Appendix. Installing Linux

This appendix covers the basic install of Ubuntu Linux version 14.04 LTS on a single physical server. Even if you’ve worked with Linux in the past, you might want to review this tutorial, if only to understand the underlying system configuration used for the examples in the book.

Ubuntu Linux Version 14.04 LTS

In connection with version 14.04, the acronym LTS means Long Term Support. There will be support for the 14.04 branch of Ubuntu until at least April 2019.

Although Linux is used as an underlying operating system throughout this book, this is not a book on Linux. This appendix is included to provide simple install instructions for those without Ubuntu Linux experience. These instructions ...

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