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The Debian System: Concepts and Techniques
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1 35830 10-10-2007
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100% of reviewers None indicated 10.0

Description: Excerpt from the book's back cover:

"Unlike other popular Linux distributions, the Debian GNU/Linux operating system favors text-based configuration over graphical user interfaces (GUIs). In The Debian System, author Martin Krafft, an experienced Debian developer, introduces the concept of the Debian operating system, and explains how to use its various tools and techniques as well as the pitfalls and the thinking behind each. Debian may appear simplistic, but it is actually quite robust, scalable, and secure. After reading The Debian System, you’ll see that strict adherence to standards, highly experienced developers, a clear vision and goals, and a certain degree of academic perfection make Debian the exceptional system that it is today."

Author: Martin F. Krafft
Pages: 608
Released Date: September 2005
Includes DVD install of Sarge 3.1r0a (i386)

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Author's website including errata page
Keywords: Debian sarge linux system administration apt networking security server install
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593270690

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Old 10-10-2007, 03:03 AM   #1
Registered: Mar 2004
Distribution: Debian Sid, Lenny
Posts: 55

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 10

Pros: Excellent Book
Cons: None

I got this book very lately, after release of Sarge, but once start reading it, it is amazing book. Covering from History of Debian to Creating Debian Packages, it covers almost all things in Debian with great depth and care. Chapters on Security and Debian Releases and Achieves are really good. There is also dedicated chapter for system admins.

Book has everything to rename it to: Debian Bible.


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