The Debian System

The Debian System

The Debian GNU/Linux operating system approaches Linux system administration differently than other popular Linux distributions, favoring text-based configuration mechanisms over graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Debian may appear simplistic and even slightly outdated, but it is actually very robust, scalable, and secure. Debian’s open development cycle and strict quality…

Linux Kernel in a Nutshell

Linux Kernel in a Nutshell

Written by a leading developer and maintainer of the Linux kernel,Linux Kernel in a Nutshell is a comprehensiveoverview of kernel configuration and building, a critical task forLinux users and administrators. No distribution can provide a Linux kernel that meets all users’needs. Computers big and small have special requirements that…

TCL / TK in a Nutshell

TCL / TK in a Nutshell

The Tcl language and Tk graphical toolkit are simple and powerful building blocks for custom applications. The Tcl/Tk combination is increasingly popular because it lets you produce sophisticated graphical interfaces with a few easy commands, develop and change scripts quickly, and conveniently tie together existing utilities or programming…

Professional LAMP

Professional LAMP

The combination of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP is popular because of interaction, flexibility, customization, and-most importantly-the cost effectiveness of its components Helps LAMP professionals take their skills to the next level with in-depth discussions of OOP; extensions of PHP such as PEAR, GD, XML, and CURL; improving…

Arch Linux Environment set-up How-To

Arch Linux Environment set-up How-To

Over the years there have been many Linux distributions out there, some are trying to do everything for you, others don’t. Arch Linux tries to be easy and user-friendly for developers and enthusiasts who are willing to customize their system to the maximum. “Arch Linux Environment Setup How-to”…

Tizen Cookbook

Tizen Cookbook

Tizen is an open source Linux-based software platform for a variety of devices, from smartphones and watches to in-vehicle infotainment. Application development is based on open standards and HTML5 is the primary development technology. Starting with a detailed description of using the Tizen SDK, you will delve into…

The Linux Command Line, 2nd Edition

The Linux Command Line, 2nd Edition

You’ve experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer–now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line. The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell (or command line)….

DNS in Action

DNS in Action

What This Book Covers Chapter 1 begins to explain basic DNS principles. It introduces essential names, for example,domain and zone, explaining the difference between them. It describes the iteration principle by which the DNS translates names to IP addresses. It presents a configuration of a resolver both for…

Ubuntu Made Easy

Ubuntu Made Easy

Ubuntu brings Linux to the masses, but it can still be intimidating for newbies, neophytes, and geeks-in-training. With Ubuntu Made Easy by your side you’ll be ready to face any challenge, and you’ll discover just how fun Linux can be.Packed with tips, tricks, and helpful pointers, Ubuntu Made…

Linux Networking Cookbook

Linux Networking Cookbook

Linux can be configured as a networked workstation, a DNS server, a mail server, a firewall, a gateway router, and many other things. These are all part of administration tasks, hence network administration is one of the main tasks of Linux system administration. By knowing how to configure…