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"I can honestly say I have found THE beginner's guide to Linux."
"Anyone who reads this book and makes use of the examples provided will not be able to avoid becoming a Unix command line pro by the time they've hit the end of the book."
"The most approachable tome on the subject."
"If you’re new to the command line there is definitely a lot that you can learn from this book."
"This is exactly what a Linux beginner needs to get up to speed quickly. The book goes beyond simply walking through all of the command line utilities, and ventures into the realm of theory and how things work together."
—Nicholas C. Zakas, web software engineer and author
William E. Shotts, Jr. has been a software professional and avid Linux user for more than 15 years. He has an extensive background in software development, including technical support, quality assurance, and documentation. He is also the creator of LinuxCommand.org, a Linux education and advocacy site featuring news, reviews, and extensive support for using the Linux command line.
Incredible book to get started. I had zero linux experience before this book and feel very comfortable with the command line now. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Nelson Estrada
This is a great intro to the Linux command line. Anyone running Linux should have this. It's worth twice the price.Published 6 days ago by John Koch
Great book! I love how it shows you what to do with the commands and helps reinforce the knowledge by making you practice what you learned.Published 16 days ago by N. Tricarico
Outstanding book that teaches commands with exersizes and a good reference manualPublished 21 days ago by J. Perry
This is the only e-book I've ever seen that doesn't have page numbers. If you need this book for a class, be sure your professor is willing to provide a description of the... Read morePublished 24 days ago by jim
Linux is vast, and the solutions varied. What is great about this Linux intro book is that the author provides many useful examples. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charles
Awesome book! well written and easy to follow anyone learning Linux camand line should get this book.Published 1 month ago by Freddie Stemmler