Linux Mint System Administrator's Beginner's Guide

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Learn
  • Install and configure Linux Mint
  • Basic shell commands
  • Install, remove, and configure software
  • Provision user accounts
  • Configure your hardware
  • Connect to other servers using different protocols
  • Configure wireless and wired networks
  • Create and restore backups of important information and data
  • Harden your system
  • Monitor resources and devices
  • Discover and solve common issues
About

System administrators are responsible for keeping servers and workstations working properly. They perform actions to get a secure, stable, and robust operating system. In order to do that, system administrators perform actions such as monitoring, accounts maintenance, restoring backups, and software installation. All these actions and tasks are crucial to business success.

"Linux Mint System Administrator’s Beginner’s Guide" is a practical and concise guide that offers you clear step-by-step exercises to learn good practices, commands, tools, and tips and tricks to convert users into system administrators in record time.

You’ll learn how to perform basic operations, such as create user accounts and install software. Moving forward, we’ll find out more about important tasks executed daily by system administrators.


Data and information are very important so you’ll learn how to create and restore backups. You will also learn about one of the most important points of an operating system: security.


Thanks to "Linux Mint System Administrator’s Beginner’s Guide", you’ll learn all the basics you need to install and keep a robust and reliable Linux Mint operating system up to date.

Features
  • Discover Linux Mint and learn how to install it
  • Learn basic shell commands and how to deal with user accounts
  • Find out how to carry out system administrator tasks such as monitoring, backups, and network configuration
Page Count 146
Course Length 4 hours 22 minutes
ISBN 9781849519601
Date Of Publication 26 Dec 2012

Authors

Arturo Fernandez Montoro

Arturo Fernandez Montoro is a software architect specializing in design, development, testing, and deployment of high-traffic web applications. Since 2002, he often writes for different Linux and Open Source printed and online magazines, such as Todo Linux, Linux+, Linux Magazine, and Free Software Magazine. Also, he has written the iPhone JavaScript Cookbook for Packt Publishing. His professional experience includes technologies such as Django, Ruby on Rails, J2EE, PHP, web application servers, relational and NoSQL databases, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS. He spent the last three years working as a software architect and a Python/Django lead developer. Currently, Arturo lives in Madrid working as a software architect for QDQ Media, the biggest online marketing agency in Spain. He can be reached at arturo@bsnux.com.