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					    Installation and use of Linux
        as a client and server
          operating system:
              a tutorial




AMCIS 99                       Al Bento
                 Introduction
 What is Linux
     “a free PC (an others) UNIX clone”
 Visual tour of Linux with KDE
     KDE    desktop environment
       an example
       control center

       applications

     Freewareclient applications
     WordPerfect, Star Office, Netscape, WXftp,
     File Manager, games, etc.
       Hardware requirements
 Typical PC configurations
     client and server machines
 The do’s and don’ts of hardware
  selection
 On-line resources
     hardware   compatibility and
     installation under Linux.

   Hardware with Linux installed
     Dell,   VA Research, etc.
    Software (Linux) installation
 Distributions
     RedHat, Caldera and Suse
 Client installation using the RedHat
  distribution
     before  you begin
     the client class installation

     after the installation

   Server installation
     using the RedHat server class
     building up from the client class
Client software installation
   Productivity
     Office applications
       WordPerfect, Star Office
     Internet
      Netscape, WXftp, telnet, chat, and
      network tools
     Graphical
      Xv, GIMP, Ghostscript, Tetex-LateX,
      etc
   Programming
    BASIC, Fortran, C, C++, perl,
    Desktop (window managers)
       software installation
 The many GUI options
    AfterStep, GNOME and KDE
 The KDE desktop environment
     Obtaining and installing KDE
     Documentation
       On-line and printed
     System requirements
      cpu, memory, and graphics card
     how about the command line interface?
    Server software installation
 What comes with most distributions
     telnet, ftp, mail, web, and DB servers
 Additional free servers
     DB/SQL, Audio/Video Streaming, etc.
 Server setup example: Apache Web
  server
 Other commercial servers
     Oracle, Informix, DB2, SAP R/3, HP
     Firehunter, etc
             Windows and Linux
              interoperability
   SAMBA protocol
       allows a machine running UNIX or Linux to provide
        services using Microsoft networking protocols
       the Linux machine is shown as a member (or
        server) in a Windows network, including in the
        Network Neighborhood tool
       files and printers can be shared among both types
        of machines
       seamless integration between Windows and Linux
 Installation and Setup
 TkSmb graphical interface

				
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