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Linux Toys by Christopher Negus
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Chris and Chuck welcome you to the Linux toyshop If the idea of remodeling an old laptop into a digital picture frame has your palms tingling, take this book home. That's one of thirteen cool projects these two experts will teach you to build using a PC, a few spare parts, and a little Linux. You can build single-use projects on an old PC, or simply add "Toys" projects to your high-end Red Hat Linux box. Just be sure someone knows where you are - in case there's an emergency before you're finished. The Toys Each with a complete materials list and detailed, illustrated instructions Music jukebox Home video archive Television recorder/player Arcade game player Home network server Home broadcast center Temperature monitor Telephone answering center Mini ISP Web-hosting service DogHouse Linux with BSD games Toy car controller Digital picture frame CD-Rom includes Xmame classic console gaming player WebVCRplus Web-based TV recording software VOCP telephone answering and voice messaging software Ffmpeg for recording and streaming audio/video BSD-Games classic keyboard games package Mplayer video player for Linux

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: The Basics. Chapter 1: Exploring Linux Toys. Chapter 2: Finding Hardware and Software. Part II: Entertainment Projects. Chapter 3: Making a Music Jukebox. Chapter 4: Building a Digital Home Video Archive. Chapter 5: Building a Television Recorder/Player. Chapter 6: Creating an Arcade Game Player. Part III: Projects for the Home. Chapter 7: Creating a Home Network. Chapter 8: Making a Home Broadcast Center. Chapter 9: Building a Temperature Monitor. Chapter 10: Setting Up a Digital Receptionist. Part IV: Small Business Opportunities. Chapter 11: Be a Mini ISP. Chapter 12: Be a Web-Hosting Service. Part V: Just for Fun. Chapter 13: Linux on a Floppy and BSD Games. Chapter 14: Controlling Toy Cars. Chapter 15: Creating a Digital Picture Frame. Appendix A: Getting the Software. Appendix B: ABCs of Using Linux. Appendix C: Basics of Red Hat Linux Installation. Index. GNU General Public License.

Author Biography

Christopher Negus is the author of all editions of the bestselling Red Hat Linux Bible as well as several other computer books. A Linux aficionado, Chris recently wired his house with coax and Cat 5e wiring so he could build more toys. Chuck Wolber is an experienced Linux system administrator, programmer, and founder of Quantum Linux Laboratories. He's president of the Tacoma Linux Users Group and a devout hardware tinkerer.
Release date NZ
October 10th, 2003
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Pages
360
Dimensions
188x233x21
ISBN-13
9780764525087
Product ID
3086423

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