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December 9th, 2007, 12:55 AM
Hi, I was wondering if anyone knew of a good book which teaches you the ins and outs of Linux. It seems like Linux for Dummies only goes through some simple set up procedures and not anything really specific. I want a book which gets a bit more detailed and possibly goes over some more terminal code. Thanks for your time.
Something specific to Ubuntu would be nice too.
December 9th, 2007, 04:14 AM
I don't really have that many linux books handy, but the one that really stood out (for me at least) was "LPIC 1 Exam Cram 2" (ISBN 0-7897-3127-4) since i took the LPIC courses.
It has a little bit of everything in a real easy format.
The other one i'd recommend is the "Linux Administration Handbook" (ISBN 0-13-148004-9) if you want to get into the networking/administrating side of things.
December 9th, 2007, 05:10 AM
Amazon to teh rescue!!!
December 9th, 2007, 05:59 AM
Here is a good book: http://www.tldp.org
December 9th, 2007, 06:05 AM
Awesome book on linux...
A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming
Great reference for beginners or advanced.
December 9th, 2007, 06:28 AM
These books look great. This is mainly a present for a friend who is a new Ubuntu user, so I'll be checking all of these out.
That online guide looks great, thanks!
Again, thanks for all of your suggestions!
December 9th, 2007, 06:31 AM
There is also ubuntu for dummys. And the ultimate ubuntu hacks book.
December 9th, 2007, 06:51 AM
This should help you get started..
Heres some online doc's
Learning Debian GNU/Linux
Linux Bible, 2007 Edition
The Linux Cookbook
Running Linux, Fourth Edition
How Linux Works
Linux Pocket Guide
A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors and Shell Programming
Linux in a Nutshell Edition Number: 5
Linux Kernel Development
Linux Network Administrator's Guide
Linux Iptables Pocket Reference
Linux Desktop Hacks
Linux Security Cookbook
Linux system commands
There's these books as well.
Learning the Bash Shell
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