Tweeting Linux: 140 Linux Configuration Commands Explained in 140 Characters or Less (Paperback)

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Tweeting Linux: 140 Linux Configuration Commands Explained in 140 Characters or Less By Don R. Crawley Cover Image


Tweeting Linux: 140 Linux Configuration Commands Explained in 140 Characters or Less is a straight-forward approach to learning Linux commands. Each command is first explained in 140 characters or less, then examples of usage are shown in screen captures, and finally more details are given when necessary to explain command usage. You'll see the most commonly-used commands, plus a few gems you might not know about.

Written by a veteran I.T. trainer and Linux administrator, here's a sampling of what you'll find:

  • How to use rsync to synchronize files
  • Two tools for managing Apache Web servers
  • Four commands to query name servers
  • Four ways to get help
  • Four ways to install and manage software
  • The secret command that prevents even administrators from deleting a file
  • How to use diff to compare files
  • Seven ways to use "find" to search for files
  • The three steps to installing software from source code
  • The little-known Linux tool that combines ping and traceroute
  • How to create pop-up notices in the system tray

All information is presented in a straight-forward style designed for everyday use by working system administrators.

About the Author

Don R. Crawley, Linux+ and IPv6 Silver Engineer, is a lifetime geek, plus speaker and author of six books ranging in subject from Cisco to Linux to Compassionate Communication. His focus is on helping IT and other technical staff to master the arts of customer service and communication. He is also President/Chief Technologist of the Seattle-based IT training company, He has more than four decades experience working with workplace technology and automation and holds multiple technical certifications. In addition to being a best-selling author, he has spoken before audiences in all 50 states and Canada, plus the United Kingdom and Australia. In his spare time, he plays the pipe organ, watches the ships on Puget Sound, and laughs with his family.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780983660712
ISBN-10: 0983660719
Publisher: Soundtraining.Net
Publication Date: August 24th, 2011
Pages: 310
Language: English