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Ubuntu Unleashed

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  • Copyright 2007
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-6505-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-6505-5

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Incorporating an advanced approach to presenting information about Ubuntu, Ubuntu Unleashed aims to provide the best and latest information that intermediate to advanced Linux users need to know about installation, configuration, system administration, server operations, and security. Written by renowned open source authors, Paul and Andrew Hudson, it includes detailed information on hot topics in Ubuntu Linux, such as wireless networks, and programming in PHP, Perl and others. It thoroughly covers all of Ubuntu's software packages, including up-to-date material on new applications, Web development, peripherals, and programming languages. It also includes updated discussion of the architecture of the Linux kernel 2.6, USB, KDE, GNOME, Broadband access issues, routing, gateways, firewalls, disk tuning, GCC, Perl, Python, printing services (CUPS), and security. The included DVD comes with a complete Ubuntu Linux distribution.

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Table of Contents


Part I    Installation and Configuration

    1  Introducing Ubuntu

    2  Preparing to Install Ubuntu

    3  Installing Ubuntu

    4  Post-Installation Configuration

    5  First Steps with Ubuntu

    6  The X Window System

    7  Managing Software

    8  On the Internet: Surfing the Web, Writing Email, and Reading the News

    9  Productivity Applications

    10 Multimedia Applications

    11 Graphics Manipulation

    12 Printing with Ubuntu

13    Games

Part II    System Administration

    14 Managing Users

    15 Automating Tasks

    16 System Resources

    17 Backing Up, Restoring, and Recovery

    18 Network Connectivity

    19  Remote Access with SSH and Telnet

Part III    Ubuntu as a Server

    20 Apache Web Server Management

    21 Administering Database Services

    22    File and Print

    23    Remote File Serving with FTP

    24    Handling Electronic Mail

    25    Proxying and Reverse Proxying

    26    LDAP

Part IV    Programming Linux

    27    Using Perl

    28    Working with Python

    29    Writing PHP Scripts

    30    C/C++ Programming Tools for Ubuntu

Part V    Ubuntu Housekeeping

    31    Securing Your Machines

    32    Performance Tuning

    33    Command Line Masterclass

    34    Advanced APT

    35    Kernel and Module Management

Part VI    Appendix

    A    Ubuntu and Linux Internet Resources


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