Introducing Linux Distros by Jose Dieguez Castro

By Jose Dieguez Castro

The 1st barrier new Linux consumer has to stand is the overpowering variety of "flavors" that this working procedure has. those "flavors" are generally called distros (from distribution), and thus far there are greater than 300 energetic distros to select from. So, find out how to select one? you could select the most well-liked in the intervening time, or take heed of what your good friend says, yet are you yes that this is often the person who you wish? Making the inaccurate selection in this subject is in the back of a large number of disappointments with this working approach. you must opt for the distro that's best for you and your wishes. Introducing Linux Distros teaches you the professionals and the cons of the main usually used distros with a purpose to locate the one who is correct for you. you'll discover every one distro step-by-step, so you should not have to undergo hours of internet browsing, numerous downloads, changing into harassed through new suggestions and, within the worst instances, studying complicated and marathon set up courses. you'll enjoy the author's long term event operating with each one distro fingers on, allowing you to decide on the easiest distro in your long term wishes. Linux deals us an excellent open resource replacement to proprietary software program, and utilizing Introducing Linux Distros you could come to a decision find out how to most sensible make it give you the results you want. begin exploring the open resource international at the present time.

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Red Hat Linux Unleashed by David Pitts

By David Pitts

This finished reference is the single publication a Linux person, programmer, or process administrator will desire. The e-book takes the reader via install and configuration, to complex programming and administrating/networking the system.* purple Hat Linux is the number 1 Linux approach this day with a consumer base of 3,000,000-5,000,000 clients* This ebook is particularly well timed - model 4.2 of crimson Hat (based at the 2.0.x kernel), which was once published may possibly 1997* This ebook is released via the legitimate crimson Hat Press, a department of Sams Publishing

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Essential Mac OS X Panther Server Administration by Michael Bartosh

By Michael Bartosh

From the command line to Apple's graphical instruments, this publication makes use of an intensive, basic process that leads readers to mastery of each point of the server. choked with much-needed perception, transparent reasons, troubleshooting assistance, and protection info in each bankruptcy, the publication indicates procedure directors tips to make the most of the software's features and contours for his or her person wishes. a number of the subject matters lined intimately include:* set up * Deployment * Server administration * listing prone * net program companies * procedure interplay * information amassing * tension planningThis entire consultant additionally takes the time to rigorously spotlight and research the variations among Mac OS X and the opposite server systems. no matter if you are a professional Unix or home windows administrator or a long-time Mac expert, crucial Mac OS X Panther Server management provide you with the intensity you are looking to maximize the potential for your Mac OS X Panther Server.

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The Unix Programming Environment by Brian W. Kernighan, Rob Pike

By Brian W. Kernighan, Rob Pike

Again conceal textual content: of their Preface the authors clarify This ebook is intended to aid the reader the best way to application in C. It incorporates a educational advent to get new clients begun once attainable separate chapters on every one significant function and a reference handbook. lots of the remedy is predicated on studying writing and revising examples instead of on mere statements of ideas. For the main half the examples are entire actual courses instead of remoted fragments. All examples were proven without delay from the textual content that's in machine-readable shape. in addition to displaying tips on how to make powerful use of the language we now have additionally attempted the place attainable to demonstrate worthy algorithms and ideas of fine type and sound design... booklet jacket.

This is a vintage of Unix programming, serving as a longer therapy of the later chapters within the seminal _The C Programming Language_. It goals to coach the reader not only easy methods to software on Unix, yet why Unix courses paintings the way in which they do. during this admire it really is akin to Raymond's _The artwork of Unix Programming_, this time coming from the authors of Unix, and in addition benefitting from the inability of ESR's visible GNU/Linux/Python/etc. biases.

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Absolute BSD: The Ultimate Guide to FreeBSD by Michael Lucas, Jordan Hubbard

By Michael Lucas, Jordan Hubbard

FreeBSD is a robust, versatile, and not pricey UNIX-based working approach, and the popular server platform for lots of companies. contains insurance of install, networking, add-on software program, safety, community providers, method functionality, kernel tweaking, dossier structures, SCSI & RAID configurations, SMP, upgrading, tracking, crash debugging, BSD within the workplace, and emulating different OSs.

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LINUX in A Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference by Ellen Siever, Stephen Spainhour, Jessica P. Hekman, Stephen

By Ellen Siever, Stephen Spainhour, Jessica P. Hekman, Stephen Figgins

The content material of the e-book is superb. the belief of the e-book is excellent; although, there are a few instructions referenced in the following which have been up-to-date due to the fact that this model got here out. it's a first-class basic answer for a linux reference publication, simply be ready for a pair instructions having the incorrect( old school ) arguments.

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GTK+ Gnome Application Development by Havoc Pennington

By Havoc Pennington

This name is for the reader who's conversant with the c language and UNIX/Linux improvement. It presents precise and solution-oriented info designed to satisfy the desires of programmers and alertness builders utilizing the GTK+/Gnome libraries. assurance enhances present GTK+/Gnome documentation, going into extra intensity on pivotal matters comparable to uncovering the GTK+ item method, operating with the development loop, coping with the Gdk substrate, writing customized widgets, and mstering GnomeCanvas.

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Linux Multimedia Guide by Jeff Tranter

By Jeff Tranter

Linux is more and more renowned between desktop fanatics of all kinds, and one of many purposes the place it's flourishing is multimedia. Take a reasonably cheap platform and upload the Linux working process, which fairly exploits its pace, and you have got a good host for constructing multimedia purposes. those frequently could be ported to different UNIX structures, expanding their price. one other allure is available in the shape of an exceptional number of loose software program programs that aid manipulation of snap shots, audio, and video, the simplest of that are defined during this book.But it isn't uncomplicated to place multimedia jointly on Linux, and there are few applications that combine every little thing for you. as a substitute, you're passed programming interfaces and stand-alone utilities which are every one fitted to a specific task. during this publication, Jeff Tranter deals the assistance you would like to slot the items jointly, targeting find out how to software each one form of device.Part of the booklet is aimed toward C programmers. dealing with sound playing cards and CD-ROMS isn't too tricky if you happen to comprehend the traditional interfaces. The booklet additionally describes instruments that nonprogrammers can use. pattern multimedia purposes also are shown.Contents include:Introduction to multimedia and the units that Linux helps Configuration and use of sound playing cards, CD-ROMs, and joysticks purposes for sound and track, pictures, video, and video games Programming units reminiscent of sound playing cards and CD-ROMs assessment of graphical toolkits and APIs

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