The Official Red Hat Linux User's Guide

The Official Red Hat Linux User's Guide

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Red Hat sealed and approved! Compiled by Red Hats own documentation team and reviewed by a Red Hat qualified technical expert, this comprehensive, authoritative guide delivers all the know-how you need to install, use, and customize the latest version of Red Hat Linux. From identifying system requirements to configuring a network, this handbook provides the most specific user-focused information available. Detailed advice guides you through every option listed in the installation program. you'll find an entire chapter devoted to the new OpenOffice. org office productivity applications as well as a chapter covering the improved graphical interface, which includes the new GNOME 2. 0. Whether you're a Red Hat Linux newcomer or a user upgrading from an older version, you'll benefit from the technical advice and FAQs, too. This guidebook is your single official source for documentation, instruction, and answers about Red Hat Linux 8.
An insiders look into Red Hat Linux technology Select the most appropriate installation option for your needs Solve problems that arise during installation and understand error messages Understand and configure the new Red Hat 8 desktop environment Discover how to add and update packages on your Red Hat system Get online with Mozilla and manipulate images using GIMP Configure a firewall to protect your data and privacy from hackers Explore package management with RPM "The Official Red Hat Linux Users Guide is the ideal resource for people who want to start running Red Hat Linux on their own. " Erik Troan, Director of Product Marketing, Red Hat CD-ROM includes Red Hat Linux 8 Publishers Edition on two CD-ROMs System Requirements: Pentium-class PC with 64MB RAM (128MB recommended), CD-ROM, 650MB free hard drive space (2. 5GB recommended). See the About the CD-ROM appendix for details and complete system requirements.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 188.2 x 235.2 x 26.9mm | 712.15g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 0764549677
  • 9780764549670

Table of contents

PART I: INSTALLING RED HAT LINUX. Chapter 1: Installation Options and System Requirements. Chapter 2: Installing Red Hat Linux. Chapter 3: Upgrading Your Current System. Chapter 4: After Installation. PART II: THE BASICS. Chapter 5: Getting Started. Chapter 6: Using the Graphical Desktop. Chapter 7: Diskettes and CD-ROMs. Chapter 8: Shell Prompt Basics. Chapter 9: Managing Files and Directories. Chapter 10: Managing Users and Groups. PART III: GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR RED HAT LINUX SYSTEM. Chapter 11: Working with Documents. Chapter 12: Getting Online. Chapter 13: Choosing Your Internet Software. Chapter 14: Audio, Video, and General Amusement. Chapter 15: Working with Images. PART IV: CONFIGURING YOUR RED HAT LINUX SYSTEM. Chapter 16: Printer Configuration. Chapter 17: Basic Firewall Configuration. Chapter 18: Time and Date Configuration. PART V: UPDATING AND ADDING PACKAGES TO RED HAT LINUX. Chapter 19: Package Management. Chapter 20: Package Management with RPM. PART VI: ADDITIONAL REFERENCES. Chapter 21: Frequently Asked Questions. Chapter 22: Keyboard and Shell Prompt Shortcuts. Chapter 23: System Directories. Chapter 24: Comparing Common MS-DOS and Linux Commands. Chapter 25: Gathering System Information. PART VII: APPENDICES. Appendix A: Rescue Mode. Appendix B: The KDE Desktop Environment. Appendix C: Configuring a Dual-Boot System. Appendix D: An Introduction to Disk Partitions. Appendix E: The X Window System. Appendix F: About the CD-ROMs.
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About Incorporated Red Hat

The Red Hat Documentation Team represents over ten years of experience in all aspects of Linux development, programming, and administration. They are also the authors of the Official Red Hat Linux Administrators Guide, the perfect companion book for Red Hat system administrators.
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