DVD Includes openSUSE 10.3
openSUSE Linux Unleashed presents comprehensive coverage of the community version of SUSE Linux, one of the most popular and most complete Linux distributions in the world.
This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering openSUSE. You’ll learn how to unleash the vast array of software products included in openSUSE so that you can use it as a desktop computer, as a professional workstation, or as a powerful server.
openSUSE Linux Unleashed includes a broad range of coverage: from using software you need everyday—such as email clients, web browsers, and productivity software including the OpenOffice.org productivity suite—to configuring and administering a wide range of network and server products, such as the Apache web server, and MySQL database.
Additionally, this book provides details on openSUSE’s acclaimed YaST administration tools, web programming, networking, and choosing from a wide selection of graphical interfaces and desktop environments, including both KDE and GNOME.
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Michael McCallister has been making computing easier for the full spectrum of users for more than a decade. Currently a technical writing consultant with Compuware, he is also a senior member of the Society for Technical Communication and the National Writers Union. He has run a SUSE Linux installation since version 5.3 and knows firsthand how far the distribution has come over the years. Besides SUSE Linux Unleashed, he is the author of Computer Certification Handbook (Arco Press), and has had articles published in Linux Journal, SearchEnterpriseLinux.com, Java Developer’s Journal, Internet Voyager, and Isthmus.
Category: Operating Systems/Linux
Covers: openSUSE Linux 10.3
User Level: Intermediate–Advanced
1 Welcome to openSUSE
2 Preparing to Install openSUSE
3 Installing openSUSE
4 Further Configuration with YaST and SaX2
5 Getting Started with openSUSE
6 Launching Your Desktop
7 Printing with openSUSE
8 Shaking Hands with Your Shell
9 Being Productive: Office Suites and Other Tools
10 Sights, Sounds, and Other Fun Things
11 Going Cross-Platform
12 Connecting to the Internet
13 Using the Internet: Browsing the Web and Writing Email
14 Creating Basic Websites
15 Managing Email Servers
16 Collaborating with Others
17 Secure File Transfer
18 Managing Files, Volumes, and Drives
19 Managing Users, Managing Security
20 Managing Data: Backup, Restoring, and Recovery
21 Keeping Your System Current: Package Management
22 Managing the Boot Process and Other Services
23 Securing Your Machines
24 Kernel and Module Management
25 Setting Up Networks and Samba
26 Managing Web and FTP Servers
27 Managing Domain Names
28 Programming Tools
29 Managing Databases
30 Using Perl and Python
31 Creating Dynamic Websites
32 Performance Tuning
33 Command-Line Master Class