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26 books on Unix and Linux.
Unix is the operating system of choice of most web servers.
Powerful and efficient but not particularly user-friendly.
These books will make your job easier: Unix administration, Linux.
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UNIX in a Nutshell
By Arnold Robbins
With all Unix commands and their options. Covers Solaris 10, Bash shell, tsch shell, GNU Emacs Version 21, GDB debugger. A useful, complete and up-to-date Unix reference.
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Professional Unix Shell Programming
By Larry A. Walker
Everything there is to know about the the Korn shell. An excellent reference, with examples.
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UNIX: The Complete Reference, Second Edition
By Robin Anderson, Andy Johnston
New, as of Dec 2006. How to install and configure UNIX on a PC or Mac and use all the powerful tools and utilities.
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Just Enough UNIX
By Paul K Andersen
A quick and gentle introduction to the UNIX operating system. Sometimes you don't need the whole story. A short, but comprehensive text that answers most of your questions.
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By Paul Love
It assumes no prior knowledge. It starts from the ground floor and works its way up to advanced programming techniques. Apple Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris environments are covered.
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Unix: The Textbook (2nd Edition)
By Syed Mansoor Sarwar
Pub. July 2004. 900 pages of information! This introductory book assumes no prior knowledge of UNIX, but takes you into topics like inter-process communication and I/O redirection, UNIX processes, the file system, storage, and I/O management.
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Unix for the Mainframer
By David B. Horvath
Mainframers fear no more! This books feels your pain! It explains Unix in a way even Mainframers can understand. The Essential Reference for Commands, Conversions, and Tcp/Ip.
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By Robin Anderson, Andy Johnston
A practical book on Unix and its administration.
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Learning the UNIX Operating System, Fifth Edition
By Jerry Peek
174 pages. This book is specifically designed for those who are new to UNIX and contains neither introductory-level condescension nor advanced-level gibberish. Well-indexed and clearly mapped, Learning the UNIX Operating System will show you how to use and manage files and get your e-mail as well as how to perform more advanced tasks.
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Introduction to Unix and Linux Lab Manual
By John Muster
This book is full of skill-building exercises, materials lists and set-up instructions, step-by-step lab scenarios, and clear explanations that enable you to learn and practice Unix.
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UNIX System Management Primer Plus
By Jeffrey S. Horwitz
Unix System Management Primer Plus describes in detail the concepts and methodologies that govern Unix system administration.
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Linux and Windows 2000 Integration Toolkit, A Complete Resource
By Ross Brunson
Addressing version 2.4 of the Linux kernel, as well as Windows XP and .NET, it offers the most up-to-date working resource for all your Linux with Windows 2000 integration questions. Expert Ross Brunson takes you step by step through the process for integrating both systems, offering proven tips and techniques to get the job done right. Included throughout the book are numerous practical examples that clearly explain all topics from the ground up, such as architectures and features, and strengths and weaknesses of both systems. You’ll also find real-world solutions for the project management problems you’ll face in your daily tasks so you’ll be able to effectively use Linux alongside your Windows 2000 system.
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Linux for S/390 (IBM Redbook)
By IBM Redbooks
What a combination! Linux for the IBM mainframe. This IBM Redbook will help you install Linux for S/390 in different environments, and documents basic system administration tasks that help you manage your Linux for S/390 system. It also provides an introduction to a wide range of services such as Samba, NFS, and Apache. You will learn what each service is, what it is capable of, and how to install it.
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Unix for the Impatient
By Paul W. Abrahams
A handbook for those who need to learn UNIX quickly--people interested in UNIX as a tool rather than an object of study--this book can serve both as a guide and a reference source once UNIX has been mastered.
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TRU64 Unix Oracle9i Cluster Quick Reference
By Tim Donar
Setting up Oracle9i RAC to run on a TRU64 Unix cluster.
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From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line
By Oliver Kiddle
Published June 2004.
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The New Korn shell Command and Programming Language
By Morris I. Bolsky
This second edition of the bestselling guide to the KornShell command and programming language--by the original inventors of the language--provides a specification for the KornShell language; tutorial material for those new to ksh (the program that implements the KornShell language); and a comprehensive reference for all Ksh users.
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Unix Shells by Example
By Ellie Quigley
Published September 2004. Unix Shells by Examples shows commands and utilities in the three most popular Unix shells--C, Bourne, and Korn--with side-by-side examples. you can compare commands in the three shells and become proficient in all three.
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The Mac OS X Command Line: Unix Under the Hood
By Dave Taylor
Learning Unix for Mac OS X lets you explore the powerful capabilities of Unix on the Mac. If you know nothing about Unix this may be the book for you. If you are experienced in Unix, you probably don't need this book.
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UNIX Weekend Crash Course(tm)
By Arthur Griffith
Thirty lessons, each concentrating on a single topic, such as logging in and out, the file system, the Bourne shell, file operations, utilities, e-mail, users and password files, batch editing, Perl, the X Window system, archiving and compressing files, and security.
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Unix Storage Management
By Ray A. Kampa
General storage principles, storage project management, storage architectures, storage management software, network-connected storage solutions, backup/restoration strategies, performance analysis/management on the UNIX system.
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Gives procedures for system startup and shutdown, file system layout, user account management, security, printing, and backup. It also reviews TCP/IP, the domain name system, network information service, remote commands, and electronic mail.
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Qshell for iSeries
By Ted Holt
Written for those programmers who are unfamiliar with Unix but are familiar with DDS, CL, and RPG, this book allows iSeries and AS/400 users to get up to speed on Unix quickly.
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DB2 Universal Database v8 administration and development for UNIX, Linux, and Windows platforms. Gets you prepared for IBM's newest DB2 certification exam. For DBA's, developers, and DB2 certification candidates.
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Unix Power Tools, Third Edition
By Shelley Powers
Unix Power Tools, with its accompanying CD-ROM, contains thousands of tips, scripts, and techniques that make using Unix easier, more effective, and even fun.
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Learning Unix for Mac OS X Panther
By Dave Taylor
How to bridge the gap between the friendly Mac user interface and the Unix shell environment that in underneath it. How to manage files, edit text with pico and vi, print text and graphics, and connect to the Internet. Explores the large assortment of open-source software available for the Mac.
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