BSD Books

The Definitive Guide to Samba 3

* Covers the new, forthcoming release of Samba 3. * Demonstrates how to integrate Samba with other network protocols, such as NFS, AppleTalk, LPD, IPP, DNS, and NTP. * Clear and concise, the books describes the inner working of SMB/CIFS, and how to configure and maintain the Samba software on many platforms, including Linux, Unix, FreeBSD, Mac …

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Mac OS X Tiger: Missing Manual

You can set your watch to it: As soon as Apple comes out with another version of Mac OS X, David Pogue hits the streets with another meticulous Missing Manual to cover it with a wealth of detail. The new Mac OS X 10.4, better known as Tiger, is faster than its predecessors, but nothing’s too fast for …

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Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

If you’ve held back from developing open source or free software projects because you don’t understand the implications of the various licenses, you’re not alone. Many developers believe in releasing their software freely, but have hesitated to do so because they’re concerned about losing control over their software. Licensing issues are complicated, and both the facts and fallacies …

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FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials (IT Mastery)

FreeBSD is one of the oldest and most featureful open-source Unix-like operating systems. FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials takes you on a deep dive into FreeBSD’s disk management systems. You’ll learn about: * identifying your storage hardware * the Common Access Method * GEOM–FreeBSD’s powerful and flexible stackable storage system * GUID Partition Tables, the modern disk partitioning standard …

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Mastering FreeBSD and OpenBSD Security: Building, Securing, and Maintaining BSD Systems

FreeBSD and OpenBSD are increasingly gaining traction in educational institutions, non-profits, and corporations worldwide because they provide significant security advantages over Linux. Although a lot can be said for the robustness, clean organization, and stability of the BSD operating systems, security is one of the main reasons system administrators use these two platforms.There are plenty of books to …

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Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition: The Complete Guide to FreeBSD

FreeBSD—the powerful, flexible, and free Unix-like operating system—is the preferred server for many enterprises. But it can be even trickier to use than either Unix or Linux, and harder still to master.Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition is your complete guide to FreeBSD, written by FreeBSD committer Michael W. Lucas. Lucas considers this completely revised and rewritten second edition of …

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Building a Server with FreeBSD 7

The most difficult part of building a server with FreeBSD, the Unix-like operating system, is arguably software installation and configuration. Finding the software is easy enough; getting everything up and running is another thing entirely. The only option for many people has been to hire a consultant. Building a Server with FreeBSD 7 is for those of us …

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The Design and Implementation of the 4.4 BSD Operating System

This book describes the design and implementation of the BSD operating system–previously known as the Berkeley version of UNIX. Today, BSD is found in nearly every variant of UNIX, and is widely used for Internet services and firewalls, timesharing, and multiprocessing systems. Readers involved in technical and sales support can learn the capabilities and limitations of the system; …

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