Fedora Core 7 & Red Hat Enterprise Linux: The Complete by Richard Petersen

By Richard Petersen

The Definitive Linux Resource--Fully up to date and Expanded

Get complete info at the strong positive factors of pink Hat company Linux and Fedora 7 from this totally revised, one-stop advisor. Linux specialist Richard Petersen covers the entire bases, from configuring your computing device, customizing your approach, and getting access to software program repositories to dealing with documents and directories, coping with units and servers, and sharing procedure resources.

Inside, you will get in-depth assurance of Fedora 7's machine and community autoconfiguration, IPv6 and .NET help, SE Linux, software program repository installs, customized distribution spins, and procedure management instruments. you are going to tips on how to install sound safety features, configure automated equipment detection, arrange logical volumes for dossier administration, and create your personal Fedora distribution utilizing your favourite software. 

  • Install, use, safe, and deal with pink Hat company Linux and the recent Fedora 7
  • Configure prone utilizing Fedora management instruments for community entry, software program updates, and dossier administration (LVM and GFS2)
  • Manage clients, prone, dossier structures, hotplug units, and printers
  • Deploy robust laptop, workplace, database, images, multimedia, e mail, net, and FTP applications
  • Optimize defense with IPsec, SE Linux, Kerberos, and Netfilter 
  • Maintain FTP, net, mail, DNS, proxy, print, information, and database servers
  • Administer approach assets utilizing GRUB, Yum, HAL, MONO, and udev
  • Select, obtain, and set up a Fedora distribution spin
  • Auto-configure IPv6, DHCPv6, and DHCP networks
  • Access distant records and printers with NFS, GFS2, and SAMBA

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After an introduction to the working environment, including both GNOME and KDE desktops, you learn how to quickly update your system, manage users, groups, and set up your printer using the Red Hat and Fedora administrative tools. The software management is nearly automatic, letting you install software on your system with just a couple of mouse clicks. Internet access can be set up for modems, DSL, wireless, and Ethernet networks with easy-to-use administrative tools that guide you every step of the way.

You only need to send an instruction to the operating system to perform a task, such as reading a file or printing a document. An operating system’s user interface can be as simple as entering commands on a line or as complex as selecting menus and icons on a desktop. Chapter 1: Introduction to Red Hat and Fedora Linux History of Linux and Unix As a version of Unix, the history of Linux naturally begins with Unix. The story begins in the late 1960s, when a concerted effort to develop new operating system techniques occurred.

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