Mastering UNIX

Mastering UNIX

by Katherine Wrightson, Joseph Merlino
     
 

All Your Unix Questions—Answered!

Mastering Unix is your source for everything you need to know about today's most influential operating system. Inside, two Unix experts provide essential information on a wide range of Unix flavors, concentrating on Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris8. Whether you're just getting started with Unix or want a resource to

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All Your Unix Questions—Answered!

Mastering Unix is your source for everything you need to know about today's most influential operating system. Inside, two Unix experts provide essential information on a wide range of Unix flavors, concentrating on Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris8. Whether you're just getting started with Unix or want a resource to help you handle system administration's toughest chores, this example-filled book will answer all your questions and promote the skills you need to succeed.

Coverage includes:

  • Using the Unix shell
  • Using X-Windows
  • Configuring and using remote services
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Creating user accounts
  • Creating user groups
  • Designing and building a network
  • Using Unix utilities
  • Programming the shell
  • Setting up and administering a mail server
  • Setting up and administering a news server
  • Setting up and administering a Web server
  • Implementing effective security practices

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Whatever your *nix (Linux, Solaris, or FreeBSD, for example), this 900-page book will transform you from casual user to power user. You'll find comprehensive, industrial-strength coverage of navigating your system, desktop environments, shells and shell programming, UNIX text editors, system and network administration, web and email services, securing your system and/or network, integration with Windows and other platforms and a whole lot more. Plus a CD packed with goodies, from Dante firewalls to Gimp graphics, qmail to Perl.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782128178
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/29/2001
Series:
Mastering Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
897
Product dimensions:
7.53(w) x 8.94(h) x 2.14(d)

Meet the Author

Kate Wrightson and Joe Merlino are freelance technical writers, and authors of several other books about Linux and Unix. They live in Athens, Georgia, with their two dogs.

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