Linux All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies / Edition 2

Linux All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies / Edition 2

by Naba Barkakati
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471752622

ISBN-13: 9780471752622

Pub. Date: 05/08/2006

Publisher: Wiley

  • Organized into eight task-oriented minibooks, this comprehensive 816-page guide shows beginning-to-intermediate users how to get up and running with today's top five Linux distributions: Fedora Core, SUSE, Debian, Xandros, and Knoppix
  • The companion DVD features the full installable versions of Fedora Core 3 and Knoppix and the ISO images (saving hours

Overview

  • Organized into eight task-oriented minibooks, this comprehensive 816-page guide shows beginning-to-intermediate users how to get up and running with today's top five Linux distributions: Fedora Core, SUSE, Debian, Xandros, and Knoppix
  • The companion DVD features the full installable versions of Fedora Core 3 and Knoppix and the ISO images (saving hours of downloading time) for the following distributions: SUSE live, Debian full version, and Xandros Open Circulation version.
  • Features step-by-step installation instructions for each distribution
  • The minibooks offer humorous, easy-to-understand coverage of Linux basics, desktops, networking, the Internet, administration, security, Internet servers, and programming
  • Lets readers explore the most popular distributions for desktop and server use

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471752622
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/08/2006
Series:
For Dummies Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Book I: Linux Basics.

Chapter 1: Introducing Linux.

Chapter 2: Installing Linux.

Chapter 3: Troubleshooting and Configuring Linux.

Chapter 4: Trying Out Linux.

Book II: Linux Desktops.

Chapter 1: Introducing the GUI Desktops.

Chapter 2: Commanding the Shell.

Chapter 3: Navigating the Linux File System.

Chapter 4: Introducing Linux Applications.

Chapter 5: Using Text Editors.

Book III: Networking.

Chapter 1: Connecting to the Internet.

Chapter 2: Setting Up a Local Area Network.

Chapter 3: Adding a Wireless Ethernet LAN.

Chapter 4: Managing the Network.

Book IV: Internet.

Chapter 1: E-Mailing and IMing in Linux.

Chapter 2: Browsing the Web.

Chapter 3: Reading Newsgroups.

Chapter 4: Using FTP.

Book V: Administration.

Chapter 1: Learning Basic System Administration.

Chapter 2: Managing Users and Groups.

Chapter 3: Managing File Systems.

Chapter 4: Installing and Updating Applications.

Chapter 5: Customizing the Linux Kernel.

Book VI: Security.

Chapter 1: Introducing Linux Security.

Chapter 2: Securing a Linux Host.

Chapter 3: Improving Network Security.

Chapter 4: Performing Computer Security Audits.

Book VII: Internet Servers.

Chapter 1: Managing Internet Services.

Chapter 2: Running a Web Server.

Chapter 3: Setting Up the FTP Server.

Chapter 4: Managing Mail and News Servers.

Chapter 5: Managing DNS.

Chapter 6: Using Samba and NFS.

Book VIII: Programming.

Chapter 1: Programming in Linux.

Chapter 2: Programming in C.

Chapter 3: Writing Shell Scripts.

Chapter 4: Programming in Perl.

Appendix: About the DVD.

Index.

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