A Book by Mark G. Sobell
A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux, Second Edition
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Includes a DVD with the full Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)
Covers both Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) and Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)
A new chapter on using the Perl scripting language
One chapter each on setting up and using these servers/clients: Samba, NIS/LDAP, NFS, DNS/BIND, Apache (httpd), OpenSSH, FTP (vsftpd), and exim4
A chapter on ufw, firestarter, and iptables with examples and a discussion of setting up different types of firewalls
Seven chapters on sytem administration including setting up a server, DHCP, the Linux filesystem, keeping a system up-to-date using Apt and aptitude, and setting up a LAN
Three chapters on bash (the Bourne Again Shell) including one chapter on shell programming (writing shell scripts)
Coverage of the GNOME desktop how to customize it
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