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Fedora 14 Overview

Fedora is a distribution of Linux developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat. The Fedora Project's mission is to lead the advancement of free and open source software and content as a collaborative community.[2] One of Fedora's main objectives is not only to contain software distributed under a free and open source license, but also to be on the leading edge of such technologies.[3][4]


See the Fedora homepage for further details.

Fedora 14

Fedora 14 Systems Administration


Fedora 14 Systems Administration Overview,
Installation Notes, & HOWTOs


F14 Systems Administration Overview

1. Systems Adminstration Overview
     1.1 Background Information & Purpose
     1.2 Professor Kriehn's Fedora Repository

2. Additional Information
     2.1 Reference List
     2.2 Preparing to Install Fedora 15

3. Other Fedora Systems Administration Pages
     3.1 Fedora 13 (Sabbatical)
     3.2 Fedora 12

F14 Installation Notes

1. Pre-Installation Preparation
     1.1 Pre-Installation Tasks
     1.2 Partition Sizes

2. Installation
     2.1 Installation Procedure
     2.2 First Boot

3. Post-Installation Tasks
     3.1 Post-Installation Changes
F14 HOWTOs

1. Initial Setup
     1.1 Networking & Wireless
     1.2 sudo
     1.3 Bash Shell Environment
     1.4 Bash Configuration (.bashrc)
     1.5 Services

2. Security
     2.1 Secure Shell (ssh & sshd)
     2.2 Firewall
     2.3 SELinux
     2.4 BlockHosts
     2.5 Fail2Ban
     2.6 RKhunter

3. Setup for Installing Applications
     3.1 Updating the Database for mlocate
     3.2 yum, yum plugins, & yumex
     3.3 Repositories & Updates

4. Network/Filesystem Services & Applications
     4.1 Network File System (NFS)
     4.2 Samba Server for Windows
     4.3 NTFS for Windows Partitions
     4.4 Automated Backups & Scripting with rsync
     4.5 rsync Server
     4.6 SVN Server
     4.7 Network Printing
     4.8 Network Scanning with xsane

5. E-Mail & Spam
     5.1 sendmail Configuration
     5.2 fetchmail Configuration
     5.3 Spam Filtering with SpamAssassin
     5.4 dovecot

6. Apache/MySQL/PHP Services & Applications
     6.1 Apache Web Server
     6.2 Secure Apache with SSL
     6.3 ModSecurity
     6.4 MySQL Server
     6.5 phpMyAdmin
     6.6 MediaWiki
     6.7 phpBB
     6.8 Joomla

7. Hosting a Yum Repository
     7.1 GnuPG Key
     7.2 Creating a Yum Repository
     7.3 Using mock

8. Virtualization Software
     8.1 VirtualBox

F14 HOWTOs

9. Gnome Applications & Settings
     9.1 Compiz Fusion & Emerald
     9.2 nautilus

10. Latptop & General Settings
     10.1 beep (curses bell)
     10.2 Boot Options
     10.3 cpuspeed

11. Google Applications
     11.1 Google Chrome
     11.2 Google Desktop
     11.3 Google Earth
     11.4 Google Gadgets
     11.3 Google Picasa

12. Multimedia-Based Applications & Setup
     12.1 Acrobat Reader & Plugin
     12.2 Audacity
     12.3 BitTorrent
     12.4 Burning CD/DVDs from a Command Prompt
     12.5 Flash Plugin
     12.6 gnomebaker & k3b
     12.7 gtkpod
     12.8 Java
     12.9 Media Players (mplayer, xine, vlc)
     12.10 MSFonts
     12.11 Nvidia Driver
     12.12 RealPlayer
     12.13 Skype
     12.14 xmms & audacious (with mp3 plugin)

13. Drawing & Image Manipulation Programs

     13.1 gv
     13.2 IVTools
     13.3 jpeg2ps
     13.4 pdftk
     13.5 pngout
     13.6 Tgif
     13.7 xv

14. Programming Applications
     14.1 AUCTeX
     14.2 IDL
     14.3 TeX Live & TeTeX Extras
     14.4 KompoZer

15. General Utilities
     15.1 Alpine (pine)
     15.2 gkrellm
     15.3 gparted & qtparted
     15.4 xosview
     15.5 Other Applications