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Red Hat Fedora Linux 2 For Dummies

Red Hat Fedora Linux 2 For Dummies

Jon Hall, Paul G. Sery

ISBN: 978-0-764-56792-6

Jul 2004

396 pages

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Description

* Shows Linux newbies how to install and use Red Hat's Fedora-the latest release of the most popular Linux distribution-in the familiar friendly, easy-to-understand For Dummies style
* Includes the full Fedora Core distribution with source code on DVD and all of the CD content that comes with Fedora, saving readers hours of downloading time
* New features in this revised edition include an example DSL modem configuration and sections on how to use Mozilla's e-mail client, how to use a virtual private network, and how to use Nautilis to surf the net
Introduction.

Part I: Installing Fedora Core.

Chapter 1: And in the Opposite Corner . . . a Penguin?

Chapter 2: Paving the Way for Fedora Core.

Chapter 3: Ready, Set, Install!

Chapter 4: Starting Up with Fedora Core.

Part II: Got Net?

Chapter 5: Dial-Up Modems Still Get the Job Done.

Chapter 6: Broadband Rocks!

Chapter 7: Connect Locally, Communicate Globally: Connecting to a LAN.

Chapter 8: Only You Can Prevent Break-Ins.

Part III: Linux, Huh! What Is It Good For? Absolutely Everything!

Chapter 9: Gnowing GNOME.

Chapter 10: Gnowing More GNOME.

Chapter 11: Surfin’ the Net and Groovin’ to Tunes.

Chapter 12: Live from the Net.

Chapter 13: Going to the Office.

Chapter 14: Days of Wine and Applications.

Part IV: Revenge of the Nerds.

Chapter 15: Building Your Own, Private Network.

Chapter 16: Creating Basic Linux Network Services.

Chapter 17: Securing Your Future.

Chapter 18: Bringing In the Fedora Core Repairman.

Chapter 19: Building a Streaming Audio Server.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Problem Areas and Solutions.

Chapter 21: Ten Security Vulnerabilities.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Fedora Core Administration Utilities.

Appendix B: Discovering Your Hardware.

Appendix C: Filing Your Life Away.

Appendix D: Becoming a Suit: Managing the Linux File System.

Appendix E: Using RPM and YUM.

Appendix F: About the DVD.

Index.

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