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.
“I have found this book to be a very useful classroom text, as well as a great Linux resource. It teaches Linux using a ground-up approach that gives students the chance to progress with their skills and grow into the Linux world. I have often pointed to this book when asked to recommend a solid Linux reference.” – Eric Hartwell, Chair, School of Information Technology, ITT Technical Institute Master All the Techniques You Need to Succeed with Fedora™ or Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® The #1 Fedora and RHEL resource–a tutorial AND on-the-job reference Master Linux administration and security using the command line, GUI tools, Python, systemd, and firewalld Set up key Internet servers, step by step, including Samba, Apache, MariaDB/MySQL, sendmail, OpenSSH, DNS, LDAP, and more Brand-new chapter on Virtual Machines and Cloud Computing! In this comprehensive guide, one of the world’s leading Linux experts brings together all the knowledge and real-world insights you need to master and succeed with today’s versions of Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Best-selling author Mark Sobell explains Linux clearly and effectively, focusing on skills you’ll actually need as a user, programmer, or administrator. Sobell assumes no prior Linux knowledge. He starts at the beginning and walks you through every topic and task that matters, using easy-to-understand examples. Step by step, you’ll learn how to install and configure Linux from the accompanying DVD, navigate its graphical user interface, provide file/printer sharing, configure network servers, secure Linux desktops and networks, work with the command line, administer Linux efficiently, and automate administration using Python and bash. Mark Sobell has taught hundreds of thousands of Linux and UNIX professionals. He knows every Linux nook and cranny–and he never forgets what it’s like to be new to Linux. Whatever you want to do with Linux–now or in the future–you’ll find it in this book. Compared with other Linux books, A Practical Guide to Fedora™and Red Hat®Enterprise Linux ®, Seventh Edition, delivers Complete, up-to-the-minute coverage of Fedora 19 and RHEL 7 (beta) New programming chapters that cover Python and MariaDB/MySQL, plus a new tutorial on using GnuPG to encrypt communications Information on state-of-the-art security: SELinux, ACLs, firewalld (firewall-config and firewall-cmd), iptables (system-config-firewall), GnuPG, and OpenSSH New chapter on VMs (virtual machines) and cloud computing, including VMware, QEMU/KVM, virt-manager, virsh, GNOME Boxes, and AWS (Amazon Web Services) Expanded command-line coverage, including a new chapter that details 32 important utilities Practical information on Internet server configuration, including Apache, sendmail, NFSv4, DNS/BIND, the new LDAP Dynamic Server, and IPv6 Complete “meat-and-potatoes” information on system/network administration, now including GRUB 2, the XFS filesystem, the new Anaconda Installer, the systemd init daemon, firewalld, and NetworkManager Detailed instructions on keeping Linux systems up to date, finding software packages, and working with repositories using yum and rpm Full coverage of the LPI Linux Essentials exam objectives plus extensive coverage of the CompTIA Linux+ exam objectives; Appendix E provides a map from objectives to pages in the book New coverage of find, sort, xz (compression), free, xargs, and the nano editor And much more, including a 500+ term glossary and comprehensive indexes
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
The leading Fedora book-over a quarter of a million copies sold of previous editions! What better way to learn Fedora 11 than with the leading Fedora book from the best-selling Linux author, Christopher Negus with Eric Foster Johnson? Whether you're new to Linux or an advanced user, this power-packed guide is loaded with what you need. Install, run, and manage the latest version of Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux-then polish your system administration skills and get up to speed on the very latest in networking, desktop, and server enhancements. Master the Linux shell, file system, and text editor; how to set up users and automate system tasks; and much more in over a thousand pages of step-by-step instruction. Boot the full DVD of Fedora 11, including almost all binary code packages, or do a Live Install of the CD for rescuing, troubleshooting, or installing Fedora. Fedora is a free, open source Linux operating system sponsored by Red Hat as an open source community project; the technological innovations from the Fedora Project are then implemented in Red Hat's commercial offering, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Covers step-by-step instructions for making Linux installation simple and painless; how to take advantage of the desktop interface (including coverage of AIGLX); and how to use the Linux shell, file system, and text editor Also covers setting up users; automating system tasks; backing up and restoring files; dealing with the latest security issues and threats; using and customizing the desktop menus, icons, window manager, and xterm; and how to create and publish formatted documents with Linux applications The DVD and CD that come with the book include Fedora Linux 11 and an official Fedora 11 LiveCD (bootable and installable) This is the book you need to succeed with Fedora 11 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
As a market-leading, free, open-source Linux operating system (OS), Fedora 10 is implemented in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and serves as an excellent OS for those who want more frequent updates. Bestselling author Christopher Negus offers an ideal companion resource for both new and advanced Linux users. He presents clear, thorough instructions so you can learn how to make Linux installation simple and painless, take advantage of the desktop interface, and use the Linux shell, file system, and text editor. He also describes key system administration skills, including setting up users, automating system tasks, backing up and restoring files, and understanding the latest security issues and threats. Included is both a DVD distribution of Fedora Linux 10 and a bootable Fedora LiveCD. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
More than a quarter of a million copies sold in previous editions! Freedom is a feature With Fedora's new Online Desktop, you are free to shape your desktop environment to include the services, applications, and online friends you desire. As always, Fedora's total dedication to freedom lets you draw on thousands of free software packages to create the exact desktop or server computer you need. Fedora puts together the software (provided here on CD and DVD). This book acts as a guide to everything from playing music and writing documents to configuring many powerful Web, file, print, DHCP, and database servers. Customize Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux to: Explore your computer or the Internet from GNOME®, KDE®, or Online Desktops Manage and use documents, spreadsheets, presentations, music, and images Try the new advanced PulseAudio sound server Draw from online software repositories with Package Manager and Package Updater Build an Internet server with e-mail, Web, DNS, FTP, and database services Secure your computer with firewalls, password protection, and SELinux Try out cutting-edge Fedora 8 features: Use Codeina to get legal software to play MP3, Windows media, and other audio/video formats Organize photos, music, friends, docs, and Web favorites in the new experimental Online Desktop Explore the latest in KVM and QEMU virtualization and AIGLX 3D-desktop What's on the DVD and CD-ROM? Install Fedora 8 (8GB) from DVD Boot Fedora 8 GNOME Live CD, and then install its contents to your hard drive System Requirements: Please see the Preface and Appendix A for details and complete system requirements. Open for more! Check out the new Online Desktop Find ten cool things to do with Fedora Run a Fedora 8 quick install Add pop and power with Online Desktop and 3D acceleration Organizing the people, places, and things you need on your desktop is now easier with the new GNOME Online Desktop. Get organized, then pile on some bling with 3D-accelerated desktop effects. Put friends, photos, and fun on your new Online Desktop Your favorite people and your online favorites are totally accessible from the new GNOME Online Desktop. Play with 3D desktop animations Continued improvements in 3D software let you rotate workspaces on a 3D cube, choose 3D minimize effects, and set 3D wobble effects.
Master the latest version of Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux with the step-by-step instructions and hands-on advice in Fedora 9 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Bible. Learn key system administration skills like setting users and automating system tasks, understand the latest security issues and threats, and gain confidence with using and customizing the desktop menus, icons, and window manager. Updated every six months to correspond with the latest Fedora release, this book includes an official Fedora 9 LiveCD so that you can practice your knowledge and improve your skills. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Effectively integrating theory and hands-on practice, Networking Systems Design and Development provides students and IT professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to design, implement, and manage fully functioning network systems using readily available Linux networking tools. Recognizing that most students are beginners in the field of ne
Highlights: > Updated to the latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 > Upated to cover ALL official exam objectives for the RHCSA and RHCE exams based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 > Equally good for self-study and in-class training > Step-by-step exercises to accomplish tasks > Do-It-Yourself challenge labs at the end of each chapter > Concepts explained with diagrams > Commands and options summarized in tables > Exam tips included > FOUR scenario-based sample exams (TWO for RHCSA and TWO for RHCE) > TWENTY-FIVE chapters (THIRTEEN for RHCSA and TWELVE for RHCE) > Separate sections on RHCSA and RHCE RHCSA Section (chapters 1 to 13): covers local and network (automated with kickstart) RHEL7 installations, general Linux concepts and basic tools, compression and archiving, text file editing, file manipulation and security, processes and task scheduling, bash shell features, software package administration, yum repository configuration, host virtualization, virtual machines, system boot, kernel management, system initialization and service management with systemd, local logging, users and groups, LVM and file systems, AutoFS, Swap, ACLs, firewall, SELinux, network interfaces, NTP/LDAP clients, SSH, and TCP Wrappers. RHCE Section (chapters 14 to 25): covers shell scripting, interface bonding and teaming, IPv6 and routing configuration, NTP, firewalld, Kerberos authentication, kernel tuning, resource utilization reporting, network logging, block storage sharing with iSCSI, file sharing with NFS and Samba/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS web servers and virtual hosting, Postfix mail SMTP, DNS, and MariaDB. Each chapter lists major topics and relevant exam objectives in the beginning and ends with a summary followed by review questions/answers and Do-It-Yourself challenge labs.
Featuring the latest changes in Fedora Core, this book offers valuable new secrets for Fedora users, including yum, mail filtering with SpamAssassin, mandatory access control with Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux), and improved device handling with udev Demonstrates how to use Linux for real-world tasks, from learning UNIX commands to setting up a secure Java-capable Web server for a business Because Fedora Core updates occur frequently, the book contains a helpful appendix with instructions on how to download and install the latest release of Fedora Core The DVD contains the Fedora distribution as well as all binary code packages and source code
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is the most popular Linux distribution currently being used and can be deployed on many platforms. Enterprises that have a large number of systems need to be interconnected, configured, and managed effectively. RHEL networking lets you accomplish these tasks easily. This is a highly-detailed guide to help with your deployments on RHEL 7 or CentOS 7. This book, based on RHEL 7.1, will introduce to you the fundamentals of networking your systems. You will learn the use of new consistent names to identify your network cards. Soon, you will move on to configuring the basic plumbing of your network, setting up time, network address assignment, and name resolution. Last, the focus moves to configuring the new kernel-based iSCSI target services on RHEL 7 and using the service to host storage area networks.