[linux-elitists] 32 essential computer books?
Karsten M. Self
Thu Dec 18 13:50:34 PST 2003
on Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 11:32:57AM -0800, Nick Moffitt (email@example.com) wrote:
> begin Ben Woodard quotation:
> > My suggestion is you need to add O'Reilly's Unix Power Tools to the
> > list. Even if you think you know Unix or Linux well. You will learn a
> > bunch from this book.
> Ooh! Seconded emphatically! That's the best book for waiting
> rooms, bus and subway trips, and bathroom breaks. I think I learned
> shell programming one page at a time by randomly flipping through that
> book while procrastinating on term papers.
LPT and _UNIX in a Nutshell_ were the two texts that pushed me "over the
hump" with Unix. Add _Linux in a Nutshell_ and _Running Linux_ for my
introduction to GNU/Linux.
Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
Backgrounder on the Caldera/SCO vs. IBM and Linux dispute.
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