Linux in Action



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Price$33.50 - $39.56
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AuthorDavid Clinton
PublisherManning
Published2018
Pages384
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-101617294934
ISBN-139781617294938
EBook Hardcover Paperback

Linux 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.

You 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.

Linux 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.


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