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The Complete FreeBSD: Documentation from the Source

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FreeBSD is by far the most popular version of BSD(R), the legendary operating system that has contributed a great deal to every version of Unix(R) in use today (including Mac OS(R) X). Originally a community effort by the University of California at Berkeley, FreeBSD was aimed at making Unix a little friendlier and easier to use. By the time other free operating systems ca

Paperback, Fourth Edition, 714 pages
Published May 6th 2003 by O'Reilly Media (first published 2003)
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Mar 13, 2011 ctwayfarer rated it it was amazing
One of the best books on computing, period! Read any other book and you understand your OS. But read this one and you understand computing as a whole. The author goes into the innards of the development of the internet, why the word 'terminal' has stuck, the Haye's Command Set and so much more! Too bad Greg Lehey's book isn't being updated any more. Michael Lucas' 'Absolute FreeBSD' has replaced this one as the authoritative reference for BSD enthusiasts and Unix users in general. But reaching t ...more
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Jun 29, 2008 Christopher Jones rated it really liked it
Excellent review of freebsd user and admin worlds. FreeBSD is the open-source branch of Berkeley Software Distribution, created at the University of California- Berkeley.
Jun 29, 2012 Khaidir rated it really liked it
I "bought" this book from Kinokuniya book store, KLCC, Malaysia. Really love it. Thank you Greg, for sharing your passion with us! I'm still reading this book.
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A very good book about FreeBSD features. The book doesn't cover all topics but it is a good start for beginners.
Dec 02, 2008 Russel rated it really liked it
This book is an awesome resources for setting up your own FreeBSD server.
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