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Linux Documentation Project Links: Printed Books Now Available

  • Introduction to Linux - A Beginer's Guide, by Fultus
    242 pages, second edition 2004, ISBN 0-9744339-3-4
    Includes:
    • What is Linux
    • Quickstart
    • About Files and the File System
    • Processes
    • I/O Redirection
    • Text Editors
    • Customization
    • Printers and Printing
    • Fundamental Backup Techniques
    • Networking

  • Bash Guide for Beginners, by Fultus
    198 pages, published 2004, ISBN 0-9744339-4-2
    Includes:
    • Bash and Bash Scripts
    • Writing and Debugging Scripts
    • The Bash Environment
    • Regular Expressions
    • The GNU sed Stream Editor
    • The GNU awk Programming Language
    • Conditional Statements
    • Writing Interactive Scripts
    • Repetitive Tasks
    • More on Variables
    • Functions
    • Catching Signals


Linux Documentation Project Links: Outdated works

  • Administrating Linux: The Basics; by OpenDocs
    Donates a percentage of sales back to the OpenSource Documentation Fund.
    Includes:
    • Unix and Internet Fundamentals HOWTO
    • Installation HOWTO
    • Administration Made Easy
    • Bash Prompt HOWTO
    • Linux Printing HOWTO
    • BootPrompt HOWTO
    • Kernel HOWTO
    • Multi Disk System Tuning
    • Mail User HOWTO
    • Modem HOWTO
    • Networking Overview HOWTO
    • Security HOWTO
    • XFree86 HOWTO

  • Linux Complete; by Sybex
    992 pages, second edition 2001, ISBN 0-7821-4036-X
    Includes:
    • What is Linux?
    • Unix and Internet Fundamentals
    • Distributions--Red Hat, Debian, and others
    • Installing Linux
    Hardware
    • Installing, Configuring, and Running XFree 86
    • Printers
    Networking
    • Linux Networking Overview
    • PPP
    • Ethernet
    • Cable Modems
    • DHCP
    • IP Masquerading
    Security
    • Importance of Linux Security
    • IP Chains
    Linux on the Desktop
    • Gnome (GNU Networked Object Model Environment)
    • The K Desktop Environment (KDE)
    Linux References
    • Extensive Command Reference
    • Linux Reading List
    • Linux HOWTOs

  • Linux the Complete Reference; by Linux System Labs. In its 7th Edition.
    • Table of Contents Link is broken. I will supply the info if I can find another source.

  • Securing and Optimizing Linux: RedHat Edition; by OpenDocs
  • . Donates a percentage of sales back to the OpenSource Documentation Fund. This book is 470+ pages. It can be downloaded here (4 Meg Download).
    Includes:
    • RedHat 6.2 CD
    • RedHat 6.2 Powertools CD
    • Linux Installation
    • Descriptions of programs packages we must uninstall for securities reasons
    • Descriptions of programs that must be uninstalled after installation of the server
    • Linux General Security
    • Linux General Optimization
    • Linux Kernel
    • Linux TCP/IP Network Management
    • Linux IPCHAINS
    • Linux Masquerading and Forwarding
    • Linux Compiler functionality
    • Linux sXid
    • Linux Logcheck
    • Linux PortSentry
    • Linux OpenSSH Client/Server
    • Linux SSH2 Client/Server
    • Linux Tripwire 2.2.1
    • Linux Tripwire ASR 1.3.1
    • Linux GnuPG
    • Set Quota on your Linux system
    • Linux DNS and BIND Server
    • Linux Sendmail Server (includes 8.10.1)
    • Linux IMAP & POP Server
    • Enable IMAP or POP via the tcp-wrappers inetd super server
    • Linux OPENSSL Server
    • Linux FreeS/WAN VPN
    • Linux OpenLDAP Server
    • Linux PostgreSQL Database Server
    • Linux Squid Proxy Server
    • Linux MM - Shared Memory Library for Apache
    • Linux Apache Web Server
    • Linux Webalizer
    • Linux FAQ-O-Matic
    • Linux Webmail IMP
    • Linux Samba Server
    • Linux FTP Server
    • Linux Backup and Restore
    • Tweaks, Tips and Administration tasks
    • Obtaining Requests for Comments (RFCs)

  • Linux Network Administrator's Guide, 2nd Edition
    by Olaf Kirch & Terry Dawson; published by O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
    503 pages; second edition 2002, ISBN 1-56592-400-2.
    • Introduction to networking
    • Issues of TCP/IP networking
    • Configuring the networking hardware
    • Configuring serial hardware
    • Configuring TCP/IP Networking
    • Name service and resolver configuration
    • Serial line IP
    • The point-to-point protocol
    • iTCP/IP Firewall
    • IP Accounting
    • IP Masquerade and network address translation
    • Important network features
    • The network information system
    • The network file system
    • IPX and the NCP file system
    • Managing Taylor UUCP
    • Electronic Mail
    • Sendmail
    • Getting Exim up and running
    • Netnews
    • C news
    • NNTP and the NTP daemon
    • Internet news
    • Newsreader configuration
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