File Size:1.55 MB
ISBN 10: 1565924002
There are many books and other sources of information from which you can learn any of the topics covered in this book (with the possible exception of some of the truly Linux-specific features, such as the new Linux firewall interface, which is not well documented elsewhere) in greater depth. We’ve provided a bibliography for you to use when you are ready to explore more.
File Size:12.0 MB
ISBN 10: 0782142265
This resource presents you with the skills you need to become the ultimate power user for ALL Linux distributions. The author provides detailed instructions for customization, optimization, troubleshooting, shortcuts, and using the best 3rd party tools.
Wondering if it’s possible to work more efficiently in the X Windows System or squeeze more oomph from your existing hardware? Or perhaps you’re searching for a way to improve your web browser’s performance or want to know how to choose the best mail server for your needs. If you’ve mastered the basics and are itching to go beyond, Linux Power Tools can take you there. Spanning a broad range of topics (from ALSA to zombies), Linux Power Tools covers the top five Linux distributions (Debian, Mandrake, Red Hat, Slackerware, and SUSE). Using this easy-to-follow style, Linux expert Rod Smith shares his secrets for creating the optimum Linux system, from top to bottom.
How This Book Is Organized
This book is divided into five parts—Hardware Tools, User Tools, System Administration Tools, Networking Tools, and Server Tools. The book also includes a Glossary.
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Date: August 07, 2003
File Size:5.35 MB
Say goodbye to Windows(R) crashes, viruses, hassles, and cost!
Moving to Linux can help you migrate from Windows to Linux in just hours! By the time you’ve finished, you’ll be able to do virtually anything in Linux-without the aggravation, crashes, security risks, or high costs of running Windows!
This is not a book for techies! It’s a book for people like you: people who write documents, create spreadsheets, surf the Web, send emails, listen to CDs, play games-and want to do it simply in Linux, without becoming technical experts!
Publisher: Sams Publishing
File Size:4.48 MB
ISBN 10: 0672326426
Ken Burtch graduated with a Computer Science first class honors degree from Brock University in St. Catharines, Canada, and did his Masters work at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. He has been using Linux since version 0.97, at a time before Linux was popular. He is the founder of PegaSoft Canada (http://www.pegasoft.ca), an association that promotes Linux advocacy, education, and development in southern Ontario. He has worked with a number of companies, including Mackenzie Financial Corporation, one of Canada’s largest mutual fund companies. Ken is an active member of the Writers’ Circle of Durham Region and his award-winning short story,“Distance,” was recently published in the “Signatures” anthology
Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.
File Size:15.2 MB
Saving Time with This Book
The Time saving Techniques for Dummies books focus on high-payoff techniques that save you time, either on the spot or somewhere down the road. And these books get to the point in a hurry, with step by-step instructions to pace you through the tasks you need to do, without any of the fluff you don’t want. We’ve identified more than 60 techniques that Linux users need to know to make the most of their time. In addition, each technique includes figures that make following along a breeze. Decide for yourself how to use this book: Read it cover to cover if you like, or skip right to the technique that interests you the most.
Publisher: SYBEX Inc.
File Size:18.9 MB
ISBN 10: 0782129390
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has developed its Linux+ exam as an introductory certification for people who want to enter careers involving Linux. The exam is meant to certify that an individual has the skills necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a Linux system, and is familiar with Linux-specific concepts and basic hardware.
The purpose of this book is to help you pa
ss the Linux+ exam. Because this exam covers basic Linux installation, use, configuration, administration, and hardware interactions, those are the topics that are emphasized in this book. You’ll learn enough to get a Linux system up and running and how to configure it for many common tasks. Even after you’ve taken and passed the Linux+ exam, this book should remain a useful reference.
Date: June 2003
File Size:657 KB
The Linux Security Cookbook includes real solutions to a wide range of targeted problems, such as sending encrypted email within Emacs, restricting access to network services at particular times of day, firewalling a webserver, preventing IP spoofing, setting up key-based SSH authentication, and much more. With over 150 ready-to-use scripts and configuration files, this unique book helps administrators secure their systems without having to look up specific syntax.