SUSE Linux: A Complete Guide to Novell's CommunityDistribution will get you up to speed quickly and easily onSUSE, one of the most friendly and usable Linux distributionsaround. From quick and easy installation to excellent hardwaredetection and support, it's no wonder SUSE is one of the mosthighly rated distributions on the planet. According to Novell, SUSEis installed more than 7,000 times every day, an average of oneinstallation every 12 seconds.
This book will take you deep into the essential operating systemcomponents by presenting them in easy-to-learn modules. From basicinstallation and configuration through advanced topics such asadministration, security, and virtualization, this book capturesthe important details of how SUSE works--without the fluff thatbogs down other books and web sites. Instead, readers get a concisetask-based approach to using SUSE as both a desktop and serveroperating system.
In this book, you'll learn how to:
Install SUSE and perform basic administrative tasks
Share files with other computers
Connect to your desktop remotely
Set up a web server
Set up networking, including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Tighten security on your SUSE system
Monitor for intrusions
Manage software and upgrades smoothly
Run multiple instances of SUSE on a single machine withXen
Whether you use SUSE Linux from Novell, or the free openSUSEdistribution, this book has something for every level of user. Themodular, lab-based approach not only shows you how--but alsoexplains why--and gives you the answers you need to get up andrunning with SUSE Linux.
About the author:Chris Brown is a freelance author and trainer in the UnitedKingdom and Europe. Following Novell's acquisition of SUSE, hetaught Linux to Novell's consultants and IT staff and is certifiedin both Novell's CLP program and Red Hat's RHCE. Chris has a PhD inparticle physics from Cambridge.