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Re: [OT] Best of UNIX/Linux Books that you can't stop reading

On 2007-05-21, Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@meetinghouse.net> wrote:
>>>> 1. Unix Power Tools (I think there's no second to this one and this is
>>>> the King of all       Unix/Linux books)
>>>> 2. The Linux Cookbook: Tips and Techniques for Everyday Use by 
>>>> Michael Stutz
>>> 3. Linux Server Hacks 1 & 2 (O'rileys).
>> 4. The Debian System, Concepts and Techniques; Martin Krafft, No 
>> Starch Press (really thorough coverage of Debian package management)
>> 5. Essential System Administration, O'Reilly
> 6. For you fans of classics:  The Unix Programming Environment, 
> Kernighan & Pike, Prentice-Hall, 1984
> Kernighan also co-wrote that other classic, "The C Programming Language

7. Classic shell scripting, O'Reilly

This one was, I take it, intended as an updating of the classic
"Software tools" by Kernighan and Plauger. A great combination of
shell scripting and command-line tools. A solid introduction to the
*nix philosophy with more than enough practical examples to be
immediately useful.



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