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Linux Essentials.

By: Bresnahan, Christine.
Contributor(s): Blum, Richard.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2015Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (348 p.).ISBN: 9781119092148.Subject(s): Linux | Operating systems (Computers)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Linux EssentialsDDC classification: 005.432 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TITLEPAGE -- COPYRIGHT -- DEDICATION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABOUT THE AUTHORS -- INTRODUCTION -- What Is Linux? -- What Is the Linux Essentials Certification? -- Who Should Read This Book? -- How This Book Is Organized -- Conventions Used in This Book -- CHAPTER 1: Selecting an Operating System -- What Is an OS? -- Investigating User Interfaces -- Where Does Linux Fit in the OS World? -- What Is a Distribution? -- CHAPTER 2: Understanding Software Licensing -- Investigating Software Licenses -- Looking at the Free Software Foundation -- Looking at the Open Source Initiative
Looking at the Creative Commons -- Using Open Source Licenses -- CHAPTER 3: Investigating Linux's Principles and Philosophy -- Exploring Linux through the Ages -- Using Open Source Software -- Understanding OS Roles -- CHAPTER 4: Using Common Linux Programs -- Using a Linux Desktop Environment -- Working with Productivity Software -- Using Server Programs -- Managing Programming Languages -- Handling Software Packages -- CHAPTER 5: Managing Hardware -- Learning about Your CPU -- Identifying Motherboard Capabilities -- Sizing Your Power Supply -- Understanding Disk Issues -- Managing Displays
Handling USB Devices -- Managing Drivers -- CHAPTER 6: Getting to Know the Command Line -- Starting a Command Line -- Running Programs -- Using Shell Features -- Getting Help Using man Pages -- Getting Help Using info Pages -- Finding Additional Documentation -- CHAPTER 7: Managing Files -- Understanding Where Things Go -- Navigating Files and Directories -- Manipulating Files -- Manipulating Directories -- CHAPTER 8: Searching, Extracting, and Archiving Data -- Using Regular Expressions -- Searching for and Extracting Data -- Redirecting Input and Output -- Archiving Data
CHAPTER 9: Exploring Processes and Process Data -- Understanding Package Management -- Understanding the Process Hierarchy -- Identifying Running Processes -- Using Log Files -- CHAPTER 10: Editing Files -- Understanding the Role of Text Files -- Choosing an Editor -- Launching an Editor -- Editing Files with pico or nano -- Editing Files with vi -- CHAPTER 11: Creating Scripts -- Beginning a Shell Script -- Using Commands -- Using Arguments -- Using Variables -- Using Conditional Expressions -- Using Loops -- Using Functions -- Setting the Script's Exit Value
CHAPTER 12: Understanding Basic Security -- Understanding Accounts -- Using Account Tools -- Working as root -- CHAPTER 13: Creating Users and Groups -- Creating New Accounts -- Modifying Accounts -- Deleting Accounts -- Managing Groups -- CHAPTER 14: Setting Ownership and Permissions -- Setting Ownership -- Setting Permissions -- Using Special Permission Bits and File Features -- CHAPTER 15: Managing Network Connections -- Understanding Network Features -- Configuring a Network Connection -- Testing Your Network Connection -- Protecting Your System from the Bad Guys
APPENDIX A: Answers to Review Questions
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TITLEPAGE -- COPYRIGHT -- DEDICATION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABOUT THE AUTHORS -- INTRODUCTION -- What Is Linux? -- What Is the Linux Essentials Certification? -- Who Should Read This Book? -- How This Book Is Organized -- Conventions Used in This Book -- CHAPTER 1: Selecting an Operating System -- What Is an OS? -- Investigating User Interfaces -- Where Does Linux Fit in the OS World? -- What Is a Distribution? -- CHAPTER 2: Understanding Software Licensing -- Investigating Software Licenses -- Looking at the Free Software Foundation -- Looking at the Open Source Initiative

Looking at the Creative Commons -- Using Open Source Licenses -- CHAPTER 3: Investigating Linux's Principles and Philosophy -- Exploring Linux through the Ages -- Using Open Source Software -- Understanding OS Roles -- CHAPTER 4: Using Common Linux Programs -- Using a Linux Desktop Environment -- Working with Productivity Software -- Using Server Programs -- Managing Programming Languages -- Handling Software Packages -- CHAPTER 5: Managing Hardware -- Learning about Your CPU -- Identifying Motherboard Capabilities -- Sizing Your Power Supply -- Understanding Disk Issues -- Managing Displays

Handling USB Devices -- Managing Drivers -- CHAPTER 6: Getting to Know the Command Line -- Starting a Command Line -- Running Programs -- Using Shell Features -- Getting Help Using man Pages -- Getting Help Using info Pages -- Finding Additional Documentation -- CHAPTER 7: Managing Files -- Understanding Where Things Go -- Navigating Files and Directories -- Manipulating Files -- Manipulating Directories -- CHAPTER 8: Searching, Extracting, and Archiving Data -- Using Regular Expressions -- Searching for and Extracting Data -- Redirecting Input and Output -- Archiving Data

CHAPTER 9: Exploring Processes and Process Data -- Understanding Package Management -- Understanding the Process Hierarchy -- Identifying Running Processes -- Using Log Files -- CHAPTER 10: Editing Files -- Understanding the Role of Text Files -- Choosing an Editor -- Launching an Editor -- Editing Files with pico or nano -- Editing Files with vi -- CHAPTER 11: Creating Scripts -- Beginning a Shell Script -- Using Commands -- Using Arguments -- Using Variables -- Using Conditional Expressions -- Using Loops -- Using Functions -- Setting the Script's Exit Value

CHAPTER 12: Understanding Basic Security -- Understanding Accounts -- Using Account Tools -- Working as root -- CHAPTER 13: Creating Users and Groups -- Creating New Accounts -- Modifying Accounts -- Deleting Accounts -- Managing Groups -- CHAPTER 14: Setting Ownership and Permissions -- Setting Ownership -- Setting Permissions -- Using Special Permission Bits and File Features -- CHAPTER 15: Managing Network Connections -- Understanding Network Features -- Configuring a Network Connection -- Testing Your Network Connection -- Protecting Your System from the Bad Guys

APPENDIX A: Answers to Review Questions

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<p> 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.</p>

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