Linux for Windows Administrators
by Mark Minasi, Dan York: an essential resource for anyone working in the real world of enterprise computing. Inside, renowned Windows expert Mark Minasi and Linux guru Dan York give you practical, in-depth Linux instruction that dovetails perfectly with what you already know about Windows hot
Essential System Administration Pocket Reference
by Aeleen Frisch: Written for Unix systems administrators, this reference contains important administration commands, options, configuration files, and tasks. Specifics are included for a number of the more common Unix systems. Items are listed alphabetically after being grouped topically under headings such as "user accounts," "startup and shutdown," and "process and resource management
by James Turnbull: crucial topics such as file security, enhanced email security, and IMAP, DNS and FTP servers are all discussed
by John Terpstra: he concise and consistent approach breaks down security into logical parts, giving you actions to take immediately, information on hardening your system from the top down, how to plan and maintain an interative security strategy and finally, how to navigate the "soft issues" of how to garner management and employee support for your security strategy.
How Linux Works: What Every SuperUser Should Know
by Brian Ward: describes the inside of the Linux system for systems administrators, whether you maintain an extensive network in the office or one Linux box at home
In the Trenches: Customizing and Upgrading Linux
by Linda McKinnon, Al McKinnon: a reference for the busy professional to installing and administering Linux, detailing the difference between Linux and other Unix systems. The CD-ROM contains Red Hat Linux 6.2, to enable the reader to follow along with the text and see how Linux works
Linux - Unleashing the Workstation in Your PC
a complete and highly detailed guide to Linux installation, configuration, administration, and networking
Linux 101 & 102 Modular Training Notes
The Linux 101 & 102 Modular Training Notes are two separate manuals for individuals who wish to study for the LPI 101 or 102 examinations. Read more
Linux Power Tools
by Roderick Smith: If you've mastered the basics and are itching to go beyond, Linux Power Tools can take you there. Spanning a broad range of topics (from ALSA to zombies), Linux Power Tools covers the top five Linux distributions (Debian, Mandrake, Red Hat, Slackware, and SuSE). Using his easy-to-follow style, Linux expert Rod Smith shares his secrets for creating the optimum Linux system, from top to bottom
Linux Security Cookbook
by Daniel J. Barrett, Richard E. Silverman, Robert G. Byrnes: includes real solutions to a wide range of targeted problems, such as sending encrypted email within Emacs, restricting access to network services at particular times of day, firewalling a webserver, preventing IP spoofing, setting up key-based SSH authentication, and much more
Linux Server Hacks
by Rob Flickenger: a collection of 100 industrial-strength hacks, providing tips and tools that solve practical problems for Linux system administrators. Every hack can be read in just a few minutes but will save hours of searching for the right answer. Some of the hacks are subtle, many of them are non-obvious, and all of them demonstrate the power and flexibility of a Linux system.
Linux Server Hacks, Volume Two : Tips & Tools for Connecting, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting
by William von Hagen, Brian Jones: A second collection of incredibly useful tips and tricks for finding and using dozens of open source tools you can apply to solve your sys admin problems.
Linux Server Security
by Michael D. Bauer: explains security concepts and techniques in clear language, beginning with the fundamentals. Linux Server Security with Linux provides a unique balance of "big picture" principles that transcend specific software packages and version numbers, and very clear procedures on securing some of those software packages on several popular distributions
Linux System Administration
by Tom Adelstein, Bill Lubanovic: Linux System Administration is ideal as an introduction to Linux for Unix veterans, MCSEs, and mainframe administrators, and as an advanced (and refresher) guide for existing Linux administrators who will want to jump into the middle of the book.
Linux System Administration: A User's Guide
by Marcel Gagné: written with good humor and enthusiasm for the profession of system administration, as well as a deep appreciation for the power and flexibility of Linux, Linux System Administration will teach you the tricks of the trade, guide your efforts, and serve as a definitive and comprehensive reference
Managing Linux Systems with Webmin: System Administration and Module Development
by Jamie Cameron: Each chapter provides instructions for using one of the 83 Webmin modules to manage a particular service or server, such as NFS exports, Sendmail, the domain name system, the MySQL database, Samba Windows file sharing, the Apache web server, or the Squid proxy server
Managing RAID on Linux
by Derek Vadala: covers everything system administrators need to know to put together a system that can support RAID. You will learn about the different types of RAID, along with associated technologies and issues, and how to choose the best RAID system for your needs
Moving to the Linux Business Desktop
by Marcel Gagne: a technical resource for migrating your business desktops to Linux, administering them efficiently, and using them to drive cost savings throughout your organization
Pluggable Authentication Modules: The Definitive Guide to PAM for Linux SysAdmins and C Developers
by K, Geisshirt: A comprehensive and practical guide to PAM for Linux: how modules work and how to implement them, covering 11 common modules, and installation of third-party offerings. Also covers developing your own modules in C.
Real World Linux Security (2nd Edition)
by Bob Toxen: brings together state-of-the-art solutions and exclusive software for safeguarding any Linux-based system or network, and fighting off any intrusion. Top Linux security consultant Bob Toxen has thoroughly revamped this definitive guide to reflect today's most vicious Internet attacks and arm you with breakthrough resources for protecting yourself.
The Best of Linux Distributions
based on Matt Welsh's cult classic Linux Installation & Getting Started. Revised, expanded, and updated, The Best of Linux Distributions includes a general introduction to Linux; detailed explanations of drive partitioning, filesystems, and software package installation; distribution-specific instructions for installing Debian GNU/Linux, Slackware, Caldera OpenLinux, and Red Hat Linux; a complete, low-stress Linux tutorial; system administration under Linux; X Window; and Networking. Also included are 4 CD-ROMs containing the latest Linux operating system for Red Hat Linux, Caldera OpenLinux, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware
The Complete Guide to Linux System Administration
by Nick Wells: prepares users for the Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT) Certification, Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Certification, and SAIR/GNU Linux Certified Administrator (LCA) Certification
Tuning and Customizing a Linux System
by Daniel L. Morrill, Dan Morrill: geared toward users of Linux systems who already know the basics, but aren't yet gurus. The author fills in the gap left by other books, creating a bridge from the basics of "how to" to a level of true mastery. You'll find detailed examples of what a Linux distribution actually consists of and explore three popular distributions in detail, learning useful techniques along the way