Red Hat Fedora and Enterprise Linux 4 Bible

Red Hat Fedora and Enterprise Linux 4 Bible

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For desktop or business, here's all the Linux you need. Whether you want the latest Linux software in Fedora or a stable Red Hat Enterprise Linux for your business, this book covers it all. Install Fedora Core 4 from the DVD or two CDs included and learn to use Linux as a desktop system or an Internet server. Check out fun applications for surfing the Web and doing office tasks. Learn to manage basic system administration, and move up to running your own Web, mail, print, or file server. Configure Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux to: browse the Web with Firefox; read and send e-mail with Evolution; create documents, spreadsheets, or presentations with OpenOffice.org; set up networked Web, mail, file, database, LDAP, print, or other servers; transition your Fedora skills to Enterprise Linux with: descriptions of RHEL products, features, and services; and, pointers to professional RHEL training and certification. Install complete Fedora Core 4 from DVD. Using the bonus DVD, you can: boot the DVD to check and prepare your computer before installing Fedora (using KNOPPIX); install the complete Fedora Core 4 Linux operating system (all source code packages included); install desktop Fedora Core 4 from CD; and, using the bonus 2-CD set, you can: select the software you need for a well-stocked desktop system; add key server features to use with your desktop Fedora system Open for more! You can find ten cool things you can do with Fedora. You can use KNOPPIX to test and prepare your computer. You can get your Windows stuff working in Linux.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1152 pages
  • 186 x 234 x 60mm | 1,601.2g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 100 b&w screen captures
  • 0764595768
  • 9780764595769
  • 2,207,753

Table of contents

Preface.Part I: Getting Started in Fedora.Chapter 1: An Overview of Fedora.Chapter 2: Installing Fedora.Chapter 3: Getting Started with the Desktop.Chapter 4: Using Linux Commands.Part II: Using Fedora.Chapter 5: Accessing and Running Applications.Chapter 6: Publishing with Fedora.Chapter 7: Playing Games with Fedora.Chapter 8: Multimedia in Fedora.Chapter 9: Tools for Using the Internet and the Web.Part III: Administering Fedora.Chapter 10: Understanding System Administration.Chapter 11: Setting Up and Supporting Users.Chapter 12: Automating System Tasks.Chapter 13: Backing Up and Restoring Files.Chapter 14: Computer Security Issues.Part IV: Fedora Network and Server Setup.Chapter 15: Setting Up a Local Area Network.Chapter 16: Connecting to the Internet.Chapter 17: Setting Up a Print Server.Chapter 18: Setting Up a File Server.Chapter 19: Setting Up a Mail Server.Chapter 20: Setting Up an FTP Server.Chapter 21: Setting Up a Web Server.Chapter 22: Setting Up an LDAP Address Book Server.Chapter 23: Setting Up Boot Servers: DHCP and NIS.Chapter 24: Setting Up a MySQL Database Server.Chapter 25: Making Servers Public with DNS.Chapter 26: Using Linux Servers from a Mac.Part V: New Technology.Chapter 27: Adopting the Linux 2.6 Kernel.Chapter 28: Implementing Security Enhanced Linux.Appendix A: About the CD-ROMs.Appendix B: Fedora Core 2 RPMs.Appendix C: Running Network Services.Index.GNU General Public License.show more

About Christopher Negus

Christopher Negus has been working with UNIX systems, the Internet, and (most recently) Linux systems for more than two decades. During that time, Chris worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories, UNIX System Laboratories, and Novell, helping to develop the UNIX operating system. Features from many of the UNIX projects Chris worked on at AT&T have found their way into Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, and other Linux systems. Chris is the author of all editions of Red Hat Linux Bible, which because of the name changes of Red Hat's Linux projects has evolved into the book you are holding. Most recently, Chris wrote Linux Bible 2005 Edition and co-wrote Linux Troubleshooting Bible and Linux Toys for Wiley Publishing. During the past few years, Chris has written several books on UNIX and the Internet, including Internet Explorer 4 Bible and Netscape Plug-Ins For Dummies for Wiley Publishing. He also co-wrote several books for Que Publishing, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Networking (second and third editions) and Using UNIX (second edition).show more

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