About the Author(s):Dheeraj Mehrotra, PGDCA, PGDBM, PGDJ, PGDHRM, AMCSI, MQCFI, Lecturer of Computer Science, Author, Freelance Journalist & QC Co-ordinator, at CMS Degree College, Kanpur Road, Lucknow. The author has to his credit around ten books on computer science, around 500 published write-ups in different magazines/journals of repute at National level in Computer Society Of India (CSI-Journal) & International level. In addition, he has to his credit, around 10 electronic publications at various websites including dqweek.com and isixsigma.com, based in the USA. The recent one can be visited at www.isixsigma.com/library/content/c011029a.asp. The author has had International participations at Quality Control Circle Conventions including ICQCC'99, at Manila, Philippines. Besides this, he has presented papers at the ICSQCC'97 (International Convention On Students' Quality Control Circles), ICSQCC'99 & ICSQCC'2001. He has undergone various training programmes including Facilitator's Skills training by QCI International, USA & Quality Circle Forum of India. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contents:1. Overview of Linux, 2. Installing Red Hat Linux 9, 3. Exploring Red Hat Linux 9, 4. Working with Redirection, Pipes and Filters, 5. Working with Text Editors, 6. Working with Shell Scripts, 7. Working with GNOME Desktop, 8. Working with KDE Desktop, 9. Getting Started with OpenOffice.org, 10. Using OpenOffice.org Writer Tool, 11. Using OpenOffice.org Math Tool, 12. Using OpenOffice.org Impress Tool, 13. Using OpenOffice.org Draw Tool, 14. Using OpenOffice.org Calc Tool, 15. Database Support in Openoffice.org, 16. Advanced Features of Openoffice.org, 17. Shell Programming in Linux, 18. C programming Using GCC, 19. C++ Programming in Linux, 20. Using Flex and Bison in Linux, 21.
Programming in Perl, 22. Programming in PHP, 23. Using Tcl/Tk in Linux, 24. Network Programming in Linux, 25. Error Handling and Debugging, 26.Overview of Linux Kernal, 27. Programming X Window System Applications, 28. File System and Disk Management, 29. Administering Linux Users and Groups, 30. Administering Printers ain Red hat Linux 9, 31. Network Connectivity, 32. Working with Network File System (NFS), 33. Working with Samba, 34. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, 35. Domain Name Server 36.Configuring Apache Web Server, 37. Managing
System Security, 38. Planning Directory Services, 39. Introducing LDAP and Data Designing, 40. Designing Directory Schema and Namespace, 41. Designing Directory Topology and Replication, 42. Configuring Open LDAP Server and Client, 43. Planning for Security, 44. Implementing Security, 45. NIS, samba and Open LDAP, 46. Working with Multiple Open LDAP Servers, 47. Resolving Cross-platform Issues, 48. Securing Linux Installation and Boot Process, 49. Handling Common Security Issues and Vulnerabilities, 50. Common Issues with Users and Management, 51. Securing Network Services, 52. Securing FTP and mail services, 53. Auditing Techniques in Linux, Appendices A,B,C,D,E,F and Glossary