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Old 02-09-2004, 05:27 PM   #1
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Talking what is a good beginner book for linux

Hi just started playing around with linux/unix. I need a good book that I can read and learn from. I have been working with windows for about 4 years now. Any suggestion would be great

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Old 02-09-2004, 05:41 PM   #2
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Try the redhat-bible or something like that. Although, this one is specially for red-hat, it will certainly give you a very good impression of the basic linux-things (and the more advanced stuff also). It's the 100% Blah series...(ISBN 0-7645-4333-4 is one that should do)

Googling on isbn brought me to this site:
But i am sure you you could get it anywhere.....

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Old 02-09-2004, 05:49 PM   #3
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Yea i was looking at that book just wanted to see what you fellas thought.

thanks for the help
Old 02-09-2004, 06:42 PM   #4
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I think the rute tutorial is great and it is free:
Old 02-09-2004, 08:41 PM   #5
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I use the rute tutorial too, it is an awesome value for being free!
I put it in my /var/www/htdocs/rute/ directory, so I can access it with http://localhost/rute/
Old 02-09-2004, 10:18 PM   #6
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anyone know a different place i can download the rute pdf? i downloaded it and it says its corrupt... tried downloading the html and it just goes to some african website with nothing ot do with rute (as far as i can tell)
Old 02-09-2004, 10:49 PM   #7
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I agree, do not be intimidated by Rute. It is a great reference for any future questions. I have a RedHat book as well, but I don't get the same results that I get from flipping through the Rute pages.
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Thanks for the help fellas



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