8 books in 1— your key to success with Linux!
Your one-stop guide to working with various Linux distributions
Linux is hot! It's cost-effective, secure, and comes in a lot of varieties. And with this book to walk you through it, choosing and using a Linux distribution is time-efficient too. Here's the essential scoop on Fedora Core, SUSE, Debian, Xandros, Knoppix, SimplyMEPIS, and Ubuntu, with information on Firefox, SELinux, and more!
Discover how to
About the Author
- Install and configure Linux
- Work with multimedia and OpenOffice.org
- Set up a LAN
- Explore SELinux security features
- Manage mail and news servers
- Run Internet and FTP servers
is an electrical engineer and a successful computer-book author who has experience in a wide variety of systems, ranging from MS-DOS and Windows to UNIX and Linux. He bought his first personal computer — an IBM PC-AT — in 1984 after graduating with a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. While pursuing a full-time career in engineering, Naba dreamed of writing software for the emerging PC software market. As luck would have it, instead of building a software empire like Microsoft, he ended up writing successful computer books. Currently, Naba is a Senior Level Technologist at the Center for Technology and Engineering in the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Over the past 15 years, Naba has written over 25 computer books on a number of topics, ranging from Windows programming with C++ to Linux. He has authored several best-selling titles, such as The Waite Group’s Turbo C++ Bible
, Object-Oriented Programming in C++
, X Window System Programming
, Visual C++ Developer’s Guide
, Borland C++ 4 Developer’s Guide
, and Linux Secrets
. His books have been translated into many languages, including Spanish, French, Polish, Greek, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Naba’s most recent book is Red Hat Fedora Linux Secrets
, also published by Wiley Publishing, Inc.