Debian GNU/Linux Bible

Debian GNU/Linux Bible

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Debian GNU/Linux is one of the major Linux distributions available today. It is known as the most open of the Linux distributions - for its commitment to the free software principals, and its community-centricism. It is also known for its tradition of high-quality packages and package management tools, as well as its focus on security issues. "Debian GNU/Linux [registered] Bible" focuses on common apps, GUIs, networking, and system administration. The Debian Project's Internet-based development model has helped the distribution achieve unparalleled Internet functionality. One of the most popular features in Debian GNU/Linux is "apt-get," which automates free network downloads of all software package updates, making the Debian CD the last CD you will ever need to keep your system up-to-date with Linux.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 696 pages
  • 188 x 234.7 x 42.2mm | 1,264.02g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764547100
  • 9780764547102

Table of contents

Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. PART I: GETTING STARTED. Chapter 1:Introduction To Linux. Chapter 2: Installing Debian. Chapter 3: First Steps as a Linux User. Chapter 4. Choosing a GUI. Chapter 5: Networking. Chapter 6: Setting Up for the Internet. PART II: WORKING WITH DEBIAN. Chapter 7: Applications. Chapter 8: Productivity Applications. Chapter 9: Essential Tools. Chapter 10: Multimedia. Chapter 11: Games. PART III: ADMINISTERING LINUX. Chapter 12: System Administration. Chapter 13: Scripting. Chapter 14: Shells. Chapter 15: Linux Kernel. PART. IV: MAINTENANCE AND UPGRADE. Chapter 16: Finding Updated Files. Chapter 17: Hardware. Chapter 18: Backups. PART V: LINUX SERVER. Chapter 19: Security. Chapter 20: Firewall. Chapter 21: Web Server. Chapter 22: FTP Server. Chapter 23: Network Information System. Chapter 24: File Server. Chapter 25: Mail. Appendix A: What's On the CD--Rom. Appendix B: Linux Commands. Appendix C: Debian Packages. Index. GNU General Public License. CD--Rom Installation Instructions.show more

About Steve Hunger

About the Author Steve Hunger has spent the last 10 years in the computer industry, the last four supporting and integrating multiple platforms for a Fortune 500 Company. Having been introduced to UNIX while attending Purdue University, he quickly latched onto Linux as the primary platform for his startup Web hosting and development business in 1996. He continues operating his Web business, consulting with local businesses, and freelance writing. When not conquering the world with Linux, he has co--written and contributed to several books for Macmillan USA and Brady Games, including work on the line of Mandrake Linux products. His latest work has been for AOL Press called Powering Up the Internet. In his spare time he enjoys relaxing with his wife, riding bicycles, and tinkering with an R/C model that is evolving into something that looks amazing like a plane. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Central Indiana Linux Users Group (www.cinlug.org). Steve can be reached at steve@rhinoworld.com.show more

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