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To all the developers, testers, documenters, and users of SUSE Linux and all the wonderful applications that go with it: Thank you isn't enough, but I hope it'll do for now. To the
Finally, to my wife Jeanette, who always believed I was a writer and my two favorite distractions, Hannah and Ben (and their parents, Bev and Bob): May you grow up happy and in a Linux world.
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Welcome to SUSE Linux 10 Unleashed ! This book is going to help you get the most out of your SUSE Linux system, and it includes a fully functional copy of the operating system distribution.
Since SUSE Linux A.G. was
SUSE Linux 10 marks a new way of doing things for both Novell and SUSE, and this book can help you join the excitement. SUSE Linux 10 is the first SUSE release built and tested through the OpenSUSE project. Thousands of people around the world downloaded and ran four beta releases,
Whether you're completely new to Linux or coming to SUSE Linux from another distribution, you're going to find solid information in a slightly more
SUSE Linux has always been known as a distribution packed with applications, and version 10 is no exception. This book, as always, includes a complete copy of the distribution on CDs and DVD. The Linux kernel forms the
This book will be
SUSE Linux 10 Unleashed contains everything you need to get started and be productive.
This book includes a copy of SUSE Linux 10, but readers owning earlier versions of SUSE Linux should find nearly all the advice contained here useful.
You'll get a little bit of Linux history before jumping into the preparation needed for a successful installation and long-
System administration is the next major topic, where you'll learn how to manage your files, users, and data, and how to keep your system current by updating it with the same tool you use to install the system.
Finally, because Linux has always been a playground for programmers, we'll cover both the classic tools for creating new programs and the