Linux All-in-One For Dummies (5th Revised edition)

Linux All-in-One For Dummies (5th Revised edition)

By: Emmett Dulaney (author)Paperback

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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.

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Emmett Dulaney has authored over thirty books, including the CompTIA Security+ Guide, 3rd Edition. He is the former Director of Training for Mercury Technical Solutions, and is currently an instructor at Anderson University.


Introduction 1 Book I: Getting Started with Linux 7 Chapter 1: Introducing Linux 9 Chapter 2: Installing Linux 29 Chapter 3: Troubleshooting and Configuring Linux 37 Chapter 4: Trying Out Linux 57 Book II: Linux Desktops 67 Chapter 1: GNOME, Unity, Cinnamon, and MATE 69 Chapter 2: The KDE Desktop 79 Chapter 3: Commanding the Shell 89 Chapter 4: Navigating the Linux File System 109 Chapter 5: Introducing Linux Applications 127 Chapter 6: Using Text Editors 139 Book III: Networking 151 Chapter 1: Connecting to the Internet 153 Chapter 2: Setting Up a Local Area Network 167 Chapter 3: Going Wireless 179 Chapter 4: Managing the Network 189 Book IV: The Internet 203 Chapter 1: Browsing the Web 205 Chapter 2: Reading Newsgroups and RSS Feeds 217 Chapter 3: Using FTP 231 Chapter 4: Hosting Internet Services 241 Chapter 5: Managing Mail and News Servers 257 Chapter 6: Managing DNS 279 Book V: Administration 299 Chapter 1: Introducing Basic System Administration 301 Chapter 2: Managing Users and Groups 337 Chapter 3: Managing File Systems 351 Chapter 4: Working with Samba and NFS 373 Book VI: Security 381 Chapter 1: Introducing Linux Security 383 Chapter 2: Securing Linux 399 Chapter 3: Computer Security Audits and Vulnerability Testing Types 429 Book VII: Scripting 443 Chapter 1: Introductory Shell Scripting 445 Chapter 2: Advanced Shell Scripting 457 Chapter 3: Programming in Linux 465 Book VIII: Linux Certification 489 Chapter 1: Studying for the Linux Essentials Certification Exam 491 Chapter 2: Studying for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI Certification Exams 501 Chapter 3: Other Linux Certifications 517 Index 519

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/07/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781118844359
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9781118844359
  • weight: 750
  • ISBN10: 1118844351
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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