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Your Complete Guide to the World's Leading Linux Distribution

Whether you depend on Linux as a server or desktop OS, Mastering Red Hat Linux 9 gives you the practical information you need to install, configure, and administer the latest version of Red Hat's operating system to suit your specific computing needs. Clear, step-by-step instruction teaches you basic, intermediate, and advanced techniques, and the Publisher's Edition of Red Hat Linux 9—included on two CDs—lets you get started right away. Coverage includes:

  • Installing Linux from multiple sources
  • Automating Linux installation over a network
  • Navigating the command line interface
  • Administering users and groups
  • Managing RPM packages
  • Troubleshooting the boot process
  • Recompiling a kernel
  • Configuring the X Window
  • Working with GNOME and KDE
  • Using Red Hat GUI administrative tools
  • Understanding basic TCP/IP networking
  • Securing Linux firewalls
  • Setting up secure remote access
  • Installing and testing DNS, DHCP, CUPS, and sendmail
  • Configuring and troubleshooting FTP, NFS, Samba, and Apache
  • Online Bonus Chapters: Linux Certification requirments (not yet available)

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Synopsis:

Components Two CDs containing the Publisher's version of Red Hat Linux 8.1

Synopsis:

This text is aimed at beginning to advanced users who want to install, configure and network Linux. It teaches non-Unix Windows users how to get Red Hat Linux up and running. The two CD-ROMs included in the book feature Publisher's version of Red Hat Linux 8.1

Synopsis:

Your Complete Guide to the World's Leading Linux Distribution

Whether you depend on Linux as a server or desktop OS, Mastering Red Hat Linux 9 gives you the practical information you need to install, configure, and administer the latest version of Red Hat's operating system to suit your specific computing needs. Clear, step-by-step instruction teaches you basic, intermediate, and advanced techniques, and the Publisher's Edition of Red Hat Linux 9--included on two CDs--lets you get started right away. Coverage includes: Installing Linux from multiple sourcesAutomating Linux installation over a networkNavigating the command line interfaceAdministering users and groupsManaging RPM packagesTroubleshooting the boot processRecompiling a kernelConfiguring the X WindowWorking with GNOME and KDEUsing Red Hat GUI administrative toolsUnderstanding basic TCP/IP networkingSecuring Linux firewallsSetting up secure remote accessInstalling and testing DNS, DHCP, CUPS, and sendmailConfiguring and troubleshooting FTP, NFS, Samba, and ApacheOnline Bonus Chapters: Linux Certification requirments (not yet available)

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Synopsis:

Your Complete Guide to the World’s Leading Linux Distribution

Whether you depend on Linux as a server or desktop OS, Mastering Red Hat Linux 9 gives you the practical information you need to install, configure, and administer the latest version of Red Hat's operating system to suit your specific computing needs. Clear, step-by-step instruction teaches you basic, intermediate, and advanced techniques, and the Publisher’s Edition of Red Hat Linux 9—included on two CDs—lets you get started right away. Coverage includes:

  • Installing Linux from multiple sources
  • Automating Linux installation over a network
  • Navigating the command line interface
  • Administering users and groups
  • Managing RPM packages
  • Troubleshooting the boot process
  • Recompiling a kernel
  • Configuring the X Window
  • Working with GNOME and KDE
  • Using Red Hat GUI administrative tools
  • Understanding basic TCP/IP networking
  • Securing Linux firewalls
  • Setting up secure remote access
  • Installing and testing DNS, DHCP, CUPS, and sendmail
  • Configuring and troubleshooting FTP, NFS, Samba, and Apache
  • Online Bonus Chapters: Linux Certification requirments (not yet available)

About the Author

Michael Jang is a full-time author covering networks and operating systems. An avid Linux user since 1995, his works include Linux+ Exam Cram, Sair Linux/GNU Installation and Configuration Exam Cram, Mastering Linux 2nd Edition, and Linux Networking Clearly Explained. Michael is also a Red Hat Certified Engineer.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part 1: Installing Red Hat Linux.

Chapter 1: Introducing Red Hat Linux.

Chapter 2: Preparing Your Hardware.

Chapter 3: Installing Linux Locally.

Chapter 4: Installing Linux Over a Network.

Chapter 5: Kickstarting Linux.

Part 2: Linux Fundamentals.

Chapter 6: Starting at the Command Line.

Chapter 7: A Filesystem Primer.

Chapter 8: Making the Shell Work for You.

Part 3: Basic Linux Administration.

Chapter 9: Administering Users and Groups Securely.

Chapter 10: Managing Packages with RPM.

Chapter 11: Configuring and Troubleshooting the Boot Process.

Chapter 12: Upgrading and Recompiling Kernels.

Chapter 13: The Administrative Nitty-Gritty.

Chapter 14: Backing Up Your System.

Part 4: X Window Management.

Chapter 15: Managing X Servers and X Clients.

Chapter 16: GNOME.

Chapter 17: KDE.

Chapter 18: GUI Applications.

Chapter 19: Red Hat Graphical Front Ends.

Part 5: Basic Linux Networking.

Chapter 20: A TCP/IP Primer.

Chapter 21: Managing Linux on Your LAN.

Chapter 22: Securing Your Linux Network.

Part 6: Linux Network Services.

Chapter 23: Remote Access and xinetd Services.

Chapter 24: DNS and DHCP.

Chapter 25: Printing with CUPS and LPD.

Chapter 26: Mail Services.

Part 7: Linux File-Sharing Services.

Chapter 27: FTP Clients and Servers.

Chapter 28: Linux Sharing Services: NFS and NIS.

Chapter 29: Making Samba Work for You.

Chapter 30: Web Services.

Appendix: Linux Command Reference.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780782141795
Author:
Jang, Michael
Publisher:
Sybex
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Operating Systems - LINUX
Subject:
Operating systems
Subject:
Linux
Subject:
Operating Systems - UNIX
Subject:
Operating Systems / Linux & UNIX
Copyright:
Edition Description:
CD
Series Volume:
no. 5.
Publication Date:
20060220
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
976
Dimensions:
23 cm. +

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"Synopsis" by , Components Two CDs containing the Publisher's version of Red Hat Linux 8.1
"Synopsis" by , This text is aimed at beginning to advanced users who want to install, configure and network Linux. It teaches non-Unix Windows users how to get Red Hat Linux up and running. The two CD-ROMs included in the book feature Publisher's version of Red Hat Linux 8.1
"Synopsis" by , Your Complete Guide to the World's Leading Linux Distribution

Whether you depend on Linux as a server or desktop OS, Mastering Red Hat Linux 9 gives you the practical information you need to install, configure, and administer the latest version of Red Hat's operating system to suit your specific computing needs. Clear, step-by-step instruction teaches you basic, intermediate, and advanced techniques, and the Publisher's Edition of Red Hat Linux 9--included on two CDs--lets you get started right away. Coverage includes: Installing Linux from multiple sourcesAutomating Linux installation over a networkNavigating the command line interfaceAdministering users and groupsManaging RPM packagesTroubleshooting the boot processRecompiling a kernelConfiguring the X WindowWorking with GNOME and KDEUsing Red Hat GUI administrative toolsUnderstanding basic TCP/IP networkingSecuring Linux firewallsSetting up secure remote accessInstalling and testing DNS, DHCP, CUPS, and sendmailConfiguring and troubleshooting FTP, NFS, Samba, and ApacheOnline Bonus Chapters: Linux Certification requirments (not yet available)

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

"Synopsis" by , Your Complete Guide to the World’s Leading Linux Distribution

Whether you depend on Linux as a server or desktop OS, Mastering Red Hat Linux 9 gives you the practical information you need to install, configure, and administer the latest version of Red Hat's operating system to suit your specific computing needs. Clear, step-by-step instruction teaches you basic, intermediate, and advanced techniques, and the Publisher’s Edition of Red Hat Linux 9—included on two CDs—lets you get started right away. Coverage includes:

  • Installing Linux from multiple sources
  • Automating Linux installation over a network
  • Navigating the command line interface
  • Administering users and groups
  • Managing RPM packages
  • Troubleshooting the boot process
  • Recompiling a kernel
  • Configuring the X Window
  • Working with GNOME and KDE
  • Using Red Hat GUI administrative tools
  • Understanding basic TCP/IP networking
  • Securing Linux firewalls
  • Setting up secure remote access
  • Installing and testing DNS, DHCP, CUPS, and sendmail
  • Configuring and troubleshooting FTP, NFS, Samba, and Apache
  • Online Bonus Chapters: Linux Certification requirments (not yet available)

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