Windows and Linux Integration: Hands-on Solutions for a Mixed Environment
* Maximize Productivity and Lower Costs by Strategically Combining the Strengths of Linux and Windows
* Leverage Windows Resources from Linux, and Linux Resources from Windows
* Meet All Your Remote and Terminal Connection Challenges with the Right Solutions
WHY NOT HAVE THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS?
For all those who talk of a war between Windows and Linux, there are others-like yourself-who ask, "Can't we all just work together?" As Windows & Linux Integration demonstrates, it's possible, and a lot easier than you think.
It doesn't matter whether you know Windows better than Linux or vice versa. This book shows you how to make the most of Linux in a Windows environment, and the most of Windows in a Linux environment. Written by two industry-recognized experts, one from the Windows world, one from the Linux world, they will guide you with practical, hands-on instruction and detailed examples that show you how to get the job done.
* Welcoming Linux clients and servers into an existing Windows Active Directory
* Integrating Windows clients into existing Linux directory services
* Making Windows printers available to Linux clients-and vice versa
* Integrating and unifying email services for Linux and Windows clients
* Using Linux as a spam- and virus-killing machine to reduce Exchange's workload
* Running Windows applications on Linux with VMware, WINE, Bochs, coLinux, and CrossOver Office
* Using open-source porting projects to run Linux applications in Window
* Integrating Linux DNS with Active Director
* Creating web applications that work flawlessly on Linux and Windows clients
* Setting up a universal locator service for finding files on Windows and Linux machines
* Creating cross-platform, multi-user terminal servers using Windows and Linux servers for Linux and Windows clients
* Remotely controlling Windows machines from Linux machines-and vice-versa
Chapter 1. Installation and Getting Around.
Chapter 2. Linux Authentication Services.
Chapter 3. Authenticating Linux Clients to Active Directory.
Chapter 4. File Sharing between Windows and Linux.
Chapter 5. Printer Sharing between Windows and Linux.
Chapter 6. Practical Windows Exchange and Linux Postfix E-mail Integration.
Chapter 7. Application and Desktop Compatibility.
Chapter 8. Remote, Terminal, and Assisted Computing for Windows and Linux.
Chapter 9. Windows and Linux Network Interoperability.
Chapter 10. Web Interoperability.
Tom Boutell is president of Boutell.Com, Inc., a software development, consulting, and web hosting firm with a Linux and cross-platform focus. Tom is the author of the open-source gd library, a basic building block of many well-known open-source software packages. He is also the author of CGI Programming in C and Perl and the original World Wide Web FAQ.
Jeremy and Tom manage www.WinLinAnswers.com, where you can get answers to your toughest Windows/Linux integration questions.