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Mastering Red Hat Linux 7.1 with CDROM (Mastering)

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Coverage includes:

  • Installing Red Hat Linux
  • Configuring and using the GNOME and KDE graphical user interfaces
  • Configuring and using X Windows v. 4
  • Using Linux commands
  • Managing files in Linux
  • Connecting to the Internet and sending email with Linux
  • Using Netscape 6 for Linux
  • Faxing from Linux
  • Using Linux on a LAN
  • Using Linux as part of a Windows network
  • Connecting and configuring USB peripherals
  • Creating a Linux Web server
  • Setting up and using a Linux mail server
  • Running DOS and Windows applications using Vine
  • Configuring your Linux system with Linuxconf
  • Re-compiling the Linux kernel

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.

Synopsis:

  • Users learn how to install, configure and network Red Hat Linux 7 in this complete resource for the non-Linux user.
  • This book provides comprehensive coverage of the latest version of Linux and GNOME, and also coverage of Apache server and sendmail.
  • Advanced topics include LinuxConf, recompiling the kernel and integration with Windows.
  • The CD includes the Publisher's version of Red Hat Linux 7.

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

Introduction.

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.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780782129274
Author:
Danesh, Arman
Publisher:
Sybex
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Operating Systems - LINUX
Subject:
Operating systems
Subject:
Linux
Subject:
Operating Systems - UNIX
Subject:
Operating Systems / Linux & UNIX
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Mastering
Series Volume:
12364
Publication Date:
20060220
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1008
Dimensions:
23 cm. +

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  • Users learn how to install, configure and network Red Hat Linux 7 in this complete resource for the non-Linux user.
  • This book provides comprehensive coverage of the latest version of Linux and GNOME, and also coverage of Apache server and sendmail.
  • Advanced topics include LinuxConf, recompiling the kernel and integration with Windows.
  • The CD includes the Publisher's version of Red Hat Linux 7.

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

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