Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 (4th Edition)

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9780130882479: Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 (4th Edition)

OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 provides a full set of Linux-based Internet tools to help in being more productive and saving time while using the Internet. Box set contains boot floppy disk, installation CD-ROM, source code CD-ROM, binaries and installation CD-ROM, and OMNIS Studio CD-ROM plus user's guide and desk reference texts in softcover.

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The perfect Linux bundle! Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 plus the industry's handiest reference: Linux Desk Reference, by Scott Hawkins!

Save 20% compared with buying book and Caldera OpenLinux separately!

Industrial-strength Linux: easier than ever to install — and supports up to 16 processors, for supercomputer power!

Includes all these high-value extras: PartitionMagic, BootMagic, WordPerfect, StarOffice, Apache web server, telephone support, and more!

For one great price, get Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 — the most complete, industrial-strength distribution of Linux ever created — plus the most convenient Linux reference ever created, Linux Desk Reference by Scott Hawkins. With Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4, Linux delivers supercomputer power combined with consumer-quality ease-of-installation! This package comes with everything you need to be productive, whether you're running an enterprise Web server or a personal workstation. It includes Apache, the world's #1 Web server; StarOffice, the #1 Linux office productivity suite; WordPerfect for powerhouse word processing; and both PartitionMagic and BootMagic to help you manage disks and partitions with unprecedented ease.

We've also bundled Linux Desk Reference, the practical, handy desk reference that packs information about every Linux command you'll need, organized by task so you can find exactly what you're looking for — even if you don't know what it's called. From filesystems to printers, managing users to X Windows, everything you need is here — with hundreds of practical examples, tips, and warnings, plus a great alphabetical fast-find section for experienced users!

A Full-Featured Internet Desktop Solution

OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 provides you with a full set of Linux-based Internet tools to help you be more productive and save time while using the Internet. OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 pre-configures your ISP connection information, your Internet browser and several key browser plug-ins, making it easier than ever to start using and enjoying the Internet.

Fast and Easy Installation and Administration

OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 is specifically designed for fast and easy installation on desktops by utilizing the award-winning Lizard installation software. Lizard is designed to make the installation process easy and intuitive. You also get Webmin, an open source remote administration software package, that configures and updates one or more OpenLinux systems from a Web browser.

Key Benefits
  • Your favorite browser plug-ins/players are pre-installed and configured so you can immediately enjoy diverse Internet content.
  • Local access numbers for popular ISP's are provided to make getting on-line even quicker and easier.
  • Quick, easy access to the Internet via your ISP.
  • Work at home and/or within corporate local area networks.
  • Easily create Web pages and test them on a personal Web server.
  • Automatic detection of sound, video, LAN cards, printers and modems.
  • Setup and manage an FTP server for large file transfers.
  • Enter and synchronize Palm Pilot information.
  • Manage your finances with a powerful money management program.
  • Rich set of software development tools.
  • Access to Webified MS Windows(r) applications via Citrix ICA(r) technology.

Linux kernel 2.2.14, glibc 2.1.2-3, libc 5-1.0-2

  • Webmin — Remote Web based administration system
  • COAS — Caldera Open Administration System
  • Netscape Communicator 4.72 (128-bit encryption support)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0
  • Macromedia Flash Player 4.0
  • Real Networks RealPlayer 5.0
  • StarOffice 5.1 a
  • Sun Microsystems Java JDK 1.2.2
  • Omnis Studio 2.4 Rapid Internet Application
  • Development Environment (Limited Edition)
  • Citrix ICA(r) Client 3.00.15
  • Apache Web Server
  • WU-FTP Server
  • NCFTP FTP Client
  • KSIRC Client - Chat Client
  • OpenLDAP
  • Photodex Compupic
  • kmail
  • Perl
  • Kermit 7.0
  • Minicom
  • Majordomo
  • KRN News Reader
  • knews
  • klicq

    Omnis Studio 2.4 - Rapid Internet Application Development Environment (limited version); Symbolic debugger (gdb & ddd); Python 1.5.2; Perl 5.005_03-3; Tcl/Tk 8.0.4; Sun Microsystems Java Development Kit (JDK) 1.2.2; Java Virtual Machine 1.2.2; C & C++ compiler (egcs-2.91.66-5); MySQL


    Award-winning K Desktop Environment (KDE) 1.1.2-13, KDE Themes Manager with over 80 themes, and KDE 2.0 beta, Xfree86 3.3.6


    MPEGTV (MPEG Video Player); Audio Mixers; Graphic Manipulation (Cameleo Light, The Gimp, Compupic, and more); CD, WAV, and MPEG 1/2/3 players


    TCP/IP BIND & DNS, Ethernet, PPP, SLIP, UUCP, PLIP, SMTP, NFS, FTP, Telnet, Microsoft SMB, Novell IPX/SPX.

  • 386, 486, and Pentium compatibles
  • Minimum of 32 MB RAM
  • Minimum of 300 MB hard disk, (add 1GB for commercial packages)
  • About the Author:

    Caldera Systems, Inc. specializes in Linux for business uses. Scott Hawkins has been a Linux user since 1992. He resides in Braselton, GA.

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