Ten Steps to Linux Survival

Essentials for Navigating the Bash Jungle

by James Lehmer

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Book Description

Linux systems are everywhere today, even in companies once considered "pure Windows." If you're a sysadmin, network administrator, or developer in a small Windows shop, you may have to jump in and fix a system problem when your site goes down. What if you have no Linux knowledge? This short guide provides tips to help you survive.

Linux systems may appear in your shop as virtual machines or in the cloud, including web servers, databases, mobile device managers, version control, and monitoring systems. When one of them falters, this primer leads you through some diagnostic and recovery tasks so you can quickly get your site back up.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Ten Steps to Linux Survival ebook for free in PDF format (6.3 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 0
Step 0: Don't Panic
Chapter 1
Step 1: Getting In
Chapter 2
Step 2: Getting Around
Chapter 3
Step 3: Peeking at Files
Chapter 4
Step 4: Finding Files
Chapter 5
Step 5: Search Me
Chapter 6
Step 6: What's Going On?
Chapter 7
Step 7: Filesystems
Chapter 8
Step 8: Transferring Files
Chapter 9
Step 9: Starting and Stopping
Chapter 10
Step 10: Where to Go for Help
Chapter 11
The End
Appendix A
Cheat Sheet

Book Details

Computer Science
O'Reilly Media
ISBN13 Digital
ISBN10 Digital
PDF Size
6.3 MB

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