Linux System Administration
by Matthew West
Publisher: The Shuttleworth Foundation 2004
Number of pages: 186
This book teaches students how to install GNU/Linux. The courses uses the Debian distro as an example. Students install, create and manage user accounts, install new hardware, make backups and many other mission critical tasks a System Administrator would need to know.
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by Stan, Peter and Marie Klimas
A complete reference for new Linux users who wish to set up and administer their own Linux home computer, workstation or their home or small office network. The answers are meant to be simple and always supported with a readily usable example.
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The book Follows on the Linux From Scratch book, introduces the reader through system additions including networking, sound support, X support, printer and scanner support. Aimed at those who have previously built a system based on the LFS book.
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