Self-Service Linux: Mastering the Art of Problem Determination
by Mark Wilding, Dan Behman
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR 2005
Number of pages: 456
The biggest factor in a company's decision to go with Linux is overcoming the support issues. This book should be an essential part of every company's Linux adoption plan to keep the total cost of ownership down and improve the ROI of their Linux strategy. It is also a book that advanced Linux professionals running their own Linux systems will be able to use to troubleshoot. This book gives the staff the basics they need to diagnose most problems that they will face and will go into the nitty-gritty on the toughest problems.
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Puppy Linux is a free distribution (distro) of Linux that can run live (without installation). It is specifically designed to be smaller than other distros (and faster or suitable for older hardware) but nevertheless fully featured.
by William E. Shotts, Jr. - Lulu.com
Designed for the new command line user, this volume covers the same material as LinuxCommand.org but in much greater detail. In addition to the basics of command line use and shell scripting, the book includes some more advanced topics.
by Simone Demblon, Sebastian Spitzner - The Shuttleworth Foundation
A textbook that shows the internal workings of the system in an approachable fashion, so that anyone can use this text to learn. The authors explain the lower level information without becoming too entrenched in the nitty-gritty details.
Provides a technical planning reference for IT organizations that are considering a migration to Linux-based personal computers. This book explains some of the important planning issues that you could encounter during a migration project.