Linux All-in-One For Dummies, by Dulaney, Emmett
- ISBN: 9780470770191 | 0470770198
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/14/2010
New to Linux? Get started now — this handy how-to guide makes learning Linux easy!
No doubt about it, Linux is cool — and free!
You can use it to set up a Web server or rejuvenate an old computer. Or use Linux as your desktop OS along with great applications such as OpenOffice.org. This ready reference gives you everything you need to know about installing, configuring, and using Linux, while the DVD gives you five Linux flavors to sample.
-It's a do-it-yourself thing — learn the essentials of installing and using Linux by checking out Books I and II
-All about access — connect to the Internet, configure and manage TCP/IP networks, and set up e-mail, newsgroups, and Web surfing
-Administrative stuff — manage user accounts, install applications, work with peripherals, and upgrade or customize the Linux kernel
-Safety first — secure the network and the host, and perform regular security audits
-Serve it up — configure an Apache Web server, set up an FTP server or a Windows® server, and explore Linux programming
Open the book and find:
-Help navigating the GNOME® and KDE® desktops
-Linux troubleshooting tips
-How to set up a LAN
-Secrets of using Linux to send instant messages and e-mail
-System administration basics
-Advice on securing Linux
-How to run mail, news, and FTP servers
-All about shell scripting
Bonus DVD Includes
-ISO image files for five major Linux distributions you can try: Ubuntu Desktop, OpenSUSE, Mint 8, Fedora 12, and Mandriva Linux 2010
-Complete instructions for installing and using each distribution
A complete guide and reference to five major Linux distributions. Linux users and administrators will be able to install and sample five popular Linux flavors with the information in Linux All-in-One For Dummies.