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Official Red Hat Linux User's Guide

ISBN: 978-0-7645-4967-0
456 pages
November 2002
Official Red Hat Linux User
* Ideal to help Red Hat Linux beginners get up and running with Red Hat Linux
* Provides complete beginner-level coverage and offers comprehensive overview of user-level topics and basic administrator-level chores, such as the shell prompt, building a basic firewall, and managing users
* Explores the Red Hat Network, technical support, and frequently asked questions about Red Hat Linux
* CD-ROM contains a 2-CD distribution of the latest version of Red Hat

Copyright 2004 by Red Hat, Inc. Material may be distributed only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Open Publication License, V1.0 or later (the latest version is presently available at http://www.opencontent.org/openpub/).

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PART I: INSTALLING RED HAT LINUX.

Chapter 1: Installation Options and System Requirements.

Chapter 2: Installing Red Hat Linux.

Chapter 3: Upgrading Your Current System.

Chapter 4: After Installation.

PART II: THE BASICS.

Chapter 5: Getting Started.

Chapter 6: Using the Graphical Desktop.

Chapter 7: Diskettes and CD-ROMs.

Chapter 8: Shell Prompt Basics.

Chapter 9: Managing Files and Directories.

Chapter 10: Managing Users and Groups.

PART III: GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR RED HAT LINUX SYSTEM.

Chapter 11: Working with Documents.

Chapter 12: Getting Online.

Chapter 13: Choosing Your Internet Software.

Chapter 14: Audio, Video, and General Amusement.

Chapter 15: Working with Images.

PART IV: CONFIGURING YOUR RED HAT LINUX SYSTEM.

Chapter 16: Printer Configuration.

Chapter 17: Basic Firewall Configuration.

Chapter 18: Time and Date Configuration.

PART V: UPDATING AND ADDING PACKAGES TO RED HAT LINUX.

Chapter 19: Package Management.

Chapter 20: Package Management with RPM.

PART VI: ADDITIONAL REFERENCES.

Chapter 21: Frequently Asked Questions.

Chapter 22: Keyboard and Shell Prompt Shortcuts.

Chapter 23: System Directories.

Chapter 24: Comparing Common MS-DOS and Linux Commands.

Chapter 25: Gathering System Information.

PART VII: APPENDICES.

Appendix A: Rescue Mode.

Appendix B: The KDE Desktop Environment.

Appendix C: Configuring a Dual-Boot System.

Appendix D: An Introduction to Disk Partitions.

Appendix E: The X Window System.

Appendix F: About the CD-ROMs.
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The Red Hat Documentation Team represents over ten years of experience in all aspects of Linux development, programming, and administration. They are also the authors of the Official Red Hat Linux Administrator’s Guide, the perfect companion book for Red Hat system administrators.

Contributors from the Red Hat Press Documentation Team: Tammy Fox, John Ha, Sandra A. Moore

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Do you think you've discovered an error in this book? Please check the list of errata below to see if we've already addressed the error. If not, please submit the error via our Errata Form. We will attempt to verify your error; if you're right, we will post a correction below.

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CD Missing "dosutils" and "boot.img" files from CD
The “dosutils” and “boot.img” files are missing from the CD included with the book. You can download the files from the link below:
www.wiley.com/compbooks/errata/redhatpubed
12/1/02
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