LINUX: Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition
by Paul Sheer
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR 2001
Number of pages: 660
The only comprehensive system administration reference that's portable across all Linux distributions. Presents in-depth, real-world coverage of every key aspect of system administration: user management, security, networking, Internet services, package management, C programming, kernel compilation, hardware configuration, and much more.
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by Matthew West - The Shuttleworth Foundation
This book teaches students how to install GNU/Linux. Students should install, create and manage user accounts, install new hardware, make backups and many other mission critical tasks a System Administrator would need to know.
by Bert Hubert, at al. - lartc.org
This document hopes to enlighten you on how to do more with Linux 2.2/2.4 routing. You already run tools which allow you to do spectacular things. Commands like route and ifconfig are wrappers for the very powerful iproute2 infrastructure.
by Igor Ljubuncic - Dedoimedo
Linux kernel crash analysis is a niche topic, which will interest system administrators and professionals dabbling in the kernel. This book is as a very extensive learning lesson in what goes behind the curtains of a typical Linux system.
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