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Four free Linux eBooks

, here’s some great downloads to learn from:

Linux Starter Pack

By TuxRadar

Here’s your complete guide to using Linux, taking you from beginner level to an intermediate user with ease. This ebook will show you how to install Linux, navigate around the desktop, use common software, add more programs and fix any problems you may encounter. It’s based around a slightly older version of Ubuntu Linux so there may be some minor differences with newer releases, but you can always download the latest version from www.ubuntu.com or get a CD sent by post at shipit.ubuntu.com.

The Linux Starter Pack (PDF) 11.5MB

The Easiest Linux Guide You’ll Ever Read

by Scott Morris After several months of writing and revising, Scott has made available the “Easiest Linux Guide You’ll Ever Read”. It is a 160-page book geared towards people who are competent with using Windows, who have never attempted to use Linux but are interested in giving it a try. This ebook seems to be around for quite some time, so I wouldn’t be surprised if a lot of you have already went through this copy. For a more thorough review of this ebook, click here, or click on the link below to grab it.

The Easiest Linux Guide You’ll Ever Read (PDF) 5.66MB

SUSE Linux Administration Guide

Too many authors to be listed here The SUSE LINUX Administration Guide provides background information about the way your SUSE LINUX operates. This book introduces Linux system administration basics such as file systems, kernels, boot processes, an Apache web server, and secure authentication.

SUSE Linux Administration Guide (HTML)

Ubuntu: Pocket Guide and Reference

A concise companion for day-to-day Ubuntu use by Keir Thomas A comprehensive, 170 page ebook which will get you started with Ubuntu. I believe a lot of computer users have intentions of getting a Linux system up just to test and experience the power behind this free operating system. There are various types of Linux, but so far, and at least for me, Ubuntu seems the most popular so far. I’m no means an experienced user of Ubuntu, so I can’t really speak on why it’s popular, but I think the simplicity, compatibility and user friendliness should do the trick. Some of the chapters in this ebook include:-

  • Introduction

  • Chapter One: Installing Ubuntu

  • Chapter Two: Configuring Ubuntu

  • Chapter Three: Getting to grips with the desktop

  • Chapter Four: Users and the filesystem

  • Chapter Five: Hands-on at the command-line

  • Chapter Six: Software management

  • Chapter Seven: Securing the system

Ubuntu: Pocket Guide and Reference (PDF) 2MB