Linux in Plain Englishby Patrick Volkerding, Kevin Reichard
Finally, here is a well-organized, essential reference for the growing number of LINUX® users. This book provides instant access to the LINUX commands and concepts that LINUX users are confronted with every day. The first section contains a listing of common LINUX user tasks, in plain English, with a corresponding LINUX command. Another section cross references DOS commands with LINUX equivalents. A major portion of this handy reference is devoted to grouping LINUX commands by type. Additionally, an alphabetic cross reference exists for those times when you know exactly what LINUX command you need to use.
- Includes detailed listings of all LINUX commands
- Covers all of the GNU command set and the LINUX Bash Shell
- Details LINUX windows manager and fvwm
- Includes X commands from the LINUX X Windows System: XFree86
- Covers File Manipulation, Text Processing, Printing, Internet, and FTP and System Administration
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This is an excellent reference. I've read many Linux tutorials and 'references' that tend to be read once and set aside. This is the only reference I use repeatedly, even after years of using Linux. It's an invaluable desktop companion.