[ubuntu-za] Books

Ivo Vegter ivo at hivemind.net
Wed Feb 13 09:45:59 GMT 2008

André Truter wrote:

> Is there any books you can recommend for me to get myself up to speed on 
> Linux and Ubuntu?

I'd prefer a web guide to a book: it's often more up-to-date, and you 
have search functionality.

Try this:

Or this:

Most things should be fairly self-explanatory. If you want to dig 
deeper, and mess around using the terminal (command line) instead of the 
GUI, start here:


Be warned that this is a bit like free climbing. Great fun and very 
instructive, but there are times when a single slip can cause a whole 
lotta broken bones. Work carefully, especially when you're issuing 
commands as root (sudo).

Hope this helps.

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