Aug 2, 2012

10 Free Online Books to Gain Linux Knowledge

Linux is a very effective computer operating system. It is free and also a open source software. It has become so useful over the years that it has been ported to more computer hardware platforms than any other operating system so far.

eBooks have been considered very essential because in today’s expensive world it is not at all possible to buy each and every books but at the same time despite that the craze for reading books have been increasing amazingly and there also have been a lot of new books that have been launched in the market over the past few years and the users who use Linux have been relieved because there are a lot of books that the Linux users can read and enjoy.

Therefore Linux provides eBooks relating to most important topics such as installation guides or programming books which are easy to find and read and understand. No matter how perfect a person is with Linux there is always something new and innovative that can be learnt therefore these eBooks that Linux offers are very helpful. Over the internet, there are a big collection of books for linux but we collect some best and useful online books for linux users.

A few day ago, we had provided some best eBooks for programmers/developers. Today we come up with some best online programming books for linux users. Visi this list and share your thought in our comment section below.

1) The Linux Development Platform

This book describes how to build a development environment based upon Linux systems. It provides a one-stop reference on all the tools used by the Open Source community for development purposes. It includes information about open source and GNU tools including editors, compilers and assemblers, debuggers, version control systems, Java and other Open Source utilities commonly used during the development process. It also includes a chapter on how to use Linux for cross-platform development systems. The book is useful for all developers as a reference to development tools.

2) Linux Device Drivers 3

Device drivers literally drive everything you’re interested in–disks, monitors, keyboards, modems–everything outside the computer chip and memory. And writing device drivers is one of the few areas of programming for the Linux operating system that calls for unique, Linux-specific knowledge.

3) Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide

Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide is for people who want to write kernel modules. It takes a hands-on approach starting with writing a small “hello, world” program, and quickly moves from there. Far from a boring text on programming, Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide has a lively style that entertains while it educates.

4) Redhat Linux Developer Tools Guide

5) Linux Quick Fix Notebook

“Linux Quick Fix Notebook is a well-written guide to designing, installing, and maintaining Linux servers. Many Linux reference texts are just simple rewrites of Linux ¨man¨ and ¨info¨ pages, but this book addresses the real issues that systems administrators encounter when working with Linux.

6) Self Service Linux Mastering the Art of Problem Determination

This book should be an essential part of everycompany’s Linux adoption plan to keep the total cost of ownership (TCO)down and improve the ROI of their Linux strategy. It is also a book thatadvanced Linux professionals running their own Linux systems will be able touse to troubleshoot. This book gives the staff the basics they need to diagnose most problems that they will face and will go into the nitty-gritty on the toughest problems. It also points users to the appropriate resources so that they may get help quickly.

7) Managing Linux Systems with Webmin: System Administration and Module Development

Webmin gives you an easy, browser-based solution for virtually any day-to-day Linux/UNIX administration task. Now, there’s a definitive Webmin guide for every beginning-to-intermediate sysadmin. Written by Webmin’s primary developer, Managing Linux Systems with Webmin delivers authoritative, step-by-step coverage of the latest version of Webmin, from basic installation to centrally managing multiple servers.

8 ) Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager

9) Linux Application Development, 2nd Edition

Linux Application Development, Second Edition, is the definitive reference for Linux programmers at all levels of experience, including C programmers moving from other operating systems.

10) Bash Guide for Beginners

This guide discusses concepts useful in the daily life of the serious Bash user. While a basic knowledge of shell usage is required, it starts with a discussion of shell building blocks and common practices. Then it presents the grep, awk and sed tools that will later be used to create more interesting examples.

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