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Beginning the Linux Command Line

★★★★★
Book DescriptionThis is Linux for those of us who don’t mind typing. All Linux users and administrators tend to like the flexibility and speed of Linux administration from the command line in byte–sized chunks, instead of fairly standard GUIs. Beginning the Linux Com ...

Professional PHP6

★★★★★
Book DescriptionPublishing in tandem with the long-awaited release of PHP 6, this book reveals the inside scoop for pushing the limits of how to maximize the full feature set of PHP 6. You’ll learn how to use PHP 6 in the larger scheme of enterprise-class software deve ...

A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell...

★★★★★
Book DescriptionPraise for Mark Sobell's Books "I keep searching for books that collect everything you want to know about a subject in one place, and keep getting disappointed. Usually the books leave out some important topic, while others go too deep in some areas and m ...

Linux Bible 2009 Edition: Boot up Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPP...

★★★★★
Book DescriptionAs the ultimate resource on the basics of the Linux desktops, servers, and programming tools, this book is written by the ultimate author on all things Linux. This transition resource is ideal if you are making the move from Windows or Macintosh to using ...

Professional Linux Kernel Architecture (Wrox Programmer...

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Book DescriptionFind an introduction to the architecture, concepts and algorithms of the Linux kernel in Professional Linux Kernel Architecture, a guide to the kernel sources and large number of connections among subsystems. Find an introduction to the relevant structure ...

Apache Cookbook

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Book DescriptionOver the years I've worked with more Apache servers than I can remember, and will say without a shadow of doubt that this is single best reference I've ever used in regards to Apache. The goal of the Apache Cookbook isn't to create a massive tome of in ...

Introducing Ubuntu: Desktop Linux

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Book DescriptionCompletely free and highly robust, Ubuntu has the power to bring the Linux desktop to the masses. Introducing Ubuntu: Desktop Linux is your key to learning this new, user-friendly, and free alternative to Windows. Think of it as a personal tutorial, a one ...

GNU Image Manipulation Program: Photo Retouching, Image...

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Book DescriptionThe GIMP User Manual. 656 pages paperback print edition of the latest electronic manual for GIMP version 2.4 and higher. Written by the Gimp DocumentationTeam and officially released at gimp.org. GIMP, the GNU Image Manipulation Program, is a free Photo a ...

Ubuntu Linux Secrets

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Book DescriptionThe everyday Linux user can easily get overwhelmed by the complexity of the new software that exists when creating an Ubuntu system. This book covers the basics of creating a new system from scratch and explains what software is installed. You’ll take a ...

Ubuntu Linux 100 Success Secrets, Tips, Tricks, Hints a...

★★★★★
Book DescriptionThis book is set up for both newbie and guru alike, crammed with tips and tricks, arranged in a way that you can just browse and pick, or use it kind of like a Ubuntu cookbook, if you will. While reading and reviewing the book, you ought to have a machi ...

Official Ubuntu Book, The (3rd Edition)

★★★★½
Book DescriptionLinux Journal Readers’ Choice Awards 2008 Favorite Linux Book, Honorable Mention. http://www.linuxjournal.com “. . . this one (Ubuntu Linux book) is at the head of the pack for getting started with your penguin experience. . . .” —Tom Duff ...

Ubuntu For Non-Geeks: a Pain-Free, Project-Based, Get-T...

★★★★½
Book Description"A fast, crystal-clear topical tour of the amazing collective accomplishment embodied in Ubuntu." -Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing Ubuntu 8.04 has been hailed as the Linux distribution for newbies, and it's certainly the Linux for the less geeky among us. E ...

Mac for Linux Geeks (Expert's Voice in Open Source)

★★★★
Book DescriptionSome might say we all want Linux with an OS X GUI. Mac for Linux Geeks will assist you step by step in migrating from Linux–based systems to OS X. Dual booting, virtualization, and building out the Linux environment on OS X are discussed in detail, alon ...

Professional Xen Virtualization

★★★
Book DescriptionXen is an open source virtualization technology that allows multiple operating systems to run on a single physical computer system, providing cost savings and increased efficiency. This book presents you with a complete foundation on this exciting techno ...

Ubuntu 8.10 Linux Bible

Book DescriptionBring yourself up to date on the multiple new versions of Ubuntu with Ubuntu 8.04 Linux Bible, which has been updated from the original version to include information about the latest Ubuntu release. Learn about special topics like Kubuntu, a KDE version ...

LINUX On The Road - The First Book on MOBILE Linux

Book DescriptionMobile computer devices (laptops, notebooks, PDAs, mobile cell phones, portable audio and video players, digital cameras, calculators, wearables, ...) are different from desktop/tower computers. They use certain hardware such as PCMCIA cards, infrared and ...

Linux Annoyances for Geeks

Book DescriptionLinux Annoyances for Geeks. 484 pages paperback print edition. This books gives brief, but effective solutions to many annoying hardware, software and training issues that relate to both desktops and servers running Linux Based Operating Systems.

LPIC-1: Linux Professional Institute Certification Stud...

Book DescriptionOffering you thorough coverage of the new version of the leading Linux certification from Linux Professional Institute (LPI), this book covers both objectives and materials tested in the two required LPIC-1 exams: LPI 101 and LPI 102. You’ll certainly a ...

Fedora 10 Linux Administration, Networking, and Securit...

Book DescriptionThis book examines Fedora 10 topics in system administration, security, file systems, devices, networking, and servers, including the Fedora configuration utilities. System administration covers software installation and update with PackageKit, user manag ...

grep Pocket Reference (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly))

Book Descriptiongrep Pocket Reference is the first guide devoted to grep, the powerful Unix content-location utility. This handy book is ideal for system administrators, security professionals, developers, and others who want to learn more about grep and take new approac ...

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