Linux: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition (Red Hat 7.3 DVD Included)

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9780072225051: Linux: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition (Red Hat 7.3 DVD Included)

Tap into the power of Linux using this comprehensive and easy-to-use reference. Featuring a bonus DVD, which contains previously unavailable source code and over 1500 applications found on the Red Hat Linux 7.3 distribution (usually on 5 CD-ROMs), this valuable reference includes up-to-date coverage of everything from installation and configuration to system administration and programming.

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The Ultimate In-Depth Linux Resource!

Maximize the powerful capabilities of Linux using this comprehensive and up-to-date reference. Featuring detailed coverage of everything from installation and configuration to system administration and server management, this valuable reference covers all the new distributions of Linux--including Red Hat, Mandrake, SuSE, Debian, and Caldera--and the Linux kernel 2.4. Updated chapters include full coverage of system, network, security, and server setup tasks as well as a discussion of GUI interfaces (Gnome and KDE), security concerns, TCP/IP network configuration, Internet tools, and software management. And, the enclosed DVD contains over 1500 applications and corresponding source code for the entire Red Hat Linux 7.3 distribution--normally available on 5 CD-ROMs. For anyone wanting to learn to install, administer, or program using the latest Linux platform, this is your one-stop guide.

  • Learn to configure and administer different Linux distributions including the latest versions of SuSE, Mandrake, Red Hat, and Caldera
  • Master KDE, Gnome, office and multimedia applications, the shell, file systems, and Internet clients including mail, ftp, news, and Web tools
  • Set up and manage servers-- wu-ftpd and ProFTP (FTP), Apache (Web), Sendmail and Qpopper (mail), Squid (proxy), LPRng and CUPS (print), and HTDig (search)
  • Use network configuration tools and servers including SAMBA, NFS, NIS, and BIND (DNS)
  • Manage users, services, CD and DVD writers, journaling file systems, RAID devices, and printers (remote and local), as well as reconfigure the kernel and its modules
  • Ensure system and network security using packet filtering (firewalls), authentication, digital signatures, intrusion detection, and encryption methods--including IP Tables, GNU Privacy Guard (GPG), Tripwire, the Secure SHell (SSH), and Kerberos.
  • Deploy powerful desktop, office, database, graphic, editing, and Internet applications
  • Update distribution software automatically on Red Hat, Mandrake, Debian, and SuSE.

About the Author:

Richard Petersen has an MLIS in library and information studies and teaches UNIX and C/C++ courses at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of Linux: The Complete Reference (all four previous editions), Linux Programming: A Beginner's Guide, and many other titles.

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Published by Osborne/McGraw-Hill (2002)
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