What's New in the Newest Linux in a Nutshell?
Nov 03, 2009, 21:32 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rikki Kite)
"Stephen says that the most noticeable changes in the latest
Linux in a Nutshell are the git and virtualization chapters. He
says, "The git chapter was written by Avery Pennarun, who we think
did a great job matching the style of the other chapters." He adds,
"The virtualization chapter offers an overview of setting up a
server for running multiple virtualized systems – KVM and Xen
are covered here, as well as the libvirt command-line tools used to
"Because the server is so widely adopted, Stephen says that the
book authors also decided to cover VMware's ESC server. He says,
"ESX has a Linux-based console. While most of the time you will use
a GUI to manage your ESX servers, the console offers useful
commands for analyzing and manipulating virtual guests."