Red Hat Linux 9
You can install the Red Hat Linux documentation on your local system from
this CD-ROM so that you can view the HTML version from your hard
drive. After inserting the Documentation CD, you will be prompted to enter
the root password. After successful authentication, the Package
Management Tool interface will allow you to select which packages
to install from the CD-ROM.
Alternatively, as root, open a shell prompt such as an XTerm or GNOME Terminal
and change to the directory on the CD-ROM that contains the
Then, use the rpm command to install them:
rpm -Uvh *.rpm
For ease of viewing, documents installed from this CD-ROM will
be added as an
entry under Documentation on the main menu.
Red Hat Glossary:
Provides definitions for common computer terms as well as some
Linux-specific terms. While reading any of the Red Hat manuals,
refer to this glossary when necessary.
Red Hat Linux x86 Installation Guide:
Provides step-by-step instructions for installing Red Hat Linux,
from gathering information about your system to booting Red Hat Linux
for the first time.
Red Hat Linux Getting Started Guide:
Explains what to do after installing Red Hat Linux.
Learn how to manage files and directories,
configure an email client, play audio CDs, and more.
Red Hat Linux Customization Guide:
Read about how to customize your Red Hat Linux
system to fit your needs. Step-by-step guides,
designed for a beginner or intermediate user, are available for
setting up a network interface card, configuring NFS shares,
configuring Samba shares, managing your software using RPM, and
Red Hat Linux Reference Guide:
Contains background information and
solutions for a variety of different issues, including the
Red Hat Linux boot process, default user and group configurations
and methods, and HTTPD directives.
Red Hat Linux Security Guide:
Provides comprehensive information about creating and maintaining secure
Red Hat Linux systems. This guide discusses how to secure workstations and
servers against malicious intruders, verify system security, detect
security breaches, and react to an intrusion in the event one occurs.
Red Hat Linux System Administration Primer:
Provides an overview of Linux system administration for the new
system administrator. Topics discussed include resource utilization,
storage management, backup guidelines, and disaster recovery.
This community-maintained book, originally published
by Red Hat in 1997, is an in-depth view of the RPM Package Manager.