- 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
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.