Now with a downloadable virtual machine showcasing the book’s test system configuration and updated for the latest Linux kernel release, the new edition of this bestseller teaches system administrators how to set up and configure Linux quickly and easily.
The seventh edition of Linux Administration: A Beginner's Guide takes a proven, step-by-step approach to teaching the fundamentals of Linux system administration, including set-up, configuration, maintenance, networking, and security. Written for all beginner-level system and network admins, this beginner's guide makes it easy for you to translate your basic admin knowledge to Linux system administration and tackle real-world Linux system administration issues.
Part I begins with instructions for Linux server and software installation. Part II details all that is necessary to manage a stand-alone system and Part III introduces Linux security and networking. The remainder of the book is divided into two parts, Part IV: Internet Services and Part V: Intranet Services. The book’s step-by-step design prompts you to follow along and configure your own system. This new edition features a virtual machine showcasing the example system configuration, allowing you to test and compare your own configuration.
- Covers the major distributions of Linux server for Ubuntu, Fedora, Centos, and openSUSE, and the latest Linux kernel release -- Linux 3.20
- Now with a virtual machine! Available for download, the virtual machine showcases the final system configuration you will achieve by working through the book
- Complete with instructor resource materials, featuring PowerPoint slides for classroom use and a test bank of questions that can be used for homework assignments, quizzes, or a final exam