Linux in Action 1st Edition

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SummaryLinux in Action is a task-based tutorial that will give you the skills and deep understanding you need to administer a Linux-based system. This hands-on book guides you through 12 real-world projects so you can practice as you learn. Each chapter ends with a review of best practices, new terms, and exercises. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.About the TechnologyYou can’t learn anything without getting your hands dirty—including Linux. Skills like securing files, folders, and servers, safely installing patches and applications, and managing a network are required for any serious user, including developers, administrators, and DevOps professionals. With this hands-on tutorial, you’ll roll up your sleeves and learn Linux project by project.About the BookLinux in Action guides you through 12 real-world projects, including automating a backup-and-restore system, setting up a private Dropbox-style file cloud, and building your own MediaWiki server. You’ll try out interesting examples as you lock in core practices like virtualization, disaster recovery, security, backup, DevOps, and system troubleshooting. Each chapter ends with a review of best practices, new terms, and exercises. What’s insideSetting up a safe Linux environmentManaging secure remote connectivityBuilding a system recovery devicePatching and upgrading your systemAbout the ReaderNo prior Linux admin experience is required.About the AuthorDavid Clinton is a certified Linux Server Professional, seasoned instructor, and author of Manning’s bestselling Learn Amazon Web Services in a Month of Lunches.Table of ContentsWelcome to Linux Linux virtualization: Building a Linux working environment Remote connectivity: Safely accessing networked machines Archive management: Backing up or copying entire file systems Automated administration: Configuring automated offsite backups Emergency tools: Building a system recovery device Web servers: Building a MediaWiki serverNetworked file sharing: Building a Nextcloud file-sharing serverSecuring your web serverSecuring network connections: Creating a VPN or DMZ System monitoring: Working with log files Sharing data over a private network Troubleshooting system performance issues Troubleshooting network issues Troubleshooting peripheral devices DevOps tools: Deploying a scripted server environment using Ansible

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SummaryLinux in Action is a task-based tutorial that will give you the skills and deep understanding you need to administer a Linux-based system. This hands-on book guides you through 12 real-world projects so you can practice as you learn. Each chapter ends with a review of best practices, new terms, and exercises. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.About the TechnologyYou can’t learn anything without getting your hands dirty—including Linux. Skills like securing files, folders, and servers, safely installing patches and applications, and managing a network are required for any serious user, including developers, administrators, and DevOps professionals. With this hands-on tutorial, you’ll roll up your sleeves and learn Linux project by project.About the BookLinux in Action guides you through 12 real-world projects, including automating a backup-and-restore system, setting up a private Dropbox-style file cloud, and building your own MediaWiki server. You’ll try out interesting examples as you lock in core practices like virtualization, disaster recovery, security, backup, DevOps, and system troubleshooting. Each chapter ends with a review of best practices, new terms, and exercises. What’s insideSetting up a safe Linux environmentManaging secure remote connectivityBuilding a system recovery devicePatching and upgrading your systemAbout the ReaderNo prior Linux admin experience is required.About the AuthorDavid Clinton is a certified Linux Server Professional, seasoned instructor, and author of Manning’s bestselling Learn Amazon Web Services in a Month of Lunches.Table of ContentsWelcome to Linux Linux virtualization: Building a Linux working environment Remote connectivity: Safely accessing networked machines Archive management: Backing up or copying entire file systems Automated administration: Configuring automated offsite backups Emergency tools: Building a system recovery device Web servers: Building a MediaWiki serverNetworked file sharing: Building a Nextcloud file-sharing serverSecuring your web serverSecuring network connections: Creating a VPN or DMZ System monitoring: Working with log files Sharing data over a private network Troubleshooting system performance issues Troubleshooting network issues Troubleshooting peripheral devices DevOps tools: Deploying a scripted server environment using Ansible

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Paperback

384 pages

Publisher

Manning Publications; 1st edition (September 16, 2018)

Language

English

ISBN-10

1617294934

ISBN-13

978-1617294938

Product Dimensions

7.4 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches

Shipping Weight

1.4 pounds ()

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars4 customer ratings

Author

David Clinton

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