebook is now much more useful!

This e-book delivers

thoroughly made over install assurance reflecting Ubuntu 14.04’s more advantageous ubiquity (graphical) and debian-installer (textual) installers
up to date JumpStarts for quick developing Samba, Apache, postfix, FTP, NFS, CUPS, OpenSSH, DNS, and different complicated servers
remodeled and up to date causes of the ufw, gufw, and iptables firewall tools
An all-new bankruptcy on developing VMs (virtual machines) in the neighborhood and within the cloud
New assurance of the MariaDB open resource plug-in alternative for MySQL
accomplished networking insurance, together with DNS/BIND, NFS, NIS, FTP, LDAP, and Cacti community monitoring
professional insurance of net server configuration and customization, together with apache2 (Web) and postfix (mail)
a brand new bankruptcy overlaying cutting-edge safety concepts, together with sudo, cryptography, hash features, SSL certificate, plus a piece on utilizing GPG (GNU privateness protect) to guard files in transit
Deep assurance of crucial management tasks–from handling clients to CUPS printing, and from configuring LANs and LDAP to construction VMs (virtual machines)
entire directions on retaining platforms modern utilizing apt-get, dpkg, and different tools
and masses extra . . . together with a revised 500+ time period word list and 4 indexes

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