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Book Review: Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming

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Mark Sobell has again compiled a great collection of applications and utilities in A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, and his experience shows in this second edition.

Title: A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Second Edition
Author: Mark G. Sobell
ISBN: 978-0-13-136736-4
Pages: 1080, Paperback
Reviewer: Dave Wreski
Review Score: 4.0 of 5 Penguins
Publisher: SAMS Publishing (
Sample Chapter: Chapter Five Excerpt

Understanding the fundamentals of Linux is the basis for being productive as a system administrator. Coupling each of the tools available, and knowing which tool to use at the right time, is the key to effectively managing complex administration projects.

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