Guide to Operating Systems, Enhanced Edition / Edition 3

Guide to Operating Systems, Enhanced Edition / Edition 3

by Michael Palmer, Michael Walters
     
 

Guide to Operating Systems, Enhanced Edition provides the information needed to understand and support the desktop, server, and network operating systems in use today — Windows XP, Windows Vista (the latest Windows version) Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows 2000, SUSE Linux, Fedora Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Mac OS X (Panther and Tiger

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Overview

Guide to Operating Systems, Enhanced Edition provides the information needed to understand and support the desktop, server, and network operating systems in use today — Windows XP, Windows Vista (the latest Windows version) Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows 2000, SUSE Linux, Fedora Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Mac OS X (Panther and Tiger), and NetWare. Major concepts include operating system theory, installation, upgrading, configuring (operating system and hardware), file systems, security, hardware options, storage, resource sharing, network connectivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting. This book combines theory and technical practice for a stronger understanding, and it is great for training technical professionals who support multiple operating systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418837198
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/14/2006
Edition description:
Enhanced Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Palmer, Ph.D., is an industry consultant and educator who has written numerous networking and operating systems books, including best-selling books about Microsoft Windows Server systems and UNIX/Linux. He is president of CertQuick, which provides computer and networking consulting services, technical authoring services, and computer science curriculum development for schools. Dr. Palmer has worked for 30 years in higher education and industry as an instructor, professor, systems and networking specialist, technical manager, department head, and consultant. He holds bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Operating System Theory Chapter 2: PC Operating System Hardware Chapter 3: File Systems Chapter 4: Installing and Upgrading Operating Systems Chapter 5: Configuring Input and Output Devices Chapter 6: Using and Configuring Storage Devices Chapter 7: Modems and Other Communication Devices Chapter 8: Network Connectivity Chapter 9: Resource Sharing Over a Network Chapter 10: Standard Operating and Maintenance Procedures Appendix A: Operating System Command-Line Commands Appendix B: Using Fedora with This Book Appendix C: Microsoft Vista Appendix D: Mac OS X Tiger Appendix E: SUSE Linux Appendix F: Windows Server 2003 R2

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