I want to run a linux server, any book suggestion?
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If you have the desire to learn you can have a linux server up and running as little as one week. There is enough information online to get you started also. If you are new to linux may I suggest using Ubuntu server edition. check out their website at www.ubuntu.com
I can only second jstephens84's suggestion to use Ubuntu server edition for your first install. That will have you up and running faster than you would think.
When you have modified, tuned, crashed and learned your system and feel that you want to move on, I recommend you give Slackware a try.
Edit: Forgot to answer your question :P ... Personally I've never bought a linux book. Instead I've googled and used fine forums like this. A site, or a book really, which have tought me alot is http://www.slackbook.org/
Thanks for the info, looks like ubuntu and slackware is the way to go!! Thanks but I have one more question, do anybody know what bittorrent tracker software works the best with linux servers?
Not sure I know ubuntu comes with one but I have not used it yet. Also when you go to look for packages for slackware check out www.linuxpackages.net . This is where I go first to find most of my slackware software besides sourceforge.