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Red Hat Fedora Linux 2 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Red Hat Fedora Linux 2 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Naba Barkakati

ISBN: 978-0-764-57752-9

Jul 2004

888 pages

Select type: E-Book

$25.99

Description

  • This essential reference organizes material into a set of nine stand-alone, task-oriented minibooks that enable readers to understand all aspects of the Fedora OS, the latest release of the most popular Linux distribution
  • Each minibook covers a different aspect of Fedora, such as getting users started with Fedora, the various workstations and applications, OpenOffice.org, networking, system administration, security, running Internet servers on a Fedora system, and programming
  • More experienced readers can use this desktop reference to look up how to perform specific tasks, such as hooking up to the Internet, using a cable modem, or reading e-mail
  • 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 download time
Introduction.

Book I: Fedora Basics.

Chapter 1: Introducing Fedora Core.

Chapter 2: Installing Fedora Core.

Chapter 3: Troubleshooting and Configuring Fedora Core.

Chapter 4: Trying Out Fedora Core.

Chapter 5: Cool Fedora Core Install Projects.

Book II: Workstations and Applications.

Chapter 1: Exploring the GUI Desktops.

Chapter 2: Learning the Shell.

Chapter 3: Navigating the Linux File System.

Chapter 4: Exploring Fedora Core Applications.

Chapter 5: Using Text Editors.

Book III: OpenOffice.org.

Chapter 1: Writing with OpenOffice.org Writer.

Chapter 2: Preparing Spreadsheets with OpenOffice.org Calc.

Chapter 3: Making Presentations with OpenOffice.org Impress.

Chapter 4: Drawing with OpenOffice.org Draw.

Book IV: Networking.

Chapter 1: Connecting to the Internet.

Chapter 2: Setting Up a Local Area Network.

Chapter 3: Adding a Wireless Ethernet LAN.

Chapter 4: Managing the Network.

Chapter 5: Cool Networking Projects.

Book V: Internet.

Chapter 1: Exchanging E-Mail and Instant Messages.

Chapter 2: Using the Web.

Chapter 3: Reading Newsgroups.

Chapter 4: Transferring Files with FTP.

Book VI: Administration.

Chapter 1: Performing Basic System Administration.

Chapter 2: Managing Users.

Chapter 3: Managing the File System.

Chapter 4: Managing Applications.

Chapter 5: Managing Devices and Printers.

Chapter 6: Upgrading and Customizing the Kernel.

Book VII: Security.

Chapter 1: Understanding Network and Host Security.

Chapter 2: Securing the Host.

Chapter 3: Securing the Network.

Chapter 4: Performing Security Audits.

Book VIII: Internet Servers.

Chapter 1: Managing the Servers.

Chapter 2: Running the Apache Web Server.

Chapter 3: Setting Up the FTP Server.

Chapter 4: Serving Up Mail and News.

Chapter 5: Setting Up DNS.

Chapter 6: Running Samba and NFS.

Book IX: Programming.

Chapter 1: Fedora Core Programming Essentials.

Chapter 2: Programming in C.

Chapter 3: Writing Shell Scripts.

Chapter 4: Programming in Perl.

Appendix: About the DVD.

Index.