databases
creating, 498
users, creating, 498-499
installing, 496
MySQL comparisons
ACID compliance, 491-492
data locking, 490
procedural languages, 492
speed, 490
SQL subqueries, 492
triggers, 492
postmaster program, starting, 497
privileges, granting/revoking, 500
psql command-line client, exiting, 499
RPM distribution, 496
website, 496
PostgreSQL command-line client, 505
postmaster program (PostgreSQL), 497
PostScript, reading HOWTO documents in, 23
power management (Ubuntu), 77
PowerPC-based Linux distribution websites,
801
PPC (Power PC) platforms, 21-22
.ppm graphics file format, 236
PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol), dial-up Internet
connections, 427
pppconfig command, manually configuring
dial-up Internet connections, 428
PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet),
425-426
precompiled kernels, 776
Preferred Applications, 71
prefork MPM (multiprocessing module),
Apache Server configuration, 456
preg match all() PCRE function, 686
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preg match() PCRE function, 685
preg replace() PCRE function, 686
preinstalled Linux system vendor websites,
30
prelogin banners, 559-560
print server daemons, 243-244
print/fax/scan devices, troubleshooting, 531
printcap files, 93
printenv command, printing environment vari-
ables, 107-108
printenv directive (SSI), 477
printers
adding to systems, 242
commands, 532
defined printers database, 242
driver/printer support cross-reference
websites, 249
gnome-cups-manager printer configuration
client, 241, 247-249
jobs, defining, 242
local printers, 242
print queues, creating, 247-249
printer settings, creating, 249
network printers
CUPS GUI, 527
LAN, enabling on, 524-525
SMB printing, 526-527
print server daemons, 243-244
printer services
configuring, 244
managing, 245-246
queues, defining, 242
remote printers, 242
troubleshooting, 531-532
printers
851
[printers] section (/etc/samba/smb.conf
files), Samba manual configuration,
514-516
printing
command location via top shell com-
mand, 757
disk usage via du shell command,
742-743
file contents via cat shell command,
738-739
gs client, 241, 246
IPP, 241
jobs, defining, 242
last lines of files via tail shell command,
755
queues, defining, 242
resource usage via top shell command,
755-757
priority scheduling, 350-351
privileges
elevation of (user accounts), 266
changing UID, 281-283
controlling via restricted shells, 285
granting root privileges on occasion,
283-285
MySQL
column-level privileges, 494
database-level privileges, 494
global-level privileges, 494
granting/revoking in, 494-495
table-level privileges, 494
PostgreSQL, granting/revoking in, 500
procedural languages, database compar-
isons, 492
Process Listing view (System Monitor), 354
processes, listing via ps shell command,
753-754
Procmail MDA (Mail Delivery Agents), 592
productivity suites, 179-180
GNOME Office, 191
AbiWord word processing program,
193-194
Balsa mail client, 193
Dia diagram creation program, 193
Evolution mail client, 193
GIMP, 193
Gnumeric spreadsheet program,
193-195
Planner project management program,
193, 196
Hancome Office, 198
KOffice
KOrganizer scheduling program, 198
KPilot PDA synchronization program,
198
KSpread spreadsheet program, 197
KWord word processing program, 196
OpenOffice.org, 181
Base database program, 182
Calc spreadsheet program, 182,
188-191
configuring, 183
development of, 182-183
Draw graphics program, 182
Impress presentation program, 182
installing, 183
Math formula editing program, 182
Office (Microsoft) compatibility, 179
website, 183
Writer word processing program,
181-186
WordPerfect Office 2000, 198
[printers] section
852
programming languages, simple program
example, 703
Promiscuous mode
in NIC, 406, 717
in tcpdump command, 717
prompt command, FTP text-based client
interface, 536
prompts, interactive interpreter (Python), 642
proxy servers
defining, 597
Squid
ACL, 599-603
client configuration, 598
configuration examples, 604-605
installing, 598
kill-SIGHUP command, 603
specifying client IP addresses,
603-604
uses of, 597
ps shell command, 753-754
psql command (PostgreSQL), 506
psql command-line client, 498-499
purging logs, Perl coding example, 635-636
put command, FTP text-based client inter-
face, 537
PVR (Personal Video Recorders), 223
PWD (shell environment variable), 106
PXE, 293
Python
* operator, 646
+ operator, 646-647
conditional statements, conditional
checks, 650
dictionaries, 649
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for loops, 650
functions, 652-653
infinite loops, 651
installing, 641
interactive interpreter, 642
lists, 646
built-in methods, 648
copying, 648
mutability, 647
nested lists, 647
operator overloading, 647
loop blocks, 651
loops, 651-652
number-handling, 643-644
OOP classes
creating instances of, 653
definitions, 653
inheritance, 655-657
methods, 653
object variables, 654
scripts
executing, 642
unofficial scripts/add-ons websites,
657
standard library modules, 657
strings
assigning value to, 644
built-in methods, 646
concatenating, 646
immutable sequences, 644
indexing, 645
repeating, 646
Python
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