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Linux All-in-One For Dummies, 5th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-84431-1
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576 pages
June 2014
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Introduction 1

Book I: Getting Started with Linux 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Linux 9

Chapter 2: Installing Linux 29

Chapter 3: Troubleshooting and Configuring Linux 37

Chapter 4: Trying Out Linux 57

Book II: Linux Desktops 67

Chapter 1: GNOME, Unity, Cinnamon, and MATE 69

Chapter 2: The KDE Desktop 79

Chapter 3: Commanding the Shell 89

Chapter 4: Navigating the Linux File System 109

Chapter 5: Introducing Linux Applications 127

Chapter 6: Using Text Editors 139

Book III: Networking 151

Chapter 1: Connecting to the Internet 153

Chapter 2: Setting Up a Local Area Network 167

Chapter 3: Going Wireless 179

Chapter 4: Managing the Network 189

Book IV: The Internet 203

Chapter 1: Browsing the Web 205

Chapter 2: Reading Newsgroups and RSS Feeds 217

Chapter 3: Using FTP 231

Chapter 4: Hosting Internet Services 241

Chapter 5: Managing Mail and News Servers 257

Chapter 6: Managing DNS 279

Book V: Administration 299

Chapter 1: Introducing Basic System Administration 301

Chapter 2: Managing Users and Groups 337

Chapter 3: Managing File Systems 351

Chapter 4: Working with Samba and NFS 373

Book VI: Security 381

Chapter 1: Introducing Linux Security 383

Chapter 2: Securing Linux 399

Chapter 3: Computer Security Audits and Vulnerability Testing Types 429

Book VII: Scripting 443

Chapter 1: Introductory Shell Scripting 445

Chapter 2: Advanced Shell Scripting 457

Chapter 3: Programming in Linux 465

Book VIII: Linux Certification 489

Chapter 1: Studying for the Linux Essentials Certification Exam 491

Chapter 2: Studying for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI Certification Exams 501

Chapter 3: Other Linux Certifications 517

Index 519