On Line Version of Agustin's Linux Manual Released

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Agustin's Linux Manual series has proven to be a highly rated Linux Document by many Linux enthusiasts. This is a four volume book with over 200 pages of Linux documentation. This article summarizes the content of the manual and explains where it can be found.

Agustin's Linux Manual series has proven to be a highly rated Linux Document by many Linux enthusiasts. This is a four volume book with over 200 pages of Linux documentation. This manual is centered on Mandrake Linux, but much of the material is worthwhile for any version of Linux. The manual contains a good amount of screen shots to help the readers as they follow step by step procedures.

Volume 1 entitled "Installation and Internet" covering the installation, partition types, mount points, package selections, configuring services, the boot mode, configuring X, creating users, configuring dial up, modems, high speed internet, DSL, configuring ISDN, routers, and login protocols.

Volume 2 entitled "System Administration" and covers command basics, terminals, shells, command aliases, file permissions, using chmod and chown, process control, bash configuration, the linuxconf utility, account privileges, account policies, managing groups, using NFS, implementing disk quotas, the Mandrake control center, installing scanners, backups, and printing using samba.

Volume 3 entitled "Multimedia and Hardware Installation" covers configuring the sound card, the XMMS player, the DSCD player, Xine, video conferencing, GnomeMeeting, the desktop, installing hardware, loading modules for the hardware, IDEs, tweaking hard drive performance, installing CD-ROMs, installing Zip drives, installing USB devices, and installing firewire.

Volume 4 entitled "Networks and Servers" covers IP addressing, network classes, decimal notation, subnetting, allocating subnets, subnet masks, routing protocols, classless internet domain router, apache web server, apache modules, DNS servers, setting up DNS zones, and virtual web hosting. The manual is viewable at http://www.comptechdoc.org/os/linux/ and may be downloaded from http://www.globusz.com/authors_v.asp in pdf format.

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