From the Back Cover
9 books in 1 one great price for nine handy, quick reference guides! Your one–stop guide to the latest release of this popular Linux distribution Get ready to tip your hat to the latest version of Fedora! From installing Fedora on your PC and using OpenOffice.org to securing your system and setting up servers, the nine minibooks show you how to make the most of the new Fedora Core 2. Fedora Core 2 is the second release with the new product name, which is the result of the merger of the Red Hat Linux distribution with the Fedora Project. The DVD contains all the software and source code of the 9–CD full Fedora Core 2 distribution Discover how to: Build cool installation and networking projects Set up a Local Area Network (LAN) Run Internet servers on Fedora Perform basic system administration Upgrade and customize Add a wireless Ethernet LAN
About the Author
Naba Barkakati is an electrical engineer and a successful computer–book author who has experience in a wide variety of systems, ranging from MS–DOS and Windows to UNIX and Linux. He bought his first personal computer — an IBM PC–AT — in 1984 after graduating with a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. While pursuing a full–time career in engineering, Naba dreamed of writing software for the emerging PC software market. As luck would have it, instead of building a software empire like Microsoft, he ended up writing successful computer books. Currently, Naba is a Senior Level Technologist at the Center for Technology and Engineering in the U.S. General Accounting Office. Over the past 15 years, Naba has written over 25 computer books on a number of topics ranging from Windows programming with C++ to Linux. He has authored several bestselling titles, such as The Waite Group’s Turbo C++ Bible , Object–Oriented Programming in C++ , X Window System Programming , Visual C++ Developer’s Guide , Borland C++ 4 Developer’s Guide , and Linux Secrets . His books have been translated into many languages, including Spanish, French, Polish, Greek, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Naba’s most recent book is Red Hat Linux 9 Professional Secrets , also published by Wiley.