LINUX Companion: The Essential Guide for Users and System Administrators, 1st edition
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A complete guide to Linux, the powerful UNIX variant that's freely available, and is becoming increasingly popular with programmers, software developers, and power users.KEY TOPICS:The LINUX Companion explains Linux from beginning to end. Learn how it compares to DOS and Windows, how to install and use it, and how to set up and administer a Linux multi-user system. The book also explains how to configure devices to work with Linux, how to network a Linux system, and how to use Linux as an Internet client or server. Find out where you can get Linux at little or no charge, sources for Linux software, and online sites where you can get even more information about Linux.MARKET:Programmers, software developers, and power users.
Table of contents
1. What is Linux?
2. DOS vs. Linux.
3. Using the System.
4. The Linux Environment.
5. The Multi-User System.
6. User Programs.
7. Extra Programs.
8. What Happens When Linux Boots?
9. Fun with Shells.
10. Handling Devices.
11. Development Tools.
12. System Administrator.
13. Handling Users.
14. Printer and Other Device Support.
16. The X-Window System.
Appendix A. Additional Linux Resources.
Appendix B. Commercial Linux Packages.
Published by Pearson (August 9th 1996) - Copyright © 1997