BSD UNIX Toolbox: 1000+ Commands for FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD

Overview

Learn how to use BSD UNIX systems from the command line with BSD UNIX Toolbox: 1000+ Commands for FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD. Learn to use BSD operation systems the way the experts do, by trying more than 1,000 commands to find and obtain software, monitor system health and security, and access network resources. Apply your newly developed skills to use and administer servers and desktops running FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, or any other BSD variety. Become more proficient at creating file systems, troubleshooting ...

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Overview

Learn how to use BSD UNIX systems from the command line with BSD UNIX Toolbox: 1000+ Commands for FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD. Learn to use BSD operation systems the way the experts do, by trying more than 1,000 commands to find and obtain software, monitor system health and security, and access network resources. Apply your newly developed skills to use and administer servers and desktops running FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, or any other BSD variety. Become more proficient at creating file systems, troubleshooting networks, and locking down security.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470376034
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/12/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 309
  • Sales rank: 1,059,039
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Negus served for eight years on development teams for the UNIX operating system at the AT&T labs, where UNIX was created and developed. He also worked with Novell on UNIX and UnixWare development. Chris is the author of the bestselling Fedora and Red Hat Linux Bible series, Linux Toys II, Linux Troubleshooting Bible, and Linux Bible 2008 Edition.

Francois Caen hosts and manages business application infrastructures through his company Turbosphere LLC. As an open-source advocate, he has lectured on OSS network management and Internet services, and served as president of the Tacoma Linux User Group. He is a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE).

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Starting with BSD Systems 1

Ch. 2 Installing FreeBSD and Adding Software 13

Ch. 3 Using the Shell 33

Ch. 4 Working with Files 51

Ch. 5 Manipulating Text 71

Ch. 6 Playing with Multimedia 89

Ch. 7 Administering File Systems 103

Ch. 8 Backups and Removable Media 127

Ch. 9 Checking and Managing Running Processes 143

Ch. 10 Managing the System 161

Ch. 11 Managing Network Connections 185

Ch. 12 Accessing Network Resources 205

Ch. 13 Doing Remote System Administration 225

Ch. 14 Locking Down Security 243

App. A Using vi or Vim Editors 263

App. B Shell Special Characters and Variables 271

App. C Personal Configuration Files 277

Index 281

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