By Mark G. Sobell
“I have chanced on this ebook to be a really worthy lecture room textual content, in addition to an excellent Linux source. It teaches Linux utilizing a ground-up process that offers scholars the opportunity to growth with their abilities and develop into the Linux global. i've got frequently pointed to this e-book while requested to suggest a superb Linux reference.”
— Eric Hartwell, Chair, tuition of knowledge expertise, ITT Technical Institute
Master all of the recommendations you want to be successful with Fedora™ or pink Hat® firm Linux®
the number 1 Fedora and RHEL resource—a instructional AND on-the-job reference
grasp Linux management and defense utilizing the command line, GUI instruments, Python, systemd, and firewalld
organize key web servers, step-by-step, together with Samba, Apache, MariaDB/MySQL, sendmail, OpenSSH, DNS, LDAP, and more
Brand-new bankruptcy on digital Machines and Cloud Computing!
In this entire consultant, one of many world’s prime Linux specialists brings jointly all of the wisdom and real-world insights you must grasp and be successful with today’s models of Fedora or crimson Hat company Linux. Best-selling writer Mark Sobell explains Linux in actual fact and successfully, concentrating on talents you’ll really want as a person, programmer, or administrator.
Sobell assumes no earlier Linux wisdom. He begins first and foremost and walks you thru each subject and activity that issues, utilizing easy-to-understand examples. step-by-step, you’ll methods to set up and configure Linux from the accompanying DVD, navigate its graphical consumer interface, supply file/printer sharing, configure community servers, safe Linux computers and networks, paintings with the command line, administer Linux successfully, and automate management utilizing Python and bash.
Mark Sobell has taught thousands of Linux and UNIX pros. He is aware each Linux corner and cranny—and he by no means forgets what it’s wish to be new to Linux. no matter what you need to do with Linux—now or within the future—you’ll locate it during this book.
Compared with different Linux books, a realistic consultant to Fedora™and crimson Hat®Enterprise Linux ®, 7th version, delivers
entire, up to the moment insurance of Fedora 19 and RHEL 7 (beta)
New programming chapters that hide Python and MariaDB/MySQL, plus a brand new instructional on utilizing GnuPG to encrypt communications
details on state of the art defense: SELinux, ACLs, firewalld (firewall-config and firewall-cmd), iptables (system-config-firewall), GnuPG, and OpenSSH
New bankruptcy on VMs (virtual machines) and cloud computing, together with VMware, QEMU/KVM, virt-manager, virsh, GNOME bins, and AWS (Amazon internet Services)
increased command-line assurance, together with a brand new bankruptcy that info 32 vital utilities
functional info on net server configuration, together with Apache, sendmail, NFSv4, DNS/BIND, the recent LDAP Dynamic Server, and IPv6
whole “meat-and-potatoes” info on system/network management, now together with GRUB 2, the XFS filesystem, the recent Anaconda Installer, the systemd init daemon, firewalld, and NetworkManager
designated directions on conserving Linux structures modern, discovering software program applications, and dealing with repositories utilizing yum and rpm
complete insurance of the LPI Linux necessities examination goals plus wide insurance of the CompTIA Linux+ examination goals; Appendix E offers a map from ambitions to pages within the book
New insurance of locate, kind, xz (compression), unfastened, xargs, and the nano editor
and masses extra, together with a 500+ time period thesaurus and complete indexes
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Extra resources for A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (7th Edition)
Over on the left side of the tree view, you'll see a little plus sign beside the home directory. Click on 63 64 the plus sign, and the tree view will expand to show your own personal directory. Notice that the plus sign has become a minus sign. If you click it again, the directory view collapses. With the home directory expanded, click on your personal directory. You should see a few items appear in the right side view, including one icon labeled Desktop. For an example, see Figure 5-2. On the left side, /dev is expanded, and the right side view shows the same directory collapsed.
Yes . . virtual desktop. This is one feature you are going to absolutely love! On the default installation, you'll also notice four little squares labeled (strangely enough) 1, 2, 3, and 4 (some distributions start you with just two). This is your desktop switcher, allowing you to switch between any of the four virtual desktops with a mouse click. Think of it as having a computer monitor four times as large as what you already have, with each desktop running different things. You can leave each one the way you want it without having to minimize things anytime you want to use them.
That includes directories. Directories are just files with lists of files inside them. All these files and directories are organized into a hierarchical file system, starting from the root directory and branching out. Note Folders and directories are the same thing. The terms can be used interchangeably, but I will be calling them directories. If you are more comfortable thinking of them as folders, don't worry. Depending on the application, you'll see both terms used. The root directory (referred to as slash, or /) is actually aptly named.
A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (7th Edition) by Mark G. Sobell