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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.

Red Hat Fedora Linux 3 Bible
Red Hat Fedora Linux 3 Bible
ISBN: 0764578723
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 286 © 2008-2017.
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