Customizing and Upgrading Linux by Linda McKinnon

By Linda McKinnon

A no-nonsense advisor for IT professionals

While Linux proprietors promise velocity, potency, and reliability, it is the IT pros who needs to convey on that promise. up-to-date to mirror all of the contemporary alterations to Linux model 2.4, this new version of the McKinnons' well known consultant will get method directors and engineers fast on top of things on every thing they should recognize to customise and improve their Linux structures. From swap-space recommendations, disk walls, and install, via printer and video machine configuration and fitting and upgrading the Linux kernel, this advisor follows the hugely profitable, classroom-tested technique that the McKinnons have sophisticated in the course of their years as specialist trainers.

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