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Red Hat Linux Fedora For Dummies, 6th Edition

Red Hat Linux Fedora For Dummies, 6th Edition

Jon Hall, Paul G. Sery

ISBN: 978-0-764-55809-2

Nov 2003

392 pages

Select type: E-Book

$19.99

Description

  • Shows first-time Linux users how to install and use the latest version of the world’s most popular Linux distribution, Red Hat
  • Updated to cover the latest features in the Fall 2003 Red Hat release
  • Gives readers the lowdown on navigating the GNOME graphical user interfaces, working with the OpenOffice.org Desktop Productivity Suite, connecting to the Internet with DSL or cable, setting up a firewall, and more, in a friendly, easy-to-understand style
  • Contains new chapters on using the WINE system to execute Windows applications under Linux and creating a streaming audio server–plus new coverage of using Mozilla to access e-mail and configuring virtual private networks
  • Includes the Red Hat Linux Fedora Publisher’s Edition on one DVD
Introduction.

Part I: Installing Red Hat Linux.

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

Chapter 2: Getting Ready for Red Hat Linux.

Chapter 3: Ready, Set, Install!

Chapter 4: Getting Red Hat Linux.

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 Network Break-Ins.

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

Chapter 9: Gnowing GNOME.

Chapter 10: Gnowing More Applications.

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 Red Hat Linux Repair Man.

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: Red Hat Linux Administration Utilities.

Appendix B: Discovering Your Hardware.

Appendix C: Filing Your Life Away.

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

Appendix E: Revving Up RPM.

Appendix F: About the DVD-ROM.

Index.

GNU General Public License.

“…a superb, no-nonsense approach…will delight the newbie…” (Linux User & Developer, April 2004)