A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux
The #1 Ubuntu server resource, fully updated for Ubuntu 14.04 (Tasty Tahr)-the Long Term Support (LTS) release many companies will rely on for years! ... Show synopsis The #1 Ubuntu server resource, fully updated for Ubuntu 14.04 (Tasty Tahr)-the Long Term Support (LTS) release many companies will rely on for years! Updated JumpStarts help you set up Samba, Apache, Mail, FTP, NIS, OpenSSH, DNS, and other complex servers in minutes Hundreds of up-to-date examples, plus comprehensive indexes that deliver instant access to answers you can trust The Most Complete, Easy-to-Follow Guide to Ubuntu Linux Mark Sobell's ""A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux(R), Fourth Edition, "" is the most thorough and up-to-date reference to installing, configuring, securing, and working with Ubuntu desktops and servers. This edition has been fully updated for Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr), a milestone Long Term Support (LTS) release, which Canonical will support on both desktops and servers until 2019. Sobell walks you through every essential feature and technique, from installing Ubuntu to working with the newest GNOME improvements, and from configuring servers and monitoring networks to handling day-to-day system administration. His exceptionally clear explanations demystify everything from Apache, Samba, and Postfix to Xen virtualization, Python programming, and MariaDB database management. Fully updated JumpStart sections quickly help you get complex servers running-often in as little as five minutes. You'll even find up-to-date guidance on new LPI and CompTIA Linux certification pathways for Linux professionals. Sobell draws on his immense Linux knowledge to explain both the "hows" and the "whys" of Ubuntu. He's taught hundreds of thousands of readers and never forgets what it's like to be new to Linux. Whether you're a user, administrator, or programmer, you'll find everything you need here-now, and for many years to come. "The world's most practical Ubuntu Linux book is now even more useful!" This book delivers Hundreds of easy-to-use Ubuntu examples Completely revamped installation coverage reflecting Ubuntu 14.04's new and improved install options Updated JumpStarts for quickly setting up Samba, Apache, Mail, FTP, NIS, OpenSSH, DNS, and other complex servers Revamped and updated explanations of ufw, gufw, and iptables firewalling An all-new chapter on creating virtual machines locally and in the Ubuntu cloud A new chapter-length primer on Python scripting for automated administration New coverage of the MariaDB open source plug-in replacement for MySQL Coverage of improved Ubuntu 14.04 system components throughout Comprehensive networking coverage, including DNS/BIND, NFS, FTP, and Cacti network monitoring Expert coverage of Internet server configuration and customization, including Apache (Web) and Postfix (mail) State-of-the-art security techniques, now including a detailed discussion of GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) cryptography Deep coverage of essential administration tasks-from managing users to CUPS printing, and configuring LANs to building kernels Complete instructions on keeping systems up-to-date using yum and other tools And much more . . . including a 500+ term glossary "Includes full version of Trusty Tahr (14.04), the latest Ubuntu LTS release! "