Thursday, May 24, 2012

Red Hat Linux 7.1 Bible

Red Hat Linux 7.1 Bible Review

Whether you're a Linux newbie looking for goof-proof installation tips or a Red Hat veteran who wants the scoop on the latest networking, desktop, and server enhancements, this authoritative guide delivers all the information you need to make the most of Red Hat Linux 7.1. From customizing a desktop system to troubleshooting a network or setting up a Web server, it's the only reference you'll ever need to become a Red Hat Linux pro. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Red Hat Linux
* Take advantage of expert tips for fast, painless installation
* Learn your way around the Linux shell, file system, and X Window system
* Master Linux administration, from automating system tasks to locking in security
* Discover how easy it is to set up a LAN and connect to the Internet
* Find expert help on tracking down and fixing typical network problems
* Get the scoop on configuring servers, from Web and print servers to e-mail and FTP servers
Red Hat Linux 7.1 on three CD-ROMs
* Apache Web Server
* New Linux 2.4 kernel
* Plus networking tools, Internet applications, text editors, graphics software, UNIX utilities, and much more
Unlimited Edition
* Read or download all-new chapters and articles
* Access a searchable online version of the book
Site content available only to owners of this book. See the last page for details. System Requirements: Intel 486-compatible or higher PC with CD-ROM drive. A minimum of 800MB free hard drive space (2.4GB recommended). At least 16MB RAM (32MB recommended).

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Red Hat Linux 7.2 Unleashed

Red Hat Linux 7.2 Unleashed Review

With the advent of the new 2.4-series kernels, a new XFree86 architecture and distribution, and advances soon slated to hit the KDE and GNOME markets, the time is ripe to craft the definitive and classic intermediate to advanced work covering Red Hat Linux. Red Hat Linux X Unleashed does not incorporate any previous material. All chapters concentrate on Red Hat Linux software and tools, and more specifically those software packages included with Red Hat Linux. There is new topic coverage in areas such as the architecture of the new Linux kernel, use of the new version 4.0 of the rpm command, USB, KDE 2.1/2.2, GNOME 1.4, Ximian GNOME, broadband access issues, routing, gateways, firewalling (SOHO networking), support for new filesystems, the new XFree86 architecture and features, disk tuning, new printing services (Red Hat now uses LPRng), and security.

Friday, May 11, 2012

RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Practice Exams with Virtual Machines (Exams EX200 & EX300)

RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Practice Exams with Virtual Machines (Exams EX200 & EX300) Review

Featuring 100+ hands-on labs AND three virtual machines, this self-study system helps you prepare for and pass both the Red Hat Certified System Administrator and Certified Engineer exams.

Designed to simulate Red Hat’s performance-based exams, RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Practice Exams with Virtual Machines (Exams EX200 & EX300) contains 100+ practice labs that task you to perform assignments on a live system. Each lab is accompanied by an in-depth answer explanation as the book serves as both an exam-focused study aid and resource.

The organization of the book follows RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Study Guide, Sixth Edition, allowing you to focus on specific topics and tailor your studies based on your areas of expertise and weakness. Four complete practice exams are included, two for each exam, which can be used as the final step in exam preparation or as measurements of progress. The book comes complete with a DVD that contains three virtual machines preloaded with all of the labs and practice exams.

  • Companion to the bestselling RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Study Guide, Sixth Edition
  • Complete with THREE virtual machines on DVD which allow you to take the labs without having to first configure your environment to meet the exam specifications
  • Practice exams simulate the actual exams which are hands-on, performance-based exams given in a live environment

Full coverage of all exam topics:
Fundamental Command Line Skills; RHCSA-Level Security Options; The Boot Process; Linux Filesystem Administration; Package Management; User Administration; RHCSA-Level System Administration Tasks; A Security Primer; System Services and SELinux; RHCE Administrative Tasks; Electronic Mail; The Apache Web Server; The Samba File Server; More File Sharing Services; Administrative Services: DNS, NTP, and Logging

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Red Hat Linux 6 Fast & Easy

Red Hat Linux 6 Fast & Easy Review

If you're new to Linux, this book is designed for you. Red Hat Linux 6 Fast & Easy gives immediate answers to your most pressing "how to" questions for this hot new operating system thats giving Windows a run for its money. Each page is filled with visual examples and step-by-step instructions so you know exactly what to do to get results. Learn how to handle the sometimes complex Linux installation with ease. Use new features to customize Linux for your needs. Tips and tricks throughout the book get you productive beyond the basics. Covers the basics of working within the Linux environment, Linux applications, printing files, faxing documents, managing the file system, and getting on the Internet.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers)) Review

  • Provides just what administrators need to configure, manage, maintain, and upgrade a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) system
  • Red Hat is the most popular Linux distribution, with 70 percent of the U.S. market; RHEL subscriptions climbed to 87,000 during the quarter ending February 2004-up 85 percent
  • Covers all four RHEL versions-Desktop, Workstation, Enterprise Server, and Application Server
  • Delivers the lowdown on the X Window System, printer configuration, Samba, Internet server set up, administration of users and groups, backups and file restoration, and security

Friday, May 4, 2012

Fedora Linux: A Complete Guide to Red Hat's Community Distribution

Fedora Linux: A Complete Guide to Red Hat's Community Distribution Review

"Neither a "Starting Linux" book nor a dry reference manual, this book has a lot to offer to those coming to Fedora from other operating systems or distros."

-- Behdad Esfahbod, Fedora developer

This book will get you up to speed quickly on Fedora Linux, a securely-designed Linux distribution that includes a massive selection of free software packages. Fedora is hardened out-of-the-box, it's easy to install, and extensively customizable - and this book shows you how to make Fedora work for you.

Fedora Linux: A Complete Guide to Red Hat's Community Distribution will take you deep into essential Fedora tasks and activities by presenting them in easy-to-learn modules. From installation and configuration through advanced topics such as administration, security, and virtualization, this book captures the important details of how Fedora Core works--without the fluff that bogs down other books and help/how-to web sites. Instead, you can learn from a concise task-based approach to using Fedora as both a desktop and server operating system.

In this book, you'll learn how to:

  • Install Fedora and perform basic administrative tasks
  • Configure the KDE and GNOME desktops
  • Get power management working on your notebook computer and hop on a wired or wireless network
  • Find, install, and update any of the thousands of packages available for Fedora
  • Perform backups, increase reliability with RAID, and manage your disks with logical volumes
  • Set up a server with file sharing, DNS, DHCP, email, a Web server, and more
  • Work with Fedora's security features including SELinux, PAM, and Access Control Lists (ACLs)

Whether you are running the stable version of Fedora Core or bleeding-edge Rawhide releases, this book has something for every level of user. The modular, lab-based approach not only shows you how things work-but also explains why--and provides you with the answers you need to get up and running with Fedora Linux.

Chris Tyler is a computer consultant and a professor of computer studies at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada where he teaches courses on Linux and X Window System Administration. He has worked on systems ranging from embedded data converters to Multics mainframes.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Red Hat Linux 9 Professional Secrets

Red Hat Linux 9 Professional Secrets Review

* The ultimate guide to what's under the hood of Red Hat Linux 9, completely revised to unlock its deepest secrets
* Designed to answer the questions of intermediate-to-advanced Red Hat Linux users who really want to understand the ins and outs of Red Hat Linux and what goes on behind the scenes
* Takes the reader beyond the obvious information about this complicated operating system, revealing hidden features, tricks and alternate methods that can't be easily found elsewhere: little-known installation options, ways to tweak the TCP/IP configuration files for maximum network efficiency, techniques for optimizing OpenOffice, and much more
* Includes two CD-ROMS containing Red Hat Linux 9 Publisher's Edition