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Red Hat Fedora 5 Unleashed

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  • Copyright 2006
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-6623-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-6623-6

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Continuing with the tradition of offering the best and most comprehensive coverage of Red Hat Linux on the market, Red Hat Fedora 5 Unleashed includes new and additional material based on the latest release of Red Hat's Fedora Core Linux distribution. Incorporating an advanced approach to presenting information about Fedora, the book aims to provide the best and latest information that intermediate to advanced Linux users need to know about installation, configuration, system administration, server operations, and security.

Red Hat Fedora 5 Unleashed thoroughly covers all of Fedora's software packages, including up-to-date material on new applications, Web development, peripherals, and programming languages. It also includes updated discussion of the architecture of the Linux kernel 2.6, USB, KDE, GNOME, Broadband access issues, routing, gateways, firewalls, disk tuning, GCC, Perl, Python, printing services (CUPS), and security. Red Hat Linux Fedora 5 Unleashed is the most trusted and comprehensive guide to the latest version of Fedora Linux.

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Table of Contents

Introduction    1

PART I    Installation and Configuraiton

1    Introducing Fedora    13

2    Preparing to Install Fedora    27

3    Installing Fedora    53

4    Post-Installation Configuration    85

5    First Steps with Fedora    121

PART II    Desktop Fedora

6    The X Window System    167

7    Managing Software    193

8    On the Internet: Surfing the Web, Writing Email, and Reading the News    211

9    Productivity Applications    241

10  Multimedia Applications    263

11  Graphics Manipulation    287

12  Printing with Fedora    301

13  Games    315

PART III    System Administration

14   Managing Users    325

15   Automating Tasks    351

16   System Resources    413

17   Backing Up, Restoring, and Recovery    423

18   Network Connectivity     435

19   Remote Access with SSH and Telnet    507

20   Xen    515

PART IV    Fedora As a Server

21   Apache Web Server Management    523

22   Administering Database Services    567

23   File and Print    593

24   Remote File Serving with FTP    625

25   Handling Electronic Mail    669

26   Setting Up a Proxy Server    693

27   Managing DNS    703

28   LDAP    743

29   News Servers    753

PART V    Programming Linux

30   Using Perl    769

31   Working with Python    791

32   Writing PHP Scripts    811

33   C/C++ Programming Tools for Fedora    845

PART VI    Fedora Housekeeping

34   Securing Your Machines    863

35   Performance Tuning    875

36   Command Line Masterclass    889

37   Advanced yum

38    Managing the File System    925

39    Kernel and Module Management    963

PART VI     Appendix

A      Fedora and Linux Internet Resources    989

Index    1001


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