Linux Security for Beginners
Publisher: Linuxtopia 2008
There is really no such thing as a truly secure system as long is it is connected to a network. With careful planning and system configuration it is quite possible to create a secure environment that will cause the hacker to move on to the next, easier target without rendering the entire system useless. The purpose of this book is to provide a step by step approach to securing a Linux system from outside attack. It is designed to be used and understood by both new and experienced Linux users.
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by Brian P. Bilbrey, Tom Syroid
The book is written to help every Linux user, from the newbie who's just getting started, to someone who's been around the block once or twice and wants to have a handy broad reference to all the capabilities of this solid distribution.
by Scott Morris - SUSE LINUX Rants
The book for Windows users who want to take a look at Linux. It will give you a gentle introduction into using Linux, and help you ease into it. The only technical skills you should have include browsing the Internet and downloading files.
by Ed Hartnett - Smashwords
Linux has long been regarded by engineers as the superior operating system. If you are looking for a simple overview of everything Linux-related, look no further than this compilation of articles written for ComputorEdge magazine from 2003 - 2010.
by Alistair Ross - linuxnewbieguide.org
This guide can help both beginners and seasoned computer users alike learn all the important parts of choosing, using and installing Linux, a great free operating system for your computer and help you remove dependency on non-free software.