The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD

Frugal Unix for Power Users

Authors: Lavigne, Dru

  • This book is the ultimate reference for both beginners and power users to PC-BSD—the free, easy-to-use operating system based on FreeBSD. Existing power users will learn how to look under the hood and contribute to the global PC-BSD community. PC-BSD is turning into a hassle-free alternative to Linux on the desktop.

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About this book

This book is the ultimate reference for both beginners and power users to PC-BSD—the free, easy-to-use operating system based on FreeBSD. Existing power users will learn how to look under the hood and contribute to the global PC-BSD community. PC-BSD is turning into a hassle-free alternative to Linux on the desktop.

  • Enjoy secure, virus-free computing
  • Quickly become a power user

About the authors

Dru Lavigne has been using the Berkeley Software Distribution family of operating systems since the mid-1990s, and PC-BSD has been her primary desktop since 2006. A network and systems administrator and information technology instructor, she has over a decade of experience administering and teaching Netware, Microsoft, Cisco, Checkpoint, SCO, Solaris, Linux, and BSD systems. A prolific author, she is the author of BSD Hacks (O'Reilly, 2004) and The Best of FreeBSD Basics (Reed Media Services, 2007). Dru is currently the editor-in-chief of the Open Source Business Resource, a free monthly publication covering open source and the commercialization of open source assets. She is founder and current chair of the BSD Certification Group, a non-profit organization with a mission to create the standard for certifying BSD system administrators. She maintains a blog at http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/bsd-guru.

Buy this book

eBook 36,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2642-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 45,71 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2641-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD
Book Subtitle
Frugal Unix for Power Users
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Dru Lavigne
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-2642-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-2642-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-2641-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
400
Topics