|The first part deals with
Linux in general and looks at the history of Linux, its installation
and settings. It also covers the usual Linux system commands.
The second part looks at installing and managing
Linux services. Services like the Web, e-mail and DNS are
covered along with Apache, qmail and BIND as examples of server
The third part covers techniques for developing
the contents of the information systems, with an emphasis
on dynamic Web pages.
Linux has experienced remarkable growth since
the first version was released in August 1991. The increase
in the number of Linux installations has been enormous and
the operating system has evolved from a system used only by
experts to become a system for users at all levels of experience.
This book provides a practical and thorough
introduction to Linux as an operating system and a platform
for information services in intranets and on the Internet.
Two CD-ROM disks come with the book.
They contain a full version of Red Hat Linux 7.1 with quite
a bit of additional software (a graphical user interface,
Apache, Samba, and other software necessary to try all the
different services that are covered in the second part of
the textbook). ORDER>