The Linux Companion for System Administrators

Jochen Hein

  • 出版商: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • 出版日期: 2001-09-12
  • 定價: $1,580
  • 售價: $1,580
  • 貴賓價: 9.8$1,548
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 592
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0201675250
  • ISBN-13: 9780201675252

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Table Of Contents

Preface.
1. Linux: Operating System of the Future?
Overview of Linux features.
A comparison of Linux distributions.
The future of Linux.

2. Linux Standards.
Origins of the File System Hierarchy Standard.
Problem Areas.
The Root or / File System.
The /usr Hierarchy.
/var: Variable Data.
The Further Development of the FHS.
Linux Standard Base.

3. System Start-up.
The Basic Input/Output System (BIOS).
The Linux Boot Loader.
Starting the Kernel.
The Init Process.
Stopping the System.

4. Configuration and administration.
Kernel and hardware configuration.
Configuring the hardware.
Kernel modules.
System configuration.
File systems and data media.
Printing under Linux.
System logs.
Shared libraries.
User login.
User-definable system configuration.
User-related configuration.
Configuration of editors.
Keyboard mapping.

5. The Emacs Editor.
Which Version of Emacs Should I Choose?
General Aspects of Working with Emacs.
Configuration.
Keyboard Mapping.
Emacs Modes.
Useful Minor Modes.
Other Extensions.
Information Sources.

6. The X Window System.
Look and Feel Under X.
History and Concept.
XFree86 Server Configuration.
Window Managers.
General X11 Command Line Options.
Access Control.
Tools and Other Useful Programs for X.
Information and Sources.

7. Backup.
Why Everybody Needs Backups.
Surviving Disk Errors with RAID.
Backup Media.
Backup Strategies.
Backup Programs.
Conclusion and Additional Information.

8. National Language Support.
ASCII and ISO Character Sets.
POSIX National Language Support.
Names of Locales.
Categories Used in NLS.
Creating a Locale Definition.
Creating Message Catalogs With GNU Gettext.
Programming with NLS.
Character Set Conversion.

9. Localization.
Console Keyboard Mapping.
Using the ISO-Latin-1 Character Set.
Keyboard Assignment Under X11.
Use of Foreign Language Characters at the Shell Level.
Foreign Language Characters in Editors.
Special Characters in Mail and News.
Adaptation of Individual Programs.

10. Unix Tools.
File Management.
Processing of Text Files.
Search Patterns (regular expressions).
Starting Commands Automatically.
The AWK Programming Language.
Processing Text Files with Sed.
Further Useful Utilities.
The Shell as a Connecting Link Between Various Programs.
Processes and Jobs.

11. Tools (not only) for Programmers.
The make PROGRAM.
The imake PROGRAM.
Installation of Programs.
Editors.
The Revision Control System (rcs).
Other Version Management Systems.

12. Emulators Under Linux.
The BIOS Emulator DOSemu.
The Windows Emulator Wine.
The iBCS Emulator.

13. Linux in a Networked Environment.
Network Software Layers.
Network Hardware.
Network-Related Kernel Configuration.
Activating the Network Devices.
Assignment of IP Addresses.
All About Ifconfig.
All About Route.
The Netstat Program.
The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP).

14. TCP/IP Basics.
Protocols.
The Inetd Server.
The TCP Wrapper (tcpd).
The Ident Daemon.
Adding New Services.
Remote Procedure Call.
Architecture-Independent Data Format.

15. IP Addresses and Computer Names.
Names and IP Addresses in /etc/hosts.
Domain Name Service.
Using a Name Server with Linux.
Testing a Name Server.
Reliability of Name Servers.

16. Network Applications.
The Telnet Program.
The File Transfer Protocol (ftp).
The R Tools.
The Secure Shell SSH.
Sending Warnings to Remote Computers With Rwall.
File Transfer With Rdist.
Conversation Between Users With Talk.
Internet Relay Chat (irc).
File Transfer With Sendfile.

17. Network File System (NFS).
Linux as NFS Client.
Linux as NFS Server.
The Automounter.

18. Anonymous FTP Servers.
Installing the wu-ftpd.
Administration of an FTP Server.

19. Linux in a Heterogeneous Network.
Linux as a NetWare Client and Server.
Linux as an SMB Client and Server.

20. Configuration and Operation of a Name Server.
The Concept of Domain Name Service.
Migrating BIND4 to BIND8.
General Remarks on Configuration of a Name Server.
Global Configuration.
Primary Name Servers.
The File Named.hosts.
The Masterfile Format.
The File Named.local.
The File Named.rev.
Secondary Name Servers.
Slave Name Servers.
Further Information on the DNS.

21. Network Information Service.
Using NIS Services as a Client.
NIS Servers.

22. The bootp Protocol.
23. Connecting to the Internet via PPP.
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP).
Automatic Connection with Diald.
ISDN Instead of a Modem.

24. Network Administration.
Troubleshooting in the Network.
Programs for Network Management.
IP Network Management.

Appendix A: The Standard Editor VI.
Appendix B: Generating Passwords.
Appendix C: References.
The Linux Documentation Project.
Linux literature.
GNU Project Documentation.
General Unix Literature.
Literature on Unix Networks.
Miscellaneous References.

Appendix D: List of Important RFCs.
Index. 0201675250T10092001


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