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Old 03-03-2005, 12:13 AM   #1
hotwire911
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Question Linux Newbie Books


I'm just starting out with Linux. Got a PC running freesco as a router, one PC running GUI of Fedora Core 3 and another running Fedora Core 1 in text mode. I bought Fedora for Dummies and it is/was a good starter book, but drops the ball in a handful of places. Can anyone recommend a book for a newbie that wants to learn the lower level parts of the code? I'm really looking for a good reference book with a handful of examples.

Thanks in Advance,

GJA
 
Old 03-03-2005, 12:19 AM   #2
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online...checkout:

http://www.icon.co.za/~psheer/book/
 
Old 03-03-2005, 12:20 AM   #3
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A pretty useful book, mostly as a command reference is the O'Reilly - Linux in a Nutshell in my opinion
on Amazon UK
It might lack some of the deeper background but is a nice desktop ref and gives you a good overview. But to be honest I learned more here, in howtos and by talking to others - still if you need a overview of commands, editors and shells it is def worth a look.

Hope it helps
 
Old 03-23-2005, 07:23 PM   #4
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Thanks, got the Linux in a Nutshell V4. I bit over my head (so much to learn), but at least I have something to help me sleep at night....

GJA
 
Old 03-24-2005, 01:12 AM   #5
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Free IT e-books:

http://www.flazx.com/
 
  


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