Tag Archives: Linux
Ubuntu on A Dime – The Path to Low-cost Computing, James Floyd Kelly, 2009 If you want a cheap but powerful computer, this book will help. It has 30 pages discussing hardware selection for Linux, then 200 pages introducing you … Continue reading
Linux for Dummies, Richard Blum, Wiley, 2009 A gentle intro to Linux, and almost everything can be done without using the command line! A DVD is included which will make it simple to install Ubuntu or Fedora. 400 pages.
Fedora 11 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux bible / Christopher Negus, Eric Foster-Johnson, Wiley, 2009. Here are 1000 pages for the Fedora admin. The book will be useful at the beginner and intermediate level. Most of it applies to any … Continue reading
Ubuntu Linux Secrets / Richard Blum, Wiley, 2009 Here is a user manual which also gets into systems admin. Only about 20 pages are about the command line, which tells you how far Ubuntu has come in the last few … Continue reading
CompTIA Linux+ certification / Michael Jang, McGraw-Hill, 2008 If you think certification is useful for Linux admins, here is a good book for you. Otherwise, you will find this a good beginner to intermediate guide. 350 pages.
Beginning the Linux command line / Sander van Vugt, Apress, 2009 Some of this is basic, but it gets interesting with yum, zypper, tunneling, samba, kernel modules, and bash scripting. 350 pages.
Beginning Portable Shell Scripting : From Novice to Professional / Peter Seebach, Apress, 2008 Many years ago I learned scripting by reading the boot time scripts in SunOS or System III. Life would have been so much easier with this … Continue reading
Linux all-in-one desk reference for dummies / by Emmett Dulaney, Wiley, 2008 This book will help you install and administer a Linux system. 600 pages. Includes a DVD with the top 4 distros.
Ubuntu Linux secrets / Richard Blum, Wiley 2009 You will like this book if you are new to Linux. However, the folks over at Canonical will not like the wording of this title, after all the good work they have … Continue reading
LPIC-1 : Linux Professional Institute Certification study guide / Roderick W. Smith, Wiley, 2009 This certification may be useful to Linux system admins. In any case, the book is a good summary of Linux admin tasks. 550 pages. The CD … Continue reading