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Author: Matt Welsh; Lar Kaufman
Publisher: Bonn : Sebastopol : O'Reilly, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Linux is the most exciting development today in the UNIX world - and some would say in the world of the PC-compatible. A complete, UNIX-compatible operating system developed by volunteers on the Internet, Linux is distributed freely in electronic form and for low cost from many vendors. Its software packages include the X Window System (X11R6); TCP/IP networking (including SLIP, PPP, and NFS support); popular  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Welsh; Lar Kaufman
ISBN: 1565921518 9781565921511
OCLC Number: 36008908
Description: xviii, 630 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction to Linux --
Ch. 2. Preparing to Install Linux --
Ch. 3. Installation and Initial Configuration --
Ch. 4. Basic UNIX Commands and Concepts --
Ch. 5. Essential System Management --
Ch. 6. Managing Filesystems, Swap, and Devices --
Ch. 7. Upgrading Software and the Kernel --
Ch. 8. Other Administrative Tasks --
Ch. 9. Editors, Text Tools, and Printing --
Ch. 10. The X Window System --
Ch. 11. Miscellaneous Applications --
Ch. 12. Programming Languages --
Ch. 13. Tools for Programmers --
Ch. 14. TCP/IP and SLIP --
Ch. 15. The World Wide Web and Mail --
Ch. 16. Telecommunications, FAX, and UUCP --
Appendix A. Sources of Linux Information --
Appendix B. Linux Vendor List --
Appendix C. FTP Tutorial and Site List --
Appendix D. Bulletin Board Access to Linux --
Appendix E. Licenses --
Appendix F. 64-Bit AXP Linux.
Responsibility: Matt Welsh and Lar Kaufman.
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