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Linux For Dummies, Sixth Edition

Previous editions of Linux For Dummies have garnered rave reviews. However, there’s one scary term applied to them outdated! The 6th Edition remedies that with easy-to-understand information on the latest version of the most popular Linux distributions, including Fedora Core, SuSE, Mandrake, Xandros, Linspire, and Knoppix. This guide walks you though installing, configuring, tuning, and(…)

Linux System Administration

If you’re an experienced system administrator looking to acquire Linux skills, or a seasoned Linux user facing a new challenge, Linux System Administration offers practical knowledge for managing a complete range of Linux systems and servers. The book summarizes the steps you need to build everything from standalone SOHO hubs, web servers, and LAN servers(…)

Moving to Linux: Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye!

Say goodbye to Windows crashes, viruses, hassles, and cost! Moving to Linux can help you migrate from Windows to Linux in just hours! By the time you’ve finished, you’ll be able to do virtually anything in Linux-without the aggravation, crashes, security risks, or high costs of running Windows! This is not a book for techies!(…)

Linux Network Servers

Written by one of the world’s leading Linux system administration experts, Linux Network Servers teaches you, step-by-step, all the standard and advanced techniques you need to know to configure and administer a full range of network services, from file and printer sharing to e-mail and the Web. Dozens of clear, consistent examples illustrate these techniques(…)

Hack Proofing Linux: A Guide to Open Source Security

The Linux operating system continues to gain market share, based largely on its reputation as the most secure operating system available. The challenge faced by system administrators is that Linux is secure only if installed and configured properly, constantly and meticulously updated, and carefully integrated with a wide variety of Open Source security tools. Hack(…)

Beginning Red Hat Linux 9

Red Hat Linux 9 is a powerful, flexible open source operating system. Its popularity is growing, both in home use and in corporate environments of all sizes. Its user interface makes it every bit as accessible as other operating systems, and its open source pedigree opens the doors to a mind-blowing amount of free software.(…)

Linux Power Tools

Step-by-Step Instructions Show You How to Supercharge Your Linux System Wondering if it’s possible to work more efficiently in the X Window System, or squeeze more oomph from your existing hardware? Or perhaps you’re searching for a way to improve your web browser’s performance, or want to know how to choose the best mail server(…)

Learning Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora

The GNU/Linux® success story is well known. Firmly established as a high-performance operating system, its worldwide installations are increasing at phenomenal rates. Much of this success has been on the server side, but more and more PC users are turning to Linux on the desktop, as well. For those grounded in Microsoft Windows® or Apple(…)

Learning Debian GNU/Linux

Learning Debian GNU/Linux assumes only that its readers have a bit of Windows or Macintosh experience, are willing to learn, and aren’t afraid to do a little experimenting. From there, it provides a complete introductory-level explanation of installing and using Linux and the GHU suite of tools, focusing on the Debian 2.1 distribution to the(…)

Linux Security Cookbook

The Linux Security Cookbook includes real solutions to a wide range of targeted problems, such as sending encrypted email within Emacs, restricting access to network services at particular times of day, firewalling a webserver, preventing IP spoofing, setting up key-based SSH authentication, and much more. With over 150 ready-to-use scripts and configuration files, this unique(…)

Beginning Linux Programming, Third Edition

Provided you have some previous basic exposure to C and Unix, Beginning Linux Programming delivers an excellent overview of the world of Linux development with an appealing range of essential tools and APIs. The standout feature of Beginning Linux Programming is its wide-ranging coverage of important topics in basic Unix programming. In a series of(…)

Managing Linux Systems with Webmin: System Administration and Module Development

Webmin gives you an easy, browser-based solution for virtually any day-to-day Linux/UNIX administration task. Now, there’s a definitive Webmin guide for every beginning-to-intermediate sysadmin. Written by Webmin’s primary developer, Managing Linux Systems with Webmin delivers authoritative, step-by-step coverage of the latest version of Webmin, from basic installation to centrally managing multiple servers. Coverage includes: Download