Knoppix Linux For Dummies

Knoppix Linux For Dummies

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DVD lets you test-drive Knoppix in just minutes! Surf with Firefox, build secure Web servers, create network clients, and more. An adventure awaits you! With this book as your guide, you can start exploring Knoppix in just minutes. You'll be able to use the cool Firefox Web browser and Thunderbird e-mail, work with network clients and servers, play with Linux multimedia and games, use Knoppix to troubleshoot and repair Windows, and even build a Web server and firewall. Discover how to: use Linux without installing; install Knoppix without removing Windows; connect to a wired or wireless network; create diskless clients; and, rescue and repair malfunctioning systems.show more

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  • Digital | 350 pages
  • 188 x 231.1 x 27.9mm | 567g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764597795
  • 9780764597794
  • 2,209,103

About Paul G. Sery

Paul G. Sery is a systems administrator employed by Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He manages and troubleshoots Unix and Linux systems. When he's not beating his head against stubborn computers, Paul and his wife, Lidia, enjoy riding their tandem bicycle through the Rio Grande valley. They also enjoy traveling throughout Mexico. Paul is the author of Linux Network Toolkit and the coauthor of several other books. He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of New Mexico.show more

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DVD lets you test-drive Knoppix in just minutes!Surf with Firefox(R), build secure Web servers, create network clients, and moreAn adventure awaits you! With this book as your guide, you can start exploring Knoppix in just minutes. You'll be able to use the cool Firefox Web browser and Thunderbird e-mail, work with network clients and servers, play with Linux multimedia and games, use Knoppix to troubleshoot and repair Windows(R), and even build a Web server and firewall.Discover how toUse Linux(R) without installingInstall Knoppix without removing WindowsConnect to a wired or wireless networkCreate diskless clientsRescue and repair malfunctioning systemsshow more

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Get Knoppix Now! Chapter 1: Knock, Knock, Knoppix on Bill's Gate. Chapter 2: Instant Knoppix. Chapter 3: Portable Knoppix. Part II: Permanent Knoppix. Chapter 4: Windows Gets a Roommate or Windows Gets Broken. Chapter 5: The School of Hard Knoppix: Installing Knoppix to Your Hard Drive. Chapter 6: Starting and Logging Into Your Knoppix PC. Part III: Daily Knoppix. Chapter 7: Housekeeping. Chapter 8: Navigating the KDE Desktop. Part IV: The Inevitable Internet Part. Chapter 9: Dialup Modems. Chapter 10: Getting Wired: Connecting to Wired Networks. Chapter 11: Using Wireless Networks. Chapter 12: Browsing and E-mailing. Part V: Working (And Playing) with Knoppix. Chapter 13: Using OpenOffice.org. Chapter 14: Using Multimedia. Chapter 15: Printing with Knoppix. Chapter 16: Sharing Files on Your Network. Part VI: System Administration. Chapter 17: Rescue Me: Repairing Linux and Windows Computers. Chapter 18: Curing the Common Cold: Fighting Viruses and Other Malware. Chapter 19: Keeping Up with the Updates: Updating and Managing Packages. Chapter 20: Being Proactive: Logging, Detecting, and Auditing. Chapter 21: Remastering Your Knoppix Universe. Part VII: Advanced Knoppix Devices. Chapter 22: Going Diskless: Using Diskless Computers. Chapter 23: Building a File Server. Chapter 24: I Want My MythTV. Part VIII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: Ten Knoppix Hacks. Chapter 26: Ten Knoppix Resources. Appendix: About the DVD. Index. End-User License Agreement.show more

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