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red hat fedora linux 3 bible
Red Hat Fedora Linux 3 Bible
byChristopher Negus
John Wiley & Sons 2005 (1126 pages)

Learn how to use Fedora Core 3, with the latest Linux technology, to set up a personal desktop, small business server, or programming workstation. This book will teach you the basics of using Fedora while covering other exciting new features.

Table of Contents
Red Hat Fedora Linux 3 Bible
Part I - Getting Started in Fedora
Chapter 1 - An Overview of Fedora
Chapter 2 - Installing Fedora
Chapter 3 - Getting Started with the Desktop
Chapter 4 - Using Linux Commands
Part II - Using Fedora
Chapter 5 - Accessing and Running Applications
Chapter 6 - Publishing with Fedora
Chapter 7 - Playing Games with Fedora
Chapter 8 - Multimedia in Fedora
Chapter 9 - Tools for Using the Internet and the Web
Part III - Administering Fedora
Chapter 10 - Understanding System Administration
Chapter 11 - Setting Up and Supporting Users
Chapter 12 - Automating System Tasks
Chapter 13 - Backing Up and Restoring Files
Chapter 14 - Computer Security Issues
Part IV - Fedora Network and Server Setup
Chapter 15 - Setting Up a Local Area Network
Chapter 16 - Connecting to the Internet
Chapter 17 - Setting Up a Print Server
Chapter 18 - Setting Up a File Server
Chapter 19 - Setting Up a Mail Server
Chapter 20 - Setting Up an FTP Server
Chapter 21 - Setting Up a Web Server
Chapter 22 - Setting Up an LDAP Address Book Server
Chapter 23 - Setting Up Boot Servers: DHCP and NIS
Chapter 24 - Setting Up a MySQL Database Server
Chapter 25 - Making Servers Public with DNS
Chapter 26 - Using Linux Servers from a Mac
Part V - New Technology
Chapter 27 - Adopting the Linux 2.6 Kernel
Chapter 28 - Implementing Security Enhanced Linux
Appendix A - About the DVD-ROM
Appendix B - Fedora Core 3 RPMs
Appendix C - Running Network Services
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Sidebars

Back Cover

If Fedora Linux 3 can do it, you can do it too ...

Fedora Core 3 is Red Hat's most solid Fedora to date, including features destined for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. Use Fedora Core 3, with the latest Linux technology, to set up a personal desktop, small business server, or programming workstation. This book will teach you the basics of using Fedora while covering some exciting new features, including Mozilla Firefox Web browser, Thunderbird e-mail client, k3b CD/DVD creator, and Security Enhanced Linux.

Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Fedora Linux 3

  • Learn to install Fedora using DVD, network, kickstart, or new VNC install types
  • Manage digital cameras, removable storage, CDs, DVDs, and hotpluggable hardware using the new GNOME volume manager
  • Master tools for controlling junk e-mail (Evolution or Mozilla Mail), safely browsing the Web (Mozilla Firefox), and keeping out intruders (iptables firewall and PortSentry)
  • Understand the latest Security Enhanced Linux features for administering highly secure systems
  • Try out the new KDE 3.3, GNOME 2.8, and X.Org desktop features
  • Take advantage of improved hardware support in the updated Linux 2.6 kernel

About the Author

Christopher Negus has been working with UNIX systems, the Internet, and (most recently) Linux systems for more than two decades. During that time, Chris has worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories, UNIX System Laboratories, and Novell, helping to develop the UNIX operating system. Features from many of the UNIX projects Chris worked on at AT&T have found their way into Red Hat, Fedora, and other Linux systems.

Most recently, Chris wrote the book Linux Bible 2005 Edition, and co-authored Linux Troubleshooting Bible and Linux Toys for Wiley Publishing. During the past few years, Chris has written several books on UNIX and the Internet, including Internet Explorer 4 Bible and Netscape Plug-Ins For Dummies for Wiley Publishing. He also co-wrote several books for Que Publishing, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Networking (second and third editions) and Using UNIX (second edition). Chris's other writings include articles for Internet World, NetWare Connection, and Visual Developer magazines.