Connecting Linux to a Network
In this chapter, you will learn about:
• Understanding IP networks
• Configuring network addressing parameters
• Troubleshooting network problems
• Encrypting remote access with OpenSSH
Up to this point, we’ve focused on configuring and using Linux as a stand-alone computer system. However, Linux functions extremely well in a networked environment. You can take just about any distribution and configure it to fill a wide variety of roles on your network, all for little or no cost. For example, you can ...