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Linux Troubleshooting Bible

Linux Troubleshooting Bible

Christopher Negus, Thomas Weeks

ISBN: 978-0-764-56997-5

Jul 2004

624 pages

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Description

* An indispensable resource for Fedora users who must now work without customer support from Red Hat, Inc., covering critical troubleshooting techniques for networks, internal servers, and external servers
* Chris Negus is a well-known Linux authority and also the author of the top-selling Red Hat Linux Bible (0-7645-4333-4); Thomas Weeks is a trainer and administrator who manages hundreds of Red Hat Linux systems
* Covers all of the most common Fedora problem areas: firewalls, DNS servers, print servers, Samba, NFS, Web servers, FTP servers, e-mail servers, modems, adding hardware, and hardware certification
* Features easy-to-use flowcharts that guide administrators step by step through common Fedora troubleshooting scenarios
* A companion Web site offers troubleshooting updates to keep pace with the frequent Fedora Core releases as well as a forum for exchanging troubleshooting tips
Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: Getting Going.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Linux Troubleshooting.

Chapter 2: Troubleshooting Installation.

Chapter 3: Updating and Upgrading Fedora.

Part II: Preventing Problems.

Chapter 4: Securing and Automating Desktop and Server Installs.

Chapter 5: Preparing for Backups and Migration.

Part III: Troubleshooting Basic Features.

Chapter 6: Troubleshooting Tools.

Chapter 7: X Troubleshooting: Video, Mouse, and Keyboard.

Chapter 8: Software Package Troubleshooting.

Chapter 9: File System, Disk, and Power Troubleshooting.

Part IV: Troubleshooting the Network.

Chapter 10: Detecting and Responding to Intrusions.

Chapter 11: Firewall Troubleshooting.

Chapter 12: Troubleshooting BIND9 and DNS.

Chapter 13: Modem Troubleshooting.

Part V: Troubleshooting Internal Services.

Chapter 14: Printer Troubleshooting.

Chapter 15: Samba Troubleshooting.

Chapter 16: NFS Troubleshooting.

Part VI: Troubleshooting External Services.

Chapter 17: Web Server Troubleshooting.

Chapter 18: File Transfer Troubleshooting.

Chapter 19: E-Mail Server Troubleshooting.

Appendix A : Fedora Software Repositories.

Appendix B : Troubleshooting SUSE Linux.

Appendix C : Troubleshooting Debian GNU/Linux.

Index.