Ubuntu Linux Unleashed 2021 Edition, 14/e - Matthew Helmke

Ubuntu Linux Unleashed 2021 Edition, 14/e

By Matthew Helmke

  • Release Date: 2020-08-15
  • Genre: Operating Systems


Covers 20.04, 20.10, and 21.04

Ubuntu Linux Unleashed 2021 Edition is filled with unique and advanced information for everyone who wants to make the most of the Ubuntu Linux operating system. This new edition has been thoroughly updated by a long-time Ubuntu user and early community leader to reflect the exciting new Ubuntu 20.04 LTS release, with a forthcoming online update mid-2021, at the halfway mark before the next LTS release comes out.

Linux writer Matthew Helmke covers all you need to know about Ubuntu 20.04 LTS installation, configuration, productivity, command-line usage, development, systems administration, server operations, networking, virtualization, cloud computing, DevOps, and moreincluding intermediate-to-advanced techniques you wont find in any other book.

Helmke presents up-to-the-minute introductions to Ubuntus key productivity and web development tools, programming languages, hardware support, and more. Youll find new or improved coverage of the Ubuntu desktop experience, common web servers and software stacks, an introduction to containers like Docker and Kubernetes, as well as a wealth of systems administration information that is stable and valuable over many years.

Configure and use the Ubuntu desktop

Get started with multimedia and productivity applications

Manage Linux services, users, and software packages

Administer and run Ubuntu from the command line

Automate tasks and use shell scripting

Provide secure remote access and configure a secure VPN

Manage kernels and modules

Administer file, print, email, proxy, LDAP, DNS, and HTTP servers (Apache, Nginx, or alternatives)

Work with databases (SQL) and learn about NoSQL alternatives

Get started with virtualization and cloud deployment, including information about containers

Learn about options for managing large numbers of servers, including in the cloud

Learn the basics about popular programming languages including Python, PHP, Perl, and gain an introduction to new alternatives such as Go and Rust