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Linux All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition

  • Length: 576 pages
  • Edition: 5
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-07-08
  • ISBN-10: 1118844351
  • ISBN-13: 9781118844359
  • Sales Rank: #430092 (See Top 100 Books)

Eight minibooks in one volume cover every important aspect of Linux and everything you need to know to pass level-1 certification

Linux All-in-One For Dummies explains everything you need to get up and running with the popular Linux operating system. Written in the friendly and accessible For Dummies style, the book ideal for new and intermediate Linux users, as well as anyone studying for level-1 Linux certification. The eight minibooks inside cover the basics of Linux, interacting with it, networking issues, Internet services, administration, security, scripting, and level-1 certification.

  • Covers every major topic for anyone just getting familiar with Linux
  • Includes a test-prep section for passing the level-1 Linux certification exam
  • Written by the expert author of more than thirty books, including CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 3rd Edition

Including everything beginners need to know to get started with Linux, Linux All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition is the ultimate resource and reference for aspiring professionals.

Table of Contents

Book I – Getting Started with Linux
Chapter 1. Introducing Linux
Chapter 2. Installing Linux
Chapter 3. Troubleshooting and Configuring Linux
Chapter 4. Trying Out Linux

Book II – Linux Desktops
Chapter 1. GNOME, Unity, Cinnamon, and MATE
Chapter 2. The KDE Desktop
Chapter 3. Commanding the Shell
Chapter 4. Navigating the Linux File System
Chapter 5. Introducing Linux Applications
Chapter 6. Using Text Editors

Book III – Networking
Chapter 1. Connecting to the Internet
Chapter 2. Setting Up a Local Area Network
Chapter 3. Going Wireless
Chapter 4. Managing the Network

Book IV – The Internet
Chapter 1. Browsing the Web
Chapter 2. Reading Newsgroups and RSS Feeds
Chapter 3. Using FTP
Chapter 4. Hosting Internet Services
Chapter 5. Managing Mail and News Servers
Chapter 6. Managing DNS

Book V – Administration
Chapter 1. Introducing Basic System Administration
Chapter 2. Managing Users and Groups
Chapter 3. Managing File Systems
Chapter 4. Working with Samba and NFS

Book VI – Security
Chapter 1. Introducing Linux Security
Chapter 2. Securing Linux
Chapter 3. Computer Security Audits and Vulnerability Testing Types

Book VII – Scripting
Chapter 1. Introductory Shell Scripting
Chapter 2. Advanced Shell Scripting
Chapter 3. Programming in Linux

Book VIII – Linux Certification
Chapter 1. Studying for the Linux Essentials Certification Exam
Chapter 2. Studying for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI Certification Exams
Chapter 3. Other Linux Certifications

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