On Tue, Apr 14, 1998 at 01:46:07PM +0100, Rick McKenzie wrote: > If you could choose one book to help you learn Linux, what would it > be? I'm looking for something that covers installation, use, and > administration. Oh yeah, and also how to format a floppy disk : ) I used and can reccommend Running Linux 2nd Edition. If helped to read afterward the kernel-HOWTO and learn how to repackage a .deb file with dpkg-buildpackage. I also learned by example what files go IN a Debian package tree, mostlin the debian directory, etc. This made me able to make a debian package, albeit slowly. I imagine there are faster ways but I don't yet know them => You may never need this step, but I have discovered that anything not packaged you wish to install should be packaged locally to save headaches and make deinstallation easier.
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