Linux Mint 18

Desktops and Administration

Author: Richard Petersen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781936280858

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Page: 596

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This book covers the Linux Mint 18 release (Sarah), focusing on desktops and administrative tools. The emphasis here is on what users will face when using Mint, covering topics like installation, applications, software management, the Mint desktops (Cinnamon, Mate, and KDE), shell commands, network connections, and system administration tasks. Linux Mint 18 is based on the Ubuntu 16.04 long-term support release. The Cinnamon, Mate, and Linux Mint KDE desktops are examined in detail. Cinnamon and Mate have custom Mint menus to manage access to applications and devices. Advanced components are also examined such as the Mint Display Manager (MDM), PulseAudio sound configuration, and Mint software management applications (Software Manager and Update Manager). The new X-Apps are also reviewed, including Xplayer, Xed, and Xviewer. Administration topics include system tools, managing users, file systems, Bluetooth setup, printer configuration, and network folder and file sharing. In addition, configuration of wired and wireless connections, firewalls (the Gufw and FirewallD), and service management using systemd are covered. Shared resources are also examined, including the CUPS printing server, the NFS Linux network file server, and Samba Windows file and printing server.
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Linux Mint 18: Desktops and Administration

Author: Richard Petersen

Publisher: Surfing Turtle Press

ISBN: 1936280868

Category: Computers

Page: 590

View: 9385

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This book covers the Linux Mint 18 release (Sarah), focusing on desktops and administrative tools. The emphasis here is on what users will face when using Mint, covering topics like installation, applications, software management, the Mint desktops (Cinnamon, Mate, and KDE), shell commands, network connections, and system administration tasks. Linux Mint 18 is based on the Ubuntu 16.04 long-term support release. The Cinnamon, Mate, and Linux Mint KDE desktops are examined in detail. Cinnamon and Mate have custom Mint menus to manage access to applications and devices. Advanced components are also examined such as the Mint Display Manager (MDM), PulseAudio sound configuration, and Mint software management applications (Software Manager and Update Manager). The new X-Apps are also reviewed, including Xplayer, Xed, and Xviewer. Administration topics include system tools, managing users, file systems, Bluetooth setup, printer configuration, and network folder and file sharing. In addition, configuration of wired and wireless connections, firewalls (the Gufw and FirewallD), and service management using systemd are covered. Shared resources are also examined, including the CUPS printing server, the NFS Linux network file server, and Samba Windows file and printing server.
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Linux Mint 19.2: Desktops and Administration

Author: Richard Petersen

Publisher: Surfing Turtle Press

ISBN: 1949857018

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Linux Mint 19.2 (Tina) is based on the Ubuntu 18.04 LTR (Long Term Release). The Cinnamon and Mate desktops are examined in detail. Cinnamon and Mate have custom Mint menus to manage access to applications and devices. Advanced components are also examined such as the LightDM Display Manager, NetworkManager, the Samba server, and Mint software management applications (Software Manager and Update Manager). The Linux Mint X-Apps are also reviewed, including Xplayer, Xed, and Xviewer. Administration topics include system tools, managing users, file systems, Bluetooth setup, printer configuration, and network folder and file sharing. In addition, configuration of wired and wireless connections, firewalls, and service management using systemd are covered. Shared resources are also examined, including the CUPS printing server, the NFS Linux network file server, and Samba Windows file server.
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Ubuntu 19.04 Desktop: Applications and Administration

Author: Richard Petersen

Publisher: Surfing Turtle Press

ISBN: 1949857026

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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This book covers the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) release, focusing on applications and administrative tools. The emphasis here is on what users will face when using Ubuntu, covering topics like installation, applications, software management, the Ubuntu desktops (GNOME, MATE, and KDE), shell commands, network connections, and system administration tasks. There are four parts: Getting Started, Applications, Desktops, and Administration. Part 1 focuses on getting started, covering Ubuntu information and resources, using Ubuntu Live DVD/USB discs, installing and setting up Ubuntu, upgrading Ubuntu, basic use of the desktop interface, and connecting to wired and wireless networks. Ubuntu Software and Synaptic Package manager, which provides easy and effective software management, are both discussed. Part 2 keys in on office, multimedia, mail, Internet, and social media applications. Part 3 covers the Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Xubuntu, and Lubuntu desktops. as well as the BASH shell. The Ubuntu desktop with the GNOME interface is examined in detail.. Part 4 deals with administration topics, first discussing system tools like the GNOME system monitor, the Disk Usage Analyzer, and Disk Utility. Then a detailed chapter on Ubuntu system administration tools is presented, covering tasks such as managing users and file systems, Bluetooth setup, network folder sharing, backups, and printing. The network connections chapter covers a variety of network tasks, including manual configuration of wired and wireless connections, and firewalls.
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Linux

The Textbook, Second Edition

Author: Syed Mansoor Sarwar,Robert M Koretsky

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351768298

Category: Computers

Page: 658

View: 4799

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Linux: The Textbook, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the contemporary use of the Linux operating system for every level of student or practitioner, from beginners to advanced users. The text clearly illustrates system-specific commands and features using Debian-family Debian, Ubuntu, and Linux Mint, and RHEL-family CentOS, and stresses universal commands and features that are critical to all Linux distributions. The second edition of the book includes extensive updates and new chapters on system administration for desktop, stand-alone PCs, and server-class computers; API for system programming, including thread programming with pthreads; virtualization methodologies; and an extensive tutorial on systemd service management. Brand new online content on the CRC Press website includes an instructor’s workbook, test bank, and In-Chapter exercise solutions, as well as full downloadable chapters on Python Version 3.5 programming, ZFS, TC shell programming, advanced system programming, and more. An author-hosted GitHub website also features updates, further references, and errata. Features New or updated coverage of file system, sorting, regular expressions, directory and file searching, file compression and encryption, shell scripting, system programming, client-server–based network programming, thread programming with pthreads, and system administration Extensive in-text pedagogy, including chapter objectives, student projects, and basic and advanced student exercises for every chapter Expansive electronic downloads offer advanced content on Python, ZFS, TC shell scripting, advanced system programming, internetworking with Linux TCP/IP, and many more topics, all featured on the CRC Press website Downloadable test bank, work book, and solutions available for instructors on the CRC Press website Author-maintained GitHub repository provides other resources, such as live links to further references, updates, and errata
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