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Best linux Books
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The Linux Command Line
A Complete Introduction
William Shotts - 2019-03-07 (first published in 2009)
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You've experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer--now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line.The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell (or command line). Along the way you'll learn the timeless ski...
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How Linux Works
Brian Ward - 2020-11-24 (first published in 2004)
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Best selling guide to the inner workings of the Linux operating system with over 50,000 copies sold since its release in 2014. This in-depth guide to the various components of a Linux system covers topics like how the system boots, how networking works, and what the Linux kernel actually does. The Linux operating system is the power behind Android,...
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Linux Pocket Guide
Essential Commands
Daniel J. Barrett - 2016-06-28 (first published in 2004)
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If you use Linux in your day-to-day work, this popular pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job reference. The third edition features new commands for processing image files and audio files, running and killing programs, reading and modifying the system clipboard, and manipulating PDF files, as well as other commands requested by readers. You'll also...
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The Linux Programming Interface
A Linux and UNIX System Programming Handbook
Michael Kerrisk - 2010-10-27
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The Linux Programming Interface is the definitive guide to the Linux and UNIX programming interfacethe interface employed by nearly every application that runs on a Linux or UNIX system.In this authoritative work, Linux programming expert Michael Kerrisk provides detailed descriptions of the system calls and library functions that you need in order...
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Linux for Beginners
An Introduction to the Linux Operating System and Command Line
Jason Cannon - 2014-01-02
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If you want to learn how to use Linux, but don't know where to start read on. Knowing where to start when learning a new skill can be a challenge, especially when the topic seems so vast. There can be so much information available that you can't even decide where to start. Or worse, you start down the path of learning and quickly discover too many ...
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UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook
Evi Nemeth - 2017-08-18 (first published in 2010)
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"As an author, editor, and publisher, I never paid much attention to the competition--except in a few cases. This is one of those cases. The UNIX System Administration Handbook is one of the few books we ever measured ourselves against." --Tim O'Reilly, founder of O'Reilly Media "This edition is for those whose systems live in the cloud or in virtu...
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Linux Bible
Christopher Negus - 2020-06-10 (first published in 2005)
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The industry favorite Linux guide Linux Bible, 10th Edition is the ultimate hands-on Linux user guide, whether you're a true beginner or a more advanced user navigating recent changes. this updated tenth edition covers the latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 8), Fedora 30, and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It includes information on cloud computi...
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Linux Kernel Development
Robert Love - 2010-06-22
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"Linux Kernel Development" details the design and implementation of the Linux kernel, presenting the content in a manner that is beneficial to those writing and developing kernel code, as well as to programmers seeking to better understand the operating system and become more efficient and productive in their coding. The book details the major subs...
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Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible
Richard Blum - 2015-01-20 (first published in 2008)
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Talk directly to your system for a faster workflow withautomation capability Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible is youressential Linux guide. With detailed instruction and abundantexamples, this book teaches you how to bypass the graphicalinterface and communicate directly with your computer, saving timeand expanding capability. This thir...
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Learn Linux Quickly
A Friendly Guide to Easily Master the World's Most Powerful Operating System.
Ahmed Alkabary - 2020-05-13
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If you have always wanted to learn Linux but are still afraid to do so, this book is for you! A lot of people think of Linux as a sophisticated operating system that only hackers and geeks know how to use, and thus they abort their dream of learning Linux. Well, let me surprise you! Linux is simple and easy to learn, and this book is the ultimate p...
Linux by Nathan Clark
Advanced Programming in the UNIXEnvironment by W. Richard Stevens
Linux System Programming by Robert Love
Command Line Kung Fu by Jason Cannon
Mastering Linux Shell Scripting by Mokhtar Ebrahim
Linux Administration by Wale Soyinka
Linux Basics for Hackers by OccupyTheWeb
Kali Linux Revealed by Raphael Hertzog, Jim O'Gorman
Understanding the Linux Kernel, Third Edition by Daniel P. Bovet
A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming by Mark Sobell, Matthew Helmke
Learn Kali Linux 2019 by Glen D. Singh
Advanced UNIX Programming by Marc J. Rochkind
Linux in a Nutshell by Ellen Siever
Linux Essentials, Second Edition by Christine Bresnahan
Linux by Richard Petersen