Red Hat® Fedora™ Core 6 Unleashed presents comprehensive coverage of Fedora Core 6, the popular Linux distribution developed by the Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Project.
This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Fedora. You’ll learn how to set up a desktop workstation or a high-powered server, and you’ll find complete details on Yum, Fedora’s easy-to-use desktop and productivity software.
Red Hat® Fedora™ Core 6 Unleashed covers a wide range of topics from using the software you need every day for work, such as the OpenOffice.org productivity suite and the Firefox web browser, to configuring your Linux desktop to run smoothly using multiple printers, shell scripts, and more.
For the hardcore Linux enthusiast, there is complete coverage of the X Window system, Linux programming (including Mono), web server administration, and network administration.
Andrew Hudson is a regular freelance contributor to Linux Format magazine, the UK’s largest Linux magazine. His particular area of expertise is Fedora Core and the Red Hat Enterprise platform.
Paul Hudson is a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing. His articles have appeared in Mac Format, PC Answers, PC Format, PC Plus, and Linux Format.
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Category: Operating Systems/Linux
Covers: Fedora Core 6 Linux Distribution
User Level: Intermediate–Advanced
Part I Installation and Configuration
1 Introducing Fedora
2 Preparing to Install Fedora
3 Installing Fedora
4 Post-Installation Configuration
5 First Steps with Fedora
Part II Desktop Fedora
6 The X Window System
7 Managing Software
8 On the Internet: Surfing the Web, Writing Email, and Reading the News
9 Productivity Applications
10 Multimedia Applications
11 Graphics Manipulation
12 Printing with Fedora
Part III System Administration
14 Managing Users
15 Automating Tasks
16 System Resources
17 Backing Up, Restoring, and Recovery
18 Network Connectivity
19 Remote Access with SSH and Telnet
Part IV Fedora As a Server
21 Apache Web Server Management
22 Administering Database Services
23 File and Print
24 Remote File Serving with FTP
25 Handling Electronic Mail
26 Setting Up a Proxy Server
27 Managing DNS
29 News Servers
Part V Programming Linux
30 Using Perl
31 Working with Python
32 Writing PHP Scripts
33 C/C++ Programming Tools for Fedora
Part VI Fedora Housekeeping
35 Securing Your Machines
36 Performance Tuning
37 Command Line Masterclass
38 Advanced yum
39 Managing the File System
40 Kernel and Module Management
Part VII Appendix
A Fedora and Linux Internet Resources