Red Hat Linux 9 Professional Secrets

Red Hat Linux 9 Professional Secrets

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The ultimate guide to what's under the hood of Red Hat Linux 9, completely revised to unlock its deepest secrets Designed to answer the questions of intermediate-to-advanced Red Hat Linux users who really want to understand the ins and outs of Red Hat Linux and what goes on behind the scenes Takes the reader beyond the obvious information about this complicated operating system, revealing hidden features, tricks and alternate methods that can't be easily found elsewhere: little-known installation options, ways to tweak the TCP/IP configuration files for maximum network efficiency, techniques for optimizing OpenOffice, and much more Includes two CD-ROMS containing Red Hat Linux 9 Publisher's Editionshow more

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  • Mixed media product | 1080 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 63.5mm | 1,610.24g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764541331
  • 9780764541339

Table of contents

About the Author. Introduction. Acknowledgments. Part I: Setting Up Red Hat Linux. Chapter: 1: An Overview of Red Hat Linux. Chapter: 2: Red Hat Linux Installation. Chapter: 3: X Window System Setup. Chapter: 4: Printer Setup. Chapter: 5: Sound Setup. Chapter: 6: Network Setup. Part II: Exploring Red Hat Linux. Chapter: 7: Red Hat Linux Basics. Chapter: 8: GNU Utilities. Chapter: 9: GUI Desktops. Chapter: 10: Red Hat Linux Applications and Utilities. Chapter: 11: Text Processing. Chapter: 12: Basic System Administration. Part III: Internetworking with Red Hat Linux. Chapter: 13: Internet Connection Setup. Chapter: 14: Web Server. Chapter: 15: Mail Server. Chapter: 16: News Server. Chapter: 17: FTP Server. Chapter: 18: DNS and NIS. Chapter: 19: Samba and NFS. Part IV: Managing Red Hat Linux. Chapter: 20: Advanced System Administration. Chapter: 21: Software Installation and Update. Chapter: 22: System and Network Security. Part V: Programming Red Hat Linux. Chapter: 23: Software Development in Linux. Chapter: 24: Shell and Perl Scripting. Chapter: 25: Tcl/Tk Scripting. Chapter: 26: Java Programming. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Linux Commands. Appendix B: Disk Drives. Appendix C: CD-ROM Drives. Appendix D: Ethernet Cards. Appendix E: Modems and Terminals. Appendix F: PC Cards. Appendix G: Linux Resources. Appendix H: About the CD-ROMs. Index. End-User License Agreement. CD-ROM Installation Instructions.show more

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"...an excellent option for the Linux newbie...I would highly recommend this book..." (Slashdot -- News For Nerds, 15 September)show more

About Naba Barkakati

Naba Barkakati is an electrical engineer and the author of more than two dozen computer books which have been translated into Greek, Chinese, Korean, Italian, and various other languages. He is an authority on C/C++ programming as well as Linux systems and is currently a Senior Level Technologist at the Center for Technology and Engineering in the U.S. General Accounting Office.show more

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