Fedora Unleashed, 2008 Edition presents comprehensive coverage of Fedora 8, the popular Linux distribution developed by the Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Project. This book provides detailed information on installing, using, and administering Fedora. You’ll learn how to set up a desktop workstation or a high-powered server, and you’ll find complete details on Yum, Fedora’s easy-to-use desktop and productivity software. Fedora Unleashed, 2008 Edition covers a wide range of topics, from using the software you need every day for work, such as the OpenOffice.org productivity suite and the Firefox web browser, to configuring your Linux desktop to run smoothly using multiple printers, shell scripts, and more.
Install and configure the Fedora 8 Linux distribution
Manage Linux services and users
Run a printer server with CUPS
Connect to a local network and the Internet
Set up and administer a web server with Apache
Secure your machine and your network from intruders
Rebuild and install a new Linux kernel
Learn shell scripting
Run other operating systems on Fedora with Xen
Share files with Windows users using Samba
Get productive with OpenOffice.org
Play games on Linux
Use Linux multimedia programs
Use a database with Fedora
Set up a firewall
Set up a DNS server
Work with the X Window system
Learn Linux programming (including Mono)
Fedora 8 on DVD: DVD includes the Fedora 8 binary distribution with all the base Fedora packages plus hundreds of additional programs and utilities.
Free Upgrade! Purchase this book anytime in 2008 and receive a free Fedora 9 Upgrade Kit by mail (U.S. or Canada only) after Fedora 9 is released. See inside back cover for details.