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This textbook, with its building-block approach, provides comprehensive coverage of basic, advanced, and server topics, including: *Linux installation *Running the command interface and the X Window (GUI) interface *Kernel and boot manager *Networking services Readers with a basic understanding of a GUI interface operating system and of a command prompt operating system will benefit from this text. Key features of this text include: *End-of-section Questions guide your study and help prepare you for Linux certifications, such as Comptia's Linux+ exam and the LPI Linux exams. *Hands-0n Exercises facilitate learning and retention. *Exercises throughout the text are written for Mandrake Linux 9.1, which is found in the accompanying CDs.
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  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 209.3 x 272.8 x 27.2mm | 1,192.96g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • glossary
  • 0130984590
  • 9780130984593

Table of contents

I. LINUX BASICS. 1. Introduction to UNIX and Linux. 2. Downloading and Installing Linux. 3. Using the Command Prompt. 4. Introduction to X Window. 5. Working with Applications. 6. Printing in Linux. 7. Networking with Linux. II. ADVANCED TOPICS. 8. Linux Architecture. 9. User Management. 10. Disk and File System Management. 11. File and System Security. 12. Shell Scripts. III. NETWORK SERVICES. 13. File and Print Sharing. 14. DNS and DHCP Services. 15. Web Services. 16. Remote Access. 17. Email Services. Appendix A: Binary Conversion. Appendix B: Answers to Odd Questions. Glossary.
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About Patrick Regan

Patrick Regan has not only been a PC technician and network administrator/engineer for the last 12 years, but has also taught many computer and networking technology classes at Sacramento local colleges (Heald Colleges and Institute of Technology), and has done a lot of formal and informal training while an IT administrator (Heald Colleges) and a product support engineer for Intel's Customer Service and participated in and led many projects (Heald Colleges and Intel). For his teaching accomplishments, he has received the Teacher of the Year award from Heald Colleges and has received several recognition awards from Intel. He currently holds many certifications including Microsoft's MCSE, MCSA and MCT; COMPTIA's A+, Network+, Server+, Linux+, Security+ and CTT+; Cisco's CCNA; and Novell's CNE and CNT.
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