Windows and Linux Integration: Hands-on Solutions for a Mixed Environment

* Don't Just Cope With Your Mixed-Environment Problems-Solve Them * Maximize Productivity and Lower Costs by Strategically Combining the Strengths of Linux and Windows * Leverage Windows Resources from Linux, and Linux Resources from Windows * Meet All Your Remote and Terminal Connection Challenges with the Right Solutions WHY NOT HAVE THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS? For all those who talk of a war between Windows and Linux, there are others-like yourself-who ask, "Can't we all just work together?" As Windows & Linux Integration demonstrates, it's possible, and a lot easier than you think. It doesn't matter whether you know Windows better than Linux or vice versa. This book shows you how to make the most of Linux in a Windows environment, and the most of Windows in a Linux environment. Written by two industry-recognized experts, one from the Windows world, one from the Linux world, they will guide you with practical, hands-on instruction and detailed examples that show you how to get the job done. Coverage includes: * Welcoming Linux clients and servers into an existing Windows Active Directory * Integrating Windows clients into existing Linux directory services * Making Windows printers available to Linux clients-and vice versa * Integrating and unifying email services for Linux and Windows clients * Using Linux as a spam- and virus-killing machine to reduce Exchange's workload * Running Windows applications on Linux with VMware, WINE, Bochs, coLinux, and CrossOver Office * Using open-source porting projects to run Linux applications in Window * Integrating Linux DNS with Active Director * Creating web applications that work flawlessly on Linux and Windows clients * Setting up a universal locator service for finding files on Windows and Linux machines * Creating cross-platform, multi-user terminal servers using Windows and Linux servers for Linux and Windows clients * Remotely controlling Windows machines from Linux machines-and vice-versa

Author: Jeremy Moskowitz

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