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Product Code: 978-1-118-10679-2

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Publish date: April 3, 2012
Roderick W. Smith, Linux+, LPIC-1, LPIC-2, is a recognized Linux open source programmer and networking expert. He is the author of over a dozen books on open source technologies. His books include CompTIA Linux+ Complete Study Guide; LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide, 2nd Edition; LPIC-2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide, and Linux Administrator Street Smarts, all from Sybex.

A unique, full-color introduction to Linux fundamentals Serving as a low-cost, secure alternative to expensive operating systems, Linux is a UNIX-based, open source operating system. Full-color and concise, this beginner's guide takes a learning-by-doing approach to understanding the essentials of Linux. Each chapter begins by clearly identifying what you will learn in the chapter, followed by a straightforward discussion of concepts that leads you right into hands-on tutorials. Chapters conclude with additional exercises and review questions, allowing you to reinforce and measure your understanding.* Offers a hands-on approach to acquiring a foundation of Linux skills, aiming to ensure Linux beginners gain a solid understanding* Uses the leading Linux distribution Fedora to demonstrate tutorials and examples* Addresses Linux installation, desktop configuration, management of files and filesystems, remote administration, security, and more This book is essential reading for anyone entering the world of Linux!

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linux essentials November 2, 2013
Reviewer: F.Larocca from Mission Viejo, CA United States  
Great book. Easy reading for those who are taking their first steps into the world of Linux.

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LPI Essentials by Roderick Smith August 28, 2013
Reviewer: PF from Battle Creek, MI United States  
I used the Sybex LPIC-1 book by Roderick Smith to pass the exam.  This book is equally useful.

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excellent June 16, 2013
Reviewer: Vasili Wylie from Houston , TX United States  
easy to navigate

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