Free Linux eBooks For Download

Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide

books-linux-introFor more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

A Newbie’s Getting Started Guide to Linux

books-linux-newbie-guideYou’ve probably heard about Linux, the free, open-source operating system that’s been pushing up against Microsoft. It’s way cheaper, faster, safer, and has a far bigger active community than Windows, so why aren’t you on it? Like many things, venturing off into a completely unknown world can seem rather scary, and also be pretty difficult in the beginning. It’s while adapting to the unknown, that one needs a guiding, and caring hand. This guide will tell you all you need to know in 20 illustrated pages, helping you to take your first steps. Let your curiosity take you hostage and start discovering Linux today, with this manual as your guide!

Securing & Optimizing Linux: The Hacking Solution (v.3.0)

books-securing-linuxThis 800+ page eBook is intended for a technical audience and system administrators who manage Linux servers, but it also includes material for home users and others. It discusses how to install and setup a Linux server with all the necessary security and optimization for a high performance Linux specific machine. It can also be applied with some minor changes to other Linux variants without difficulty.

The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration

books-linux-administrationIn this ebook “The GNU/Linux Operating System”, the main contents are related with system administration. You will learn how to install and configure several computer services, and how to optimize and synchronize the resources using GNU/Linux.

The topics covered in this 500+ page eBook include Linux network, server and data administration, Linux kernel, security, clustering, configuration, tuning, optimization, migration and coexistence with non-Linux systems. A must read for any serious Linux system admin.

The Incredible Guide to NEW Ubuntu (Karmic Koala)

books-ubuntu-karmicThe Ubuntu Karmic Koala Bible is a guide that’s both great for Linux initiates, and invariably useful for Linux intermediates. With over fifty pages of copy-paste tutorials, this guide belongs in the virtual library of every Linux user! This ebook will walk you through the installation process, meanwhile shedding some extra light on the partitioning process. Don’t know the value of a SWAP partition? Don’t worry, you will. The guide is aimed, not only familiarizing you, but on making your Linux experience easier in general. Learn how to define command aliases, making the Command Line Shell easy to use!

A Complete Beginner’s Manual for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

books-ubuntu-lucidDesigned to be as user-friendly and easy to follow as possible, it should provide the first point of reference to any Ubuntu newcomer with lots of information. The manual has step by step instructions and includes lots of screenshots to show you how to do tasks. It also includes a Troubleshooting section to help you solve common Ubuntu problems quickly. Download this 160+ page manual today.

Bash Guide for Beginners

books-bash-guideThe Bash Guide for Beginners gets you started with Bash scripting and bridges the gap between the Bash HOWTO and the Advanced Bash Scripting Guide. Everybody who wants to make life easier on themselves, power users and sysadmins alike, can benefit from reading this practical course. The guide contains lots of examples and exercises at the end of each chapter, demonstrating the theory and helping you practice. Bash is available on a wide variety of UNIX, Linux, MS Windows and other systems.

Linux from Scratch

books-linux-from-scratchThis 318 page eBook provides readers with the background and instruction to design and build custom Linux systems. This eBook highlights the Linux from Scratch project and the benefits of using this system. Users can dictate all aspects of their system, including directory layout, script setup, and security. The resulting system will be compiled completely from the source code, and the user will be able to specify where, why, and how programs are installed. This eBook allows readers to fully customize Linux systems to their own needs and allows users more control over their system.

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