More than 50 percent new and revised content for today's Linux environment gets you up and running in no time!
Linux continues to be an excellent, low-cost alternative to expensive operating systems. Whether you're new to Linux or need a reliable update and reference, this is an excellent resource. Veteran bestselling author Christopher Negus provides a complete tutorial packed with major updates, revisions, and hands-on exercises so that you can confidently start using Linux today.
- Offers a complete restructure, complete with exercises, to make the book a better learning tool
- Places a strong focus on the Linux command line tools and can be used with all distributions and versions of Linux
- Features in-depth coverage of the tools that a power user and a Linux administrator need to get started
This practical learning tool is ideal for anyone eager to set up a new Linux desktop system at home or curious to learn how to manage Linux server systems at work.
From the Back Cover
Step-by-step tutorial for mastering Linux Complete guide for becoming a Linux Professional Build Linux desktop and server skills Advance to enterprise-level computing Become a Linux system admin or power user Your definitive guide to becoming a Linux expert As a bestselling Linux author and full-time trainer for Red Hat, Christopher Negus has helped thousands of beginning and experienced Linux users become certified professionals. In this full updated edition of the popular Linux Bible, Negus and contributing author Christine Bresnahan give you a thorough Linux tutorial, complete with helpful exercises at the end of each chapter. This new Linux Bible is a great hands-on tool and reference that will take you from beginner to power user. If you want to... Learn Linux, but have never used it before Acquire the foundation to become a certified Linux professional Start on a career path that will last for decades Master skills you can use with all Linux distributions ...this is the book for you. Learn how to: Install, set up, and use powerful Linux systems for desktops and servers Configure the perfect Linux desktop system Perform critical system administration tasks Set up your own print, file, and Web servers Get a stable and secure system using Linux security tools Move into enterprise-level computing Start with any Linux system and advance to enterprise Linux computing Use your favorite Linux distribution to learn and test your skills with Linux command-line tools Learn professional system administration tasks using Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or other enterprise-ready Linux systems
About the Author
Chris Negus is an instructor for Red Hat, Inc. and the author of dozens of Linux and UNIX books, including Red Hat Linux Bible (all editions), CentOS Bible , Fedora Bible , Ubuntu Linux Toolbox , Linux Troubleshooting Bible , Linux Toys , and Linux Toys II . Christine Bresnahan has over 25 years' experience as a system administrator. She is an adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College, teaching Linux system administration, Linux security, and Windows security classes. She co-authored the Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible, 2nd Edition .