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Linux for dummies - Klimas M.

Klimas M. Linux for dummies - Wiley publishing , 2002. - 169 p.
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4.2.9 How do I get my parallel-port (external) Zip drive recognized?........................................................66
4.2.10 Can I set 32-bit hard drive I/O?.....................................................................................66
4.2.11 I reached the limit on the number of opened files (error message)....................................................67
4.2.12. I attached a new hard drive. What do I do to start using it?........................................................68
4.2.13 Swap space.........................................................................................................70
4.3: Working with X-windows.......................................................................................................71
4.3.1 How to switch between text and graphical consoles?....................................................................71
4.3.2 How do I setup video card, monitor and mouse for the X-server?........................................................72
4.3.3 Can I have a GUI login prompt?........................................................................................72
4.3.4 How do I install kde (e.g., on RedHat 5.2)?...........................................................................73
4.3.5 How can I change my default desktop to KDE (or Gnome or yet another)..................................................74
4.3.6 Can I have multiple sessions of X running at the same time?...........................................................75
4.3.7 Can my sister have second GUI login prompt so she does not have to kill my X-session to start hers?...................75
4.3.8 How to X-window remotely?.............................................................................................76
4.3.9 How do I install TrueType fonts from my MS Windows partition?.........................................................77
4.3.10 How do I copy-paste?.................................................................................................78
4.3.11 How do I Display and Control a Remote Desktop using VNC..............................................................78
4.4: Basic Configurations.........................................................................................................80
4.4.1 How to setup my soundcard?............................................................................................80
4.4.2 How do I setup my printer?............................................................................................81
4.4.3 Word Perfect 8 does not have a driver for my printer:.................................................................82
4.4 4 Where are the setup and configuration files?........................................................................82
4.4.5 What are all the device files?......................................................................................83
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Linux Newbie Guide by Stan, Peter and Marie Klimas
Table of Contents
Part 4: Linux Newbie Administrator FAQ
Some Linux daemons..........................................................................................84
4.5: Networking..................................................................................................85
4.5.1 Would it be worth it to set up my home network?.......................................................86
4.5.2 How to set up my home network?........................................................................86
4.5.3 I have problems configuring my ppp dial out...........................................................88
4.5.4 How to browse the net from my networked computer without a modem?.....................................90
4.5.5 How to use Samba?.....................................................................................91
4.5.6 Sendmail..............................................................................................92
4.5.7 Simple web server (running Apache)....................................................................93
4.5.8 Simple ftp server.....................................................................................94
4.5.9 How can one access my computer from the outside world when I am on the net using phone connection? 95
4.5.10 Can my home computer get hacked?.....................................................................95
Part 5: Linux Shortcuts and Commands...................................................................................................99
5.1 Linux essential keyboard shortcuts and sanity commands.................................................................100
5.2 Help commands..........................................................................................................102
5.3 System info............................................................................................................103
5.4 Basic operations.......................................................................................................106
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