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By Richard Petersen

Your one-stop consultant to Linux--fully revised and expanded

Get in-depth assurance of all Linux positive aspects, instruments, and utilities from this completely up to date and finished source, designed for all Linux distributions. Written by means of Linux professional Richard Petersen, this booklet explains how you can get up-and-running on Linux, use the computers and shells, deal with functions, set up servers, enforce security features, and deal with process and community management initiatives.

With complete assurance of the newest platform, Linux: the full Reference, 6th Edition contains info at the very varied and renowned Debian (Ubuntu) and crimson Hat/Fedora software program set up and repair administration instruments utilized by so much distributions. it is a must-have advisor for all Linux clients.
* set up, configure, and administer any Linux distribution
* paintings with documents and folders from the BASH, TCSH, and Z shells
* Use the GNOME and KDE computers, X home windows, and exhibit managers
* arrange workplace, database, net, and multimedia applications
* safe facts utilizing SELinux, netfilter, SSH, and Kerberos
* Encrypt community transmissions with GPG, LUKS, and IPsec
* set up FTP, internet, mail, proxy, print, information, and database servers
* Administer approach assets utilizing HAL, udev, and virtualization (KVM and Xen)
* Configure and keep IPv6, DHCPv6, NIS, networking, and distant access
* entry distant documents and units utilizing NFSv4, GFS, PVFS, NIS, and SAMBA

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Windows will overwrite your boot manager. Use grub-install with the device name of the hard disk to reinstall the Linux boot manager. Be sure to put in an entry for your Windows system. Keep in mind that some distribution use alternative boot loaders like LILO. Chapter 2: Getting Started 19 Accessing Your Linux System The Display Managers: GDM and KDM With the graphical login, your GUI starts up immediately and displays a login window with boxes for a username and password. When you enter your username and password and then press ENTER, your default GUI starts up.

Starting and Stopping NFS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NFS Configuration: /etc/exports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NFS File and Directory Security with NFS4 Access Lists . . . . . Controlling Accessing to NFS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mounting NFS File Systems: NFS Clients . . . . . . . . . . . . Network Information Service: NIS . . . . . . . . . . .

NFS Daemons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Starting and Stopping NFS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NFS Configuration: /etc/exports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NFS File and Directory Security with NFS4 Access Lists . . . . . Controlling Accessing to NFS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mounting NFS File Systems: NFS Clients . . . . . . . . .

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