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7. Topic 107: Administrative Tasks

David Clinton

(1)Toronto, Canada

Linux distributions generally work smoothly right out of the box. Still, in the interests of security and reliability, many of the things you’ll want to do with your Linux OS will require some fine tuning. So, for instance, resources belonging to certain users might include the kind of sensitive information that needs protection from outside eyes; remote backups and system monitoring tasks need to be automated; and all users, sooner or later, are going to complain about some peculiarities of their spell checkers.

System optimization, therefore, will be the focus of this ...

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