The first update of this highly popular reference in four years, the Sixth Edition of Linux in a Nutshell provides a tighter focus on system essentials and offers more coverage of new capabilities, such as wireless network management, the ability to record to DVD, and software development version control with git. You'll find many new tips and techniques for system administrators, programmers, and power users. Written by Stephen Figgins, Arnold Robbins, Ellen Siever, and Robert Love -- all with a long history of service in the Linux community -- the latest edition of this reference thoroughly covers programming tools, system and network administration tools, editors, shells, LILO and GRUB boot options, and highlights the most important options for using the vast number of Linux commands. You'll also get complete information on Apache, Samba, Postfix, sendmail, Subversion, Emacs, vi, sed, gawk, and much more. In short, everything you need to know about Linux is right in this book -- the must-have reference for Linux users since 1997. Everything you need to know about Linux is in this book. Written by Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Robert Love, and Arnold Robbins -- people with years of active participation in the Linux community -- Linux in a Nutshell, Sixth Edition, thoroughly covers programming tools, system and network administration tools, the shell, editors, and LILO and GRUB boot loaders. This updated edition offers a tighter focus on Linux system essentials, as well as more coverage of new capabilities such as virtualization, wireless network management, and revision control with git. It also highlights the most important options for using the vast number of Linux commands. You´ll find many helpful new tips and techniques in this reference, whether you´re new to this operating system or have been using it for years. * Get the Linux commands for system administration and network management * Use hundreds of the most important shell commands available on Linux * Understand the Bash shell command-line interpreter * Search and process text with regular expressions * Manage your servers via virtualization with Xen and VMware * Use the Emacs text editor and development environment, as well as the vi, ex, and vim text-manipulation tools * Process text files with the sed editor and the gawk programming language * Manage source code with Subversion and git
If you want to be certified by the Linux Professional Institute (LPI), this updated guide will help you prepare thoroughly for the technically challenging Level 1 LPI exams, which test basic knowledge of Linux installation, configuration, and command-line skills. In LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell, you'll find a summary of the core skills you need, as well as sample exercises, test questions, and hints to help you focus. Linux deployment continues to increase, and so does the demand for qualified and certified Linux system administrators. If you´re seeking a job-based certification from the Linux Professional Institute (LPI), this updated guide will help you prepare for the technically challenging LPIC Level 1 Exams 101 and 102. The third edition of this book is a meticulously researched reference to these exams, written by trainers who work closely with LPI. You´ll find an overview of each exam, a summary of the core skills you need, review questions and exercises, as well as a study guide, a practice test, and hints to help you focus. Major topics include: * Critical GNU and Unix commands * Linux installation and package management * Devices and filesystems * Text editing, processing, and printing * The X Window System * Networking and security * Mail transfer agents * Email, FTP, and web services These exams are for junior to mid-level Linux administrators with about two years of practical system administration experience. You should be comfortable with Linux at the command line and capable of performing simple tasks, including system installation and troubleshooting.
Linux in a Nutshell: Ellen Siever
Linux in a Nutshell: Ellen Siever
LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell: Steven Pritchard