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Old 08-02-2012, 09:40 AM   #1
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Question whats reference book would you recomand

I am new to Linux would like to find a good starter book would you have suggestions ?
Old 08-02-2012, 01:03 PM   #2
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Hello, welcome to LQ.

This is one of the most frequently asked questions.

So, use the search feature on this page and type "learn linux reference book", refine your search as needed.

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You will found a load of resources at The Linux Documentation Project.

I would recommend Garrels's Introduction to Linux for starts; it's available in several formats on the "Guides" page at that link.
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Loads of books
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Hi and Welcome!

"Linux In A Nutshell" is an advanced Linux book By: Ellen Siever

Tho it's advanced you may find as you read it that it gets your attention. As it did mine.
Also, my local Library provided me with all the Linux books that I requested.
Google can more than likely help you find good books. I found Linux books at this site too:
Good luck to you
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Some helpful information for a new Linux user can be found at
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