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Ubuntu 20.04 Essentials: A Guide to Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop and Server
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  • Title Ubuntu 20.04 Essentials: A Guide to Ubuntu Desktop and Server
  • Author(s) Neil Smyth
  • Publisher: Payload Media (May 13, 2020)
  • Hardcover/Paperback 328 pages
  • ebook HTML
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10/ASIN: 1951442180
  • ISBN-13: 978-1951442187
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Book Description

Arguably one of the most highly regarded and widely used enterprise level operating systems available today is the Ubuntu distribution. Not only is it considered to be among the most stable and reliable operating systems, it is also backed by the considerable resources and technical skills of Canonical, Ltd.

Ubuntu Essentials is designed to provide detailed information on the installation, use and administration of the Ubuntu distribution.

For beginners, the book covers topics such as operating system installation, the basics of the GNOME desktop environment, configuring email and web servers and installing packages and system updates. Additional installation topics such as dual booting with Microsoft Windows are also covered, together with all important security topics such as configuring a firewall and user and group administration

For the experienced user, topics such as remote desktop access, the Cockpit web interface, logical volume management (LVM), disk partitioning, swap management, KVM virtualization, Secure Shell (SSH), Linux Containers and file sharing using both Samba and NFS are covered in detail to provide a thorough overview of this enterprise class operating system.

About the Authors
  • Neil Smyth is co-founder and CEO Payload Media, an internet and eBook publishing company based in the U.S. Prior to launching Payload Media, Neil held a number of positions in the IT industry including programming, web development, systems administration and sales and marketing and is the author of a number of technology related books. Click here to see all his "Essentials" technical books.
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