You love it as the world’s most popular desktop Linux distribution, and now Ubuntu is available at a server near you. Embracing the very same features desktop users have grown to love, system administrators are rapidly adopting Ubuntu due to their ability to configure, deploy, and manage network services more effectively than ever.
Practical Ubuntu Server Administration guides you through all of the key configuration and administration tasks you’ll need to know. Whether you’re interested in adopting Ubuntu within a Fortune 500 environment or just want to use Ubuntu to manage your home network, this book is your go-to guide to using the distribution securely for a wide variety of network services. Topics include file, print, web, and FTP management, command-line tips and tricks, automated installation, configuration and deployment processes, and kernel management.
What you’ll learn
- Effectively and securely install, update, and deploy your Ubuntu server.
- Configure your server to operate most effectively for a wide variety of purposes, including as a web server, FTP server, and a file and printer manager.
- Rev up your command-line knowledge by taking advantage of little-known shell-related features, tips, and tricks.
- Remotely manage your server through a wide-variety of services.
Who is this book for?
System administrators and application developers seeking to use Ubuntu as a Linux server
About the Apress Beginning Series
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