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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Introduction

    1. The Excitement of Linux

    2. Distribution and Support

    3. Commands on Linux

    4. What This Book Offers

    5. Sources and Licenses

    6. Beginner’s Guide

  2. Chapter 2 System and Network Administration Overview

    1. Common Commands

    2. Overview of Networking

    3. Overview of TCP/IP

    4. Overview of Firewalls and Masquerading

    5. Overview of NFS

    6. Overview of NIS

    7. Administering NIS

    8. RPC and XDR

  3. Chapter 3 Linux Commands

    1. Alphabetical Summary of Commands

  4. Chapter 4 Boot Methods

    1. The Boot Process

    2. LILO: The Linux Loader

    3. Loadlin: Booting from MS-DOS

    4. Dual Booting Linux and Windows NT/2000

    5. Boot-time Kernel Options

    6. initrd: Using a RAM Disk

  5. Chapter 5 Red Hat and Debian Package Managers

    1. The Red Hat Package Manager

    2. The Debian Package Manager

  6. Chapter 6 The Linux Shells: An Overview

    1. Purpose of the Shell

    2. Shell Flavors

    3. Common Features

    4. Differing Features

  7. Chapter 7 bash: The Bourne-Again Shell

    1. Overview of Features

    2. Invoking the Shell

    3. Syntax

    4. Variables

    5. Arithmetic Expressions

    6. Command History

    7. Built-in Commands

    8. Job Control

  8. Chapter 8 csh and tcsh

    1. Overview of Features

    2. Invoking the Shell

    3. Syntax

    4. Variables

    5. Expressions

    6. Command History

    7. Command-Line Manipulation

    8. Job Control

    9. Built-in csh and tcsh Commands

  9. Chapter 9 Pattern Matching

    1. Filenames Versus Patterns

    2. Metacharacters, Listed by Linux Program

    3. Metacharacters

    4. Examples of Searching

  10. Chapter 10 The Emacs Editor

    1. Introduction

    2. Typical Problems

    3. Summary of Commands by Group

    4. Summary of Commands by Key

    5. Summary of Commands by Name

  11. Chapter 11 The vi Editor

    1. Review of vi Operations

    2. vi Command-Line Options

    3. ex Command-Line Options

    4. Movement Commands

    5. Edit Commands

    6. Saving and Exiting

    7. Accessing Multiple Files

    8. Interacting with the Shell

    9. Macros

    10. Miscellaneous Commands

    11. Alphabetical List of Keys in Command Mode

    12. Syntax of ex Commands

    13. Alphabetical Summary of ex Commands

    14. vi Configuration

  12. Chapter 12 The sed Editor

    1. Conceptual Overview

    2. Command-Line Syntax

    3. Syntax of sed Commands

    4. Group Summary of sed Commands

    5. Alphabetical Summary of sed Commands

  13. Chapter 13 The gawk Scripting Language

    1. Conceptual Overview

    2. Command-Line Syntax

    3. Patterns and Procedures

    4. gawk System Variables

    5. Operators

    6. Variable and Array Assignments

    7. Group Listing of gawk Commands

    8. Alphabetical Summary of Commands

  14. Chapter 14 CVS and RCS

    1. Basic Concepts

    2. The CVS Utility

    3. CVS Administrator Reference

    4. CVS User Reference

    5. The RCS Utility

    6. Overview of RCS Commands

    7. Basic RCS Operations

    8. General RCS Specifications

    9. Alphabetical Summary of RCS Commands

  15. Chapter 15 GNOME

    1. Desktop Overview

    2. The Panel

    3. The Main Menu

    4. The GNOME Control Center

  16. Chapter 16 KDE

    1. Desktop Overview

    2. The Panel and Taskbar

    3. The KDE Control Center

  17. Chapter 17 An Alternative Window Manager: fvwm2

    1. Running fvwm2

    2. Configuration Files

    3. A Modular Approach

    4. How to Implement Window Manager Customizations

    5. A Quick Tour of the fvwm Environment

    6. Specifying Click-to-Type Focus

    7. Raising the Focus Window Automatically

    8. Changing the Size of the Desktop

    9. Having Multiple Desktops

    10. Making the Same Window Appear on Every Page

    11. Starting Windows on Different Desktops and Pages

    12. If It’s Too Hard (or Easy) to Move the Pointer Between Pages

    13. Adding Keyboard Shortcuts

    14. Customizing Menus

    15. The FvwmWinList: Switching the Focus

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