Linux All-In-One for Dummies
A complete guide and reference to five major Linux distributionsLinux continues to grow in popularity worldwide as a low-cost, reliable operating system for enterprise use. Nine minibooks in this guide cover everything administrators need to know about the five leading versions: Ubuntu, Fedora Core, OpenSUSE, Mint, and Mandriva. The companion DVD includes full Ubuntu insta...more
ebook, 648 pages
Published August 20th 2010 by For Dummies
(first published January 1st 2008)
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Excellent book for the plane if you need to be trapped to get some reading done. The author tells you up front to pick and choose the sections you need, so I went straight to the "good parts" and skipped the topics I was already familiar with. Since there are so many "flavors" of Linux, this was a good introductory overview, but I'll need to focus on a particular distro to actually get anything done.