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Linux Essentials by [Bresnahan, Christine, Blum, Richard]
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Learn Linux Quickly and Easily

Mastering the Linux operating system will help you advance your IT career. This straightforward guide will help you master the fundamentals of Linux and help prepare you for the Linux Essentials Exam. Beginning with operating system basics, Linux Essentials, 2nd Edition explains Linux properties and principles and shows you how to manage this open source operating system in the workplace. Lessons are organized by task, and each chapter features exercises and review questions to solidify your knowledge.

Learn these Linux essentials—and more:

  • Types of distributions and open source applications
  • All about freeware, licensing, operations, and navigation
  • Using common Linux programs
  • Navigating the command line
  • Searching, extracting, and archiving data
  • Turning commands into scripts
  • Creating user types, users, and groups
  • Managing network connections

This Essentials book features:

  • Chapter–opening learning objectives
  • Full coverage of all exam objectives
  • Screenshots and illustrations reinforce learning
  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises

About the Author

About the Authors
Christine Bresnahan has worked in the IT industry for more than 30 years and is currently an adjunct professor of Python programming and Linux system administration classes at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis. She is coauthor of Linux Bible, 8th Edition, and Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible. Richard Blum has more than 25 years as a network and systems administrator, currently managing Microsoft, Unix, Linux, and Novell servers for a network with more than 3,500 users. He has developed online programming and Linux courses that he teaches to students worldwide.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2087 KB
  • Print Length: 325 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 111909206X
  • Publisher: Sybex; 2 edition (1 Sept. 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B014W9RJJO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,026,596 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 starsServes the purpose and gives a good overview
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5.0 out of 5 starsGreat intro book on GNU/Linux
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5.0 out of 5 starsGreat book for anyoone looking for an introduction to Linux
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Bob Wills
4.0 out of 5 starsLinux Essentials is a fine book. Even though I prefer Linux Mint 18
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4.0 out of 5 starsthis is like a penny novel
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