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Learning Red Hat Linux, 3rd Edition
By Bill McCarty
Publisher : O'Reilly
Pub Date : March 2003
ISBN : 0-596-00469-9
Pages : 336

      Organization of This Book
      Sources of Information
      Conventions Used in This Book
      How to Contact Us
    Chapter 1.  Why Run Linux?
      Section 1.1.  What Is Linux?
      Section 1.2.  Reasons to Choose or Not Choose Linux
    Chapter 2.  Preparing to Install Red Hat Linux
      Section 2.1.  Minimum Hardware Requirements
      Section 2.2.  Collecting Information About Your System
      Section 2.3.  Installation Types
      Section 2.4.  Preparing Your Hard Disk
    Chapter 3.  Installing Red Hat Linux
      Section 3.1.  Installing the Operating System and Applications
      Section 3.2.  Start the Installation
      Section 3.3.  The Setup Agent
      Section 3.4.  Logging into GNOME
      Section 3.5.  Getting Help
    Chapter 4.  How Linux Works
      Section 4.1.  User Accounts
      Section 4.2.  How Linux Organizes Data
      Section 4.3.  Using X
    Chapter 5.  Using the GNOME and KDE Desktops
      Section 5.1.  Using the GNOME Desktop
      Section 5.2.  Using the KDE Desktop
    Chapter 6.  Using Linux Applications
      Section 6.1.  OpenOffice.org
      Section 6.2.  Evolution
      Section 6.3.  Pilot/Handspring Tool
      Section 6.4.  CD Writer
    Chapter 7.  Conquering the bash Shell
      Section 7.1.  Issuing Shell Commands
      Section 7.2.  Working with the Linux Command Prompt
      Section 7.3.  Useful Linux Programs
    Chapter 8.  Installing Software Using the RPM Package Manager
      Section 8.1.  The Package Management Tool
      Section 8.2.  The redhat-install-packages Command
      Section 8.3.  The rpm Command
      Section 8.4.  Querying the RPM Database
      Section 8.5.  Installing a Package
      Section 8.6.  Uninstalling a Package
      Section 8.7.  Updating a Package
      Section 8.8.  Freshening a Package
      Section 8.9.  Advanced RPM Techniques
      Section 8.10.  Red Hat Network
    Chapter 9.  Configuring and Administering Linux
      Section 9.1.  Configuring Red Hat Linux by Using the System Settings Menu
      Section 9.2.  Administering Red Hat Linux by Using the System Tools Menu
      Section 9.3.  Administering Services by Using the Server Settings Menu
    Chapter 10.  Connecting to the Internet
      Section 10.1.  Networking Overview
      Section 10.2.  Configuring an Internet Connection
      Section 10.3.  The Mozilla Web Browser
      Section 10.4.  gFTP FTP Client
      Section 10.5.  Using wvdial
      Section 10.6.  Configuring Linux to Use a Cable or DSL Modem
    Chapter 11.  Setting Up a Networked Workstation
      Section 11.1.  Configuring Hosts
      Section 11.2.  Samba
      Section 11.3.  Setting Up a DHCP Server
    Chapter 12.  Setting Up Internet Services
      Section 12.1.  Running an FTP Server
      Section 12.2.  Running Apache
      Section 12.3.  The Secure Shell
      Section 12.4.  Configuring DNS
      Section 12.5.  Implementing a Basic Firewall
      Section 12.6.  Checking Your Security by Using Nmap
      Section 12.7.  Network Security Tips
    Chapter 13.  Advanced Shell Usage and Shell Scripts
      Section 13.1.  The Power of the Unix Shell
      Section 13.2.  Filename Globbing
      Section 13.3.  Shell Aliases
      Section 13.4.  Using Virtual Consoles
      Section 13.5.  X and the Shell
      Section 13.6.  Shell Scripts
      Section 13.7.  Understanding Shell Scripts
    Appendix A.  Linux Directory Tree
    Appendix B.  Principal Linux Files
    Appendix C.  Managing the Boot Process
      Section C.1.  Booting Linux
      Section C.2.  Boot Floppies
      Section C.3.  The GRUB Loader
      Section C.4.  Boot Parameters
    Appendix D.  Linux Command Quick Reference
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