by Neil Smyth
Publisher: Techotopia 2010
CentOS Essentials is a book designed to provide detailed information on the use and administration of the CentOS 5.x Linux distribution. The book covers the basics of configuring the desktop environment, resolving screen resolution issues and configuring the email client to send and receive email messages via web based services such as GMail. Installation topics such as dual booting with Microsoft Windows and configuring wireless networking are covered together with all important security topics such as configuring a firewall.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
Puppy Linux is a free distribution (distro) of Linux that can run live (without installation). It is specifically designed to be smaller than other distros (and faster or suitable for older hardware) but nevertheless fully featured.
by William E. Shotts, Jr. - Lulu.com
Designed for the new command line user, this volume covers the same material as LinuxCommand.org but in much greater detail. In addition to the basics of command line use and shell scripting, the book includes some more advanced topics.
by Agustin Velasco - vegaslocal.com
Step-by-step tutorial on GNU/Linux based on Mandrake Linux. The book covers everything from installation to system administration: set up Apache web server, bind Postfix email servers, DNS, Samba server and security, how to close unnecessary ports.
by Jean Tourrilhes
This document will explore the magical world of Wireless LANs and Linux. Wireless LAN is not a very widespread and well known technology, even in the Linux world, so we will try to gather here most of the available information.