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CentOS 6 Essentials

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This book is designed to provide detailed information on the use and administration of the CentOS 6 Linux distribution. 

For those new to CentOS, the book covers the basics of configuring the desktop environment, resolving screen resolution issues and configuring the email client to send and receive email messages via web based services such as GMail. Installation topics such as dual booting with Microsoft Windows and configuring wireless networking are covered together with all important security topics such as configuring a firewall.

For the more experienced user, topics such as configuring email and web servers, Xen and KVM virtualization, Secure Shell (SSH), remote desktop access and file sharing are covered in detail to provide a thorough overview of this enterprise class operating system.

Book Contents:

- Installing CentOS on a Clean Disk Drive

- Performing a CentOS Network Installation

- Installing CentOS with Windows in Dual Boot Environment

- Allocating a Windows Disk Partition to CentOS

- Logging into the CentOS GNOME Desktop

- Configuring CentOS GNOME Screen Resolution and Multiple Monitors

- A Guided Tour of the CentOS GNOME Desktop

- Changing the CentOS GNOME Desktop Background

- Installing and Customizing CentOS Desktop Themes

- Configuring CentOS Desktop Fonts

- Configuring the CentOS Desktop Panels

- Configuring the CentOS Desktop Menu System

- Browsing My Computer, Files and Folders on the CentOS Desktop

- Configuring the CentOS File Manager

- Using the Bash Shell on CentOS 6

- CentOS Startup Programs and Session Configuration

- CentOS Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts

- Managing CentOS Users and Groups

- Basic CentOS Firewall Configuration

- Remote Access to the CentOS Desktop

- Configuring CentOS Remote Access using SSH

- Displaying CentOS Applications Remotely (X11 Forwarding)

- Using NFS to Share CentOS Folders with Remote Linux and UNIX Systems

- Sharing CentOS Files with Remote Windows Systems

- Configuring a CentOS Based Web Server

- Configuring a CentOS Postfix Email Server

- Configuring a CentOS Mail Client (Evolution)

- Sending and Receiving GMail Email via POP on a CentOS System

- Installing and Configuring CentOS Xen Virtualization

- Using Xen Full Virtualization to Run Windows on CentOS

- Managing and Monitoring CentOS based Xen Guest Systems

- Managing Xen on CentOS using the xm and virsh Command-line Tools

- Installing KVM on CentOS and Configuring a Network Bridge

- Creating a CentOS KVM Virtual Machine

- Installing a CentOS KVM Guest OS from the Command-line (virt-install)

- Configuring a New CentOS 6 KVM Virtual Network

- Managing and Monitoring CentOS based KVM Guest Systems

- Adding a New Disk Drive to a CentOS System

- Adding a New Disk to a CentOS Volume Group and Logical Volume

CentOS 6 Essentials
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  • 12,99 €
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Operating Systems
  • Published: 23 March 2012
  • Publisher: Neil Smyth
  • Print Length: 244 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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