Linux Appliance Design

Linux Appliance Design

Modern appliances are complex machines with processors, operating systems, and application software. While there are books that will tell you how to run Linux on embedded hardware, and books on how to build a Linux application, Linux Appliance Design is the first book to demonstrate how to merge…

Linux Firewalls

Linux Firewalls

System administrators need to stay ahead of new security vulnerabilities that leave their networks exposed every day. A firewall and an intrusion detection systems (IDS) are two important weapons in that fight, enabling you to proactively deny access and monitor network traffic for signs of an attack. Linux…

Linux Networking Cookbook

Linux Networking Cookbook

If you want a book that lays out the steps for specific Linux networking tasks, one that clearly explains the commands and configurations, this is the book for you. Linux Networking Cookbook is a soup-to-nuts collection of recipes that covers everything you need to know to perform your…

Linux System Administration

Linux System Administration

If you’re an experienced system administrator looking to acquire Linux skills, or a seasoned Linux user facing a new challenge, Linux System Administration offers practical knowledge for managing a complete range of Linux systems and servers. The book summarizes the steps you need to build everything from standalone…

Linux Thin Client Networks Design and Deployment

Linux Thin Client Networks Design and Deployment

A thin client network is a client-server architecture where client computers depend primarily on a central server for processing activities. The client machines (thin clients) mainly focus on passing user input to remote services and receiving and displaying the output; thin clients aren’t as much about the hardware…

openSUSE Linux Unleashed

openSUSE Linux Unleashed

openSUSE Linux Unleashed presents comprehensive coverage of the community version of SUSE Linux, one of the most popular and most complete Linux distributions in the world. This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering openSUSE. You’ll learn how to unleash the vast array of software products…

Pluggable Authentication Modules

Pluggable Authentication Modules

PAM-aware applications reduce the complexity of authentication. With PAM you can use the same user database for every login process. PAM also supports different authentication processes as required. Moreover, PAM is a well-defined API, and PAM-aware applications will not break if you change the underlying authentication configuration. The…

Professional Linux Programming

Professional Linux Programming

As Linux continues to grow in popularity, there has never been more of a need to understand how to develop for this platform. Rather than focusing on a particular language or development technique, Professional Linux Programming looks at the different development environments within Linux – the kernel, the…

Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed

Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed

Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed presents comprehensive coverage of the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution. Windows users, Mac users, and Linux enthusiasts have been increasingly turning to Ubuntu for a user-friendly, easy-to-use Linux distribution. This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Ubuntu. You’ll learn how to set…

Ubuntu Linux Bible

Ubuntu Linux Bible

It’s the fastest-growing, coolest Linux distribution out there, and now you can join the excitement with this information-packed guide. Want to edit graphics? Create a spreadsheet? Manage groups? Set up an NFS server? You’ll learn it all and more with the expert guidance, tips, and techniques in this…