A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/10/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Mark Sobell's books have earned a reputation as the most thorough and up-to-date guides to installing, configuring, and working with Linux. They've become legendary for their versatility as both tutorials and references, making them ideal for both entry-level and more advanced readers. Now fully updated for both Fedora Core 15 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Sobell's new edition of A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linuxwill walk you through every essential feature and technique you'll need now and for years to come.  Key topics covered include:  The command line and the GNOME GUI including GUI customization File sharing with Samba, NFS,  FTP, NIS and LDAP Internet server configuration including Apache, sendmail, NFS, and DNS/BIND State-of-the-art security techniques, including SELinux (Security Enhanced Linux), Access Control Lists, firewall setup using the Red Hat GUI and iptables, and a full chapter on OpenSSH "Meat-and-potatoes" system/network administration including CUPS printing, kernel building, backups, and more A practical introduction to bash shell scripting A superb primer on Perl scripting Finding, downloading, and installing software with yum As always, Sobell teaches you both the "hows" and the "whys" - and you will find answers and solutions faster than ever, thanks to this edition's completely revamped index system.

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