A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (4th Edition)

The so much entire, Easy-to-Follow advisor to Ubuntu Linux  

“As an in-depth advisor to Ubuntu, this publication does an excellent activity of protecting every little thing from utilizing the cohesion laptop to exploring key server configurations.”

–Elizabeth ok. Joseph, structures Administrator & Ubuntu group Member 

  • The no 1 Ubuntu source, absolutely up-to-date for Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)–the long-term aid (LTS) free up Canonical will help into 2019
  • Extensive new insurance of set up, defense, virtualization, MariaDB, Python Programming, and masses extra
  • Updated JumpStarts assist you manage many advanced servers in minutes
  • Hundreds of up to date examples, plus 4 up to date indexes carry speedy entry to trustworthy answers 

Mark Sobell’s A sensible advisor to Ubuntu Linux®, Fourth Edition, is the main thorough and updated connection with fitting, configuring, securing, and dealing with Ubuntu computers and servers.


This variation has been totally up-to-date for Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr), a milestone LTS (Long time period help) liberate, which Canonical will help on either pcs and servers into 2019.


Sobell walks you thru each crucial characteristic and strategy, from fitting Ubuntu to operating with the most recent Ubuntu team spirit computer, and from configuring servers and tracking networks to dealing with daily process management. His highly transparent reasons demystify every thing from Apache, Samba, and postfix, to ufw, virtualization, and MariaDB/MySQL database administration. PLUS a brand new bankruptcy on programming in Python, today’s hottest procedure automation tool!


Fully up to date JumpStart sections quick assist you get complicated servers running–often in mins. You’ll additionally locate updated counsel on new LPI and CompTIA Linux certification pathways for Linux professionals.


Sobell attracts on his tremendous Linux wisdom to provide an explanation for either the “hows” and the “whys” of Ubuntu. He’s taught millions of readers and not forgets what it’s wish to be new to Linux. no matter if you’re a person, administrator, or programmer, you’ll locate every little thing you would like here–now, and for years to come.


The world’s such a lot functional Ubuntu Linux booklet is now much more useful!


This publication delivers

  • Completely remodeled install assurance reflecting Ubuntu 14.04’s more desirable ubiquity (graphical) and debian-installer (textual) installers
  • Updated JumpStarts for fast establishing Samba, Apache, postfix, FTP, NFS, CUPS, OpenSSH, DNS, and different complicated servers
  • Revamped and up-to-date causes of the ufw, gufw, and iptables firewall tools
  • An all-new bankruptcy on growing VMs (virtual machines) in the community and within the cloud
  • New assurance of the MariaDB open resource plug-in alternative for MySQL
  • Comprehensive networking assurance, together with DNS/BIND, NFS, NIS, FTP, LDAP, and Cacti community monitoring
  • Expert insurance of web server configuration and customization, together with apache2 (Web) and postfix (mail)
  • A new bankruptcy protecting state of the art protection recommendations, together with sudo, cryptography, hash features, SSL certificate, plus a piece on utilizing GPG (GNU privateness shield) to guard files in transit
  • Deep assurance of crucial management tasks–from dealing with clients to CUPS printing, and from configuring LANs and LDAP to construction VMs (virtual machines)
  • Complete directions on retaining platforms brand new utilizing apt-get, dpkg, and different tools
  • And even more . . . together with a revised 500+ time period thesaurus and 4 indexes

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Getting Started with SQL: A Hands-On Approach for Beginners

Businesses are collecting info this day at exponential premiums and but few humans know the way to entry it meaningfully. If you’re a enterprise or IT expert, this brief hands-on advisor teaches you the way to drag and rework info with SQL in major methods. you are going to fast grasp the basics of SQL and how one can create your individual databases.

Author Thomas Nield offers workouts through the e-book that will help you perform your newfound SQL talents at domestic, with no need to take advantage of a database server surroundings. not just will you easy methods to use key SQL statements to discover and control your information, yet you’ll additionally realize the way to successfully layout and deal with databases to satisfy your needs.

You’ll additionally learn the way to:

  • Explore relational databases, together with light-weight and centralized models
  • Use SQLite and SQLiteStudio to create light-weight databases in minutes
  • Query and rework facts in significant methods through the use of decide on, the place, staff by way of, and ORDER BY
  • Join tables to get a extra entire view of what you are promoting data
  • Build your personal tables and centralized databases by utilizing normalized layout principles
  • Manage information through studying easy methods to INSERT, DELETE, and replace records

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Creating Flow With OmniFocus

By Kourosh Dini

* snatch uncomplicated via complicated suggestions of OmniFocus via genuine examples, not like a manual.
Combine the robust productiveness application OmniFocus, the Getting issues performed technique, and extra in over 550 pages of screenshots, tutorials, and genuine global examples, with growing movement with OmniFocus: studying Productivity.

* how one can construct a relied on method and get issues off your mind.
* discover ways to take regulate of OmniFocus at a far deeper point via getting to know perspectives.
* discover ways to construct customized views that paintings for you.
* Use the energy of OmniFocus to get via day-by-day duties to get to the stuff you are looking to do.
* construct a middle procedure to regulate obligations and initiatives easily.
* achieve mastery and combine upkeep initiatives, new projects of the day, in addition to higher tasks. The systematized and arranged technique frees the skill to imagine creatively and extra freely on a job at hand.
* Have day-by-day initiatives and 12 months lengthy initiatives relaxation simply aspect by means of part. be capable of enhance feeling either up to speed and motivated.
* notice a number of strategies for procrastination and scattered or bogged-down states of mind.

Note: I'm nearly a hundred% convinced this is often retail.

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OpenCV 2 Cookbook

By Robert Lagani Re

This ebook is by way of a long way the best I've visible to start with OpenCV 2,
even as a C++ n00b. The recipes should not in simple terms very beneficial, but in addition rather well defined.
Do naked in brain that it's a great spot to start
and it doesn't hide every thing the excellent library can do.

Here is the authentic description from Amazon:
In today's electronic international, pictures are all over the place, and with the arrival of robust and cheap computing units, it has develop into attainable to create refined purposes manipulating photos and video clips. including lighting tricks, bettering photograph gains, appearing item popularity, and reconstructing 3D details are projects that may be programmed simply with the OpenCV library, that's a widespread open resource library that gives a wealthy set of complex computing device imaginative and prescient algorithms.

OpenCV 2 computing device imaginative and prescient software Programming Cookbook will introduce you to varied computing device imaginative and prescient algorithms incorporated within the OpenCV library. you'll easy methods to learn, write, create and manage photos. you'll discover varied thoughts favourite in photo research and the way they are often successfully applied in C++. The e-book offers a whole advent to the OpenCV library and explains tips on how to construct your first laptop imaginative and prescient application. you can be awarded with quite a few laptop imaginative and prescient algorithms and be uncovered to big recommendations in photograph research that may assist you to construct your individual desktop imaginative and prescient functions.

The ebook permits you to start with the library, exhibiting you the way to put in and set up the OpenCV library to write down potent machine imaginative and prescient functions following sturdy programming practices. The concepts to strategy a picture and its pixels utilizing the information constructions provided via the library are defined intimately. you'll construct and control a picture histogram; find out how to become aware of strains and lines. you may be brought to the concept that of mathematical morphology and picture filtering. The detection and use of curiosity issues in computing device imaginative and prescient is gifted with functions for photo matching and item popularity. ideas to accomplish digicam calibration and 3D reconstruction are provided.

OpenCV 2 computing device imaginative and prescient software Programming Cookbook is your advisor to the advance of computing device imaginative and prescient purposes. it's a accomplished reference that exposes you to laptop imaginative and prescient ideas illustrated with huge examples.

A step by step advisor to desktop imaginative and prescient programming utilizing the C++ Interface of the OpenCV 2 library together with complicated concepts

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The Genealogist's Internet: The Essential Guide to Researching Your Family History Online

By Peter Christian

This functional consultant identifies the main web content and on-line assets of knowledge on hand to relatives historians. it really is excellent for either newbies and more matured researchers because it explores the main valuable resources and is helping readers to navigate every one. The Genealogist's net features absolutely up-to-date Urls and all the contemporary advancements in on-line family tree.

This absolutely up to date 5th version, recommended by means of the nationwide information, is the great consultant for a person gaining knowledge of their relations background on-line. It covers:

·Online census files and wills, together with the 1911 Census
·Civil registration indexes
·Information on occupations and professions
·Dna matching
·New family tree web pages and seek engines
·Surname studies
·Passenger lists and migration records
·Information on digitised old maps and photographs

This ebook additionally comprises the impression of running a blog, podcasting and social networking on family members historical past learn, permitting family members historians to discover others with related learn pursuits and to percentage their effects. no matter if you must placed your loved ones tree on-line, locate far-off kinfolk or entry the various on-line genealogical boards, chat groups and mailing lists, this e-book is a must have.

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3D Programming for Windows®: Three-Dimensional Graphics Programming for the Windows Presentation Foundation (Developer Reference)

By Charles Petzold

Get a targeted creation to programming 3D photographs with the home windows Presentation beginning 3D API. Complementing his e-book purposes = Code + Markup, award-winning writer Charles Petzold builds on XAML necessities, educating you ways to exhibit and animate 3D images less than the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 and home windows Vista. You’ll get professional suggestions and code samples in XAML and Microsoft visible C#— supporting you grasp the abilities you want to create high-fidelity consumer interfaces.

Discover how to:

  • Define advanced 3D items with triangle meshes
  • Enhance the illumination of 3D surfaces with gentle and shading effects
  • Color 3D figures with gradients, bitmaps, and drawings
  • Add animation with transforms and vertex manipulation
  • Represent linear, affine, and digital camera transforms by utilizing matrices
  • Calculate vector angles, angles of rotation, and axes of rotation
  • Generate triangle meshes successfully by utilizing C# code
  • Express rotation by utilizing quaternion computation
  • Provide a consumer interface for manipulating and drawing 3D figures

PLUS—Get visible C# and XAML code samples at the Web

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Upgrading and Repairing PCs (22nd Edition)

DVD-ROM comprises 3 hours of new how-to video


For greater than 25 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the world’s no 1 advisor to notebook undefined: the one resource for trustworthy info on how computers paintings, troubleshooting and solving difficulties, including undefined, optimizing functionality, and construction new desktops. This twenty second version bargains beefed-up insurance of the most recent techniques and upkeep strategies, plus greater than hours of recent video.


Scott Mueller provides functional solutions approximately workstation processors, mother-boards, buses, BIOSes, reminiscence, SSD and HDD garage, video, audio, networks, net connectivity, strength, and lots more and plenty extra. You’ll locate the industry’s top assurance of diagnostics, trying out, and repair—plus state-of-the-art discussions of enhancing workstation functionality through overclocking and different techniques.


Mueller has taught millions of pros in individual and hundreds of thousands extra via his books and videos—nobody is familiar with extra approximately preserving desktops working perfectly. even if you’re a qualified technician, a small company proprietor attempting to get a better price, or a house computer fanatic, this is often the one laptop publication you need!


NEW during this EDITION

  • The most up-to-date processors, together with Intel’s most up-to-date middle i Haswell processors and AMD’s Kaveri center processors.
  • Everything you must find out about the newest GPU expertise from NVIDIA and AMD, together with advancements in OpenGL, DirectX, and Mantle.
  • New firmware concepts just like the InSyde BIOS, again to BIOS buttons, and the entire up to date settings to be had for the most recent processors and chipsets.
  • The newest in up-to-date domestic networking criteria, from blazing quick 802.11ac wireless to HomeGrid and G.hn powerline networking.
  • Ever higher garage, because of new applied sciences like helium-filled demanding disks, shingled magnetic recording, and Cfast and XQD for flash reminiscence.
  • Emerging interfaces akin to mSATA, USB 3.1, and M.2
  • Updated insurance of creating desktops from scratch—from picking and assembling via BIOS setup and troubleshooting




Get three hours of up-to-the minute, studio-quality how-to videos—all playable in your DVD participant or machine! during this version, Scott Mueller offers an entire seminar on computer troubleshooting, instructing you the way to spot and get to the bottom of an array of universal and not-so-common workstation problems.

From specified reasons on the entire instruments that are supposed to be a simple a part of any workstation toolkit, to all of the serious ideas you might want to keep on with to soundly function in your PC’s inner elements, in those movies Scott Mueller guarantees you're built with every thing you must recognize to effectively get to the bottom of your PC’s problems.

From there, Scott takes you thru a whole disassembly of an All-in-One (AiO) process, exhibiting simply what you are able to do to maintain those really good structures working easily. ultimately, there's a targeted examine today’s ultra-fast stable country disk drives (SSD) and the advantages they convey to trendy platforms.

This DVD additionally comprises the entire nineteenth and twentieth variants of this ebook in printable shape, plus vast technical reference fabric, a finished word list, and more!


“…continually revised and up to date to mirror the ever-changing workstation panorama. A source from my computing device fix days, Scott Mueller’s tome is without doubt one of the books that has stayed on my bookshelf
throughout the years.”

—Adam Overa, dealing with Editor, Tom’s Hardware



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A+ Guide to Hardware

This step by step, hugely visible textual content offers a complete advent to handling and conserving laptop and software program. Written via best-selling writer and educator Jean Andrews, A+ consultant TO undefined, 9th version, heavily integrates the CompTIA A+ examination targets to organize scholars for the 220-901 certification assessments. the recent 9th version additionally positive factors wide updates to mirror present know-how, strategies, and criteria within the dynamic, fast moving box of workstation fix and data expertise. every one bankruptcy covers either middle strategies and complex issues, organizing fabric to facilitate useful program and inspire scholars to benefit by means of doing. the hot variation positive aspects extra assurance of up-to-date undefined, safety, and elevated emphasis on cellular units. Supported through quite a lot of supplemental assets to reinforce studying with Lab Manuals, CourseNotes, on-line labs and the not obligatory MindTap that incorporates labs, certification try out prep and interactive routines and actions, this confirmed textual content deals scholars a good way to organize for fulfillment as a qualified IT help technician.

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Hacking Exposed Cisco Networks: Cisco Security Secrets & Solutions

Here is the 1st ebook to concentration completely on Cisco community hacking, protection auditing, and security matters. utilizing the confirmed Hacking Exposed technique, this booklet exhibits you ways to find and patch process vulnerabilities by means of taking a look at your Cisco community in the course of the eyes of a hacker. The publication covers device-specific and network-centered assaults and defenses and provides real-world case studies.

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