Linux for WindowsAdministrators: Mark Minasi WindowsAdministrator Library / Edition 1

Linux for WindowsAdministrators: Mark Minasi WindowsAdministrator Library / Edition 1

by Mark Minasi, Dan York
     
 

ISBN-10: 0782141196

ISBN-13: 9780782141191

Pub. Date: 12/10/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Practical Linux Instruction, From the Expert Who Taught You Windows
There was a time when people asked, "Windows or Linux?" Now it's a question of how to make the most of both. Linux for Windows Administrators is an essential resource for anyone working in the real world of enterprise computing. Inside, renowned Windows expert Mark Minasi and Linux guru Dan York

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Practical Linux Instruction, From the Expert Who Taught You Windows
There was a time when people asked, "Windows or Linux?" Now it's a question of how to make the most of both. Linux for Windows Administrators is an essential resource for anyone working in the real world of enterprise computing. Inside, renowned Windows expert Mark Minasi and Linux guru Dan York give you practical, in-depth Linux instruction that dovetails perfectly with what you already know about Windows. It's the best way for you to give your organization the best of both worlds. Coverage includes:
* Understanding Linux's strengths and weaknesses
* Understanding Linux's differences from, and similarities to, Windows
* Installing and configuring Linux
* Administering Linux from the command line
* Setting up Linux on minimal hardware—even a Pentium 100
* Understanding how open source works
* Using Samba to make a Linux box emulate an NT/2000 file server
* Using NIS and NFS to create the Linux equivalent of an NT/2000 domain
* Using Winbind to make Linux recognize Windows user accounts
* Tapping the speed and reliability of sendmail
* Configuring Linux GUIs: X Window, window managers, and desktop environments
* Modifying and recompiling the Linux kernel

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782141191
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/10/2002
Series:
Mark Minasi Windows Administrator Librar
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.15(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1: Why Learn About Linux? What's in It for Me?.

Chapter 2: What Do People Do with Linux?.

Chapter 3: How the Linux World Operates.

Chapter 4: Getting Red Hat 7.3 on Your System.

Chapter 5: Linux Hands-On: Doing Basic Things with Linux.

Chapter 6: User Accounts and File Permissions.

Chapter 7: Desktop Linux: Handling Graphics and GUI Applications.

Chapter 8: Setting Up Linux's Server Services.

Chapter 9: Linux/Microsoft OS Interoperability.

Chapter 10: Conclusions: Linux versus Microsoft, Linux and Microsoft.

Appendix A: Additional Reading and Resources.

Index.

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