Guide to Linux Installation and Administration

Guide to Linux Installation and Administration

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'Guide to Linux Installation and Administration' is a hands-on, practical guide that can be used to master Linux installation and administration. The book begins by discussing the history and culture of Linux and open source software, and then covers the process of planning, installing, and beginning to use a Linux system. The detailed, step-by-step installation instructions allow new users to install Linux successfully on a personal computer. The second half of the book focuse on administering a Linux system, and discusses basic system administration tasks specifically related to Linux. It provides detailed explanations of the system administrator's major concerns, including managing users and groups, managing system resources, scripts and procedures, managing printing, and backing up data. Throughout, the book provides plentiful examples of sample commands and output.The rootok module checks whether the user who is executing the halt command is root (this is normally done by checking whether the User ID ... an email reader, an audio CD player, and maybe one or two other programs, all at the same time.

Title:Guide to Linux Installation and Administration
Author:Nicholas Wells
Publisher:Cengage Learning EMEA - 2000


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