Linux Bible, 9th Edition Front Cover

Linux Bible, 9th Edition

  • Length: 912 pages
  • Edition: 9
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-04-27
  • ISBN-10: 1118999878
  • ISBN-13: 9781118999875
  • Sales Rank: #17611 (See Top 100 Books)

The industry favorite Linux guide, updated for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and the cloud

Linux Bible, 9th Edition is the ultimate hands-on Linux user guide, whether you’re a true beginner or a more advanced user navigating recent changes. This updated ninth edition covers the latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7), Fedora 21, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and includes new information on cloud computing and development with guidance on Openstack and Cloudforms. With a focus on RHEL 7, this practical guide gets you up to speed quickly on the new enhancements for enterprise-quality file systems, the new boot process and services management, firewalld, and the GNOME 3 desktop. Written by a Red Hat expert, this book provides the clear explanations and step-by-step instructions that demystify Linux and bring the new features seamlessly into your workflow.

This useful guide assumes a base of little or no Linux knowledge, and takes you step by step through what you need to know to get the job done.

  • Get Linux up and running quickly
  • Master basic operations and tackle more advanced tasks
  • Get up to date on the recent changes to Linux server system management
  • Bring Linux to the cloud using Openstack and Cloudforms

Linux Bible, 9th Edition is the one resource you need, and provides the hands-on training that gets you on track in a flash.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started
Chapter 1: Starting with Linux
Chapter 2: Creating the Perfect Linux Desktop

Part II: Becoming a Linux Power User
Chapter 3: Using the Shell
Chapter 4: Moving around the Filesystem
Chapter 5: Working with Text Files
Chapter 6: Managing Running Processes
Chapter 7: Writing Simple Shell Scripts

Part III: Becoming a Linux System Administrator
Chapter 8: Learning System Administration
Chapter 9: Installing Linux
Chapter 10: Getting and Managing Software
Chapter 11: Managing User Accounts
Chapter 12: Managing Disks and Filesystems

Part IV: Becoming a Linux Server Administrator
Chapter 13: Understanding Server Administration
Chapter 14: Administering Networking
Chapter 15: Starting and Stopping Services
Chapter 16: Configuring a Print Server
Chapter 17: Configuring a Web Server
Chapter 18: Configuring an FTP Server
Chapter 19: Configuring a Windows File Sharing (Samba) Server
Chapter 20: Configuring an NFS File Server
Chapter 21: Troubleshooting Linux

Part V: Learning Linux Security Techniques
Chapter 22: Understanding Basic Linux Security
Chapter 23: Understanding Advanced Linux Security
Chapter 24: Enhancing Linux Security with SELinux
Chapter 25: Securing Linux on a Network

Part VI: Extending Linux into the Cloud
Chapter 26: Using Linux for Cloud Computing
Chapter 27: Deploying Linux to the Cloud

Part VII: Appendixes
Appendix A: Media
Appendix B: Exercise Answers

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