UNIX for the Practical Paranoid
by Michael W. Lucas
July 2003, 600 pp.
Available 2nd week July
Order EUR 40
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.
MICHAEL W. LUCAS, author of Absolute BSD (No Starch Press), 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.
Review of this book is available from http://chris.nodewarrior.org/reviews/Lucas01.html
The first and only print publication devoted solely to the subject of the pf packet filter used in OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and NetBSD operating systems.
Support the development of OpenBSD and PF! The author donates at least 1 USD from the sale of each book to the OpenBSD project.
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