Essential Linux Commands: 100 Linux commands every system administrator should know

Essential Linux Commands: 100 Linux commands every system administrator should know

English | 2023 | ISBN: 1803239034 | 251 pages | True PDF EPUB | 29.97 MB

Unlock the power of Linux with this quick-start guide to leveling up your admin skills, packed with clear explanations and hands-on examples
Key Features

Explore Linux commands for mounting, file manipulation, and running Linux on the cloud
Learn commands for checking and configuring network card statistics, firewall rules, and interfaces
Understand how to utilize SELinux in keeping systems adequately hardened and avoiding various security risks
Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

The role of a system administrator is ever-evolving, with the Linux command line at its core. This makes Linux command-line mastery an essential skill to demonstrate your ability to efficiently manage and maintain systems efficiently. Essential Linux Commands addresses a diverse range of topics, including package management, file manipulation, networking strategies, system monitoring, and diagnostic tools. Each command is intricately explained to eliminate any ambiguity, ensuring ease of implementation in real-world scenarios.

This book explains how to use SELinux to maintain security, run Linux machines on AWS Cloud, and transfer and download files to remote systems. With the help of practical examples and use cases, you’ll not only gain a thorough understanding of a command’s syntax but also grasp its functional breadth and limitations. The book also explores commands frequently used by system administrators to check network card statistics and firewall rules.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced administrator, this book is an invaluable resource, filling in the gaps in your skill set and helping you improve your skills and expertise in Linux administration.
What you will learn

Execute commands to launch applications, control services, and change network settings
Develop your skills to use commands for package management, file manipulation, and networking
Get clear explanations and practical examples for each command
Discover tips and techniques to use the Linux command line effectively
Get to grips with troubleshooting common problems and fixing errors
Master best practices to manage and maintain Linux systems
Develop expertise in system performance, security, and Linux in the cloud

Who this book is for

This book is for system administrators, IT professionals, and students who want to enhance their knowledge of Linux administration and improve their skills in this field. Whether you’re just starting out in system administration or have years of experience, this book is an invaluable resource for mastering the Linux command line and becoming a more proficient system administrator. Essential Linux Commands is also well-suited for individuals interested in expanding their Linux know-how and its applications in various industries and environments.
Table of Contents

Getting Server up and running
Linux Users&Groups Commands
File Compression and Archival Commands
Format and Disk Space commands
Linux Permissions Commands
Linux Mount and Manipulation Commands
File Content and Conversion Commands
Linux SWAP Commands
Linux Monitoring and Debugging Commands
Linux IPTABLES and Network Commands
File-Transfer, Download and Managing Log files
Exploring Linux Security
Linux In The Cloud

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