GNU GRUB is a very powerful boot loader, which can load a wide variety of free operating systems, as well as proprietary operating systems with chain-loading. GRUB is designed to address the complexity of booting a personal computer; both the program and this manual are tightly bound to that computer platform, although porting to other platforms may be addressed in the future.
This book constitutes the refereed conference proceedings of the 19th Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy, ACISP 2014, held in Wollongong, NSW, Australia, in July 2014. The 26 revised full papers and 6 short papers presented in this volume were carefully selected from 91 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on cryptanalysis; cryptographic protocols; fine-grain cryptographic protocols; key exchange, fundamentals, lattices and homomorphic encryption, and applications.
This handy cookbook teaches new-to-intermediate Linux users the essential skills necessary to manage a home or small business network. All of the recipes in this book are useful for any Linux system, including local area networks that involve iOS- or Android-powered devices. You'll learn how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot a Linux system, add and remove software, manage filesystems, run backups, and more. Carla Schroder, author of over a thousand Linux how-tos for various publications, teaches you the solid Linux foundations you need to build and run your network. How do you multiboot? Or troubleshoot software, hardware, and network issues? Each recipe addresses a specific problem and includes a discussion that explains the solution and provides insight into how it works. Learn how the Linux ecosystem is structured Set up a local area network (LAN) Enable smartphones and tablets to safely connect to your LAN Manage fundamental subsystems and essential tasks Secure remote access and build a firewall/internet gateway Manage users and groups, and filesystems and partitions Rescue nonbooting systems Manage name services and the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
Innovative Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-Learning, E-Assessment and Education is a collection of world-class paper articles addressing the following topics: (1) E-Learning including development of courses and systems for technical and liberal studies programs; online laboratories; intelligent testing using fuzzy logic; evaluation of on line courses in comparison to traditional courses; mediation in virtual environments; and methods for speaker verification. (2) Instruction Technology including internet textbooks; pedagogy-oriented markup languages; graphic design possibilities; open source classroom management software; automatic email response systems; tablet-pcs; personalization using web mining technology; intelligent digital chalkboards; virtual room concepts for cooperative scientific work; and network technologies, management, and architecture. (3) Science and Engineering Research Assessment Methods including assessment of K-12 and university level programs; adaptive assessments; auto assessments; assessment of virtual environments and e-learning. (4) Engineering and Technical Education including cap stone and case study course design; virtual laboratories; bioinformatics; robotics; metallurgy; building information modeling; statistical mechanics; thermodynamics; information technology; occupational stress and stress prevention; web enhanced courses; and promoting engineering careers. (5) Pedagogy including benchmarking; group-learning; active learning; teaching of multiple subjects together; ontology; and knowledge representation. (6) Issues in K-12 Education including 3D virtual learning environment for children; e-learning tools for children; game playing and systems thinking; and tools to learn how to write foreign languages.
Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition presents comprehensive coverage of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. Windows users, Mac users, and Linux enthusiasts have been increasingly turning to Ubuntu for a user-friendly, easy-to-use Linux distribution. This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Ubuntu. You will learn how to set up a workstation or a server, and you will find complete details on Ubuntu’s easy-to-use desktop and productivity software. Ubuntu Unleashed 2010 Edition includes a range of coverage: From the software you need in your everyday work, such as the OpenOffice.org productivity suite, to how to configure your Linux desktop to run smoothly using multiple printers, shell scripts, and more. For the hardcore Linux enthusiast, there is complete coverage of the X Window system, Linux programming, web server administration, and network administration. Install and configure Ubuntu Get all your system’s devices and peripherals up and running Configure and use the X Window System Manage Linux services and users Run a printer server Connect to a local network and the Internet Set up and administer a web server with Apache Secure your machine and your network from intruders Learn shell scripting Share files with Windows users using Samba Get productive with OpenOffice.org Play games on Linux Use Linux multimedia programs Create and maintain a MySQL database Configure a firewall Set up an FTP server Use Ubuntu’s development and programming tools Tune your Ubuntu system for maximum performance Learn to manage and compile the kernel and modules
Explains how to install and configure Linux, how to run productivity tools, how to burn CDs and synchronize a PalmPilot, how to set up software, how to configure a network, and how to use the system administration tools.