Linux Unleashed

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Linux Unleashed, Fourth Edition, is for the professional who has experience with operating systems. It focuses on the needs of administrators, power users, and programmers--covering everything from managing users and groups to using the programming tools that come with Linux. Although the book isn't focused on any one distribution of Linux, where necessary it will use Red Hat Linux, the most popular distribution, as a basis for its examples.
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Overview

Linux Unleashed, Fourth Edition, is for the professional who has experience with operating systems. It focuses on the needs of administrators, power users, and programmers--covering everything from managing users and groups to using the programming tools that come with Linux. Although the book isn't focused on any one distribution of Linux, where necessary it will use Red Hat Linux, the most popular distribution, as a basis for its examples.
  • Covers all versions of Linux- appealing to a wide range of users
  • Geared towards power users and programmers, Linux Unleashed gives you the information you need in a clear and concise manner
  • Complete coverage of networking, administration and programming tools.
  • CD-ROMs contain the latest versions of Red Hat Linux, Debian Linux, Caldera Open Linux, Internet applications, programming languages, networking tools, and Linux games
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780672316883
  • Publisher: Sams
  • Publication date: 10/22/1999
  • Series: Unleashed Series
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1100
  • Product dimensions: 7.31 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 2.22 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Introduction and Installation of Linux 5
Chapter 2: Installing Linux 15
Chapter 3: Boot Management 57
Chapter 4: The X Window System 67
Chapter 5: Window Managers 119
PART II: Configuring Services 165
Chapter 6: System Service Tools 167
Chapter 7: TCP/IP and Network Management 205
Chapter 8: The Domain Name Service 263
Chapter 9: SMTP and Protocols 311
Chapter 10: FTP 349
Chapter 11: Apache Server 383
Chapter 12: Internet News 427
Chapter 13: IRC, ICQ, and Others 445
Chapter 14: NIS: Network Information Service 459
Chapter 15: NFS: Network Filesystem 477
Chapter 16: Samba 491
Chapter 17: Connecting to the Internet 529
PART III: System Administration and Management 559
Chapter 18: Managing Filesystems 561
Chapter 19: Software Management 603
Chapter 20: Backup and Restore 641
Chapter 21: System Security 655
Chapter 22: Automating Tasks 673
Chapter 23: Kernel Management 695
Chapter 24: Printing with Linux 759
PART IV: Programming in Linux 789
Chapter 25: Shell Programming 791
Chapter 26: C and C++ Programming 823
Chapter 27: Motif Programming 867
Chapter 28: Perl Programming 889
Chapter 29: gawk Programming 917
Chapter 30: tcl and tk programming 961
Chapter 31: Programming in Python 997
Chapter 32: Network Programming 1047
Chapter 33: Java Programming 1073
Part V: Advanced Topics 1109
Chapter 34: Linux Graphics Applications 1111
Chapter 35: Linux Multimedia 1131
Chapter 36: Productivity Clients and Suites for Linux 1157
Chapter 37: Emulators 1195
Chapter 38: Games for Linux 1219
Chapter 39: Linux on Laptops 1239
Appendixes 1265
Index 1357
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