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Author: John Lathrop
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a guide and reference to Red Hat Linux. It is intended to take developers from the basics of applications through to a solid understanding of desktop capabilities.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Lathrop
ISBN: 0072122838 9780072122831
OCLC Number: 42960648
Description: xix, 696 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
pt. 1. Installation --
Ch. 1. Preparing for the Installation --
Ch. 2. Installing Red Hat Linux --
Ch. 3. Configuring Red Hat Linux for Windows --
Ch. 4. Installing Caldera OpenLinux --
Ch. 5. Configuring Caldera OpenLinux for Windows --
Ch. 6. Installing TurboLinux Workstation 3.6 --
Ch. 7. Installing SuSE Linux 6.1 --
pt. 2. Under the Hood: Linux at the Command Line --
Ch. 8. Command Line Basics --
Ch. 9. Reading and Editing Configuration Files --
Ch. 10. Accessing Drives and Manipulating Files --
Ch. 11. Hooking Up to the Internet --
Ch. 12. X Window and Sound Configuration --
pt. 3. X Window --
Ch. 13. Using Red Hat's Gnome Desktop --
Ch. 14. Using Caldera's KDE Desktop --
Ch. 15. Using TurboLinux's TurboDesk --
pt. 4. Productivity: E-Mail and the Web; Office Suites and Graphics --
Ch. 16. E-Mail and the Web: Netscape Configuration and Use --
Ch. 17. StarOffice Installation and Configuration --
Ch. 18. Word Processing with StarWriter --
Ch. 19. Spreadsheets with StarCalc --
Ch. 20. Presentations with StarImpress --
Ch. 21. Office Suites: The Promise of Corel --
Ch. 22. Graphics and Multimedia --
pt. 5. Guru Status --
Ch. 23. System Management --
Ch. 24. Laptops --
Ch. 25. FTP, DOS, and Kernel Recompiles --
Ch. 26. Home Networking with Linux --
Afterword: Installing Linux by Booting from A Floppy Disk --
Resource Appendix --
Sect. A. BootPrompt-HOWTO --
Sect. B. The Linux Modem-HOWTO --
Sect. C. Linux-Modem --
Sect. D. Sound-HOWTO --
Sect. E. Net3-4-Howto --
Sect. F. Linux IP Masquerade HOWTO --
Sect. G. Diagnosing Your Samba Server.
Responsibility: John Lathrop.
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