Re: Please Recommend Good Linux Books Talking as much and thoroughly as possible

From: Brian (
Date: 10/16/04

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    I'm no linux expert, but I've been in heavy training for a few months and
    found the "Linux Administration Handbook":

    to be very helpful.

    For more, just checkout amazon. There's plenty of people there ready to tell
    you what to read.


    "Iván Filpo" <> wrote:
    > Hello
    > I have been using Linux for quite a while and I am trying to learn as much
    > as possible by reading books.
    > I would like to read complete books not just covering one linux distro but
    > common things in all of them that probably were carried over from unix. By
    > this I mean not mainly unix but materials that will make be capable of
    > dealing with almost any distro.
    > I would like the books to include one of the following:
    > 1- Linux & Unix Commands(Specially those that are very useful).
    > 2- Linux Networking & Firewall(Iptables).
    > 3- Backing up.
    > 4- Setup Important applications(Samba,Apache,Postfix or any MTA,etc).
    > 5- Scripting(Awk, Sed, Perl).
    > 6- Kernel Compiling & Hacking.
    > 7- Linux Security.
    > 8- NFS
    > 9- NIS
    > 10-SNMP & Network Centralized Managment.
    > 11- Anything I missed that helps for the Certification and would prepare
    > m to help other persons in these groups.
    > I have Running Linux 3rd edition, Linux in a nutshell. I would like to
    > hear about the best of the best.
    > Thanks for your time,
    > Iván C. Filpo

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