You love it as the world's most popular desktop Linux distribution, and now Ubuntu is available at a server near you. Embracing the very same features desktop users have grown to love, system administrators are rapidly adopting Ubuntu due to their ability to configure, deploy, and manage network services more effectively than ever. Beginning Ubuntu Server Administration guides you through all of the key configuration and administration tasks you'll need to know. Whether you're interested in adopting Ubuntu within a Fortune 500 environment or just want to use Ubuntu to manage your home network, this book is your go-to guide to using the distribution securely for a wide variety of network services. Topics include file, print, web, and FTP management, command-line tips and tricks, automated installation, configuration and deployment processes, and kernel management.