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…

Using Samba, 3rd Edition

Using Samba, 3rd Edition

This book is the comprehensive guide to Samba administration, officially adopted by the Samba Team. Wondering how to integrate Samba’s authentication with that of a Windows domain? How to get Samba to serve Microsoft Dfs shares? How to share files on Mac OS X? These and a dozen…

X Power Tools

X Power Tools

This book puts you in charge of the most flexible and adaptable graphical interface in the computer industry. The X Window System underlies graphical desktops on Linux and Unix systems, and supports advanced features of modern graphics cards. This unique inside look at X gives you a lot…

bash Quick Reference

bash Quick Reference

In this quick reference, you’ll find everything you need to know about the bash shell. Whether you print it out or read it on the screen, this PDF gives you the answers to the annoying questions that always come up when you’re writing shell scripts: What characters do…

Linux Bible

Linux Bible

This completely revamped edition covers the familiar Linux flavors as well as some exciting new distributions-Ubuntu, Mepis, Arch Linux, and four others. Ideal for users planning the transition to Linux who want to sample different distributions to see which one best meets their needs. Includes new sections on…