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Customizing and Upgrading Linux Linda McKinnon

Customizing and Upgrading Linux

Linda McKinnon

Published January 23rd 2002
ISBN : 9780471208853
Paperback
304 pages
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A no-nonsense guide for IT professionalsWhile Linux vendors promise speed, efficiency, and reliability, its the IT professionals who must deliver on that promise. Updated to reflect all the recent changes to Linux version 2.4, this new edition ofMoreA no-nonsense guide for IT professionalsWhile Linux vendors promise speed, efficiency, and reliability, its the IT professionals who must deliver on that promise. Updated to reflect all the recent changes to Linux version 2.4, this new edition of the McKinnons popular guide gets system administrators and engineers quickly up to speed on everything they need to know to customize and upgrade their Linux systems. From swap-space options, disk partitions, and installation, through printer and video device configuration and installing and upgrading the Linux kernel, this guide follows the highly successful, classroom-tested approach that the McKinnons have refined during their years as professional trainers.Responding to the ongoing needs of IT professionals for current and reliable information on the latest technologies, Wiley Computer Publishing introduces the Gearhead Press titles. These books, written by accomplished trainers in their respective fields, focus on real-world examples and case studies to give readers the best information on leading topics.The Gearhead Press titles are characterized by two imprints: In the Trenches and Point to Point-both series include fast-paced books written by fellow IT professionals who have been there and done that.In the Trenches books introduce technologies, guide readers to proficiency, and serve as practical, hands-on references after the initial tasks are accomplished. The Point to Point titles invite readers to join an IT team at a model company and implement technologies in real-world environments-demonstrating actual problems and solutions.