Book: Linux Power Tools
Wondering if it’s possible to work more efficiently in the X Windows System or squeeze more oomph from your existing hardware? Or perhaps you’re searching for a way to improve your web browser’s performance or want to know how to choose the best mail server for your needs. If you’ve mastered the basics and are itching to go beyond, Linux Power Tools can take you there. Spanning a broad range of topics (from ALSA to zombies), Linux Power Tools covers the top five Linux distributions (Debian, Mandrake, Red Hat, Slackerware, and SuSE). Using this easy-to-follow style, Linux expert Rod Smith shares his secrets for creating the optimum Linux system, from top to bottom.
Using Digital Image Tools
Fine-tuning the X Window System
Doing Real Work in Text Mode
Creating the Perfect GUI Environment
Using Multiple Operating Systems
Managing Packages Efficiently
Optimizing Your Filesystem
Improving Network Performance
Preventing and Detecting Intrusions
Getting the Most From Your Web Server
Blocking That Obnoxious Spam Mail
Optimizing Kernel Performance
Customize and Optimize Your Linux System to Suit Your Needs
Learn How to Back Up Your System in the Least Amount of Time, Implement an emergency Restore Plan, Secure Your Data and Network, and More.