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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Quick Start

    1. Installing SUSE Linux from Local Media

    2. Set Up a Local Printer

    3. Get Started with Email

    4. Configure a Network Card

    5. Access Documentation

  2. Chapter 2 Basic System Administration

    1. View and Edit Text Files

    2. Explore the Filesystem

    3. Manage Files and Directories

    4. Set File Access Permissions and Ownership

    5. Access a Remote Printer

    6. Create User Accounts

    7. Rescue a System That Won't Boot

    8. Finding Files

    9. Mounting Filesystems

    10. Access Your Desktop Remotely

  3. Chapter 3 Using SUSE Linux on Your Desktop

    1. Configure Your Graphics Card and Monitor

    2. Configure Your Keyboard and Mouse

    3. Configure the KDE Menus and Panel

    4. Configure the KDE Desktop

    5. Lock Down the Desktop for Kiosk Mode

    6. Configure the GNOME Desktop

    7. Play Audio and Video

    8. Burn Your Own CDs and DVDs

    9. Capture Screenshots

    10. Use Command-Line Tools

    11. Configure Multiheaded Displays

    12. Animate the Desktop with Xgl and Compiz

  4. Chapter 4 Using Linux on Your Laptop

    1. Configure Laptop Power Management

    2. Configure Wireless Networking

    3. Configure Bluetooth Devices

    4. Synchronize Files with Your Desktop

  5. Chapter 5 Package Management

    1. Find Out What's Installed

    2. Finding the Packages You Need

    3. Install and Upgrade RPMs

    4. Remove Software Packages

    5. Perform an Online Update

    6. Manage Software Packages Using ZENWorks

    7. Manage Software Packages Using YUM

    8. Compile and Install Source Code

  6. Chapter 6 System Administration for Servers

    1. Control Boot-Time Service Startup

    2. Start Services on Demand

    3. Create and Mount Disk Partitions

    4. Create Logical Volumes

    5. Monitor and Manage Processes

    6. Examine and Manage Logfiles

    7. Monitor System Load and Performance

    8. Backup and Restore Filesystems

    9. Configure and Debug Network Interfaces

    10. Configure Name Resolution

  7. Chapter 7 Network Services

    1. Set Up Disk Quotas

    2. Configure a DNS Server

    3. Share Files Using NFS

    4. Serve Filesystems to Windows with Samba

    5. Configure a DHCP Server

    6. Configure a Web Server with Apache

    7. Configure a Mail Server

  8. Chapter 8 Security

    1. Set a Boot-Time Password

    2. Provide Secure Remote Login with SSH

    3. Set Up a Firewall

    4. Define a Security Level

    5. Provide Role-Based Access Control with sudo

    6. Assess Vulnerabilities Using Nessus

    7. Detect Intrusion

    8. Protect Your Applications with AppArmor

  9. Chapter 9 Alternative Installations

    1. Configure a Dual-Boot System

    2. Install from an Installation Server

    3. Automate Installations with AutoYaST

    4. Run Multiple Operating Systems with Xen

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