Linux Essentials
By Roderick W. Smith
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: March 2012
Pages: 368

Learn Linux Quickly and Easily

This full-color guide thoroughly covers Linux fundamentals. You'll begin with basic principles and the Linux way of doing things, then move on to common user programs such as the command line and text editors. With these skills in hand, you can tackle system administration tasks, such as user management and network configuration. Whether you're prepping for the LPI Linux Essentials certification or just brushing up on the basics for your professional work, this is the fast and thorough grounding you need.

Learn these Linux essentials—and more:

  • Discovering where Linux fits into the OS world

  • Managing hardware in Linux

  • Using Bash, the Linux command line

  • Using file management tools and commands

  • Installing and controlling programs

  • Finding and archiving data on your computer

  • Editing text files with common Linux editors

  • Automating tasks with the help of scripts

  • Managing accounts and groups

  • Setting file ownership and permissions

Manage your computer's users and groups

Configure your network connections

This striking Essentials book maximizes skill acquisition and knowledge retention with:

  • Chapter-opening learning topics

  • Step-by-step tutorials

  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations

  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises

  • Chapter review questions

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