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Old 11-22-2004, 11:36 AM   #1
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SysAdmin Books for Linux

I am looking for suggestions on what sysadmin book to get.
I was reading some of the descriptions on amazon but noticed alot of the books were pretty old.

Any recommendations??
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Which distro? Anyways if its FCx or RH then get bible to get start. Later you can visit for all how-tos. Good linux books also got at

Good one to start:
Linux in a Nutshell, 4th Edition
Old 11-22-2004, 12:45 PM   #3
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badfish; agree with nixcraft, this site has more than u could ever read at once. just expand each section to fullest
for complete information on admin howto.
sections 4.1 & 4.2 have what u may need. also --Linux Newbie Administrator Guide
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Old 11-22-2004, 08:14 PM   #5
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Originally posted by peacebwitchu "Essential System Administration" it covers Linux, AIX, Solaris and HPUX.
Yea that's a pretty good book, finished reading it last week. It also covers true64 and freebsd.


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