A Book by Mark G. Sobell
A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux, Fourth Edition (aka College Edition):
Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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Includes a DVD with the full Fedora 8
Covers Fedora 8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5
One chapter each on setting up and using these servers/clients: Samba, NIS, LDAP, NFS, DNS/BIND, Apache (httpd), OpenSSH, FTP (vsftpd), and sendmail
A chapter on iptables with examples and a discussion of setting up different types of firewalls
Seven chapters on sytem administration including setting up a server, DHCP, the Linux filesystem, keeping a system up-to-date using yum, and setting up a LAN
Three chapters on bash (the Bourne Again Shell) including one chapter on shell programming (writing shell scripts)
Coverage of GNOME and KDE including how to customize each
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Read a brief biography of Mark Sobell.
View a list of Linux Links.
View answers to even-numbered exercises.
Review a list of errata for the book.
Send a note to Mark Sobell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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