In This Chapter
Introducing the GUI sysadmin tools
Understanding the system startup process
Taking stock of the system configuration files
Viewing system information through the /proc file system
Monitoring system performance
System administration, or sysadmin, refers to whatever has to be done to keep a computer system up and running. The system administrator (the sysadmin) is whoever is in charge of taking care of these tasks.
If you’re running Linux at home or in a small office, you’re most likely the system administrator for your systems. Or maybe you’re the system administrator for ...