Boway Lee -
Do I need to study Mr. Ken Tompson's first Unix file?
So can have complete understanding of Linux.
I thought you were joking!
If you're serious, the answer is "No!". Frankly, I wouldn't really waste my money with any specific book, unless you already had some specific area of Linux in mind.
1. If you just want to "get exposed to Linux", then pick a distro (preferably as a "live CD"), download it, and play with it.
2. If you have any questions about *which* distro, then post another thread here at LQ. Be sure to mention some of the things you're interested in. And be sure to look at th
3. If you encounter any problems, then post another thread. You'll probably receive help within minutes
4. If you REALLY want something "to read", then get a book or magazine that comes with a Live CD. Here are a couple of great choices:
* Linux Format (U.K.)
<= You can buy an individual magazine, loaded with great articles, for under $10 USD.
* Ubuntu User:
* Linux Pro: