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Unix Bible
Lepage, Yves.
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Second edition.
Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, [2000]

Physical Description:
xxxiii, 750 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 2 computer optical discs (4 3/4 in.)
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Includes index.
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The ultimate UNIX reference--now revised and updated! Through real-life examples, readers learn to build and manage a peak-performance UNIX system, configure Internet and intranet connectivity, lock in security, and more. The two CD-ROMs contain a full Linux distribution as well as programming and administration tools.

"Novice and power users alike will appreciate this comprehensive reference." --InfoWorld Analyst

Author Notes

Yves Lepage has authored or contributed to a number of books on networking-related topics, given networking presentations to IT professionals, and taught UNIX seminars. As an experienced UNIX network administrator, he has obtained a great deal of hands-on UNIX networking mastery while working with the McGill University network in Montreal, Canada.

Paul Iarrera is an information systems consultant working in the financial and communications industries. He has written course materials, and provided hands-on UNIX systems management training for IT professionals in the corporate environment. His experience implementing UNIX solutions for enterprise-level computing affords him knowledge and expertise in-depth UNIX systems integration.

Table of Contents

Part I Unix Basics
Chapter 1 Unix System Design
Chapter 2 Shells and Shell Commands
Chapter 3 Unix Building Blocks
Part II Inside Unix
Chapter 4 Kernels
Chapter 5 File Systems
Chapter 6 Unix Networking
Chapter 7 TCP/IP Networking
Part III Unix Workstations
Chapter 8 Setting Up Your Unix Workstation
Chapter 9 Graphical User Interfaces
Chapter 10 Unix at Home
Chapter 11 Connecting to Internet Service Providers
Part IV Unix Servers
Chapter 12 Environments, Roles, and Strategies
Chapter 13 Setting Up Your Unix Server
Chapter 14 Managing Login Servers
Chapter 15 Database Engines
Part V General Systems Administration
Chapter 16 Getting Started with System Administration
Chapter 17 Modern Administration Tools
Chapter 18 Managing Standard Services
Chapter 19 Forestalling Catastrophes
Chapter 20 Systems Integration
Chapter 21 Unix Security
Chapter 22 Troubleshooting Your Network
Part VI Proactively Administering a Unix Server
Chapter 23 Collecting Information
Chapter 24 Digesting and Summarizing Information
Chapter 25 Proactive Administration
Part VII Unix and the Internet
Chapter 26 Administering Internet Servers
Chapter 27 Setting Up and Maintaining a DNS Server
Chapter 28 E-mail Servers
Chapter 29 Transferring Files
Chapter 30 Web Servers
Chapter 31 Usenet News Servers
Chapter 32 The Internet for System Administrators
Chapter 33 Advanced Tools
Appendix A DOS/Unix Command Reference
Appendix B The vi Text Editor
Appendix C What's on the CD-ROMs?
GNU General Public License
CD-ROM Installation Instructions