RHEL 5 Essentials eBook


RHEL 5 Essentials is designed to provide detailed information on the use and administration of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 distribution. For beginners, the book covers the basics of configuring the desktop environment, resolving screen resolution issues and configuring email and web servers. Installation topics such as network installation and dual booting with Microsoft Windows are covered together with all important security topics such as configuring a firewall and user and group administration.

For the experienced user, topics such as remote access, logical volume management (LVM), disk partitioning, swap management, Xen and KVM virtualization, Secure Shell (SSH) and file sharing using both Samba and NFS are covered in detail to provide a thorough overview of this enterprise class operating system.

This purchase includes the eBook in both PDF and ePub formats.

Product Details

Page Count: 256
Page Size: 8.50 x 11.00
Language: English
Format: PDF and ePub
Price: $9.99

eBook Contents

  • Installing RHEL 5 on a Clean Disk Drive
  • Performing an RHEL 5 Network Installation
  • Installing RHEL 5 with Windows in Dual Boot Environment
  • Allocating a Windows Disk Partition to RHEL 5
  • Logging into the RHEL 5 GNOME Desktop
  • A Guided Tour of the RHEL 5 GNOME Desktop
  • Configuring the RHEL 5 GNOME Desktop Background
  • Installing and Customizing RHEL 5 Desktop Themes
  • Configuring RHEL 5 Desktop Fonts
  • Configuring the RHEL 5 GNOME Desktop Panels
  • Configuring the RHEL 5 Desktop Menu System
  • Browsing My Computer, Files and Folders on the RHEL 5 Desktop
  • Configuring the RHEL 5 File Manager
  • RHEL 5 Desktop Startup Programs and Session Configuration
  • RHEL 5 Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Managing RHEL 5 Users and Groups
  • Configuring RHEL 5 Runlevels and Services
  • Basic RHEL 5 Firewall Configuration
  • Remote Access to the RHEL 5 Desktop
  • Configuring RHEL 5 Remote Access using SSH
  • Displaying RHEL 5 Applications Remotely (X11 Forwarding)
  • Using NFS to Share RHEL 5 Folders with Remote Linux and UNIX Systems
  • Sharing Files Between RHEL 5 and Windows Systems with Samba
  • Configuring an RHEL 5 Based Web Server
  • Configuring an RHEL 5 Postfix Email Server
  • Installing and Configuring RHEL 5 Xen Virtualization
  • Using Xen Full Virtualization to Run Windows on RHEL 5
  • Managing and Monitoring RHEL 5 based Xen Guest Systems
  • Configuring a New RHEL 5 Xen Virtual Network
  • Managing Xen on RHEL 5 using the xm and virsh Command-line Tools
  • Installing KVM Virtualization on RHEL 5
  • Creating an RHEL 5 KVM Networked Bridge Interface
  • Creating an RHEL 5 KVM Virtual Machine
  • Creating Xen and KVM RHEL 5 Virtual Machines from the Command-line (virt-install and virsh)
  • Managing and Monitoring RHEL 5 based KVM Guest Systems
  • Adding a New Disk Drive to an RHEL 5 System
  • Adding a New Disk to an RHEL 5 Volume Group and Logical Volume
  • Adding and Managing RHEL 5 Swap Space

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