The industry favorite Linux guide, updated for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and the cloud Linux Bible, 9th Edition is the ultimate hands-on Linux user guide, whether you're a true beginner or a more advanced user navigating recent changes. This updated ninth edition covers the latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7), Fedora 21, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and includes new information on cloud computing and development with guidance on Openstack and Cloudforms. With a focus on RHEL 7, this practical guide gets you up to speed quickly on the new enhancements for enterprise-quality file systems, the new boot process and services management, firewalld, and the GNOME 3 desktop. Written by a Red Hat expert, this book provides the clear explanations and step-by-step instructions that demystify Linux and bring the new features seamlessly into your workflow. This useful guide assumes a base of little or no Linux knowledge, and takes you step by step through what you need to know to get the job done. Get Linux up and running quickly Master basic operations and tackle more advanced tasks Get up to date on the recent changes to Linux server system management Bring Linux to the cloud using Openstack and Cloudforms Linux Bible, 9th Edition is the one resource you need, and provides the hands-on training that gets you on track in a flash.
The leading Fedora book-over a quarter of a million copies sold of previous editions! What better way to learn Fedora 11 than with the leading Fedora book from the best-selling Linux author, Christopher Negus with Eric Foster Johnson? Whether you're new to Linux or an advanced user, this power-packed guide is loaded with what you need. 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. 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. Boot the full DVD of Fedora 11, including almost all binary code packages, or do a Live Install of the CD for rescuing, troubleshooting, or installing Fedora. Fedora is a free, open source Linux operating system sponsored by Red Hat as an open source community project; the technological innovations from the Fedora Project are then implemented in Red Hat's commercial offering, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Covers step-by-step instructions for making Linux installation simple and painless; how to take advantage of the desktop interface (including coverage of AIGLX); and how to use the Linux shell, file system, and text editor Also covers setting up users; automating system tasks; backing up and restoring files; dealing with the latest security issues and threats; using and customizing the desktop menus, icons, window manager, and xterm; and how to create and publish formatted documents with Linux applications The DVD and CD that come with the book include Fedora Linux 11 and an official Fedora 11 LiveCD (bootable and installable) This is the book you need to succeed with Fedora 11 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Boot Up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 Other Distributions
Author: Christopher Negus
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
The definitive guide to the basics of one of the most popular operating systems in the world Whether you're a first-time Linux user or you're migrating from another operating system, this book is an ideal introductory guide for getting comfortable with the building-block nature of Linux. 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. Negus walks you through transitioning from Windows or Mac and helps you find the Linux distribution that best meets your needs. You'll explore more than 18 Linux distributions, including the latest versions of Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, OpenSUSE, Slackware, Knoppix, Gentoo, Mandriva, SLAX, and more. Plus, you'll discover how to set up secure, fully functioning Linux server systems and get up-to-date installation advice. 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. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Boot Up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, OpenSUSE, and 11 Other Distributions
Author: Chris Negus
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Demonstrates new Linux distributions while covering commands, installation, customizing the Linux shell, filesystem management, working with multimedia features, security, networking, and system administration.
As a market-leading, free, open-source Linux operating system (OS), Fedora 10 is implemented in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and serves as an excellent OS for those who want more frequent updates. Bestselling author Christopher Negus offers an ideal companion resource for both new and advanced Linux users. He presents clear, thorough instructions so you can learn how to make Linux installation simple and painless, take advantage of the desktop interface, and use the Linux shell, file system, and text editor. He also describes key system administration skills, including setting up users, automating system tasks, backing up and restoring files, and understanding the latest security issues and threats. Included is both a DVD distribution of Fedora Linux 10 and a bootable Fedora LiveCD. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Everything you need to know—and then some! It's the fastest-growing, coolest Linux distribution out there, and now you can join the excitement with this information-packed guide. Want to edit graphics? Create a spreadsheet? Manage groups? Set up an NFS server? You'll learn it all and more with the expert guidance, tips, and techniques in this first-ever soup-to-nuts book on Ubuntu. From the basics for newcomers to enterprise management for system administrators, it's what you need to succeed with Ubuntu. Master the fundamentals for desktop and networks Send e-mail, share files, edit text, and print Download music, watch DVDs, and play games Use Ubuntu on laptops, go wireless, or synch it with your PDA Set up Web, mail, print, DNS, DHCP, and other servers Manage groups and secure your network What's on the CD-ROM? Test-drive Ubuntu on your computer without changing a thing using the bootable Ubuntu Desktop Live CD included with this book. If you decide to install it permanently, a simple, easy-to-use installer is provided. Also on the CD, you'll find: Popular open-source software for Microsoft(r) Windows(r), such as AbiWord, Firefox(r), GIMP, and more An easy-to-use application that simplifies installing these programs on your Microsoft Windows system System Requirements: Please see the "About the CD-ROM Appendix" for details and complete system requirements. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Bring yourself up to date on everything you need to know about Ubuntu Linux The Ubuntu Linux Bible covers all of the latest developments in version 8.10 and 8.04, including tips for newcomers as well as expert guidance for seasoned system administrators. Learn about topics like the Gnome Desktop, the Bash shell, virtual machines, wireless networking, file sharing, and more. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Boot up Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and more
Author: Christopher Negus
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
As the ultimate resource on the basics of the Linux desktops, servers, and programming tools, this book is written by the ultimate author on all things Linux. This transition resource is ideal if you are making the move from Windows or Macintosh to using Linux as your desktop system, and explains the Linux technology, offers detailed installation instructions, and includes step-by-step descriptions of key desktop and server components. You’ll relish the in-depth descriptions that will help you choose the best Linux distribution to suit your needs. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
More than a quarter of a million copies sold in previous editions! Freedom is a feature With Fedora's new Online Desktop, you are free to shape your desktop environment to include the services, applications, and online friends you desire. As always, Fedora's total dedication to freedom lets you draw on thousands of free software packages to create the exact desktop or server computer you need. Fedora puts together the software (provided here on CD and DVD). This book acts as a guide to everything from playing music and writing documents to configuring many powerful Web, file, print, DHCP, and database servers. Customize Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux to: Explore your computer or the Internet from GNOME®, KDE®, or Online Desktops Manage and use documents, spreadsheets, presentations, music, and images Try the new advanced PulseAudio sound server Draw from online software repositories with Package Manager and Package Updater Build an Internet server with e-mail, Web, DNS, FTP, and database services Secure your computer with firewalls, password protection, and SELinux Try out cutting-edge Fedora 8 features: Use Codeina to get legal software to play MP3, Windows media, and other audio/video formats Organize photos, music, friends, docs, and Web favorites in the new experimental Online Desktop Explore the latest in KVM and QEMU virtualization and AIGLX 3D-desktop What's on the DVD and CD-ROM? Install Fedora 8 (8GB) from DVD Boot Fedora 8 GNOME Live CD, and then install its contents to your hard drive System Requirements: Please see the Preface and Appendix A for details and complete system requirements. Open for more! Check out the new Online Desktop Find ten cool things to do with Fedora Run a Fedora 8 quick install Add pop and power with Online Desktop and 3D acceleration Organizing the people, places, and things you need on your desktop is now easier with the new GNOME Online Desktop. Get organized, then pile on some bling with 3D-accelerated desktop effects. Put friends, photos, and fun on your new Online Desktop Your favorite people and your online favorites are totally accessible from the new GNOME Online Desktop. Play with 3D desktop animations Continued improvements in 3D software let you rotate workspaces on a 3D cube, choose 3D minimize effects, and set 3D wobble effects.