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Free Unix Books
This great free Unix book is a “why-to” book, rather than a “how-to” book. It aims to show new Unix programmers why they should work under the old “hacker ethic”–embracing the principles of good software design for its own sake and of code-sharing.
In the tradition of 12-step programs that help people overcome their addictions by sharing stories, The UNIX-Haters Handbook is the self-help guide for people affected by the world’s most esoteric and most widely used operating system.
How to use Webmin’s unique features, including integrating the most popular services (Apache, BIND, Sendmail, and more) as well as the standard system features (network configuration, disk configuration, users and groups, etc.). Tutorials show how to accomplish common tasks with each service.
This book deals with the whole life cycle of porting, from setting up a source tree on your system to correcting platform differences and even testing the executable after it’s built. It exhaustively discusses the differences between versions of UNIX and the areas where porters tend to have problems.
Unix Text Processing, by Dale Dougherty and Tim O’Reilly, was published by Hayden Books in 1987, back when O’Reilly and Associates wrote technical documentation for hire.
The Open Group is pleased, in association with the IEEE, to announce availability of the core volumes of Version 3 of the Single UNIX Specification on the World Wide Web.
This book aims to teach you how to use the vi editor, common to many Unix and Unix-like operating systems. vi is a powerful editor that is ubiquitous amongst Unix and Unix-like operating systems, but is available on many other operating systems, even on MS-DOS, Windows and the Macintosh.
Unix System Administration by Frank G. Fiamingo is freely available online. Systems administration is the installation and maintenance of the UNIX computer system. The system administrator will need to maintain the software and hardware for the system.