This week's book giveaways are in the Jython/Python and Object-Oriented programming forums.
We're giving away four copies each of Machine Learning for Business: Using Amazon SageMaker and Jupyter and Object Design Style Guide and have the authors on-line!
See this thread and this one for details.
Win a copy of Machine Learning for Business: Using Amazon SageMaker and JupyterE this week in the Jython/Python forum
or Object Design Style Guide in the Object-Oriented programming forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Paul Clapham
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Knute Snortum
Sheriffs:
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Tim Cooke
  • Junilu Lacar
Saloon Keepers:
  • Ron McLeod
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Moores
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Joe Ess
  • salvin francis
  • fred rosenberger

books to learn linux red hat or in general

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 27
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
hello,
which are the best books available to learn linux ,
I have installled redhat 6.2. Is necessary to read a book on redhat only to get the finer points about the particular o/s.
thanks
 
Sheriff
Posts: 440
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Sorry I havn't been around - crunch time at work don't you know...
Anyway, what exactly do you want to learn? System administration, scripting (shell programming), low level UNIX programming? Let me know and I'll recommend appropriately.
Best Regards,
Matt
 
tinks
Greenhorn
Posts: 27
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
matt I have installed linux redhat 6.2 , I would like to learn every aspect of linux please guide as in what areas I can work on, from linux low level knowledge to adminstration, to server configuration. Why is linux called the o/s of the internet.
thanks
 
Matt Midcap
Sheriff
Posts: 440
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Ah, very cool
To answer your last question first, Linux/UNIX systems are the primary servers for the Internet. Last I heard they owned something like 75%-80% of the market. It maybe even more? The reason for this is because UNIX operating systems, such as Linux, are extremely reliable as opposed to Windowzz operating systems. An e-commerce site must be up (practically) 100% of the time. Now nothing is perfect, but a UNIX os is definately closer to this requirment than any Windowz os. Check out this link for some really high end servers (just for fun :
http://www.valinux.com/systems/
As for configuration and using Linux, check out this book (or something similar) - Running Linux by O'Reily, it has a guy on a horse on the front cover. See:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/156592469X/ref=pd_gw_cp_1/102-9703898-4886500
As for programming I would check out these books:
Beginning Linux Programming by Richard Stones and Neil Matthew I saw it on amazon here:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1861002971/qid=967218844/sr=1-22/102-9703898 -4886500
Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment by Richard Stevens. I saw it on amazon here:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0201563177/qid=967218844/sr=1-2/102-9703898-4 886500
An O'Reily book UNIX in a Nut Shell wouldn't be bad to have around for reference to Unix commands.
Unix is written in C. If you start playing with it and find that you really want to get in depth I would recommend taking a C programming course or checking out some C programming books.
Of course, this is all cool and fun. But personnaly, I love to program in Java and it definiately pays better - just my two cents worth.
Hope this helps,
Matt
[This message has been edited by Matt Midcap (edited August 25, 2000).]
 
tinks
Greenhorn
Posts: 27
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I have installed windows enumarator but do not now how to use it i have been through the doc can there be any thing simples
thanks for the advice on those books
 
Matt Midcap
Sheriff
Posts: 440
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hmmm... I have not used the windows emulator so I don't know. You might want to look at some Linux user/news groups.
Good Luck,
Matt
 
This tiny ad is suggesting that maybe she should go play in traffic.
Sauce Labs - World's Largest Continuous Testing Cloud for Websites and Mobile Apps
https://coderanch.com/t/722574/Sauce-Labs-World-Largest-Continuous
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!