Linux Installation and Getting Started
by Matt Welsh, at al.
Publisher: SSC 1998
Getting started with your own Linux system does not require a great deal of UNIX background. This is a worthwhile learning experience, but it can be frustrating. Once you are ready to delve into the more complex tasks of running Linux, having background knowledge in UNIX is necessary. However, simply by running your own Linux system you will learn the essentials of UNIX. This book helps you get started.
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