1.11. Additional Resources

This section includes various resources that can be used to learn more about the philosophy of system administration and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux-specific subject matter discussed in this chapter.

1.11.1. Installed Documentation

The following resources are installed in the course of a typical Red Hat Enterprise Linux installation and can help you learn more about the subject matter discussed in this chapter.
  • crontab(1) and crontab(5) man pages -- Learn how to schedule commands and scripts for automatic execution at regular intervals.
  • at(1) man page -- Learn how to schedule commands and scripts for execution at a later time.
  • bash(1) man page -- Learn more about the default shell and shell script writing.
  • perl(1) man page -- Review pointers to the many man pages that make up perl's online documentation.
  • python(1) man page -- Learn more about options, files, and environment variables controlling the Python interpreter.
  • gedit(1) man page and Help menu entry -- Learn how to edit text files with this graphical text editor.
  • emacs(1) man page -- Learn more about this highly-flexible text editor, including how to run its online tutorial.
  • vim(1) man page -- Learn how to use this powerful text editor.
  • Mozilla Help Contents menu entry -- Learn how to edit HTML files, read mail, and browse the Web.
  • evolution(1) man page and Help menu entry -- Learn how to manage your email with this graphical email client.
  • mutt(1) man page and files in /usr/share/doc/mutt-<version> -- Learn how to manage your email with this text-based email client.
  • pam(8) man page and files in /usr/share/doc/pam-<version> -- Learn how authentication takes place under Red Hat Enterprise Linux.