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Mastering Red Hat Linux 7.1 with CDROM (Mastering)by Arman Danesh
Synopses & Reviews
Join the Red Hat Revolution!
Newly revised and updated, Mastering Red Hat Linux is the essential guide to the world's leading Linux distribution. Inside, you'll find everything you need to know to install, configure, use, and optimize Red Hat Linux. You'll even find the operating system itself-the Publisher's Edition of Red Hat Linux 7.1, absolutely free on the enclosed CD!
Whatever you want to achieve with Linux, Mastering Red Hat Linux makes it easy, providing the clear instruction and unique insights of a Linux expert who understands the needs of the non-Unix world.
On the enclosed CD, you'll find the Publisher's Edition of Red Hat Linux 7.1, the world's most popular Linux distribution. This is a non-expiring version that you can install and use for as long as you like.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
About the Author
Arman Danesh is pursuing an advanced degree in Computer Science at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. Formerly MIS Manager at Landegg Academy in Switzerland, where he was responsible for hundreds of Linux desktop installations and multiple Linux servers, Arman is the author of many books, including Mastering Corel Linux, Mastering Linux, Second Edition, and Mastering ColdFusion, all three from Sybex. He also writes about the Internet for the South China Morning Post and is editorial director for Juxta Publishing Limited.
Table of Contents
Part I: Welcome to Linux.
1. What is Linux?
2. Choosing a Distribution.
Part II: Installing Red Hat Linux 7.1.
3. Getting Ready to Install Red Hat Linux 7.1.
4. Installing Red Hat Linux 7.1.
5. Special Installations.
Part III: Using Desktop Environments in Linux.
6. An Overview of X Windows.
7. Installing and Configuring X Windows.
8. Using GNOME and X Windows.
9. Using Applications with GNOME and X Windows.
10. Advanced GNOME Configuration.
11. Using KDE.
12. Advanced X Windows Configuration.
Part IV: Mastering the Essentials.
13. Introducing Linux Commands.
14. Working with Files.
15. Using Linuxconf and other Tools for System Configuration.
16. Understanding the Shell.
17. General System Administration.
18. Using Peripherals.
19. Linux Multimedia.
20. Recompiling the Linux Kernel.
Part V: Basic Connectivity.
21. Understanding Linux Networking.
22. Connecting Linux to the Internet.
23. Using the World Wide Web.
24. Reading E-Mail.
25. Faxing from Linux.
Part VI: Using Linux in the Small Office/Home Office (SOHO).
26. Where to Use Linux in the SOHO.
27. Installing Red Hat Linux 7.1 for the SOHO.
28. Configuring Red Hat Linux 7.1 for an Ethernet Network.
29. Integrating Red Hat Linux 7.1 in Windows and Novell Networks.
30. Red Hat Linux 7.1 and DOS/Windows.
31. Security and Red Hat Linux 7.1 As an Inexpensive Router.
Part VII: Using Red Hat Linux 7.1 As a Web and E-Mail Server.
32. Building Your Own Web Server.
33. Linux As a Mail Server: The Power of Sendmail.
Appendix A: Linux around the World (Non-English Linux Distributions).
Appendix B: Sources of Linux Information.
Appendix C: Linux Command Reference.
Appendix D: GNU General Public License.
Appendix E: Linux on Non-Intel Hardware.
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