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Dutch

Debian 8, van inleiding tot systeembeheer
Author: Koen Wybo
Publisher: brave new books
URL: http://linuxleren.nl/
email: koen.wybo@telenet.be

Debian 8 is the must-have handbook for learning Linux. Start on the beginners level and learn how to deploy the system with graphical interface and terminal. This book provides the basic knowledge to grow and become a 'junior' systems administrator. Start off with exploring the GNOME desktop interface and adjust it to your personal needs. Overcome your fear of using the Linux terminal and learn the most essential commands in administering Debian. Expand your knowledge of system services (systemd) and learn how to adapt them. Get more out of the software in Debian and outside of Debian. Manage your home-network with network-manager, etc. 10 percent of the profits on this book will be donated to the Debian Project.


English

The Debian Administrator's Handbook, Debian Jessie from Discovery to Mastery
Author: Raphaël Hertzog, Roland Mas
Publisher: Freexian
URL: https://debian-handbook.info
Available at: Lulu, Amazon

Written by two Debian developers, this free book started as a translation of their French best-seller known as Cahier de l'admin Debian (published by Eyrolles). Accessible to all, this book teaches the essentials to anyone who wants to become an effective and independent Debian GNU/Linux administrator. It covers all the topics that a competent Linux administrator should master, from the installation and the update of the system, up to the creation of packages and the compilation of the kernel, but also monitoring, backup and migration, without forgetting advanced topics like SELinux setup to secure services, automated installations, or virtualization with Xen, KVM or LXC.


Debian GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
Author: Graham J Williams
Publisher: Togaware
URL: http://www.togaware.com/linux/survivor/
email: Graham.Williams@togaware.com

The aim of this freely available, up-to-date, book is to get you up to speed with Debian (including both the current stable release and the current unstable distribution). It is comprehensive with basic support for the user who installs and maintains the system themselves (whether in the home, office, club, or school).


French

Debian 8 Jessie : GNU/Linux
Author: Raphaël Hertzog, Roland Mas
Publisher: Eyrolles
URL: https://raphaelhertzog.fr/livre/cahier-admin-debian/
Available at: Amazon, Eyrolles
email: raphael@ouaza.com

The first French book about Debian is already in its fifth edition. It covers all aspects of the administration of Debian from the installation to the configuration of network services. Written by two Debian developers, this book can be of interest to many people: the beginner wishing to discover Debian, the advanced user looking for tips to enhance his mastership of the Debian tools and the administrator who wants to build a reliable network with Debian.


German

Debian-Paketmanagement
Author: Axel Beckert, Frank Hofmann
Publisher: Onyx Neon
URL: http://www.dpmb.org/
email: book@dpmb.org

The book covers topics ranging from concepts of package management over the available tools and how they're used to concrete problems which may occur in real life and how they can be solved. The book is written in German, an English translation is planned. Format: e-book (Online, HTML, PDF, ePub, Mobi), printed book planned.


Debian GNU/Linux: Das umfassende Handbuch (aktuell zu »Jessie«)
Author: Heike Jurzik
Publisher: Rheinwerk Computing
URL: https://www.rheinwerk-verlag.de/debian-gnulinux_3847/
Available at: Amazon, Rheinwerk
email: service@rheinwerk-verlag.de

This book teaches you how to install and configure the system and also how to use Debian in a professional environment. It shows the full potential of the distribution (in its current version 8) and provides a practical manual for all users who want to learn more about Debian and its range of services.


Debian GNU/Linux Anwenderhandbuch
Author: Frank Ronneburg
Publisher: Addison Wesley
URL: http://debiananwenderhandbuch.de/
email: fr@debiananwenderhandbuch.de


Japanese

Debian 管理者ハンドブック、Debian Jessie との出会いから習熟まで
Author: Raphaël Hertzog, Roland Mas
Publisher: Freexian
URL: https://debian-handbook.info/
Available at: Lulu

Written by two Debian developers, this free book started as a translation of their French best-seller known as Cahier de l'admin Debian (published by Eyrolles). Accessible to all, this book teaches the essentials to anyone who wants to become an effective and independent Debian GNU/Linux administrator. It covers all the topics that a competent Linux administrator should master, from the installation and the update of the system, up to the creation of packages and the compilation of the kernel, but also monitoring, backup and migration, without forgetting advanced topics like SELinux setup to secure services, automated installations, or virtualization with Xen, KVM or LXC.


Korean

Debian Linux and Security : the origin of Kali (데비안 리눅스활용과 보안 : 칼리의 기원)
Author: TaeHee Lee <Annihilator>, Dong-jin Oh <Firstbood>
Publisher: AcornPub
URL: http://acornpub.co.kr/book/debian-kali
Available at: Yes24, Kyobobook, Aladin
email: janussys@naver.com

Written by two penetration researcher - Annihilator, Firstblood.
This book teaches you how to build and configure Debian 8.x server system security hardening using Kali Linux and Debian simultaneously. DNS, FTP, SAMBA, DHCP, Apache2 webserver, etc.
From the perspective that "the origin of Kali Linux is Debian", it explains how to enhance Debian's security by applying the method of penetration testing.
This book covers various security issues like SSL cerificates, UFW firewall, MySQL Vulnerability, commercial Symantec antivirus, including Snort intrusion detection system.


Spanish

El manual del Administrador de Debian
Author: Raphaël Hertzog, Roland Mas
Publisher: Freexian
URL: https://debian-handbook.info/
Available at: Lulu, Amazon

Written by two Debian developers, this free book started as a translation of their French best-seller known as Cahier de l'admin Debian (published by Eyrolles). Accessible to all, this book teaches the essentials to anyone who wants to become an effective and independent Debian GNU/Linux administrator. It covers all the topics that a competent Linux administrator should master, from the installation and the update of the system, up to the creation of packages and the compilation of the kernel, but also monitoring, backup and migration, without forgetting advanced topics like SELinux setup to secure services, automated installations, or virtualization with Xen, KVM or LXC.


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