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Old 01-10-2002, 09:54 PM   #1
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Linux Books

I thought this would be a good topic for most newbies to see. A great way to learn is to read a quality book. Then, that very same book will continue to serve you as a reference later on down the road. So which books would you guys say cover the most material with Linux?

I've been thinking of these two since I use the Red Hat distro.

Learning Red Hat
Red Hat Bible
Old 01-10-2002, 10:28 PM   #2
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I like the O'Reily Running Linux and Linux in a Nutshell.
I also recommend the O'Reily Programming Perl for Perl of course.
For Apache I would recommend Apache Web Server Administration: Craig Hunt Series...

but I have scanned thru the Bible type books and recommend them to newbies.
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I would highly recommend "Running Linux" from O'Reilly...

Depending upon your interest, you can branch from there...

-CJ (Patiently awaiting a release of "The Linux CD Bookshelf" from O'Reilly)
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I have read lots of tYY's explanations regarding installing tar files and stuff like that. I like how he explains things and I think he should write a book, something like Linux for Newbies or something. I'd buy it.
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The Bible books always start from INSANELY easy to expert tip near the end, thats the way i like my books so i dont get lost after the first couple pages. So if you already know the basics, you can skip a few chapters.


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