A Book by Mark G. Sobell
A Practical Guide to Fedora and
Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Seventh Edition
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Includes a DVD with the full Fedora 19
Covers Fedora 19 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (beta)
Full coverage of the LPI Linux Essentials exam objectives plus extensive coverage of the CompTIA Linux+ exam objectives;
provides a map from objectives to pages in the book
One chapter each on setting up and using these servers/clients: Samba, NIS/LDAP, the new LDAP dynamic server, NFSv4, DNS/BIND, Apache (httpd), OpenSSH, FTP (vsftpd), sendmail, and IPv6
A new chapter that covers the new firewalld (firewall-config and firewall-cmd) as well as iptables (system-config-firewall)
New coverage of find, sort, xz (compression), free, xargs, and the nano editor
Expanded command-line coverage, including a new chapter that details 32 important utilities
New programming chapters that cover Python and MariaDB/MySQL
A new tutorial on using the GnuPG encryption tool to provide message identification, integrity, and secrecy
Full coverage of the systemd init daemon
A new chapter that covers VMs (virtual machines) and cloud computing, including VMware, QEMU/KVM, virt-manager, virsh, GNOME Boxes, and AWS (Amazon Web Services)
Seven chapters on sytem administration including setting up a server, DHCP, the Linux filesystem, keeping a system up-to-date using yum, GRUB2, the XFS filesystem, setting up a LAN, and monitoring a network using Cacti
Three chapters on bash (the Bourne Again Shell) including one chapter on shell programming (writing shell scripts)
Coverage of the command line and key system GUI tools
Complete coverage of how to use both su and sudo to gain root privileges
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