Red Hat® Fedora™ Core 6 Unleashed presents comprehensive coverage of Fedora Core 6, 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.
Red Hat® Fedora™ Core 6 Unleashed 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.
For the hardcore Linux enthusiast, there is complete coverage of the X Window system, Linux programming (including Mono), web server administration, and network administration.
Install and configure Red Hat’s Fedora Core 6 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
Watch television on your computer
Set up a DNS server
Andrew Hudson is a regular freelance contributor to Linux Format magazine, the UK’s largest Linux magazine. His particular area of expertise is Fedora Core and the Red Hat Enterprise platform.
Paul Hudson is a professional developer and full-time journalist for Future Publishing. His articles have appeared in Mac Format, PC Answers, PC Format, PC Plus, and Linux Format.
The full Fedora Core 6 binary distribution, packed with the
complete Fedora Core packages
The complete OpenOffice.org office suite
Hundreds of additional programs and utilities
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Category: Operating Systems/Linux
Covers: Fedora Core 6 Linux Distribution
User Level: Intermediate–Advanced