The Linux Kernel
by Andries Brouwer
The kernel is the part of the system that handles the hardware, allocates resources like memory pages and CPU cycles, and usually is responsible for the file system and network communication. This text covers the kernel source, user space and the libc interface, system calls, signals, file names and files, filesystems, the linux virtual file system, memory, processes, character devices, handling of asynchronous events, sysfs and kobjects, security.
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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 Gareth Anderson
This document is an attempt to provide a summary of useful command-line tools available to a GNU/Linux based operating system, the tools listed are designed to benefit the majority of users and have being chosen at the authors discretion.
by Peter Harrison - Prentice Hall
This book provides instructions on how to configure the most popular Linux back office applications. To avoid confusion between the many flavors of Linux, this book exclusively uses the command line to illustrate the tasks needed to be done.
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.