A Practical Guide to Red Hat R Linux R : Fedora TM Core and by Mark G. Sobell

By Mark G. Sobell

A re-creation of this identify is accessible, ISBN-10: 0137142951 ISBN-13: 9780137142958


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A functional advisor to crimson Hat® Linux® is a superb publication. thanks Mark Sobell.” —C. Pozrikidis, collage of California at San Diego
“This publication provides the simplest assessment of the Linux working process that i've got chanced on. . . . it may be very priceless and comprehensible it doesn't matter what the reader’s historical past is: conventional UNIX person, new Linux devotee, or perhaps home windows consumer. every one subject is gifted in a transparent, whole style and intensely few assumptions are made approximately what the reader is familiar with. . . . The ebook is intensely worthwhile as a reference, because it incorporates a 70-page word list of phrases and is especially good listed. it really is prepared in one of these manner that the reader can specialize in easy initiatives with no need to go through extra complex subject matters until eventually they're ready.” —Cam Marshall, Marshall details provider LLC, Member of entrance diversity UNIX clients staff FRUUG, Boulder, Colorado
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This variation includes broad assurance, together with complete chapters on utilizing Linux from the command line and GUI; much more thorough procedure management and safeguard assistance; and up to the moment, step by step directions for constructing networks and each significant kind of web server. alongside the way in which, you research the “hows” and the “whys.” Mark Sobell understands each Linux corner and cranny, has taught thousands of readers, and not forgets what it’s prefer to be new to Linux. even if you're a person, an administrator, or a programmer, this publication offers all you need—and more.

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What are multiuser systems? Why are they successful? 4. What is the Free Software Foundation/GNU? What is Linux? Which parts of the Linux operating system did each provide? Who else has helped build and refine this operating system? 5. In what language is Linux written? What does the language have to do with the success of Linux? 6. What is a utility program? 7. What is a shell? How does it work with the kernel? With the user? 8. How can you use utility programs and a shell to create your own applications?

5 gigabytes, depending on which Red Hat Linux programs you install. These figures assume /usr/local is a separate partition. /var Minimum of 500 megabytes. RAID RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive/Independent Disks) employs two or more hard disk drives or partitions in combination to improve fault tolerance and/or performance. Applications and utilities see these multiple drives/partitions as a single logical device. RAID, which can be implemented in hardware or software (Red Hat gives you this option), spreads data across multiple disks.

Thus you can specify a URL in a browser exactly as shown in this book. Tip, caution, and security boxes The following boxes highlight information that may be helpful while you are using or administrating a Linux system. Tip: This is a tip box A tip box may help you avoid repeating a common mistake or may point toward additional information. Caution: This box warns you about something A caution box warns you about a potential pitfall. Security: This box marks a security note A security box highlights a potential security issue.

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