Linux Clearly Explained

Linux Clearly Explained

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This book offers clear, concise, and comprehensive coverage of the Linux Operating System, the popular freeware PC release of the Unix Operating System. With an easy-to-understand and practical presentation, the author details the steps to loading and configuring the Linux OS on a PC and offers insight into running popular Windows applications programs and the new Linux release of the Word Perfect system. With an estimated user base of 7 million in 1998, Linux is expected to continue to grow and impact the PC operating system marketplace. Features: * Complete instructions for configuring the Linux system on your machine * Offers a CD-ROM version of RedHat Release 5.1, the most popular edition of Linux OS * Addresses Linux as an alternative to Windows for the PC * Covers running popular Windows applications within Linux * Discusses the new Linux release of Word Perfect
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 350 pages
  • 185.4 x 233.7 x 33mm | 952.56g
  • Ap Professional
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • maps
  • 0125531699
  • 9780125531696

Table of contents

Part 1: installing and configuring Linux; getting everything you need; partitioning your hard drive for Linux; installing and configuring Linux and X Windows; setting up printers; modems, and other peripherals; connecting to the Internet; connecting to a Local Area Network (LAN). Part 2: learning the Linux essentials; mastering UNIX commands and concepts; managing your system; updating the kernel; administering your system. Part 3: exploring Linux.
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