Since 2008,Chris has been employed by Red Hat,Inc. About the Technical Editor Ralph Angenendt has been working as a system and network administrator since 1998. Chapter 9 describes tools for browsing the Web such as the Firefox Web browser and related tools such as e-mail clients. Perhaps you are someone who just wants to use Linux to run programs,access the Internet,and so on. Their step-by-step instructions walk you through a painless and simple installation of Linux; then you'll explore the major changes to the release of Fedora 14 while also revisiting the previous version so you can see what features have been updated and revised.
Write simple script utilities to automate tasks Understand the shell, and create shell scripts Produce database, e-mail, and web scripts Study scripting examples ranging from basic to advanced Whether used as a tutorial or as a quick reference, this bookcontains information that every Linux user should know. Chapters 1 and 2 contain brief descriptions of the Linux technology and tell you what you need to get the operating system installed. Once they are ready to make a serious commitment to a commercial use of Linux,however,they often buy subscriptions to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. You may be migrating from Microsoft operating systems to Linux because of its networking and multiuser features. By adding Satellite Servers to their locations,customers can centrally manage and monitor all their Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems on site. Install, run, and manage the latest version of Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux-then polish your system administration skills and get up to speed on the very latest in networking, desktop, and server enhancements. Topics Covered: Getting off the Ground with Linux Running a Linux Desktop Learning System Administration Skills Setting Up Linux Servers Choosing and Installing Different Linux Distributions Programming in Linux Linux Bible 2010 Edition walks you through the details of the various Linux distributions and updates you on the latest networking, desktop, and server enhancements.
Commands and code are shown in a monospaced font: This is how code looks xxvi www. He has been involved in web design since 1998,with Linux since 2001,and over the years has written several articles and tutorials. A Tip box shows a special way of performing a particular task. Conventions Used in This Book Throughout the book,special typography indicates code and commands. Linux is a robustsystem with tremendous potential, and Linux Command Line andShell Scripting Bible opens the door to new possibilities. Wiley also publishes its books in a variety of electronic formats.
When you are done with a task,you should have a good,basic setup of the feature that it covers. Using this book is a great start for becoming a Linux professional. Master the Linux shell, file system, and text editor; how to set up users and automate system tasks; and much more in over a thousand pages of step-by-step instruction. Command line statements can be combined intoshort programs called shell scripts, a practice increasing inpopularity due to its usefulness in automation. When many tools can be used to achieve the same results,we usually present one or two examples. Torvalds started Linux by writing a kernel —the heart of the operating system —partly from scratch and partly by using publicly available software.
Some content that appears in print may not be available in electronic books. The Linux command line allows you to type specific shellcommands directly into the system to manipulate files and querysystem resources. Part I:Getting Started Part I consist of Chapters 1 through 4. . After that,we often provide pointers to further information on tweaking and tuning the feature. Offers a complete restructure, complete with exercises, to make the book a better learning tool Places a strong focus on the Linux command line tools and can be used with all distributions and versions of Linux Features in-depth coverage of the tools that a power user and a Linux administrator need to get started This practical learning tool is ideal for anyone eager to set up a new Linux desktop system at home or curious to learn how to manage Linux server systems at work.
Timothy holds a degree in software application programming. This work is sold with the understanding that the pub- lisher is not engaged in rendering legal,accounting,or other professional services. Written by bestselling author Christopher Negus, this guide is packed with in-depth descriptions on the basics of Linux desktops, servers, and programming tools and gets you up to speed on all the new and exciting features of the newest version: Linux 2010. Whether you're new to Linux or need a reliable update and reference, this is an excellent resource. In his spare time, he enjoys photography,hanging out with his friends,and sleeping with his feet hanging off the end of his bed. This third edition incorporates thirtypages of new functional examples that are fully updated to alignwith the latest Linux features.
Just as that code can be built into binaries and included in a Linux distribution more on how that works later ,so too can the source code subsequently released by each Linux distribution be rebuilt and reused. It will be of great interest to students and scholars of Homer, the Bible and comparative literature, and cultural historians. Category: Computers Author : M. Linux continues to be an excellent, low-cost alternative to expensive operating systems. Plus, you'll discover how to set up secure, fully functioning Linux server systems and get up-to-date installation advice.
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Veteran bestselling author Christopher Negus provides a complete tutorial packed with major updates, revisions, and hands-on exercises so that you can confidently start using Linux today. A Note box provides extra information to which you need to pay special attention. Further,readers should be aware that Internet Web sites listed in this work may have changed or disappeared between when this work was written and when it is read. Disclaimer: This eBook does not include ancillary media that was packaged with the printed version of the book. Homeric Stitchings is a study in the performative aspects of ancient reading, the processes of human memory, and the reception of Homeric poetry as oral poetry in later antiquity.