Red Hat Linux 8 Bible

Red Hat Linux 8 Bible

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An update to the perennial bestseller-with more than 110,000 copies sold of all editions Hailed by Al Stevens in Dr. Dobb's Journal as, "The best overall Red Hat user's book, hands down, no contest." Offers clear and thorough instructions needed to master the latest version of Red Hat Linux-for both beginner and advanced users Explains key administration skills including setting up users, automating system tasks, backing up and restoring files, and understanding the latest security issues and threats Presents a new chapter on Macintosh connectivity and includes new information about the GNU compiler collection and RAID, updated installation procedures, and accessibility software CD-ROM contains a 3-CD distribution of the latest version of Red Hat Linux
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1104 pages
  • 184 x 230 x 54mm | 1,501.38g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0764549685
  • 9780764549687

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"...useful and comphrehensive...this approach is great for getting the job done..." (Linux User, January 2003) "...could well be the book for you..." (Slashdot, 6 March 2003) "...filled to bursting with great information...easy to use and well laid out. I doubt that GBP37.50 will buy you as much accessible information about Red Hat Linux anywhere else..."(M2 Best Books, 6 March 2003)
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Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgment. PART I: GETTING STARTED IN RED HAT LINUX. Chapter 1: An Overview of Red Hat Linux. Chapter 2: Installing Red Hat Linux. PART II: UDING RED HAD LINUX. Chapter 3: Getting to Know Red Hat Linux. Chapter 4: Working with the Desktop. Chapter 5: Accessing and Running Applications. Chapter 6: Publishing with Red Hat Linux. Chapter 7: Playing Games with Red Hat Linux. Chapter 8: Multimedia in Red Hat Linux. Chapter 9: Tools for Using the Internet and the Web. PART III: ADMINISTERING RED HAT LINUX. 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: RED HAT LINUX 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 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 a News 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. Appendix A: What's on the CD-ROMs. Appendix B: Red Hat Linux RPMs. Appendix C: Running Network Services. Index. GNU General Public License.
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About Christopher Negus

Christopher Negus has been working with UNIX systems, the Internet, and (more recently) Linux systems for more than two decades. During that time, Chris worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories, UNIX Systems 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 and other Linux systems.During the past few years, Chris has written several books on UNIX and the Internet, including Caldera OpenLinux Bible , Internet Explorer 4 Bible, and Netscape Plug-ins For Dummies for Wiley Publishing. He also co-wrote several books for Que Corporation, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Networking (second and third editions) and Using UNIX (second edition). Chris's other writings include articles for Internet World, NetWare Connection, and Visual Developer magazine.At home, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, Sheree, and his boys, Caleb and Seth. His hobbies include soccer, singing, and exercising with Sheree.
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