By W. Richard Stevens
For greater than 20 years, severe C programmers have depended on one booklet for useful, in-depth wisdom of the programming interfaces that force the UNIX and Linux kernels: W. Richard Stevens’ complex Programming within the UNIX® atmosphere . Now, once more, Rich’s colleague Steve Rago has completely up to date this vintage paintings. the hot 3rd version helps today’s major structures, displays new technical advances and most sensible practices, and aligns with model four of the one UNIX Specification.
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Note that you can always reconfigure your keyboard after finishing the installation. Simply log in as root at a text console (you can get one by pressing, for example, Ctrl-Alt-F2) and type setup. This runs a text-mode setup utility that enables you to configure, among other things, the keyboard, the mouse, and the printer. 4. The installation program displays a screen from which you configure the mouse in your system. The various mouse types are listed in a tree structure organized alphabetically by manufacturer.
Selecting the Package Groups to Install—Select which package groups—such as X Window System, GNOME desktop, KDE Desktop, Editors, and Web server—you want to install. Up to this point, you can abort the installation without writing anything to the hard disk. After you select the package groups, the installation program prepares the hard disk and installs the selected packages on the hard disk. At the end of the installation, create a boot disk. 5. Completing the Installation—Configure the X Window System.
You can use this option if you already have Linux installed on your PC and want to wipe it out and install the latest version of Red Hat Linux. • Remove all partitions on this system—This option is similar to the first option, except that the installation program removes all partitions, including those used by other operating systems such as Microsoft Windows. • Keep all partitions and use existing free space—If you have created space for Linux by using PartitionMagic or the FIPS utility, select this option to create the Linux partitions using the free space on the hard disk.
Advanced Programming in the UNIX(R) Environment by W. Richard Stevens