Linux Essentials

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368 pages

Book Description

A unique, full-color introduction to Linux

Serving as a low-cost, secure alternative to expensive operating , Linux is a UNIX-based, open source operating system. Full-color and concise, this beginner's guide takes a learning-by-doing approach to understanding the essentials of Linux. Each chapter begins by clearly identifying what you will learn in the chapter, followed by a straightforward discussion of concepts that leads you right into hands-on tutorials. Chapters conclude with additional exercises and review questions, allowing you to reinforce and measure your understanding.

  • Offers a hands-on approach to acquiring a foundation of Linux skills, aiming to ensure Linux beginners gain a solid understanding
  • Uses the leading Linux distribution Fedora to demonstrate tutorials and examples
  • Addresses Linux installation, configuration, management of files and filesystems, remote administration, , and more

This book is essential reading for anyone entering the world of Linux!

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Selecting an Operating System
CHAPTER 2: Investigating Linux's and Philosophy
CHAPTER 3: Understanding Software Licensing
CHAPTER 4: Using Common Linux Programs
CHAPTER 5: Managing
CHAPTER 6: Getting to Know the Command Line
CHAPTER 7: Managing Files
CHAPTER 8: Getting Help
CHAPTER 9: Using Programs and Processes
CHAPTER 10: Searching, Extracting, and Archiving Data
CHAPTER 11: Editing Files
CHAPTER 12: Creating Scripts
CHAPTER 13: Understanding Users and Groups
CHAPTER 14: Creating Users and Groups
CHAPTER 15: Setting Ownership and Permissions
CHAPTER 16: Navigating the Linux Filesystem
CHAPTER 17: Managing Network Connections
APPENDIX A: Answers to Review Questions
APPENDIX B: LPI's Certification Program

Book Details

  • Title: Linux Essentials
  • Author:
  • Length: 368 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-04-03
  • ISBN-10: 1118106792
  • ISBN-13: 9781118106792
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