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  • Copyright 2006
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-6634-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-6634-2

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FreeBSD is extremely robust and powers some of the largest internet sites in world including Yahoo!. FreeBSD 6 Unleashed provides complete coverage of everything you need to know to use FreeBSD to its full potential, including coverage of FreeBSD 6.0. This edition includes updated coverage of Apache, MySQL and Sendmail, as well as added coverage of PowerPC support for Macintosh G3 and G4 platforms. This is the most up to date, comprehensive reference on the market covering FreeBSD 6.0.

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Table of Contents


PART I   Introduction to FreeBSD

         1    What Is FreeBSD    9

         2    Installing FreeBSD    23

         3    Advanced Installation Tasks    67

PART II  FreeBSD on the Desktop

         4    Booting and Shutting Down FreeBSD    85

         5    Working with the X Windows System    99

         6    Working with Applications     125

         7    Advanced X11 Configuration    163


PART III  FreeBSD on the Command Line

         8    Working with the Shell    207

         9    Customizing the Shell    241

        10   Shell Programming    261

        11   Introduiction to Perl Programming    207

PART IV System Administration

        12   The FreeBSD Filesystem    335

        13    Users, Groups and Permissions    263

        14    Systems Configuration and Startuip Scripts    293

        15    Performance Monitoring, Process Control, and Job Automation    413

        16    Installing Additional Software    431

        17    Printing    459

        18    Kernel Configuration    493

        19    Keeping Up to Date with FreeBSD    511

        20    Adding Hard Disk Storage    539

        21    FreeBSD Survival Guide    561

PART V   FreeBSD Networking

        22    Principles of TCP/IP Networking    591

        23   Configuring Basic Networking Services     619

        24    Networking with PPP and 802.11    637

        25    Configuring Email Services    653

        26    Configuring a Web Server    693

        27    Configuring an FTP Server    727

        28    Configuring an Internet Gateway    741

        29    Configuring a Database Server    759



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