Linux Phrasebook is sure to become the pocket guide that you keep within reach at all times. This concise, handy reference can be used "in the street," just like a language phrasebook. Skipping the usual tutorial on Linux, the Linux Phrasebook goes straight to practical Linux uses, providing immediate applicable solutions for day-to-day tasks. It includes code phrases that allow Linux users to employ the command line to complete onerous and repetitive tasks, as well as flexible code and commands can be customized to meet the needs of any Linux user. The concise information combined with random accessibility makes the Linux Phrasebook a robust, yet agile, reference guide that no Linux user should be without.
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Linux Phrasebook ROCKS!User Review - rasmith - Borders
Pros: Task Oriented, excellent command descriptions Cons: Would like a GUI counterpart. This is a book that should be on every Linux user's bookshelf without a doubt. It provides most every ... Read full review
this book is a perfect choice for those new to linux. it is short, but complete with the descriptions of all the most important commands. it is not just a rip-off of the linux man pages. the author provides good examples and draws reader's attention to what really matters. also, you will never be bored by the style: the examples of using the commands are sparkling with humour and friendly attitude to the reader.
this book is something more than just a phrasebook. it is a perfect primer for any linux beginner.