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Linux Cookbook

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This unique and valuable collection of tips, tools, and scripts provides clear, concise, hands-on solutions that can be applied to the challenges facing anyone running a network of Linux servers from small networks to large data centers in the practical and popular problem-solution-discussion O'Reilly cookbook format.

The Linux Cookbook covers everything you'd expect: backu
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Paperback, 592 pages
Published December 6th 2004 by O'Reilly Media (first published November 1st 2004)
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Barry
Aug 16, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: linux
I love this format.

"18.6 Using CVS for a Single-User Local Repository"
"18.9 Creating a Shared CVS Repository"

Each heading is followed by a short, direct description on how to do the task, complete with what to type in. It's the examples that man pages ought to have (if man pages weren't written by people who didn't need man pages, for people who didn't need man pages).

There are many, many, many things that have to be memorized in order to use Linux effectively. There are many more whose details
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Ann
Jan 07, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Obviously this is not a work of fiction that one reads through from beginning to end--but you would certainly learn a lot if you did so. Carla Schroder's technical writing is clear, simple, and presented in short "recipes" that are easy to understand, and not overwhelming if you're a Linux newbie.

On O'Reilly's web site there is an downloadable update to the Kindle edition (I can't speak to other ebook editions), but, caveat emptor, it is not free, though in my opinion reasonably priced.
Jose  Seco Sanz
Sep 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
A bit outdated. Also, it was not what i was expecting.
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