Are you looking for a reliable, low-cost operating system? Do you want to discover how powerful and straightforward Linux is? This book shows you how to set up a Linux system, add applications, make things happen automatically, connect to the internet, share files with other system and even learn the basics of programming.
Are you looking for a reliable, low-cost operating system? Do you want to discover how powerful and straightforward Linux is? Do you need help cutting through the jargon? Teach Yourself Linux will help you to make the most of this powerful system. With this book you can set up a Linux system, add applications, make things happen automatically, connect to the internet, share files with other system and even learn the basics of programming. Extensive examples will help you to master everything from simple commands to setting up your own web server.
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A graduate in engineering and computer science from Cambridge University, Robert Billing MA has spent over twenty-five years working on software for applications as diverse as banking, offshore safety and digital television, specialising in Linux for the last six years.
Table of Contents
Part 1 The basics: introduction; backgound - what is Linux?; Linux distributions; how and where to obtain a distribution; installing Linux; what to do if installation fails; getting support; Linux on laptops. Part 2 The alternatives: Debian; SuSE; non-intel platforms. Part 3 Using Linux: logging in; the command line interface; file systems; X-Windows; the GUI. Part 4 Software that runs on Linux: Office applications; graphical tools; some other interesting applications. Part 5 More powerful features: basic scripting; using cron; printing; emulating other environments. Part 6 Linux and networking: TCP/IP basics; Internet access; file sharing; exporting files with NFS; interworking with Microsoft systems; interworking with classical UNIX; Telnet RSH and SSH. Part 7 Network management and servers: PPP; PLIP; Linux servers; network security; network catching. Part 8 Maintaining the system: installing, configuring and removing packages; making backups; recovering from disasters; common problems. Part 9 Inside Linux: teh setup and shutdown sequences; modules and drivers. Part 10 Programming for beginners: basic development tools; tricks with the parallel port; serial interface; TLC, TK and TIX; Perl. Part 11 Carrers with Linux: certification; career development. Part 12 Advanced topics: embedded Linux; configuring and compiling the kernel; writing kernel modules; creating packages.
Teach Yourself LINUX by Robert Billing
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