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is a one-of-a-kind book—valuable both for its broadcontent and its low price. Not only does Linux Complete
provide beginnerswith the essential information they need to get up and running, it featurescoverage for budding network administrators with topics such as Samba and Apache.
Linux Complete starts out by walking you through installation,showing you how to perform basic tasks, and how to use the X Windows, KDE, andGNOME desktops. From there, you’ll delve into connecting to the Internet,configuring and administrating a basic network, and security essentials. Next,Linux Complete shows you how to integrate Linux servers into your Windowsnetwork with Samba, how to set up an Apache Web Server and how to use Sendmail,an essential component of any Linux system.
Linux Completeintroduces you to the work of some of Sybex’s finest authors, soyou’ll know where to go to learn even more about Linux.
Linux FundamentalsInstalling LinuxPerforming Basic Commands andTasksUsing GNOME and KDEWorking with Multimedia
BasicNetworking and Communications
- Understanding andConfiguring TCP/IP Networking
- Creating and MaintainingAccounts
- Connecting to the Internet
- Configuring Hardware and InternetServers
- Configuring Server Services
SecurityLinux Security PrimerBuilding the Most Secure LinuxSystemSecuring Network Services
Samba and ApacheUnderstanding and Integrating SMB/CIFS Installing andConfiguring SambaUnderstanding ApacheInstalling ApacheUsing theApache Core DirectivesLocating, Installing, and Using ApacheModules
Sendmail—Visit the Sybex website for these bonusmaterials
- Installing and RunningSendmail
- Downloading and Compiling Sendmail
- Creating a Basic Sendmail Configuration
Expert authors cover topics including installation, desktop navigation, file management, Internet connections, network set-up, and administration for Linux kernel 2.4, Apache, Samba, GNOME, KDE, and X Windows. It also contains a reference section.
* Creating a Basic Sendmail Configuration
Linux Complete is a one-of-a-kind book--valuable both for its broad content and its low price. Not only does Linux Complete provide beginners with the essential information they need to get up and running, it features coverage for budding network administrators with topics such as Samba and Apache.
Linux Complete starts out by walking you through installation, showing you how to perform basic tasks, and how to use the X Windows, KDE, and GNOME desktops. From there, you'll delve into connecting to the Internet, configuring and administrating a basic network, and security essentials. Next, Linux Complete shows you how to integrate Linux servers into your Windows network with Samba, how to set up an Apache Web Server and how to use Sendmail, an essential component of any Linux system.
Linux Complete introduces you to the work of some of Sybex's finest authors, so you'll know where to go to learn even more about Linux.
* Installing Linux
* Performing Basic Commands and Tasks
* Using GNOME and KDE
* Working with Multimedia
Basic Networking and Communications
* Understanding and Configuring TCP/IP Networking
* Creating and Maintaining Accounts
* Connecting to the Internet
* Configuring Hardware and Internet Servers
* Configuring Server Services
* Linux Security Primer
* Building the Most Secure Linux System
* Securing Network Services
Samba and Apache
* Understanding and Integrating SMB/CIFS
* Installing and Configuring Samba
* Understanding Apache
* Installing Apache
* Using the Apache Core Directives
* Locating, Installing, and Using Apache Modules
Sendmail--Visit the Sybex website for these bonus materials
* Installing and Running Sendmail
* Downloading and Compiling Sendmail
* Creating a Basic Sendmail Configuration
About the Author
Sybex editors and authors have pulled together the best information from the company's Linux library to create this collection of essential information. Sources include Mastering Red Hat Linux 7.1, Mastering GNOME, Linux Samba Server Administration, Linux Security, Linux Sendmail Administration, and Linux Command Instant Reference.
Table of Contents
Part I: Installation.
Chapter 1: Getting Ready to Install Red Hat Linux 7.1.
Chapter 2: Installing Red Hat Linux 7.1.
Chapter 3: Special Installations.
Part II: Learning the Basics.
Chapter 4: Working with Linux Commands and Files.
Chapter 5: An Overview of X Windows.
Chapter 6: GNOME for the First Time.
Chapter 7: Setting System Configuration Essentials with GNOME.
Chapter 8: KDE, Office Applications, and Running Windows Applications in Linux.
Chapter 9: Multimedia and Graphics.
Chapter 10: Advanced X Windows Configuration.
Part III: Basic System Administration and Network Address Services.
Chapter 11: Creating and Maintaining User Accounts.
Chapter 12: TCP/IP Linux Networking.
Chapter 13: Serial Communications, Terminals, and Modems.
Chapter 14: Connecting to the Internet.
Part IV: Security.
Chapter 15: Understanding Linux Security.
Chapter 16: System Installation and Setup.
Chapter 17: Network Services Configuration.
Part V: Samba.
Chapter 18: An Introduction to SMB/CIFS.
Chapter 19: Integrating SMB/CIFS into Linux.
Chapter 20: Installing Samba.
Chapter 21: GUI Configuration Tools and the smb.conf File.
Chapter 22: Configuring File Sharing.
Part VI: Apache and Sendmail.
Chapter 23: Apache and Other Servers.
Chapter 24: Installing Apache.
Chapter 25: The Apache Core Directives.
Chapter 26: Apache Modules.
Chapter 27: Running Sendmail.
Chapter 28: Creating a Basic Sendmail Configuration.
Appendix: Recompiling the Linux Kernel.