Red Hat Linux X Secrets

Red Hat Linux X Secrets

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Following the model of the 7.1 edition, this book is divided into five parts: "Setting Up Red Hat Linux"; "Exploring Red Hat Linux"; "Internetworking Red Hat Linux"; "Managing Red Hat Linux"; and "Programming Red Hat Linux". A key feature of this book is that it includes chapters that explain how to configure and use various types of PC hardware in Red Hat Linux: video cards, monitors, and X Window system; SCSI and IDE devices; CD-ROM drives and sound; printers; modems and terminals; networks; and laptops and PC card. This book provides administrators and power users with hidden techniques so that they might improve the performance from the Red Hat distribution. Undocumented, hard-to-find features are revealed, turning readers into experts. The other topics that are covered are: installation, GNU utilities; Linux applications and utilities; text editing; Internet connection setup; Web, Mail, news, and FTP servers; Samba and NFS; basic and advanced system administration; software installation and upgrade; kernel reconfiguration and upgrade; system and network security; shell and Perl scriping; and Tcl/Tk scripting. This book has the 3-CD version of the Red Hat Linux distribution.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1200 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.68 x 55.88mm | 1,496.85g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764549480
  • 9780764549489

About Nabajyoti Barkakati

Naba Barkakati is an electrical engineer and the author of more than two dozen computer books, including Red Hat Linux 7.2 Weekend Crash Course (Hungry Minds, 2002) as well as guides to X Window programming, Perl, C++, and Java. In addition to writing, he serves as Senior Level Technologist of the Center for Technology and Engineering at the U.S. General Accounting Office.
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