The Complete FreeBSD: Documentation from the Source (4th Edition)

The Complete FreeBSD: Documentation from the Source (4th Edition)

Greg Lehey, Marshall Kirk McKusick

Author note: Marshall Kirk McKusick (Foreword via)

FreeBSD is by way of a long way the most well-liked model of BSD®, the mythical working approach that has contributed very much to each model of Unix® in use this day (including Mac OS® X). initially a neighborhood attempt by way of the college of California at Berkeley, FreeBSD was once geared toward making Unix a bit friendlier and more uncomplicated to exploit. by the point different unfastened working platforms got here alongside, BSD used to be firmly proven and intensely trustworthy. And it is still today.

For seven years, the FreeBSD neighborhood has trusted Greg Lehey's vintage, The whole FreeBSD, to steer them via its configuration and management. The 4th edition, masking model five of FreeBSD, is now on hand via O'Reilly group Press.

The entire FreeBSD is an eminently functional guidebook that explains not just find out how to get a working laptop or computer up and working with the FreeBSD working method, but in addition the best way to flip it right into a hugely practical and safe server which could host huge numbers of clients and disks, aid distant entry, and supply internet carrier, mail provider, and different key components of the web infrastructure. The publication offers in-depth details on install and updates, back-ups, printers, RAID, numerous web prone, firewalls, the graphical X Window approach, and masses extra. writer Greg Lehey is a member of the FreeBSD center group and has been constructing, documenting, and advocating for FreeBSD for almost ten years. no matter if you're an skilled Unix consumer or simply drawn to studying extra approximately this loose working procedure and the way you could placed it to give you the results you want, this selfmade BSD documentation will give you the info you need.

The entire FreeBSD is the second one free up within the O'Reilly neighborhood Press sequence. not like vintage O'Reilly animal books, that are created to fill a knowledge void, the group Press titles offer handy published copies of documentation that's already to be had on-line. O'Reilly's function within the sequence is restricted to supplying production and distribution prone instead of editorial improvement, in order that every one neighborhood Press name displays the editorial voice and association of the neighborhood that has created it.

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