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Arch Linux Handbook 3.0 [Kindle Edition]

Dusty Phillips
2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Book Description

The Arch Linux Beginners' guide has helped thousands of new users install this popular, keep it simple Linux distribution. Now in it's third edition, marking Arch Linux' 10th anniversary, this handbook is still all you need to get started. Arch Linux is an independently developed i686/x86-64 general purpose GNU/Linux distribution versatile enough to suit any role. Development focuses on simplicity, minimalism, and code elegance.


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  • File Size: 258 KB
  • Print Length: 136 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0098R71V2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #451,431 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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2.0 out of 5 stars Basically just the wiki November 25, 2012
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Arch already has fantastic documentation on the wiki. A lot of the sentences were taken verbatim from there.
If you really don't know what you're doing it's a good beginner book, (but then again why would a beginner be using arch linux?)

I was hoping to find something more than what is already freely available in the wiki.
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3.0 out of 5 stars The same as in the website October 14, 2013
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All the information in this book is same as in the website. I should have noticed it properly. But it helped me a lot for offclie access. :)
Good compilation
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3.0 out of 5 stars Replica of online guide ... September 15, 2013
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This publications takes us through the extremely technical installation of Arch Linux, which for most people proves a rather cumbersome process. The book doesn't get 4 or 5 stars mostly because it's a replica of an online guide; the author mentions this himself and you get little extra in terms of pedagogical insights. Thus, I recommend the online guide on the archlinux.org community homepage.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Ok - but too many references to the wiki June 23, 2014
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Basically I need a handbook on Arch, on how to set up a box when I have no access to the net, and thus no wiki to mull over.
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Dusty Phillips is a Canadian author, blogger, programmer, and yogi. He holds a master's degree in computer science emphasizing human computer interaction. He's been toying with programming ever since accidentally inserting a comma into a Q-BASIC program (NIBBLES.BAS) and eventually debugging it so he could continue playing his favourite game. Today he's got more Python interpreters on his laptop than he can count and is constantly experimenting with new technologies.

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