Fedora 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Bible

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  • Edition: DVD
  • Format: Paperback w/Disk
  • Copyright: 2007-07-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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The Fedora 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Bible gives clear thorough instructions for the basic user and administrator skills needed to master the latest version of Fedora and RHEL. The book includes: step-by-step instructions for making Linux installation simple and painless; how to take advantage of the desktop interface (including coverage of AIGL and XGL); how to use the Linux shell, file system, and text editor; key system administration skills including setting up users, automating system tasks, backing up and restoring files, and understanding the latest security issues and threats; using and customizing the desktop menus, icons, window manager, and xterm; and, how to create and publish formatted documents with Linux applications. DVD and 2 CDs: full Fedora Core Linux 7 on DVD, an official Fedora LiveCD, plus a CD of Fedora Extras. New features focus on new features in Fedora 7 destined for the next release of RHEL such as The book will enhance the Linux experience for people moving from Windows with expanded sections on WINE, and VMware for getting Windows applications running in Linux, and details on coverting documents from Microsoft formats to those used by OpenOffice.org. Additional coverage includes running on newer platforms such as 64-bit architecture, The Macintosh and in virtual environments via XEN virtualization.

Table of Contents

Getting Started in Fedora and RHEL
An Overview of Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Installing Fedora
Getting Started with the Desktop
Using Linux Commands
Using Fedora and RHEL
Accessing and Running Applications
Publishing with Fedora and RHEL
Gaming in Fedora and RHEL
Music, Video, and Images in Linux
Using the Internet and the Web
Administering Fedora and RHEL
Understanding System Administration
Setting Up and Supporting Users
Automating System Tasks
Backing Up and Restoring Files
Computer Security Issues
Fedora and RHEL Network and Server Setup
Setting Up a Local Area Network
Connecting to the Internet
Setting Up a Print Server
Setting Up a File Server
Setting Up a Mail Server
Setting Up an FTP Server
Setting Up a Web Server
Setting Up an LDAP Address Book Server
Setting Up Boot Servers. DHCP and NIS
Setting Up a MySQL Database Server
Making Servers Public with DNS
Integrating Fedora with Apple Macs
About the Media
Running Network Services
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Features
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