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Old 08-02-2006, 12:54 PM   #1
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I need a good learning book on Linux

Can anybody recommend a good book for a beginning Linux user? Also, should the book be distro specific? I currently use FC-5 and KDE.


Old 08-02-2006, 01:24 PM   #2
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It should NOT be distro specific...
Old 08-02-2006, 01:49 PM   #3
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Check out good (and free) things there.

O'Reilly web site for MANY good Linux books--I would start with "Linux in a Nutshell".

Depending on where you are, most large bookstores have a good selection.
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I really, really like O'Reilly --
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I would suggest you check out Linux Phrasebook by Scott Granneman. It is a great reference and I use it a lot. It lists commands and shows examples of each. I think you would find it very helpful. Robin
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I have some linux books, but every time I wanted to know how to do something it wasn't in the book. So, I learned to use google. Books can teach you some cool things, though.
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google rute.pdf
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I would suggest Linux from Scratch and Beyond Linux from Scratch, as it is not only a book, but a learning tool and a fully functioning operating system at the end of your journey. With the exception of Azurues and Opera, I have built every program in my box from source, and it has taught me a lot.


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