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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 commands]
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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[Unix shell book ]
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 book ]
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 book ]
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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[Unix book ]
Beginning Unix

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 book ]
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 Mainframer book ]
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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[Unix book ]
Unix Unleashed

By Robin Anderson, Andy Johnston

A practical book on Unix and its administration.
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[Unix book ]
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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[Unix book ]
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 book ]
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]
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 Redbook]
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 book]
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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[Unix Oracle book]
TRU64 Unix Oracle9i Cluster Quick Reference

By Tim Donar

Setting up Oracle9i RAC to run on a TRU64 Unix cluster.
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[UNIX shell]
From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command Line

By Oliver Kiddle

Published June 2004.
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[korn shell]
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 shell]
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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[Unix Mac OS X]
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 book]
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]
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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[UNIX Administration book]
UNIX Administration: A Comprehensive Sourcebook for Effective Systems & Network Management

By Bozidar Levi

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]
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 UNIX]
DB2 Universal Database V8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Database Administration Certification Guide (5th Edition)

By George Baklarz

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]
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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[UNIX for Mac OS X]
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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