Linux is a significant force in the server room and the desktop, delivering reliability, ease of installation and administration, high performance, security, and robust applications. Special Edition Using Linux 6E is written to the just-released 2.4.x kernel and includes the following topics: installation and configuration of Red Hat Linux, Caldera OpenLinux, and Debian GNU/Linux; configuration and use of Samba, Netscape, sendmail, SSH, and Webmin; coverage of KDE 2.0 and its integrated utility suite; configuration of the X Windows System; installation and managment of applications; creation of a VPN with FreeS/WAN; customization of your shell environment; networking with Linux; Novell NetWare integration; and more. Special Edition Using Linux 6E details the latest Linux technologies, such as Ximian GNOME and the 2.4 kernel.
About the Author
David Bandel has worked on a variety of systems and architectures, including Sparc Colaris, HP-UX, AIX, and SCO OpenServer. In 1993 he began dabbling in Linux, a hobby that quickly grew on him. Currently, David writes and does Linux/Unix consulting. He co-authored Que's Special Edition Using OpenLinux. Robert Napier has been playing in and around Linux since 1995. His current project is keeping up with KDE2 development. Professionally, he has developed software and supported various Unix-like systems. He currently spends most of his time supporting Perl and writing RTP scripts for Cisco. Rob co-authored Que's Special Edition Using Linux, Fifth Edition.