Linux is among the most efficient operating systems of our generation. However, a very few practices this operating system in their computer. Some find it complex, and some find it not-so user-friendly. To help yourself or your friends, you should read the manual book of Linux, the 'How Linux Works - What Every Superuser Should Know'. It gives all the instructions on the development of its tools, hardware, and performances. The book explains the functions and operation of Linux in simple and lucid language so that the readers can understand the technicalities without any trouble.
Content Of The Book
Whether you have a system at home with Linux as the operating system or work as a system administrator in an office. This book will help you decode the functionalities of the Linux operating system. The book offers a detailed assessment on file-systems, and then continues with the boot sequence, networking, and system management basics. As you read, the book will also find the descriptions on open-ended topics, such as custom kernels, buying hardware and development tools. The instructions are written from an administrator's point of view so that it is easy for any user to imply the information. The details are explained through various relevant examples on how to administer Linux, and why each of its techniques works. This book helps the readers understand the simplicity and effectiveness of this operating system.
About The Author
This guidebook on the instructions on how Linux works is written by Brian Ward. He is a Ph. D holder in computer science from the University of Chicago. Since 1993, he has been associated with Linux and also currently working as an instructor and consultant in San Francisco. He has also authored some books about the functioning of Linux. Some of the famous works of his are 'Linux Kernel-HOWTO,' 'The Book of VMware' and 'The Linux Problem Solver.' You can order online for the paperback edition of the book published by No Starch Press.
A manual book on Linux's workings
Gives all the instructions on the development of its tools, hardware, and performances
An extensive explanation on its file-systems, and is then continued with the boot sequence, networking, and system management basics
Relevant examples that details on how to administer Linux, and why each of its techniques work
Explained elaborately in simple and lucid language
Written by Brian Ward