Synopses & Reviews
This book examines Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for the desktop user and administrator. Though administrative tools are covered, the emphasis is on what a user would need to know to perform tasks. The focus here is on what users face when using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, covering topics like applications, the GNOME and KDE desktops, shell commands, and the administration and network tools. Desktops are examined in detail, including configuration options. Applications examined include Office Suites, editors, ebook readers, music and video applications, email clients, Web and FTP browsers, as well as VoIP, microblogging, and IM applications. Administration topics are also covered including user management, software management, repositories, system startup, services, system monitoring, shell configuration, encryption, network connections, shared resources, authentication, SELinux, firewalls, shell configuration, backups, and printers.