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Linux (Mumbai Univ)


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It is a great pleasure in presenting First Edition of this Book “Linux” to the students of F.Y.C.S (FYBSc. Computer Science). This book is written to cover all the topics of syllabus prescribed by the University of Mumbai for F.Y.B.Sc. C.S. This book is also useful for S.Y.Bs.c. Computer Science as well as T.Y.Bs.c. Computer Science.

Linux Operating System is open source software. It supports CUI and GUI interface. With major developments of technology, this operating system is considered more efficient than Window Operating System. Linux Operating System is secure because of its firewall protection feature. The Linux Operating System has its own K-Office and having powerful internet, network capabilities as well in Linux we have many inbuilt servers like NFS, Samba server, Web server– Apache, mailing server – sendmail, Proxy server-squid, DNS, System Administration for Users and Groups, DHCP Server, FTP, http, etc. Many distributors of Linux are available in the market REDHat, Ubuntu, Fedora, Suse, Mandrake, etc. In this book, I have considered RedHat Linux for reference.

In this book Linux Installation, History, Distribution, Linux Documentation Sources and different types of desktops and all Basic Linux commands, different types of methods for installing and updating packages are explained and Shell scripting is provided.

The concept and theory of each topic is followed by the theoretical explanation, some self assessment questions, all practical sloutions of Linux commands, user administration, Linux documentation, Shell scripting with MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) according to university pattern are provided at the end of this book, along with that Practical’s Linux Installation stepwise with wizard is provided. Efforts have been made to make the text easy to read and understand. In this book, we have covered all types of programs expected by University of Mumbai in practical examination. At the end of this book, sample question paper is given for the student practice.


Contents –

1. Introduction
2. Linux Installation
3. Linux Structure
4. Graphical Desktop
5. Command Line
6. Linux Documentation
7. File Operations
8. Security
9. Networking
10. Basic Shell Scripting
Final Linux Practical
Linux MCQ
Model Questions




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Kiran Gurbani


Himalaya pub