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Books for Solaris 10/11 [on hold]

I have been working on Linux for last two years and I learned alot of things about Linux. And now I'm thinking that I should start learning Solaris also knowing that I have a knowledge to jump for ...
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How do I start studying The Linux Programming Interface book [closed]

I bought myself "The Linux Programming Interface" book from Michael Kerrisk. I am a .NET developer who wants to broaden his horizon. But how do I start with it? Reading cover to cover will not stick ...
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Is the Unix Power Tools book still relevant today?

I was wondering if the Unix Power Tools book, Third edition, is still relevant today? I want to order it but I am afraid it contains only outdated material. If so, is there a recent similar book?
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Recommendation of books to setup and admin a web server in Linux [closed]

Hi I am quite a newbie on Linux, I knew basic concept and some commands of it. And now I am going to setup and admin a web server in Ubuntu Linux distribution. I installed it by default setting, and ...
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Book or online article on analysis and tuning Linux system performance

I am looking for a good book or online article on analysis and tuning Linux system performance. So far I've found openSUSE 12.2 System Analysis and Tuning Guide which looks promising. Any other ...
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Books/Resources which explain TCP/IP kernel implementation [closed]

I only know about: 1) Internetworking with TCP/IP: Vol.II, Design, Implementation, and Internals 2) TCP/IP Illustrated, Vol. 2: The Implementation but these are quite dated. I am particularly ...
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Plan 9 from Bell Labs book

I would really like to obtain a book on Plan 9's design and ethos. Do such things exist? Anybody have a recommendation? (Asking here on the basis that Plan 9 was once meant to be Unix's successor, ...
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What is the best book every Unix or Linux user should read? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recommended reading to better understand unix/linux internals There are a lot of Unix an Linux books. Then I'm curious to know. which book is popular among Unix or Linux ...
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Stuck between these two books?

I'm new to Unix/Linux platforms so I was hunting for good books on *nix... I soon realized there is not one book or resource. But to gain confidence on the command line and scripting (the real *nix ...
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What are all the items on the cover of the “Linux Administration Handbook”?

As I mentioned in What do all the pictures on the front of the "Unix and Linux System Administration Handbook" represent? I'm fairly new to Linux and Unix. @jasonwryan provided an excellent ...
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What do all the pictures on the front of the “Unix and Linux System Administration Handbook” represent?

I'm a newcomer to Unix and Linux, and I've been trying to get up to speed on everything. One of the guides I've used is the "Unix and Linux System Administration Handbook" It's a pretty great book, ...
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What unix certifications are available? Are there any self-taught?

I have a friend who is a Red Hat Certified Engineer. I also know there is the Linux Professionals Institute LPIC-1, 2, & 3. Are there other popular ones? How do I pick one to start with?
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Suggest good book to learn basics about Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good Introductory resources for linux I'm looking for good book that teaches basics of Linux. I'm not interested (at the moment) about developing stuff, but more ...
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Which book would you recommend to gain enough foundation to learn Linux well enough to be a lead developer?

I have been using Linux for years and have never really felt 100% confident with it. I have bought a couple of 'Linux' books and, each time, I am disappointed to read that they are aimed at more ...
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good unix troubleshooting book

I've been trying to learn *nix and I think I'm doing pretty good as far as basic commands, and I think I understand a lot of the "monitoring" type commands etc... in short, I think I'm doing okay with ...
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Book on Linux kernel driver development

What good books are there out there for Linux kernel driver development? Preferably targeting a rather new kernel release. Which one is best in you opinion? Essential Linux Device Drivers Linux ...
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Looking for an old classical Unix toolkit textbook

I am looking for a book about the Unix command-line toolkit (sh, grep, sed, awk, cut, etc.) that I read some time ago. It was an excellent book, but I totally forgot its name. The great thing about ...
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Good free intro to Ubuntu?

So a friend asked me if I knew of a good Ubuntu tutorial or book. I remembered one from a while ago: the Ubuntu Pocket Guide, but it turns out it's from 2008, so it's not really ideal any more. Are ...
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Good Introductory resources for linux

Are there any good tutorials or resources I can read so that I am not confused by basic things like 'how to search all files in a directory and below for a given string', or 'how to find out how much ...
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Mono book recommendations

Does anyone know if there are any upcoming book releases for Mono/GTK#? The only book I could find on Amazon with a decent rating is over 6 years old.
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Good introduction to Subversion for inexperienced users?

Can you suggest a good introduction to Subversion for UNIX (or Mac OS X) users? It can assume familiarity with basic command-line usage, but not any advanced topics (with bash scripting counting as ...
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What is the best book to learn Linux system programming? [closed]

Title says it all. I am trying to learn Linux system programming, which is the best book to learn this?
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Recommended reading to better understand Unix/Linux internals

I've worked on *nix environments for the last four years as a application developer (mostly in C). Please suggest some books/blogs etc. for improving my *nix internals knowledge.