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Red Hat Fedora Linux Secrets

Red Hat Fedora Linux Secrets

ISBN: 978-0-471-77492-1

Sep 2005

1064 pages

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$32.99

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Description

  • Featuring the latest changes in Fedora Core, this book offers valuable new secrets for Fedora users, including yum, mail filtering with SpamAssassin, mandatory access control with Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux), and improved device handling with udev
  • Demonstrates how to use Linux for real-world tasks, from learning UNIX commands to setting up a secure Java-capable Web server for a business
  • Because Fedora Core updates occur frequently, the book contains a helpful appendix with instructions on how to download and install the latest release of Fedora Core
  • The DVD contains the Fedora distribution as well as all binary code packages and source code
Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Setting Up Linux.

Chapter 1: An Overview of Linux.

Chapter 2: Linux Installation.

Chapter 3: X Window System Setup.

Chapter 4: Printer Setup.

Chapter 5: Sound Setup.

Chapter 6: Network Setup.

Part II: Exploring Linux.

Chapter 7: Linux Basics.

Chapter 8: GNU Utilities.

Chapter 9: GUI Desktops.

Chapter 10: Linux Applications and Utilities.

Chapter 11: Text Processing.

Chapter 12: Basic System Administration.

Part III: Internetworking Linux.

Chapter 13: Internet Connection Setup.

Chapter 14: Web Server.

Chapter 15: Mail Server.

Chapter 16: News Server and RSS Feeds.

Chapter 17: FTP Server.

Chapter 18: DNS and NIS.

Chapter 19: Samba and NFS.

Part IV: Managing Linux.

Chapter 20: Advanced System Administration.

Chapter 21: Software Installation and Update.

Chapter 22: System and Network Security.

Part V: Programming Linux.

Chapter 23: Software Development in Linux.

Chapter 24: Shell and Perl Scripting.

Chapter 25: Tcl/Tk Scripting.

Chapter 26: Java Programming.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Linux Commands.

Appendix B: Disk Drives.

Appendix C: CD and DVD Drives.

Appendix D: Ethernet Cards.

Appendix E: Modems and Terminals.

Appendix F: PC Cards.

Appendix G: Linux Resources.

Appendix H: Fedora Upgrade Procedure.

Appendix I: About the DVD-ROM.

Index.

End-User License Agreement.

New to this edition: This revision reflects the changes that have occurred in Red Hat's Linux products since Red Hat Linux 9 including updates on the Linux 2.6 kernel, mandatory access control with Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux), and improved device handling with udev. Because Fedora Core updates appear frequently, the book includes an appendix with instructions on how to download and install the latest release of Fedora Core. Finally, the book describes the Red Hat Enterprise Linux products: WS, ES, AS, and the Red Hat Desktop.
DVD: Red Hat Fedora Linux Secrets includes the latest release Fedora Core — FC4 — on DVD. The DVD is packed with all the software needed to turn a Intel Pentium-compatible PC into a powerful Linux desktop and server, along with all the source code for the book
  • Updated coverage of Fedora Linux. This edition will include valuable new secrets for the Fedora users including yum, up2date, mandatory access control with Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux), and improved device handling with udev. Also included is an appendix with instructions on how to download and install the latest release of Fedora Core.
  • Full Fedora distribution on DVD: Secrets has the full installation of Fedora Core 4 including all binary code packages and source code.