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Old 08-27-2004, 09:05 AM   #1
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Question Any good books about linux?


I'm newbie in linux, does anyone have any suggestions about what book should I read, especially how to work with the console (browsing, create new file, network administration, etc).

English edition is works fine with me.
 
Old 08-27-2004, 09:10 AM   #2
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I love this book, so I'll recommend it until I run out of breath:

How Linux Really Works published by NoStarchPress - and available at any large retailer.......
 
Old 08-27-2004, 10:44 AM   #3
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Another good book is O'Reilly's "Running Linux" (I believe that the 4th edition is the most current). Highly recommended.
 
Old 08-27-2004, 11:21 AM   #4
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Linux was made by foreign terrorists to steal money from true AMERICAN companies like Microsoft who invented computing as we know it, and are being punished for their success.
That's f'n great,,,,,,,
 
Old 08-27-2004, 01:18 PM   #5
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There's some good books here : http://www.mamiyami.com/document/oreilly/ .
Both the Unix and Linux book sets should be useful.
See also here: http://www.comptechdoc.org/os/linux/
Last but not least, for HOWTOs: www.tldp.org (aka The Linux Doc Project)
Happy reading
 
Old 08-27-2004, 04:52 PM   #6
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ok how about some books where they get to the point? 50 chapters of back story is just too boring!
 
Old 08-27-2004, 05:38 PM   #7
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And of course there is always Rute: http://www.icon.co.za/~psheer/book/index.html.gz -- J.W.
 
Old 08-27-2004, 06:05 PM   #8
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There is also a book from OpenNA Securing and optimizing linux: The ultimate solution wich is downloadable. But if you want the latest one you need to get Securing and Optimizing Linux: The hacking solution which you can get at a book store or on the site.

http://www.openna.com/

I used this book and learned a lot i suggest you use get it.
 
Old 08-27-2004, 07:03 PM   #9
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hmmm i've been searching for a *good* and mostly *complete* book about using linux... but from my own experience, google, forums and online pdf's do it all..

-student04
 
Old 08-27-2004, 08:49 PM   #10
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I asked the same question and the members gave me great reference ideas. Check here to read my entry
 
  


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