Linux System Administration / Edition 2

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You can rely on the fully updated second edition of Linux System Administration for answers to all your questions about installing, configuring, and administering Linux. Written by two Linux experts, this book teaches you, step-by-step, all the standard and advanced techniques you need to know to set up and maintain a secure, effective Linux environment. Scores of clear, consistent examples illustrate these techniques in detail—so you stay on track and accomplish all your goals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780782141382
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/10/2002
  • Series: Craig Hunt Linux Library
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 660
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Vicki Stanfield, RHCE, has worked with Linux since 1994 andUnix since 1980. She has administered many varieties of Unix, VMS,as well as Slackware and Red Hat Linux.

Roderick W. Smith is a Linux networking expert and authorof several books, including Linux Samba Server Administration andthe Linux+ Study Guide, both from Sybex. Craig Hunt is a Linuxexpert who lectures regularly at major networking trade shows. Heserves as author and series editor for the Craig Hunt LinuxLibrary.

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Table of Contents


Part 1: The Basics.

Chapter 1: The Basics of System Administration.

Chapter 2: Installing Linux.

Chapter 3: Startup and Shutdown.

Chapter 4: Tools of the Trade.

Part 2: Managing Users, Processes, and Files.

Chapter 5: Creating and Maintaining User Accounts.

Chapter 6: Filesystems and Disk Management.

Chapter 7: Linux Files and Processes.

Chapter 8: Software Administration.

Chapter 9: Backup and Restore.

Part 3: Communications and Networking.

Chapter 10: Printers and the Spooling Subsystem.

Chapter 11: Serial Communications, Terminals, and Modems.

Chapter 12: TCP/IP Linux Networking.

Chapter 13: The X Window System.

Chapter 14: Setting Up Your Mail Server.

Part 4: System Optimization and Improvement.

Chapter 15: Security.

Chapter 16: Performance Tuning.

Chapter 17: Making Your Job Easier with Scripts.

Chapter 18: Troubleshooting Your Linux System.


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