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PR: The LinuxWorld.com.au Minibook, second edition, released

Aug 25, 2001, 21:26 (2 Talkback[s])

An anonymous reader writes:

LinuxWorld.com.au have relased the Linux Minibook, second edition. The Web site is http://www.linuxworld.com.au/minibook/. This new edition is a 160 page guide to Linux and open source software for both new and experienced users. The book also includes a 4 CD-ROM cover pack with Red Hat 7.1, Linux Mandrake 8.0 and an applications CD.

The applications CD consists of:

  • StarOffice 5.2
  • Ximian GNOME 1.4
  • Netscape 6
  • The latest PostgreSQL, MySQL, PHP and Apache.
  • XML, XML and Java development tools
  • 15 free e-books
  • Games
  • VMWare trial
  • The complete Linux Documentation Project.

Also a feature is the new advanced topics which cover:

  • Compile/configure the latest kernel.
  • Monitor your system.
  • Use programming and development tools.
  • Install and use databases.
  • Setup SAMBA to replace Windows NT.
  • Build a firewall with ipchains or iptables.
  • Set up and use the Apache Web server.
  • Deploy an open source Online Commerce System.
The book can be purchased through their Secure Minibook store. International orders are welcome.