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Old 01-07-2003, 02:25 PM   #1
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Ready to buy GNU books, which ones?

I already have several guides, manuals and such,
but I want to know
from those who know,
what books do you mainly recommend for users of LiNIX desktops and servers.
If you could only have two, what two would you have?

Please don't give an opinion if you don't own or read any real reference books.
So far I have gotten everything from the LDP.
Thanks for helping me save time/money.

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Running Linux from O'Reily Press

and my second choice wouldn't be a book but with all the Howto's, etc.
Old 01-07-2003, 02:50 PM   #4
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Thanks, I was leaning towards Oreilly.
Old 01-07-2003, 03:33 PM   #5
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Running Linux by O'reilly
Also Linux in a Nutshell by O'reilly, but not as good, because it is a reference of linux commands plus some good sections on Vi and Emacs.
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Both Running Linux and Linux In A Nutshell are great, and complementary books because of their different viewpoints of the same subject. One is more or less "process"-oriented, the other command-oriented.
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The Linux Desktop Reference by Scott Hawkins is a good one, basicly every command with examples.
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Personaly i am using Osborne,

Why dont you go to the nearest book shop, and pick on of the book with fits to you requirement...


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