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Linux Certification Handbook : Preparing for the RHCE and LPI Exams

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Ready to truly master Linux system administration? Rely on the book that\'s been tested and proven by more than 50,000 Web users and Linux trainers worldwide: Paul Sheer\'s LINUX:Rute User\'s Tutorial and Exposition. Sheer presents in-depth, real-world coverage of every key aspect of system administration, with any leading distribution. He even provides detailed cross-references to LPI and RHCE certification topics, making this book an exceptionally useful resource for exam preparation. Sheer presents in-depth, real-world coverage of every key aspect of system administration: user management, security, package management, kernel configuration, working with key Linux tools, filesystem organization, device configuration, and much more. The book covers Linux configuration files in extraordinary detail, and presents comprehensive tutorials on networking and Internet services -- including TCP/IP, routing, mail, Samba, and DNS name server configuration. Unlike many competitive guides, it also contains coverage of shell scripting and C programming, giving working sysadmins powerful tools for streamlining their work.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • 177 x 235 x 36mm
  • Pearson Professional Education
  • Prentice Hall PTR
  • Harlow, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations
  • 0130333514
  • 9780130333513
  • 940,960

About Paul Sheer

PAUL SHEER owns Paul Sheer Consulting IT Services, a firm specializing in Linux consulting, programming, and training; Web database integration; cryptography; embedded systems; and related technologies. The electronic version of hisLINUX:Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition has become one of the Web's most popular resources for mastering Linux administration. Sheer is based in Cape Town, South Africa.show more

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The only Linux sysadmin guide that's been tested and proven by 50,000+ Web users! The proven Linux sysadmin's guide--read by 50,000+ Web users worldwide! The only comprehensive system administration reference that's portable across all Linux distributions Networking, security, shell scripting, kernel, TCP/IP, DNS, Web, mail, Samba, and much more CD-ROM includes a complete HTML version of the book--the perfect portable reference! Ready to truly master Linux system administration? Rely on the book that's been tested and proven by more than 50,000 Web users and Linux trainers worldwide: Paul Sheer's LINUX: Rute Users Tutorial and Exposition. Sheer presents in-depth, real-world coverage of every key aspect of system administration: user management, security, networking, Internet services, package management, C programming, kernel compilation, hardware configuration, and much more. Unlike many competitive guides, it also contains extensive coverage of shell scripting and UNIX access controls. Real-life examples give working sysadmins a powerful resource for streamlining their work. It even contains detailed cross-references to LPI and RHCE certification topics, making it an exceptionally useful resource for exam preparation. Linux configuration files-in extraordinary detail Comprehensive networking coverage: TCP/IP, routing, Apache, Exim, Sendmail, Samba, name server configuration, and more Linux commands, regular expressions, processes, and environment variables Key Linux environments: from vi to X to postgreSQL Linux filesystem permission model and organization Linux device configuration: audio, Ethernet, PCI, SCSI, serial devices, CD-RW, and more No matter what kind of Linux systems you're managing, no matter which distributions you use, LINUX: Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition presents the techniques you need to succeed.show more

Table of contents

Chapter Summary. 1. Introduction. 2. Computing Sub-basics. 3. PC Hardware. 4. Basic Commands. 5. Regular Expressions. 6. Editing Text Files. 7. Shell Scripting. 8. Streams and sed-The Stream Editor. 9. Processes, Environment Variables. 10. Mail. 11. User Accounts and Ownerships. 12. Using Internet Services. 13. LINUX Resources. 14. Permission and Modification Times. 15. Symbolic and Hard Links. 16. Pre-installed Documentation. 17. Overview of the UNIX Directory Layout. 18. UNIX Devices. 19. Partitions, File Systems, Formatting, Mounting. 20. Advanced Shell Scripting. 21. System Services and lpd. 22. Trivial Introduction to C. 23. Shared Libraries. 24. Source and Binary Packages. 25. Introduction to IP. 26. TCP and UDP. 27. DNS and Name Resolution. 28. Network File System, NFS. 29. Services Running Under inetd. 30. exim and sendmail. 31. lilo, initrd, and Booting. 32. init, ?getty, and UNIX Run Levels. 33. Sending Faxes. 34. uucp and uux. 35. The LINUX File System Standard. 36. httpd-Apache Web Server. 37. crond and atd. 38. postgres SQL Server. 39. smbd-Samba NT Server. 40. Named-Domain Name Server. 41. Point-to-Point Protocol-Dialup Networking. 42. The LINUX Kernel Source, Modules, and Hardware Support. 43. The X Window System. 44. UNIX Security. A: Lecture Schedule. B: LPI Certification Cross-Reference. C: RHCE Certification Cross-Reference. D: LINUX Advocacy FAQ. E: The GNU General Public License Version 2. Index.show more