Teach Yourself Linux

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  • by Steve Oualline & Eric Foster-Johnson
  • ISBN: 978-1558285989
  • March 2000
  • This book is out of print but may be available from used
    and out of print book sellers


Teach Yourself Linux is a book designed in an easy-to-use visual format to lead you step by step to install and use Linux. This is a book for beginner to intermediate computer users. Using Red Hat Linux 6.1, the book covers the details of installing Linux along with configuring networking and graphics. It covers desktop applications such as spreadsheets and word processors.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Part I: Introducing Linux
  • Chapter 1: Installing Linux
  • Chapter 2: Getting On for the First Time
  • Chapter 3: Linux Commands and the Shell
  • Chapter 4: Getting Help
  • Chapter 5: Text Editing
  • Chapter 6: Performing a Full Backup
  • Part II: The Linux Desktop
  • Chapter 7: The X Window System
  • Chapter 8: Desktop Applications
  • Chapter 9: Command Windows
  • Chapter 10: Playing Sounds and Music on Your PC
  • Chapter 11: Working with Microsoft Windows
  • Chapter 12: Games
  • Part III: Connecting to the World
  • Chapter 13: The Internet and Linux
  • Chapter 14: Internet Tools
  • Chapter 15: Local-Area Networking
  • Chapter 16: Setting Up Your Own Web Server
  • Chapter 17: Advanced System Configuration
  • Appendices
  • Appendix A: Personal Workbook: Answers
  • Appendix B: Finding Out More
  • Appendix C: DOS to Linux Command Reference
  • Appendix D: What's On the CD-ROM
  • Index

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