SUSE Linux 11 Unleashed provides Linux power users, system administrators and technology enthusiasts with exactly what they are looking for: hands-on, practical information and how-tos for getting the most out of openSUSE and SUSE Enterprise Linux. This edition has been thoroughly expanded and updated to cover the latest openSUSE 11 community distribution, as well as the major enhancements introduced in SUSE Enterprise Linux 11, including its extensive new system management enhancements.
Written for both experienced SUSE users and those new to the distribution, it offers comprehensive and authoritative coverage of all these topics: " Installation and configuration " Managing Linux services and users " Running printer servers with CUPS " Connecting to local networks and the Internet " Setting up and administering Apache web servers " Securing SUSE Linux desktops and networks " Providing secure remote access " Rebuilding and installing new Linux kernels " Shell scripting and automating administrative tasks " Running other operating systems on Linux with Xen " Monitoring SUSE systems " Sharing files with Windows users using Samba " Programming SUSE with Perl, Python, PHP, and C/C++ " Using OpenOffice.org " Using Linux multimedia programs " Using SUSE Linux databases " Providing email, DNS, and LDAP services " And much more
Table of Contents
Part I. Installation and Configuration 1. Installing openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise 2. Quick Start 3. Working with KDE or GNOME 4. Command Line Quickstart Part II. Desktop Linux 5. On the Internet 6. Productivity Applications 7. Multimedia 8. Printing 9. Games Part III. System Administration 10. Managing Users 11. Automating Tasks 12. System-Monitoring Tools 13. Backing Up 14. Networking 15. Remote Access with SSH 16. Running Virtual Machines Part IV. SUSE Linux as a Server 17. Apache Web Server Management 18. Administering Database Services 19. File and Print 20. Remote File Serving with FTP 21. Handling Electronic Mail 22. Setting Up a Proxy Server 23. Managing DNS 24. LDAP Part V. Programming Linux 25. Using Perl 26. Working with Python 27. Writing PHP Scripts 28. C/C++ Programming Tools 29. Mono Part VI. Advanced System Administration 30. Securing Your Machines 31. Performance Tuning 32. Command Line Masterclass 33. Writing and Executing a Shell Script 34. Advanced Software Management 35. Managing the File System 36. Kernel and Module Management Part VII. Appendices A. The History of SUSE Linux B. Installation Resources C. SUSE and Linux Internet Resources
Mike McCallister is currently a technical writing consultant with Compuware. He has run SUSE Linux desktops since 1998. The author of Computer Certification Handbook, his work has been published in publications including Linux Journal, Java Developer's Journal, Internet Voyager, and Isthmus. He is a Senior Member of the Society for Technical Communication and the National Writers Union. Jacques Beland has been a systems administrator on VMS, UNIX, and Windows since the early 1990s. He has worked with Linux since 1994, and installed his first Novell server in the late 1980s. He is co-author of SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 Administrator's Handbook.