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Join an estimated 85% of the U.S. Linux market in using Red Hat's Linux distributions by learning it from a Fedora authority. Sams Teach Yourself Red Hat Fedora 4 All in One is a starter kit that will help you install, configure, and use Red Hat's Fedora 4 distribution and desktop applications. The easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions will also show you how to:
  • Use the OpenOffice.org productivity suite and other leading applications.
  • Troubleshoot hardware issues and install new components.
  • Set up a small Linux-based network to share files and resources.
Also included is a DVD, which will provide you with the complete Fedora Core Linux distribution, OpenOffice.org desktop suite, and the leading applications for e-mail, Web browsing, and graphics. Find out how you can safely and reliably use Linux and Linux-based applications to accomplish your day-to-day work in the office and at home with Sams Teach Yourself Red Hat Fedora 4 All in One.

Synopsis:

Covering all the most important topics for the reader who wants to get Linux up and running and to become productive with the operating system as quickly as possible, this volume includes a comprehensive list of all major places for Linux support and answers.

Synopsis:

Covering all the most important topics on getting systems installed and configured, this step-by-step tutorial includes a comprehensive list of all major places for Linux support and answers. Includes instructions on using OpenOffice.org, working with Linux Internet browsing applications, and troubleshooting hardware issues.

Synopsis:

Linux operating systems are quickly becoming a viable alternative to the more expensive Microsoft platform with the Red Hat Fedora distribution of the Linux desktop system being at the top of the list. Perhaps you've also caught the Red Hat Linux fever and are planning to use it for your operating and desktop systems but need help getting it up and running. Sams Teach Yourself Red Hat Fedora 4 All In One is a clear, step-by-step tutorial that will help you get your system installed and configured in no time. You will also receive instructions on using OpenOffice.org, working with Linux Internet browsing applications and troubleshooting hardware issues. Red Hat's Linux desktop system distribution is an effective, all-in-one system for your PC and Sams Teach Yourself Red Hat Fedora 4 All In One is an effective learning tool.

About the Author

Sams Teach Yourself Red Hat Fedora 4 Linux All in One#LINK<>#About the Author

Aron Hsiao is a longtime Unix and Linux enthusiast with over a decade of experience administering Unix-like operating systems. Over the years, he has worked in network deployment, software development, web development, and Internet advertising. He has also worked as a volunteer in a number of computer-related capacities in his community and served as the About.com guide to Linux from 1997 through 2001. He holds degrees in English and Anthropology from the University of Utah and a master's degree in the Social Sciences from the University of Chicago. He currently works as an editor for military history titles at ABC-CLIO. He is the author of a number of Linux titles, including The Concise Guide to XFree86 for Linux, Sams Teach Yourself Linux Security Basics in 24 Hours, and others.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

    Fedora Core 4 and Linux

    What You'll Learn in This Book

    Conventions Used in This Book

I. INSTALLING FEDORA CORE.

1. Preparing to Install Fedora Core 4.

    Taking a Hardware Inventory

    Evaluating Your Hardware

    Making Space for Linux

    Launching the Fedora Core 4 Installer

2. Installing Fedora Core 4.

    Starting the Fedora Core 4 Installer

    Beginning the Installation

3. Booting, Logging In, and Configuring.

    Booting Fedora Core 4

    Welcome to Fedora Core 4!

    Configuring Your Printer and Internet Service

II. EXPLORING LINUX FUNDAMENTALS.

4. Introducing the Fedora Core 4 Desktop.

    Logging In to the Desktop

    Navigating the Desktop

    Working with Multiple Windows

    Understanding Virtual Workspaces

    Logging Out of the Fedora Core 4 Desktop

5. Working with Files on the Desktop.

    Creating a File Using the Text Editor

    Understanding the Linux File System

    Using File Dialog Boxes in Linux

    Using the File Manager

    Working with Files and Directories

    Manipulating Files Using Drag and Drop

    Working with Trash Contents

6. Working with Files in the Shell.

    Why Learn to Use the Linux Command Line?

    Introducing the Shell

7. Understanding File Properties.

    Understanding Executable Files

    Using Symbolic Links

    Understanding Permissions

III. USING FEDORA CORE.

8. Creating Text Documents with OpenOffice.org Writer.

    Previewing the OpenOffice.org Applications

    Creating and Formatting an OpenOffice.org Writer Document

9. Creating Spreadsheets with OpenOffice.org Calc.

    Understanding Electronic Spreadsheets

    Using OpenOffice.org Calc

10. Creating Presentations with OpenOffice.org Impress.

    Understanding Electronic Presentations

    Launching OpenOffice.org Impress

    Creating Your First Presentation

    Working with Your Presentation

11. Browsing the Web with Firefox.

    Introducing Firefox

    Browsing the Web with Firefox

12. Managing Email with Evolution.

    Reading and Writing Email with Evolution

13. Using Other Network Tools.

    Instant Messaging in Fedora Core 4

    Accessing Windows Networks

    Using File Transfer Protocol on the Desktop

14. Editing Images and Photos.

    Downloading Images From Your Digital Camera

    Using The GIMP for Basic Photo Editing

    Using More Advanced GIMP Tools

15. Playing and Recording Sound and Music.

    Using the Volume Control

    Playing Audio CDs

    Playing MP3 Digital Music Files

    Recording and Playing Back Sound

    Burning Your Own CDs

16. Customizing the Desktop.

    Using the Desktop Preferences

    Configuring the Menubar

17. Getting Help on the Desktop.

    Using Application Help

    Viewing Systemwide Help in the Help Browser

    Reading Other Documentation on the Desktop

IV. USING THE LINUX COMMAND LINE.

18. Becoming Familiar with Shell Environments.

    Why Learn to Use the Linux Command Line?

    Understanding Virtual Consoles

    Becoming Comfortable at the Command Line

    Getting Help at the Command Line

    Using the GNU info System

    Getting Help from the Commands Themselves

19. Performing Basic Shell Tasks.

    Grouping Files for Efficient File Management

    Searching Files and Directories Quickly

    Using Command Output for Complex Tasks

20. Creating, Editing, and Saving Text Files.

    Using Common Command-Line Editors

    Keeping Your Shell Programs Under Control

21. Managing High-Quality Documents at the Command Line.

    Printing at the Command Line

    Creating High-Quality Documents at the Command Line

22. Performing Simple Math and Database Tasks at the Command Line.

    Performing Math Tasks Using the Binary Calculator

    Creating and Sorting Lists of Data

23. Using the Network at the Command Line.

    Browsing the Web at the Command Line

    Managing Email at the Console

24. Using Other Systems Remotely at the Command Line.

    Logging In to a Remote Linux or Unix System

    Exchanging Files with Linux/Unix Hosts Using ftp

    Exchanging Files with Windows Hosts Using smbclient

25. Harnessing the Power of the Shell.

    Adding to Your Command Repertoire

    Using Shell Variables and Quoting

    Creating Your Own Commands Using Shell Scripting

V. ADVANCED TOPICS.

26. Desktop Power Tools.

    Additional Features of the Terminal Application

    Using Basic X Window System Applications

    Interacting with the User in Shell Scripts

    Scripting the File Manager

27. Using Desktop Applications Remotely.

    Understanding the X Window System Protocol

    Networking X Using the Secure Shell

    Networking X Manually

    Allowing Incoming X Connections with xhost

    Allowing and Starting Remote X Sessions

28. Command-Line System Administration.

    Using the su Command

    Managing System Processes

    Managing Running Services

    Managing File Systems

    Managing Accounts

    Using cron to Manage Periodic Jobs

    Shutting Down and Restarting

29. Desktop System Administration.

    Managing System Processes

    Managing Running Services

    Managing Network Interfaces

    Managing Accounts

    Reading System Logs

    Mounting and Unmounting File Systems

30. Security Basics.

    Managing the Fedora Core 4 Firewall

    Understanding Advanced Permissions

    Protecting the Root Account

    Logging Users Out Automatically

31. Installing Linux Software.

    Installing and Removing Fedora Core 4 Components

    Using Third-Party Software

    Using the rpm Command

    Using Application Launchers

32. Keeping Fedora Core 4 Updated.

    Introducing the Red Hat Network

    Keeping Fedora Core 4 Updated from the Command Line

33. Offering Network File Services.

    Before You Begin

    Offering Network File System Service

    Offering Windows File Sharing Service

34. Offering Web and FTP Service.

    Before You Begin

    Running a Web Server

    Running a File Transfer Protocol Server

35. Backups, Troubleshooting, and Rescue.

    Backing Up and Restoring Your Data

    Dealing with Catastrophic Failures

    Recognizing Other Critical Problems

VI. APPENDIXES.

Appendix A: Installer Troubleshooting.

    Loading Modules at Install Time

    Using Module Parameters: A Last Resort

    Using the Text Mode Installer

    Installing from Network Volumes or Hard Drives

Appendix B: Adding Windows Compatibility to Linux.

    Windows Compatibility Overview

    Codeweavers CrossOver Office

    VMware Workstation

    Netraverse Win4Lin

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672327070
Author:
Hsiao, Aron
Publisher:
Sams
Subject:
Operating Systems - UNIX
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Programming - Systems Analysis & Design
Subject:
Operating Systems - LINUX
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - Systems
Subject:
Unix-Unix Administration
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself All in One
Publication Date:
July 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.14 x 7 x 1.525 in 1134 gr

Related Subjects

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Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Linux
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Unix » Linux
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Unix » Unix Administration
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"Synopsis" by , Covering all the most important topics for the reader who wants to get Linux up and running and to become productive with the operating system as quickly as possible, this volume includes a comprehensive list of all major places for Linux support and answers.
"Synopsis" by , Covering all the most important topics on getting systems installed and configured, this step-by-step tutorial includes a comprehensive list of all major places for Linux support and answers. Includes instructions on using OpenOffice.org, working with Linux Internet browsing applications, and troubleshooting hardware issues.
"Synopsis" by , Linux operating systems are quickly becoming a viable alternative to the more expensive Microsoft platform with the Red Hat Fedora distribution of the Linux desktop system being at the top of the list. Perhaps you've also caught the Red Hat Linux fever and are planning to use it for your operating and desktop systems but need help getting it up and running. Sams Teach Yourself Red Hat Fedora 4 All In One is a clear, step-by-step tutorial that will help you get your system installed and configured in no time. You will also receive instructions on using OpenOffice.org, working with Linux Internet browsing applications and troubleshooting hardware issues. Red Hat's Linux desktop system distribution is an effective, all-in-one system for your PC and Sams Teach Yourself Red Hat Fedora 4 All In One is an effective learning tool.
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