Slackware Linux Essentials

Slackware Linux Essentials

Year:2005 Pages:

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What is Slackware Linux?
The Official Release of Slackware Linux by Patrick Volkerding is an advanced Linux operating system, designed with the twin goals of ease of use and stability as top priorities. Including the latest popular software while retaining a sense of tradition, providing simplicity and ease of use alongside flexibility and power, Slackware brings the best of all worlds to the table.

Originally developed by Linus Torvalds in 1991, the UNIX®-like Linux operating system now benefits from the contributions of millions of users and developers around the world. Slackware Linux provides new and experienced users alike with a fully-featured system, equipped to serve in any capacity from desktop workstation to machine-room server. Web, ftp, and email servers are ready to go out of the box, as are a wide selection of popular desktop environments. A full range of development tools, editors, and current libraries is included for users who wish to develop or compile additional software.

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The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration

The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration

Year: 2009 Pages:545

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The elements of this 500+ pages ebook are related with system administration. In this you will learn how to install and configure several computers, how to compress and sync the resources using GNU/Linux. This book includes server and data administrator, Linux network, kernel, clustering, security, optimization, migration, tuning with a non-Linux systems. This ebook is must needed one for any serious Linux system administrator.

GNU/Linux systems have reached a level of maturity that allows to integrate them in almost any kind of work environment, from mobile phones to server farms.

The contents of the module “The GNU/Linux operating system”, of which this book is the main documentation, are mostly related to systems administration. Students will learn how to install, configure and optimise a GNU/Linux operating system and the most widely used computer services.

During this course students will engage in practical activities related to these topics, applying them in real GNU/Linux systems.

Contents:

  • Introduction to the GNU/LInux operating system
  • Migration and coexistence with non-linux systems
  • Basic tools for the administrator
  • The kernel
  • Local administration
  • Network administration
  • Server administration
  • Data administration
  • Security administration
  • Configuration, tuning and optimisation
  • Clustering

 

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CentOS 6 Essentials (online)

CentOS 6 Essentials (online)

Year:2012 Pages:240

Description:

CentOS 6 Essentials is designed to provide detailed information on the use and administration of the CentOS 6.x Linux distribution. For beginners, the book covers the basics of configuring the desktop environment, resolving screen resolution issues and configuring the email client to send and receive email messages via web based services such as GMail. Installation topics such as dual booting with Microsoft Windows and configuring wireless networking are covered together with all important security topics such as configuring a firewall.

For the experienced user, topics such as configuring email and web servers, KVM virtualization, Secure Shell (SSH), remote desktop access and file sharing are covered in detail to provide a thorough overview of this enterprise class operating system.

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