Linux in a Windows World

Errata for Linux in a Windows World

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 20
Last sentence on the page (unfinished)

The last sentence reads "Part II of this book...", it should be "Part III".

Anonymous   
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Page 25
First sentence in the POP paragraph

"The Post Office Protocol is another pull mail server" should read "The Post Office Protocol is another pull mail protocol".

Anonymous   
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Page 34
2nd Paragraph, 2nd to last sentence

Sentence should start, "If you run smbd..." rather than "Iff you run smbd..."

Anonymous   
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Page 37
4th paragraph from bottom, 1st sentence

"Similarly, parameters aren't sensitive to whitespace; you can insert or remote spaces from parameters without ..." "remote" should be "remove"

Anonymous   
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Page 48
Last paragraph, fifth line from the bottom of the page

WinVer_PlanPassword.reg should read WinVer_PlainPassword.reg

Anonymous   
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Page 66
Second paragraph, last line.

"the setting s" should be "the settings"

Anonymous   
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Page 91
Paragraph under the heading "Multiple file exchange shares"

"for many different groups", period at the end of sentence is missing.

Anonymous   
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Page 103
The paragraph under the second bold line on page

"This command creates a new account (tulip$) in the test group (-g test)" should read "This command creates a new account (tulip$) in the trust group (-g trust)" (The name of the group is wrong.)

Anonymous   
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Page 149
Second line from the bottom

The "idmap backend" parameter mentioned on the line should be typeset in sans-serif type.

Anonymous   
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Page 170
10. line of the second (big) paragraph

The line begins with "web", but as the word begins a sentence, it should be "Web".

Anonymous   
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Page 174
Figure 8.3

The last field in the shadowAccount class should be description, not shadowExpire.

Anonymous   
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Page 176
Second line of the paragraph under the first comment

migrate_comon.ph should be migrate_comon.pl (The file in question is a Perl script.)

Anonymous   
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Page 177
Fifth line from the bottom

"you must point the server" should be "you must point the client"

Anonymous   
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Page 217
Second paragraph from the bottom

The third sentence is missing a closing parenthesis. It should read: The first time you do this, you'll be asked for principal information (in the "User data" dialog box shown in Figure 9-1).

Anonymous   
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Page 226
First italic heading from the bottom

FreSSH should be FreeSSH

Anonymous   
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Page 226
Second line from the bottom

"This server, headquartered at http://www.fressh.org, ..." should be "This server, headquartered at http://www.freessh.org, ..."

Anonymous   
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Page 234
First line of the last paragraph

...Windows Telnet server... should be ...Windows Telnet client...

Anonymous   
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Page 241
Second line above the X Server Options headline

"TCP/IP port 6000" should be "TCP port 6000"

Anonymous   
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Page 244
Last line

"in the rooted display" should be "in the rootless display"

Anonymous   
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Page 267
First paragraph, fourth sentence under "Encrypting VNC Connections" heading

"which must run an SSH server in adition to the SSH server" should be "which must run an SSH server in adition to the VNC server"

Anonymous   
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Page 278
Table 12-1

The third column heading reads: "24-bit (16,777,216 colors" It should be: "24- and 32-bit (16,777,216 colors)" The fourth column, including the heading "32-bit (4 billion colors)", should be REMOVED. 32-bit color depth contains the same number of colors as 24-bit depth; only the format differs. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_depth

Anonymous   
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Page 282
First paragraph, second line

"that a server is to download from the TFTP server" should be: "that a client is to download from the TFTP server"

Anonymous   
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Page 311
The sentence above the bulleted list

"The default Postfix configuration relays mail under certain limited circumstances" should be: "The default Postfix configuration relays mail under any of the following limited circumstances" to make it clear that the bullet items are to be logically ORed, not ANDed.

Anonymous   
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Page 338
Figure 13.3

All five occurrences of "SMPT" should be "SMTP".

Anonymous   
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Page 390
The tip (footprints), second sentence

"Even when a computer reboots, it typically asks for its old address back" should be: "Even when a computer reboots, it may ask for its old address back"

Anonymous   
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Page 451
Second paragraph from the bottom, third sentence

"The first entry uses mod=0440" should be: "The first entry uses mode=0440"

Anonymous   
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Page 455
Tip at top of page, 3rd sentence from end

"In theory, the identify might help" should be: "In theory, the file command might help"

Anonymous   
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Page 461
Paragraph under "Local font directories" heading, 2nd sentence

"X looks in these directories for font configuration files (described shortly)" should be: "X looks in these directories for font configuration files (described above)"

Anonymous