Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, A

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback w/Disk
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Sobell's legendary Linux tutorial and reference, fully updated for Fedora Core 12 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Release 5

The definitive Fedora and Red Hat resource for users, admins, and programmers at all levels of experience.

Covers command line, GUIs, servers, security, scripting, administration, and much more.

Now covers automating administration with Perl.

New indexing system helps readers find answers even faster

DVD contains the new Fedora Core 12 distribution Mark Sobell's books have earned a reputation as the most thorough and up-to date guides to installing, configuring, and working with Linux. They've become legendary for their versatility as both tutorials and references, making them ideal for both entry-level and more advanced readers.

Now fully updated for both Fedora Core 12 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Release 5, Sobell's new edition of A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat walks readers through every essential feature and technique they'll need now and for years to come, including:

-The command line and the GNOME and KDE GUIs, including GUI customization.

-File sharing with Samba, NFS, and FTP.

-Internet server configuration including Apache, sendmail, NFS, and DNS/BIND.

-State-of-the-art security techniques, including SELinux (Security Enhanced Linux), Access Control Lists, firewall setup using the Red Hat GUI and iptables, and a full chapter on OpenSSH NAMS.

-Meat-and-potatoes system/network administration.

-A practical introduction to bash shell scripting.

-New coverage of Perl scripting for system automation.

-Complete instructions for updating systems with yum As always, Sobell teaches both the 'hows' and the 'whys' - and readers will find answers and solutions faster than ever, thanks to this edition's completely revamped index system.

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Superb Linux reference July 19, 2011
The textbook offers plenty of useful advice and guidance. There are many commands explained in simple and clear fashion. I also like the Exercises and Advanced Exercises at the end of each chapter. This is an excellent textbook for readers new to Linux.
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