Linux: The Complete Reference, Sixth Edition

Your one-stop advisor to Linux--fully revised and expanded

Get in-depth insurance of all Linux good points, instruments, and utilities from this completely up to date and entire source, designed for all Linux distributions. Written by means of Linux professional Richard Petersen, this publication explains tips on how to get up-and-running on Linux, use the pcs and shells, deal with functions, installation servers, enforce safety features, and deal with approach and community management projects.

With complete insurance of the most recent platform, Linux: the total Reference, 6th Edition comprises info at the very assorted and renowned Debian (Ubuntu) and purple Hat/Fedora software program install and repair administration instruments utilized by such a lot distributions. it is a must-have advisor for all Linux clients.

  • Install, configure, and administer any Linux distribution
  • Work with records and folders from the BASH, TCSH, and Z shells
  • Use the GNOME and KDE pcs, X home windows, and demonstrate managers
  • Set up place of work, database, net, and multimedia applications
  • Secure info utilizing SELinux, netfilter, SSH, and Kerberos
  • Encrypt community transmissions with GPG, LUKS, and IPsec
  • Deploy FTP, net, mail, proxy, print, information, and database servers
  • Administer procedure assets utilizing HAL, udev, and virtualization (KVM and Xen)
  • Configure and continue IPv6, DHCPv6, NIS, networking, and distant access
  • Access distant documents and units utilizing NFSv4, GFS, PVFS, NIS, and SAMBA

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Finishing approaches: playstation and kill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The C Shell: Command Line modifying and background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C Shell Command Line enhancing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C Shell heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The TCSH Shell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCSH Command Line crowning glory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCSH background modifying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Z-shell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 35 37 38 forty forty forty two forty three forty three forty five forty five forty six forty six forty seven forty seven forty eight 50 50 fifty one fifty two fifty three fifty four fifty four fifty four fifty five fifty five fifty five fifty six fifty seven fifty seven sixty two sixty two sixty two sixty three four The Shell Scripts and Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shell Variables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Definition and overview of Variables: =, $, set, unset . . . . . . . . . . . sixty five sixty six sixty six Contents Variable Values: Strings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Values from Linux instructions: again rates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shell Scripts: User-Defined instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Executing Scripts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Script Arguments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . setting Variables and Subshells: export and setenv . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shell setting Variables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCSH/C Shell setting Variables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . keep watch over constructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . attempt Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Conditional keep watch over buildings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Loop keep an eye on buildings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCSH/C Shell keep watch over constructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . attempt Expressions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCSH Shell stipulations: if-then, if-then-else, swap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCSH Shell Loops: whereas and foreach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty seven 70 70 seventy one seventy one seventy three seventy five seventy six seventy seven seventy seven seventy eight eighty one eighty one eighty two eighty two 86 five Shell Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shell Initialization and Configuration documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Configuration Directories and documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aliases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aliasing instructions and innovations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aliasing instructions and Arguments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aliasing instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Controlling Shell Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . setting Variables and Subshells: export . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Configuring Your Shell with Shell Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shell Parameter Variables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Configuring Your Login Shell: . bash_profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Configuring the BASH Shell: . bashrc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The BASH Shell Logout dossier: . bash_logout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The TCSH Shell Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCSH/C Aliases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TCSH/C Shell characteristic Variables: Shell good points . . . . . .

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