Where to go from here?

This document gives an overview of useful books and sites.

Useful Books

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General Unix

  • "Unix Made Easy: the Basics and Beyond!" by John Muster, Osborne McGraw-Hill, 1996, ISBN 0078821738

  • "Unix in a Nutshell" by Arnold Robbins, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 1565924274

  • "Unix Powertools" by Jerry Peek, Tim O'Reilly and Mike Loukides, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 1565922603

  • "When You Can't Find Your System Administrator" by Linda Mui, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 1565921046

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Editors

  • "Learning the Vi Editor" by Linda Lamb and Arnold Robbins, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 1565924266

  • "GNU Emacs Manual" by Richard M.Stallman, iUniverse.Com Inc., ISBN 0595100333

  • "Learning GNU Emacs" by Debra Cameron, Bill Rosenblatt and Eric Raymond, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 1565921526

  • "Perl Cookbook" by Tom Christiansen and Nathan Torkington, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 1565922433

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Shells

  • "Unix Shell Programming" by Stephen G.Kochan and Patrick H.Wood, Sams Publishing, ISBN 067248448X

  • "Learning the Bash Shell" by Cameron Newham and Bill Rosenblatt, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 1565923472

  • "The Complete Linux Shell Programming Training Course" by Ellie Quigley and Scott Hawkins, Prentice Hall PTR, ISBN 0130406767

  • "Linux and Unix Shell Programming" by David Tansley, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, ISBN 0201674726

  • "Unix C Shell Field Guide" by Gail and Paul Anderson, Prentice Hall, ISBN 013937468X

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X Windows

  • "X Window System User's Guide" by Valerie Quercia and Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 1565920155

  • "Gnome User's Guide" by the Gnome Community, iUniverse.Com Inc., ISBN 0595132251

  • "KDE Bible" by Dave Nash, Hungry Minds Inc., ISBN 0764546929

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System Specific References

AIX

  • "The AIX Survival Guide" by Andreas Siegert, Addison-Wesley, ISBN 0201593882

Compaq/Digital

  • "True64 Unix File Systems" by Steve Hancock, Digital Press, ISBN 1555582273

HP-UX

  • "HP-UX 11.x System Administration Handbook and Toolkit" by Marty Poniatowsky, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0130125148

Linux

  • "Linux in a Nutshell" by Ellen Siever, Jessica P.Hekman, Stephen Spainhour and Stephen Figgins, O'Reilly UK, ISBN 0596000251

  • "Linux Unleashed" by Tim Parker, Bill Ball and David Pitts, Sams Publishing, ISBN 0672316889

Solaris

  • "Solaris 8: The Complete Reference" by Sriranga Veeraraghavan, Osborne MsGraw-Hill, ISBN 0072121432

  • "Solaris Solutions for System Administrators" by Sandra Henry-Stocker and Evan Marks, John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 0471348104

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