Tuning and Customizing a Linux System

Tuning and Customizing a Linux System
Authors
Daniel L. Morrill
ISBN
1893115275
Published
31 Jul 2002
Purchase online
amazon.com

Linux-based operating systems are extremely powerful and flexible, but unlocking that power and flexibility requires knowledge and understanding of how the systems work. Tuning and Customizing a Linux System goes beyond the mere basics of using and administrating Linux systems&emdash;it covers how the systems are designed.

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Linux-based operating systems are extremely powerful and flexible, but unlocking that power and flexibility requires knowledge and understanding of how the systems work. Tuning and Customizing a Linux System goes beyond the mere basics of using and administrating Linux systems—it covers how the systems are designed. Through detailed analyses of popular Linux distributions, real-world case studies, and example configurations and administration tasks, you will come away with a genuine mastery of Linux-based operating systems (as well as Unix-like systems in general).

Tuning and Customizing a Linux System is geared toward users of Linux systems who already know the basics but aren't yet gurus. The author fills in the gaps left by other books, creating a bridge from the basic "how to" to the plane of true mastery. You'll find detailed examples of what a Linux distribution actually consists of, and youll explore explore three popular distributions in detail, learning useful techniques along the way. This comprehensive guide provides you with a complete, practical understanding of what's going on under the covers.

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