Manjaro Linux User Guide: Gain proficiency in Linux through one of its best user-friendly Arch-based distributions Front Cover

Manjaro Linux User Guide: Gain proficiency in Linux through one of its best user-friendly Arch-based distributions

  • Length: 498 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2023-11-30
  • ISBN-10: 1803237589
  • ISBN-13: 9781803237589
  • Sales Rank: #0 (See Top 100 Books)

An easy-to-follow guide for newbies and advanced users to learn Manjaro Linux for everyday tasks with practical examples

Key Features

  • Explore Manjaro, from installation to using all its available applications
  • Learn how to easily protect your privacy online, manage your system, and handle backups
  • Master key Linux concepts such as file systems, sharing, systemd, and journalctl
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

Manjaro Linux, renowned for its smooth installation, user-friendly interface, and robust security features, is an Arch-based fast Linux distro enhanced with multiple graphical environments, GUI modules, and a full application setup, resulting in a top Linux distribution. This book is your guide to unlocking its full potential.

Starting with an overview of the different editions and detailed installation instructions, the initial section offers insights into the GUI modules and features of each official edition. You’ll then explore the regular software, work with the Terminal, and cover topics such as package management, filesystems, automounts, storage, backups, and encryption. The subsequent chapters will help you get to grips with data sharing, security and networking, firewalls, VPNs, and SSH in depth. Finally, you’ll become well-versed in service and user management, troubleshooting, scripting, automation, and kernel switching.

The book’s modular structure allows you to quickly navigate to the specific information you need, and by its end, you’ll have gained an appreciation of what sets Manjaro Linux apart.

What you will learn

  • Gain insights into the full set of Manjaro capabilities
  • Install Manjaro and easily customize it using a graphical user interface
  • Explore all types of supported software, including office and gaming applications
  • Learn basic and advanced Terminal usage with examples
  • Understand package management, filesystems, network and the Internet
  • Enhance your security with Firewall setup, VPN, SSH, and encryption
  • Explore systemd management, journalctl, logs, and user management
  • Get to grips with scripting, automation, kernel basics, and switching

Who this book is for

While this book is primarily a reference guide for intermediate and advanced users who want to explore Linux via Manjaro’s top-notch distribution, it’s also a perfect guide for Linux enthusiasts and newbies in search of a stable and secure OS with plenty of flexibility. Whether you’re a student, new to Linux, or looking to migrate from Windows/macOS, this book will help you navigate easily. Prior Linux experience will help but is not required to get started with this book.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Manjaro and Linux
  2. Editions Overview and Installation
  3. Editions and Flavors
  4. Help, Online Resources, Forums, and Updates
  5. Officially Supported Software Part 1
  6. Officially Supported software Part 2 – 3D Games, and Windows SW
  7. All Basic Terminal Commands – Easy and with Examples
  8. Package Management, Dependencies, Environment Variables, and Licenses
  9. Filesystem Basics, Structure and Types, NTFS, Automount, and RAID
  10. Storage, Mounting, Encryption, and Backups
  11. Network Fundamentals, File Sharing, and SSH
  12. Internet, Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs
  13. Service Management, System Logs, and User Management
  14. System Cleanup, Troubleshooting, Defragmentation, and Reinstallation
  15. Shell Scripts and Automation
  16. Linux Kernel Basics and Switching
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