"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.
After digesting Ubuntu Made Easy (Rickford Grant with Phil Bull), and feeling pretty comfortable with my knowledge of Ubuntu's GUI, I decided to go nuts and dive into the command... Read morePublished 4 days ago by ObiWan
Im still learning a lot in Terminal and this is a great book for reference. Very well detailed introPublished 8 days ago by Adam
This has been an amazing book. It should have been the first thing I ever read on Linux. You might think that it's a specialist book of some kind - after all, it is only about the... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Ryan McNamara
Fantastic, easy to read and follow. Built for hands on instruction. Good if you don't know linux/unix at all.Published 18 days ago by Amber Patten
Simple, clear command line reference... a must for LINUX library!Published 1 month ago by Dover Bell