free linux books

Below is the list of Free Linux books:


Run Your Own Web Server Using Linux & Apache

Free 191 Page eBook. Whether you’re planning on running Linux at home, or on a leased Web Server, this book will walk you step-by-step through all of the common administration tasks, from managing traffic reporting to log-file rotation. This guide even includes step-by-step instructions on installing Linux (Fedora 4), Apache 2.0, PHP 5 and MySQL 4.1 on a home or office development server, so you can test all of your applications before rolling them out. (For visitors from USA, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom only.)

The Linux Cookbook: Tips and Techniques for Everyday Use
The Linux Cookbook is a good guide for beginners who want to learn about the standard commands that are available on all systems.
Linux in the Workplace
Linux in the Workplace introduces Linux users to the desktop capabilities of Linux and the K Desktop Environment (KDE) graphical user interface. Includes information on how to use email and surf the Internet; perform general office-related tasks; work with the command line; and much more.
Linux Device Drivers, Third Edition
This is the online version of Linux Device Drivers, Third Edition by Jonathan Corbet, Alessandro Rubini, and Greg Kroah-Hartman. Individual chapters can be downloaded in pdf format.
Free for All
Free for All: How Linux and the Free Software Movement Undercut the High-Tech Titans is available in various formats. Peter Wayner’s Free for All explores the history of open-source programming, its emerging threat to Microsoft, and its struggle to retain its ideals in the face of big money.
Advanced Linux Programming
This book will help you to: Develop GNU/Linux software that works the way users expect it to, Write more sophisticated programs with features such as multiprocessing, multi-threading, interprocess communication, and interaction with hardware devices, Improve your programs by making them run faster, more reliably, and more securely, Understand the ppeculiaritiesof a GNU/Linux system, including its limitations, special capabilities, and conventions.

Maximum RPM
The complete reference for the RPM software package that is the heart of the Red Hat Linux distribution. Designed for both the novice and advanced users, Maximum RPM enables anyone to take full advantage of the benefits of building software packages with the Red Hat Package management tools.
GTK+/Gnome Application Development
This book is for the reader who is conversant with the C programming language and UNIX/Linux development. It provides detailed and solution-oriented information designed to meet the needs of programmers and application developers using the GTK+/Gnome libraries.
GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool
The GNU autoconf, automake, and libtool “autotools” are powerful tools that simplify writing software on different platforms. GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool is a technically adept and expert guide to using these utilities effectively.
Securing & Optimizing Linux: The Ultimate Solution
This book provides a comprehensive collection of Linux security products and explains in the most simple and structured manner how to safely and easily configure and run many popular Linux-based applications and services, including Exim, Qmail, Apache 2, DHCP, Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam, Anti-Relaying, ProFTPD, and many others.
Securing & Optimizing Linux: Red Hat Edition
This book shows you how to build a secure, reliable and clean network from the ground up, with optimizations and security, using RedHat Linux 7.x as a base OS.
Linux Network Administrator’s Guide, 2nd Edition
This is a free linux book from O’Reilly Open Books Project. It covers many topics related to linux network administration
Learning Debian GNU/Linux
Learning Debian GNU/Linux is a free linux book to learn Debian Linux from O’Reilly Open Books Project.
Linux: Rute User’s Tutorial and Exposition
This is an excellent book to learn Linux. Topics covered: How to be a competent Linux user, familiar with the command line, key utilities like “sed,” and important related skills like C programming, shell scripting, and regular expression creation. There’s coverage of server software–notably HTTPd, Sendmail, and Exim–and coverage of the PostgreSQL server.
Linux From Scratch
Linux From Scratch allows users to build custom Linux systems from the ground up, customizing each aspect of the system to the users specifications.
Beyond Linux From Scratch
Beyond Linux From Scratch (BLFS) is a project that continues where the LFS book finishes. It assists users in developing their systems according to their needs by providing a broad range of instructions for installing and configuring various packages on top of a base LFS system.


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