From the Author
Mastering RedHat Linux 7.1 is designed to take a user of Windows and make them a confortable, capable user of RedHat 7.1 and Linux in general. In this sense, the reader will master the use of the operating system. Some readers have noted that the book is not intended for learning system administration and this is true: the book focuses on the use of Linux as a personal operating system and a desktop operating system with enough discussion of server subject to satisfy the power user.
From the Back Cover
Join the Red Hat Revolution!
Newly revised and updated, Mastering Red Hat Linux is the essential guide to the world's leading Linux distribution. Inside, you'll find everything you need to know to install, configure, use, and optimize Red Hat Linux. You'll even find the operating system itself-the Publisher's Edition of Red Hat Linux 7.1, absolutely free on the enclosed CD!
Whatever you want to achieve with Linux, Mastering Red Hat Linux makes it easy, providing the clear instruction and unique insights of a Linux expert who understands the needs of the non-Unix world.
Installing Red Hat Linux
Configuring and using the GNOME and KDE graphical user interfaces
Configuring and using X Windows v. 4
Using Linux commands
Managing files in Linux
Connecting to the Internet and sending email with Linux
Using Netscape 6 for Linux
Faxing from Linux
Using Linux on a LAN
Using Linux as part of a Windows network
Connecting and configuring USB peripherals
Creating a Linux Web server
Setting up and using a Linux mail server
Running DOS and Windows applications using Vine
Configuring your Linux system with Linuxconf
Re-compiling the Linux kernel
CD DESCRIPTION : On the enclosed CD, you'll find the Publisher's Edition of Red Hat Linux 7.1, the world's most popular Linux distribution. This is a non-expiring version that you can install and use for as long as you like.