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SUSE Linux 9 Bible

ISBN: 978-0-7645-7739-0
675 pages
January 2005
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* SUSE is the leading Linux distribution in Europe, with a strong enterprise presence and reputation as the most secure Linux distribution
* Written by two SUSE insiders, this book explains the best way to carry out a task while making full use of SUSE's configuration utilities and unique YaST modules
* Offers unique information not found anywhere else on the latest SUSE editions, including Enterprise Server, Professional (for home users and developers), Standard Server, and Desktop (Enterprise desktop) DVD includes the Fall 2004 release of the SUSE Personal Edition, a $29.95 value
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Table of Contents





Part I: SUSE Linux Basics.

Chapter 1: Installing SUSE 9.1.

Chapter 2: Linux Fundamentals.

Chapter 3: Partitions, Filesystems, and Files.

Part II: The SUSE System.

Chapter 4: Booting the System.

Chapter 5: Documentation.

Chapter 6: Understanding Your Linux Network.

Chapter 7: Logging.

Chapter 8: The X Window System.

Chapter 9: Configuring the System with YaST.

Part III: Using the Command Line in SUSE Linux.

Chapter 10: Text Manipulation.

Chapter 11: Text Editors.

Chapter 12: Working with Packages.

Chapter 13: Working with Files.

Chapter 14: Working with the System.

Chapter 15: Linux Networking.

Part IV: Implementing Network Services in SUSE Linux.

Chapter 16: Setting Up a Web Site with the Apache Web Server.

Chapter 17: Mail Servers—Postfix, Qpopper, and Cyrus.

Chapter 18: Setting Up Windows Interoperability with Samba.

Chapter 19: Using DHCP Services.

Chapter 20: Configuring a DNS Server.

Chapter 21: Working with NFS.

Chapter 22: Running an FTP Server on SUSE.

Chapter 23: Implementing Firewalls in SUSE Linux.

Chapter 24: Working with LDAP in SUSE.

Chapter 25: Setting Up a Web Proxy with Squid.

Part V: SUSE Linux in the Enterprise.

Chapter 26: Enterprise Architecture.

Chapter 27: The Kernel.

Chapter 28: The SUSE Linux Standard Server.

Chapter 29: SUSE Linux OpenExchange Server.

Appendix A: What’s on the DVD.

Appendix B: About SUSE Linux Professional Version 9.2.


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Author Information

Justin Davies has been a Linux user since the age of 15, after getting frustrated at the (lack of) features in DOS. After University, he became a technical consultant at SUSE Linux, where he became very interested in Linux on non-Intel architecture. After a stint as a Unix administrator post-SUSE, he joined the world of the value-added reseller and now works for SCC as an enterprise solutions architect, helping organizations realize that Linux is a viable business solution.

After working as a teacher of mathematics and as deputy head of an independent school in London, Roger Whittaker discovered Linux in 1996 and became increasingly interested (some would say obsessed). When SUSE Linux opened its U.K. office in 1999, he changed careers and worked as a technical and training consultant until early 2004, when he moved to a position in London as a Linux consultant at CSF, a leading supplier of enterprise information technology solutions. He is a Council member of UKUUG, the U.K.’s Unix and Open Systems user group.

William von Hagen has been a Unix system administrator for over 20 years and a Linux fanatic since the early 1990s. He has worked as a systems programmer, system administrator, writer, application developer, programmer, drummer, and content manager. Bill has written books on such topics as Linux filesystems, Red Hat Linux, GCC, SGML, Mac OS X, and hacking the TiVo. He has written numerous articles on Linux, Unix, and open source topics for publications including Linux Magazine, Linux Format, and Mac Format. An avid computer collector specializing in workstations, he owns more than 200 computer systems.

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