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Old 01-15-2004, 10:15 PM   #1
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Who has the "Slackware Essentials" book?


This may be a dumb question. Ok, it IS a dumb question.

Is the book here: http://www.slackware.com/book/

The exact same as the book you buy from here: http://store.slackware.com/cgi-bin/s...E5meM&mv_pc=80

They are both titled as "Slackware Essentials" and thats why this is a dumb question, but, I had a problem beleiving they would post a book on their web site and provide a link to the same book for 19.95 or whatever it is. I know they do the same with the software, but...
 
Old 01-15-2004, 10:36 PM   #2
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Is the online "book" the same as this book? I thought they were different. I really would like a good updated book on slackware 9.1, even maybe one which goes into kernel 2.6.x stuff. The online "book" is not updated and not the greatest of books IMO.
 
Old 01-15-2004, 10:58 PM   #3
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Try slackbook.yoshiwara.org.uk or www.sysdev.org/book/ for the "Unofficial Slackware Revised Book Project."

Have fun!
 
Old 01-16-2004, 07:08 AM   #4
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Both books are similar. One is printed on real paper, while the other is all electronic...

Actually, "Slackware Essentials" is exactly what it says: the essential, most basic information you can get on Slackware. It's good and very useful for beginners. I bought it because I want to help the Slackware distribution...
 
  


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