A complete guide and reference to five major Linux distributions
Linux continues to grow in popularity worldwide as a low-cost, reliable operating system for enterprise use. Nine minibooks in this guide cover everything administrators need to know about the five leading versions: Ubuntu, Fedora Core, OpenSUSE, Mint, and Mandriva. The companion DVD includes full Ubuntu installations and ISO images for the other four, saving hours of downloading time.
Linux users and administrators will be able to install and sample five popular Linux flavors with the information in Linux All-in-One For Dummies.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
About the Author
Emmett Dulaney has written more than 30 technology books, among them the popular CompTIA Security+ Study Guide. He is an instructor at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, and is the former director of training for Mercury Technical Solutions.
Book I: Linux Basics.
Chapter 1: Introducing Linux.
Chapter 2: Installing Linux.
Chapter 3: Installing Linux on a Flash Drive.
Chapter 4: Troubleshooting and Confi guring Linux.
Chapter 5: Trying Out Linux.
Book II: Linux Desktops.
Chapter 1: The GNOME Desktop.
Chapter 2: The KDE Desktop.
Chapter 3: Commanding the Shell.
Chapter 4: Navigating the Linux File System.
Chapter 5: Introducing Linux Applications.
Chapter 6: Using Text Editors.
Book III: Networking.
Chapter 1: Connecting to the Internet.
Chapter 2: Setting Up a Local Area Network.
Chapter 3: Going Wireless.
Chapter 4: Managing the Network.
Book IV: The Internet.
Chapter 1: E-Mailing and IMing in Linux.
Chapter 2: Browsing the Web.
Chapter 3: Reading Newsgroups and RSS Feeds.
Chapter 4: Using FTP.
Book V: Administration.
Chapter 1: Introducing Basic System Administration.
Chapter 2: Managing Users and Groups.
Chapter 3: Managing File Systems.
Chapter 4: Installing and Updating Applications.
Book VI: Security.
Chapter 1: Introducing Linux Security.
Chapter 2: Securing Linux.
Chapter 3: Performing Computer Security Audits.
Book VII: Linux Servers.
Chapter 1: Managing Internet Services.
Chapter 2: Managing Mail and News Servers.
Chapter 3: Managing DNS.
Chapter 4: Working with Samba and NFS.
Book VIII: Programming.
Chapter 1: Programming in Linux.
Chapter 2: Introductory Shell Scripting.
Chapter 3: Advanced Shell Scripting.
Appendix: About the DVD.
Series: For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 648
Published: 27th August 2010
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 18.5 x 3.717
Weight (kg): 0.958