A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux by Mark G. Sobell

By Mark G. Sobell

“I have stumbled on this booklet to be a truly worthwhile school room textual content, in addition to an exceptional Linux source. It teaches Linux utilizing a ground-up procedure that provides scholars the opportunity to development with their talents and develop into the Linux global. i've got usually pointed to this booklet while requested to suggest a high-quality Linux reference.”
— Eric Hartwell, Chair, university of knowledge know-how, ITT Technical Institute

Master all of the innovations you want to be triumphant with Fedora™ or purple Hat® company Linux®

the number one Fedora and RHEL resource—a educational AND on-the-job reference
grasp Linux management and safeguard utilizing the command line, GUI instruments, Python, systemd, and firewalld
manage key web servers, step-by-step, together with Samba, Apache, MariaDB/MySQL, sendmail, OpenSSH, DNS, LDAP, and more
Brand-new bankruptcy on digital Machines and Cloud Computing!

In this finished advisor, one of many world’s best Linux specialists brings jointly the entire wisdom and real-world insights you must grasp and prevail with today’s types of Fedora or crimson Hat firm Linux. Best-selling writer Mark Sobell explains Linux basically and successfully, targeting abilities you’ll really need as a person, programmer, or administrator.

Sobell assumes no earlier Linux wisdom. He begins at the start and walks you thru each subject and job that concerns, utilizing easy-to-understand examples. step-by-step, you’ll methods to set up and configure Linux from the accompanying DVD, navigate its graphical consumer interface, offer file/printer sharing, configure community servers, safe Linux computers and networks, paintings with the command line, administer Linux successfully, and automate management utilizing Python and bash.

Mark Sobell has taught millions of Linux and UNIX pros. He is aware each Linux corner and cranny—and he by no means forgets what it’s prefer to be new to Linux. no matter what you must do with Linux—now or within the future—you’ll locate it during this book.

Compared with different Linux books, a realistic advisor to Fedora™and crimson Hat®Enterprise Linux ®, 7th version, delivers

entire, up to date assurance of Fedora 19 and RHEL 7 (beta)
New programming chapters that conceal Python and MariaDB/MySQL, plus a brand new educational on utilizing GnuPG to encrypt communications
details on cutting-edge protection: SELinux, ACLs, firewalld (firewall-config and firewall-cmd), iptables (system-config-firewall), GnuPG, and OpenSSH
New bankruptcy on VMs (virtual machines) and cloud computing, together with VMware, QEMU/KVM, virt-manager, virsh, GNOME bins, and AWS (Amazon internet Services)
elevated command-line insurance, together with a brand new bankruptcy that info 32 vital utilities
sensible details on net server configuration, together with Apache, sendmail, NFSv4, DNS/BIND, the hot LDAP Dynamic Server, and IPv6
entire “meat-and-potatoes” details on system/network management, now together with GRUB 2, the XFS filesystem, the hot Anaconda Installer, the systemd init daemon, firewalld, and NetworkManager
precise directions on holding Linux platforms brand new, discovering software program programs, and dealing with repositories utilizing yum and rpm
complete assurance of the LPI Linux necessities examination goals plus large insurance of the CompTIA Linux+ examination targets; Appendix E offers a map from pursuits to pages within the book
New insurance of locate, variety, xz (compression), loose, xargs, and the nano editor
and lots more and plenty extra, together with a 500+ time period word list and finished indexes

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