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A complete revision of the bestselling, in-depth Linux resource

Fully revised and expanded, this comprehensive guide covers the latest features of Linux, the widely popular open-source operating system. You will learn to configure and manage all distributions of Linux, set up applications, networks, and servers, and optimize system performance.

Written by Linux expert Richard Petersen, Linux: The Complete Reference, Sixth Edition explains, in easy-to-follow language, every aspect Linux. You will get full details on the new Linux kernel, Gnome and KDE, window managers, multimedia tools, Web, FTP, and Mail services, file systems, print servers, and backup procedures. The book also includes new coverage of security protocols, network automatic configuration, IPv6, Yum, Xen, and cutting-edge virtualization technology.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Linux.
Operating systems (Computers)