Red Hat Linux, with its splashy brand name and recognizable logo, is undeniably one of the driving forces behind the Linux revolution—and, by far, the most popular Linux flavor. It’s used by businesses, individuals, and governments world wide to cut costs, improve performance, and just plain get the work done. You can use it as a desktop workstation, a network server, an Internet gateway, a firewall, the basis of an embedded system (such as a smart VCR or a robot), or even as a multiprocessor supercomputer. And thanks to the thousands of people who continually refine different parts of Linux, Red Hat Linux keeps getting more flexible and robust with each new release. Ready to put the pow...
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
What has made Ubuntu the most popular Linux distribution in recent years? It's the emphasis on ease of installation and use. It gets even easier when paired with Ubuntu Linux For Dummies. This friendly reference shows you how to run Ubuntu directly from CD-ROM and install it on a PC as a personal workstation and network server. You’ll find out how to download Ubuntu and start using it right away. You'll also discover how to: Connect to a LAN via a wireless and Ethernet Use OpenOffice.org and Mozilla Firefox drawing and editing Tap into multimedia, graphics and other applications using Ubuntu Create services for a home or small business network Generate and manage web pages, print services, and more Find helpful information about Ubuntu and Linux Troubleshoot and fix problems "Ubuntu" means "humanity toward others." Operating system guidebooks don’t get any more humane than Ubuntu Linux For Dummies.
Fedora Core "X" is the latest release of the leading Linux distribution, which boasts approximately 70 percent of the Linux market in the United States and serves as a low-cost alternative to more expensive operating systems Written in the trademark friendly, humorous, easy-to-understand For Dummies style, this updated edition shows Linux newbies how to install and use Fedora Core Includes new coverage of the SELinux infrastructure (an important new security feature), Linux and GNOME applications, how to fine-tune the GNOME desktop, and the new GStreamer multimedia tool Companion DVD includes the full Fedora Core "X" distribution-all the tools and source code on the multi-CD version
Red Hat Ž Linux Ž Network Toolkit, 2nd Edition Now updated and expanded with new information on firewalls, Samba, Arkeia, and more, this acclaimed guide gives you all the tools and techniques you need to implement a robust, reliable Linux network. From setting up Samba and e-mail servers to creating firewalls and automated backups, author Paul Sery demystifies the design, configuration, and administration of a Linux network - and shows you step-by-step how to build a secure, cost-effective system for your organization. Working Linux Solutions for Network Challenges: Set up a simple client-server network, from installation to troubleshooting Understand how Linux works and explore configurat...
This toolkit provides all the software products and hands-on answers one needs to build a Linux network. In fact, with Linux, readers can achieve a robust, fault-tolerant network for the cost of about one workstation. Here's how to implement, configure, manage, and maintain your own network without breaking the bank. The CD-ROM includes Red Hat 5.0 Linux distribution and Samba software.
* Covers the essentials first-time Red Hat Linux users need to know about installing and using Red Hat on their desktop. Topics include preparing your PC for Linux, installing, connecting to a network or the Internet, working with the GNOME interface, playing media files, and working with the file system. * New to this edition: Brand new chapters covering security configuration, security vulnerabilities and solutions, firewalls, and connecting to the Internet with a DSL modem. * Series features: Includes the simple and fun reference style that has made the For Dummies series a favorite for over 200,000 first-time Linux users. ABOUT THE CD-ROM The two CDs included with this book contain the full GNU public release of Red Hat Linux 7.3.
DVD lets you test-drive Knoppix in just minutes! Surf with Firefox?, build secure Web servers, create network clients, and more An adventure awaits you! With this book as your guide, you can start exploring Knoppix in just minutes. You'll be able to use the cool Firefox Web browser and Thunderbird e-mail, work with network clients and servers, play with Linux multimedia and games, use Knoppix to troubleshoot and repair Windows?, and even build a Web server and firewall. Discover how to * Use Linux? without installing * Install Knoppix without removing Windows * Connect to a wired or wireless network * Create diskless clients * Rescue and repair malfunctioning systems
Red Hat Linux 6 In Small Business If you run a small business or organization or just a home network, then Linux is the network solution for you — a robust, multifunctional platform with a wealth of software … and a very attractive price. But where to start? Red Hat Linux 6 in Small Business is your road map to this revolutionary open source operating system — a savvy guide that shows you step-by-step how to put Linux to work in your business. Even better, you get a complete Linux distribution and lots more on the companion CD-ROMs — everything you need to get up and running right away. Whether you choose Linux for workstations, file-and-print servers, Web servers, databases, gateway...
* Red Hat Linux X Internet Server takes the reader through all of the steps of setting up an Internet server using the Red Hat Linux operating system. * It begins by describing Red Hat Linux networking basics, two example networks and the basics of DSL Internet connections, firewalls and troubleshooting in Part 1.This sets the foundation for all subsequent examples and provides readers with problem solving tools. * Part 2 describes how to construct and manage a secure web server that is connected to a database. Part 3 shows the reader how to construct basic Internet services such as DNS, sendmail, FTP and Samba. Part 4 deals with advanced management techniques. * The final part describes how to secure your network and servers. This part goes beyond the average coverage by showing advanced as well as basic security techniques and tools. ABOUT THE CD-ROM The CD-ROM has an open-source high-availability system/server created by the author and appropriate GPL server and security software.