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  1. Linux Manual
  2. Installation & Internet
  3. About the Author
  4. Content
  5. Installation
  6. Choosing a Linux Distribution
  7. Partition types
  8. Fdisk
  9. Understanding Mount Point /mnt
  10. Linux File Structure
  11. Creating a boot disk
  12. Welcome to Linux Installation
  13. Installation mode
  14. Partitioning
  15. Creating partitions with Druid
  16. Creating partitions manually
  17. Formatting Partitions
  18. Individual packages selection
  19. The root account
  20. Network configuration
  21. The time zone
  22. Configuring Services
  23. Configuring X
  24. Installing Mandrake 9.1 & 9.2
  25. Installation Class
  26. The Drake X Partitioning
  27. Package Selection
  28. Configuring X
  29. The Internet
  30. Creating a new user
  31. Getting online
  32. Configuring the connection (Dial UP)
  33. High Speed Internet
  34. DSL Modems and Cable modems
  35. Connecting DSL as DHCP
  36. Setting up a Plain Cable Modem (DOCSIS)
  37. Connecting an ISDN
  38. Using Routers
  39. Login Protocols
  40. PPPoE
  41. WAN IP Address
  42. Commercial Configuration
  43. Troubleshooting

Content

Agustin's Linux Manual


Volume 1

Chapter 1

Getting ready for the installation
Choosing a Linux distribution
Partition types
What is a format
Fdisk
Understanding mount points
Swap partitions, use or not to use /swap partitions
File structure
Preparing for the installation
Creating a boot disk for the installation
Welcome to Linux installation
Language selection
Installation mode
Hard drive detection
Security preset
Partitioning
Creating partitions with druid
Creating partitions manually
Creating /root partition
Creating swap partition
Creating /usr partition
Creating /var partition
Creating /home partition
Creating /tmp partition
Formatting partitions
Selection of software packages
Individual package selection
Installation approval
The root account
A normal user account
Setting up the login mode
Network configuration
Summary of the installation
The time zone
Printing
Configuring services
The boot loader
The custom boot disk
Configuring X
The X server video resolution
Setting up the boot mode
Updates
Congratulations
Installing Mandrake 9.1 & 9.2

Chapter 2

Quick start
Login as root
Login as normal user
Creating a new user
Working as normal user
Become a super-user
Getting on line
The dial up
Presenting the control center
Configuring the dial up
The easiest way to configure dial up KPPP
High speed Internet
Testing and configuring the NIC
DSL modems and Cable modems
Configuring the Internet connection with a plain DSL modem
Connecting DSL as DHCP
Cable modems DOCSIS dhcp-client
Connecting ISDNs
Routers and modem/routers
Login protocols
Account information
Ready for configuration
Accessing the router's web configuration page
Configuring the connection with login PPPoE
WAN IP / Dynamic IP account
Commercial configuration
Static IP address configuration
Troubleshooting
Connecting Linux to the router