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Old 07-03-2003, 01:32 PM   #16
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Sometimes it's nice to be proven wrong.
Old 07-03-2003, 08:31 PM   #17
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I don't want to break the law, if that's what it would be to have an "unofficial" copy, but a friend of mine gave me a CD with a bunch of Linux-books on it.

So, everyone, please forgive me if I was out of line on this forum.

I meant only to help anyone that I am able to.

Peace, BC
Old 07-04-2003, 04:51 AM   #18
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just for study.
the paper form book is so dear for me.
i cant afford it .
my email:

thank u BearClaw
please send me a copy if possible
Old 07-04-2003, 01:33 PM   #19
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Thanks for your help. I think im going to get Running Linux, that should be enough (and hopefully more) to get me on the net. From there i will have a nice resource at my disposal.

Thanks again for all of your help. I will be back on here, if sucessful ill try to help others, if not then i will be asking for help. This is going to be quite an adventure.
Old 07-04-2003, 09:48 PM   #20
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Here is a link to download Slackware Linux Unleashed and a few others that may be of interest:

Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition - Excellent Book on Linux.

The Linux Cookbook by Michael Stutz - Good beginnerís book.

I hope these help someone as much they have helped me!
Old 07-05-2003, 01:53 AM   #21
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thank in advance

Last edited by laxi; 07-05-2003 at 01:58 AM.
Old 07-06-2003, 09:44 AM   #22
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My suggestion for a book is "Running Linux" by the O'Reily Group.
I bought this book along with RedHat 6.0 several years ago and it is a great book. I was just reading it last night. Anyway, I have the 2nd edition. How outdated is it? Would the 4th edition be worth buying?

Old 07-06-2003, 10:54 PM   #23
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Hey BearClaw, i'm also going to ask of you a favor. I am also a Linux beginner and have d/l'ed several free e-books. But, everyone is suggesting the one in your hands. Do you think you could email me a copy as well?

By the way, if not then can you ask your friend where he gets these free Linux books?

Old 08-22-2003, 10:00 PM   #24
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Hey BearClaw. Instead of writing a long post, just read SirLancelotX's once more, and exchange his mail with

Thanks alot!


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