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Author Redbooks, IBM
Title OS/2 to Linux Client Transition
Imprint Durham : I B M, 2004
©2004
Descript 1 online resource (220 pages)
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Note Front cover -- Contents -- Figures -- Notices -- Trademarks -- Preface -- The team that wrote this redbook -- Become a published author -- Comments welcome -- Chapter 1. Introduction to client systems and Linux -- 1.1 Client environments -- 1.1.1 Workstation classification -- 1.2 Why Linux -- 1.3 Linux overview and distribution choices -- 1.3.1 Licensing -- 1.4 Summary -- Chapter 2. Platform considerations -- 2.1 Graphical user interface -- 2.1.1 X11 window systems -- 2.1.2 Video support -- 2.1.3 Desktop environments -- 2.2 KDE desktop -- 2.2.1 KDE customization and lockdown -- 2.2.2 Configuring the KDE desktop environment using the GUI -- 2.3 GNOME desktop -- 2.3.1 GNOME customization and lockdown -- 2.3.2 Roaming users -- 2.4 Printing -- 2.4.1 CUPS -- 2.4.2 LPRng -- 2.4.3 Print driver solutions -- 2.4.4 Creating printer definitions using lpadmin -- 2.4.5 Creating printers using printconf-tui (Red Hat) -- 2.5 Protocols -- 2.5.1 NetBIOS over IP -- 2.5.2 SNA -- 2.5.3 IPX and SPX -- 2.5.4 PPP -- 2.6 Multimedia solutions -- 2.6.1 Generic audio support -- 2.6.2 Configuring audio -- 2.6.3 Configuring video -- 2.7 Summary -- Chapter 3. Functional considerations -- 3.1 Host connectivity -- 3.1.1 IBM WebSphere Host On-Demand -- 3.1.2 x3270 -- 3.1.3 tn5250 and tn5250j -- 3.1.4 PowerTerm InterConnect -- 3.2 Web browsers -- 3.2.1 Mozilla -- 3.2.2 Konqueror -- 3.2.3 Galeon -- 3.2.4 Epiphany -- 3.2.5 Opera -- 3.3 Web browser plug-ins -- 3.3.1 PDF -- 3.3.2 Java plug-in for applets -- 3.3.3 Flash -- 3.3.4 RealOne and Helix -- 3.4 Instant messaging -- 3.4.1 Lotus Instant Messaging and Web Conferencing 3.1 -- 3.4.2 Yahoo! Messenger -- 3.4.3 Gaim -- 3.5 Office suite -- 3.5.1 IBM Lightweight Productivity Editors -- 3.6 E-mail and calendaring -- 3.6.1 IBM Internet Mailbox portlet -- 3.6.2 Lotus Workplace Messaging Version 1.1 -- 3.6.3 Domino Web Access
3.6.4 Ximian Evolution -- 3.6.5 Mozilla Mail -- 3.6.6 KMail -- 3.7 Virus detection and prevention -- 3.8 Manageability -- 3.8.1 Telnet -- 3.8.2 SSH -- 3.8.3 Hummingbird Exceed -- 3.8.4 Reflection X -- 3.8.5 Webmin -- 3.8.6 VNC -- 3.9 File systems -- 3.10 Financial device support -- 3.11 Summary -- Chapter 4. Linux client administration -- 4.1 Local graphical client administration -- 4.1.1 SuSE YaST2 -- 4.1.2 Red Hat administration -- 4.2 Remote graphical client administration -- 4.2.1 Webmin -- 4.3 Tivoli Linux systems administration -- 4.4 Keeping Linux up-to-date -- 4.4.1 SuSE YoU -- 4.4.2 Red Hat Network -- 4.4.3 Behind the scenes of automated updating -- 4.5 User and workstation remote support -- 4.5.1 Remote FrameBuffer protocol products -- 4.5.2 Configuring a simple VNC -- 4.5.3 Configuring extended VNC -- 4.5.4 KRFB -- 4.5.5 TightVNC -- 4.5.6 IBM Desktop On Call -- 4.5.7 Citrix client -- 4.5.8 Remote login -- 4.5.9 Remote starting of graphical applications -- 4.6 Summary -- Chapter 5. Coexistence considerations -- 5.1 Samba -- 5.1.1 SWAT and xinetd configuration -- 5.1.2 Connecting from Linux to OS/2 LAN servers -- 5.1.3 Connecting from OS/2 to a Linux Samba server -- 5.1.4 Connecting from Linux to Linux Samba servers -- 5.1.5 Connecting from Linux clients to Windows servers -- 5.1.6 Connecting from Windows workstations to Linux Samba servers -- 5.1.7 LinNeighborhood -- 5.2 NFS -- 5.2.1 NFS Version 4 improvements -- 5.2.2 Working with NFS -- 5.3 FTP -- 5.4 Printing -- 5.5 Summary -- Chapter 6. Migration considerations -- 6.1 Domain logons -- 6.1.1 Authenticating with LDAP -- 6.1.2 Automounting a share at console logon -- 6.1.3 Automounting for roaming users -- 6.1.4 GNOME roaming -- 6.2 Extended attributes support and Samba -- 6.3 Migrating OS/2 data to Linux -- 6.3.1 Migrating data located on OS/2 FAT formatted systems
6.3.2 Migrating data located on OS/2 JFS formatted systems -- 6.3.3 Migrating data located on OS/2 HPFS formatted systems -- 6.3.4 Migrating data located on OS/2 HPFS386 formatted systems -- 6.4 Summary -- Chapter 7. Linux client installation -- 7.1 Scenario -- 7.2 Creating a Rapid Deployment Server -- 7.2.1 Partitioning the disk on the RDS -- 7.2.2 Creating an advanced DOS boot diskette -- 7.2.3 Creating a CID-enabled Linux boot diskette with response file -- 7.2.4 Installing the server -- 7.2.5 Creating the CID directory structure -- 7.2.6 Copying the RDS tools to the directory structure -- 7.2.7 Copying preconfigured scenarios to the RDS server -- 7.2.8 Copying the installable images -- 7.2.9 Configuring the services on the server -- 7.2.10 Creating user IDs and groups -- 7.3 Installing a target workstation using a bootable CD -- 7.3.1 Overview of the installation process -- 7.3.2 Creating bootable CID enabled CD-ROM -- 7.3.3 Installing a target -- 7.4 Installing targets using RDS and PXE -- 7.4.1 Introduction to the PXE protocol and its function -- 7.4.2 Additional server configuration steps for PXE targets -- 7.5 REXX procedures used by RDS -- 7.5.1 CIDAGENT -- 7.6 Summary -- Appendix A. Basic Linux for OS/2 users -- OS/2 commands and their Linux counterparts -- Basic file system considerations -- OS/2 file systems -- IBM JFS for OS/2 and Linux -- Linux file system concepts -- Hard disk device naming conventions -- Where have my drive letters gone? -- Devices -- Mounting -- Umounting -- Symbolic links -- Text files in Linux -- Summary -- Appendix B. Additional material -- Locating the Web material -- Using the Web material -- System requirements for downloading the Web material -- How to use the Web material -- Related publications -- IBM Redbooks -- Online resources -- How to get IBM Redbooks -- Help from IBM -- Index -- Back cover
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Link Print version: Redbooks, IBM OS/2 to Linux Client Transition Durham : I B M,c2004 9780738498171
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