The Linux Gamers' HOWTO
by Peter Jay Salzman, Frederic Delanoy
Gaming can be a tough pursuit; it requires knowledge from an incredibly vast range of topics from compilers to libraries to system administration to networking to XFree86 administration. This document is a stepping stone to get the most common problems resolved and to give people the knowledge to begin thinking intelligently about what is going on with their games. Just as with anything else on Linux, you need to know a little more about what's going on behind the scenes with your system to be able to keep your games healthy or to diagnose and fix them when they're not.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Roger Carter - Smashwords
Bodhi Linux is an offshoot of the Ubuntu Linux operating system. This guide is suitable for anyone migrating to Linux from Windows, and explains in easy steps how to install Bodhi Linux on your computer, how to customize and use it, etc.
by Mark Allen - CTDP
Organized overview of Linux commands, file systems, system configuration, networking, managing users and processes, configuration of X, init process, liLO and the kernel, setting up system logging, user accounting, CRON, network, DNS, DHCP, etc.
by Darrell Anderson - Human Readable
The pros and cons of Slackware could be summarized in one word: minimalism. This guide will help people overcome some of the common usability hurdles infamously associated with Slackware. The result is a stable and satisfying operating system.
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.