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A favorite of techies everywhere, the Linux operating system lets you get into the nitty-gritty of computer customization. We'll help you set up TCP/IP, walk you through the monitoring of system performance, and much more.

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Linux For Dummies

Published 09-23-2020

<p><b>Your step-by-step guide to the latest in Linux</b>&nbsp;</p> <p>Nine previous editions of this&nbsp;popular&nbsp;benchmark guide can&rsquo;t be wrong!&nbsp;Whether&nbsp;you&rsquo;re&nbsp;new to&nbsp;Linux and&nbsp;need&nbsp;a step-by-step guide&nbsp;or&nbsp;are&nbsp;a pro who wants to&nbsp;catch up&nbsp;with&nbsp;recent&nbsp;distributions,&nbsp;<i>Linux For Dummies, 10</i><i><sup>th</sup></i><i>&nbsp;Edition</i>&nbsp;has&nbsp;your back.&nbsp;Covering&nbsp;everything&nbsp;from installation to automation,&nbsp;this updated&nbsp;edition&nbsp;focuses on&nbsp;openSUSE&nbsp;and Ubuntu and includes&nbsp;new and&nbsp;refreshed&nbsp;material&mdash;as well as&nbsp;chapters&nbsp;on building&nbsp;a&nbsp;web server and creating simple shell scripts.&nbsp;</p> <p>In his friendly,&nbsp;no-jargon&nbsp;style, IT professional and tech higher education instructor Richard Blum&nbsp;draws on&nbsp;more than&nbsp;10&nbsp;years of teaching&nbsp;to show&nbsp;you&nbsp;just&nbsp;why Linux&rsquo;s open source&nbsp;operating systems are&nbsp;relied on to run&nbsp;a&nbsp;huge proportion of the world&rsquo;s online infrastructure, servers, supercomputers, and NAS devices&mdash;and how you can master them too.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul style="margin-bottom: 0in; font-size: medium; margin-top: 0in;" type="disc"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.75in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline;">Study the thinking behind Linux&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.75in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Choose the right installation approach&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.75in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Pick up the&nbsp;basics&mdash;from prepping to desktops&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.75in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Get fancy with music, video, movies, and games&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Whatever your Linux needs&mdash;work, fun, or just a hobby&mdash;this&nbsp;bestselling,&nbsp;evergreen guide will&nbsp;get you up&nbsp;and&nbsp;coding in&nbsp;the&nbsp;open source revolution in no time at all.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Linux All-in-One For Dummies

Published 07-11-2018

<p><b>8 mini books chock full of Linux!</b></p> <p>Inside, over 800 pages of Linux topics are organized into eight task-oriented mini books that help you understand all aspects of the latest OS distributions of the most popular open-source operating system in use today. Topics include getting up and running with basics, desktops, networking, internet services, administration, security, scripting, Linux certification, and more.&nbsp;</p> <p>This new edition of <i>Linux All-in-One For Dummies</i> has a unique focus on Ubuntu, while still including coverage of Debian, Red Hat, SuSE, and others. The market is looking for administrators, and part of the qualifications needed for job openings is the authentication of skills by vendor-neutral third parties (CompTIA/Linux Professional Institute)&mdash;and that&rsquo;s something other books out there don&rsquo;t address.</p> <ul> <li>Install and configure peripherals, software packages, and keep everything current</li> <li>Connect to the internet, set up a local area network (including a primer on TCP/IP, and managing a local area network using configuration tools and files)</li> <li>Browse the web securely and anonymously</li> <li>Get everything you need to pass your entry-level Linux certification exams</li> </ul> <p>This book is for anyone getting familiar with the Linux OS, and those looking for test-prep content as they study for the level-1 Linux certification!&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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