Linux in a Windows World

Web Supplement
by Rod Smith, rodsmith@rodsbooks.com


Last Revision: 8/9/09

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This book describes the sometimes bewildering task of interoperating Linux and Windows in a networked environment. It covers such topics as file and printer sharing, centralized authentication, remote login tools, e-mail, network backup, and a few other network protocols. Approximate page count: 465.


Here's a list of the book's chapters:

  1. Linux's Features
  2. Linux Deployment Strategies
  3. Basic Samba Configuration
  4. File and Printer Shares
  5. Managing a NetBIOS Network with Samba
  6. Linux as an SMB/CIFS Client
  7. Using NT Domains for Linux Authentication
  8. Using LDAP
  9. Kerberos Configuration and Use
  10. Remote Text-Mode Administration and Use
  11. Running GUI Programs Remotely
  12. Linux Thin Client Configurations
  13. Configuring Mail Servers
  14. Network Backups
  15. Managing a Network with Linux
  16. Appendix A: Configuring PAM
  17. Appendix B: Linux on the Desktop


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