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Old 08-02-2006, 12:54 PM   #1
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I need a good learning book on Linux


Can anybody recommend a good book for a beginning Linux user? Also, should the book be distro specific? I currently use FC-5 and KDE.

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royeo
 
Old 08-02-2006, 01:24 PM   #2
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It should NOT be distro specific...

http://www.suseblog.com/?p=141
 
Old 08-02-2006, 01:49 PM   #3
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Check out tldp.org---many good (and free) things there.

O'Reilly web site for MANY good Linux books--I would start with "Linux in a Nutshell".

Depending on where you are, most large bookstores have a good selection.
 
Old 08-02-2006, 01:52 PM   #4
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I really, really like O'Reilly -- http://www.oreilly.com/pub/topic/linux
 
Old 08-05-2006, 09:53 PM   #5
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I would suggest you check out Linux Phrasebook by Scott Granneman. It is a great reference and I use it a lot. It lists commands and shows examples of each. I think you would find it very helpful. Robin
 
Old 08-06-2006, 05:39 AM   #6
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I have some linux books, but every time I wanted to know how to do something it wasn't in the book. So, I learned to use google. Books can teach you some cool things, though.
 
Old 08-06-2006, 06:33 PM   #7
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google rute.pdf
 
Old 08-06-2006, 09:00 PM   #8
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here it is: http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
 
Old 08-06-2006, 09:32 PM   #9
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I would suggest Linux from Scratch and Beyond Linux from Scratch, as it is not only a book, but a learning tool and a fully functioning operating system at the end of your journey. With the exception of Azurues and Opera, I have built every program in my box from source, and it has taught me a lot.
 
  


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