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Absolute OpenBSD UNIX For The Practical Paranoid

by Michael W. Lucas

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Theo de Raadt, Founder, OpenBSD
"People have been clamoring for an OpenBSD-specific book for years. Michael has stepped up to provide one."

Slashdot.org, August 14, 2003
a well-written book that hits its market squarely on target

Chris Palmer, San Francisco Open BSD Users Group, August 7, 2003
a broad and mostly gentle introduction into the world of the OpenBSD operating system

I recommend AbsoluteOpenBSD to all programmers and administrators working with the OpenBSD operating system

Book Description
This straightforward, practical, and complete guide to mastering the powerful and complex OpenBSD operating system, is for the experienced UNIX user who wants to add OpenBSD to his or her repertoire. The author assumes a knowledge of basic UNIX commands, design, and permissions. The book takes you through the intricacies of the platform and teaches how to manage your system, offering friendly explanations, background information, troubleshooting suggestions, and copious examples throughout.

Book Info
Guide to mastering OpenBSD, a powerful and complex operating system. Learn how to install and configure OpenBSD in dedicated and multi-boot installs, implement security features found only in OpenBSD, build firewalls with pf, encrypt filesystems, and upgrade an OpenBSD system painlessly. Softcover. DLC: OpenBSD (Electronic resource).

About the Author
MICHAEL W. LUCAS, author of Absolute BSD (No Starch Press, 2002), has been working with BSD-based operating systems since the late 1980s. His column, "Big Scary Daemons," for the O’Reilly Report is in its third year. He has worked for several years as a consultant specializing in security, intrusion response, and network management.



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