Must have Linux books for Christmas

The gift giving season is right around the corner and if you have any geeky relatives or friends, then this list of Linux books to buy for Christmas is a good reference.  Click each image to find out more.

Linux Bible 2010 Edition: Boot Up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 13 Other Distributions

Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide, Fifth Edition

Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming

How Linux Works: What Every Superuser Should Know

Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible

Linux System Administration

Beginning the Linux Command Line

Pro Linux System Administration

Linux Security Cookbook

Hardening Linux

10 Linux Books You Must Own

Here is a quick list of 10 Linux books you must own as a Linux user.

In the Beginning…was the Command Line


Running Linux


Understanding the Linux Kernel


A Practical Guide to Linux – Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming


Linux Bible, 2008 Edition: Boot up to Ubuntu, Fedora, KNOPPIX, Debian, openSUSE, and 11 Other Distributions


sed & awk


Linux Administration Handbook (2nd Edition)


The Linux Programmer’s Toolbox


Essential System Administration, Third Edition


Linux System Programming: Talking Directly to the Kernel and C Library


10 Windows Books To Buy For Christmas

It’s almost that time of year again. The time where we all sit by the fire and enjoy a nice cup of eggnog while cuddled under a fleece blanket reading our favorite books, waiting for Santa Clause to come down our chimney and deliver us gifts. So, if your a Microsoft Windows user or administrator, or you know someone who is, this list of 10 Windows books to buy for Christmas is just for you..

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10 Linux Books To Buy For Christmas

If your looking for an easy Christmas gift to get your geeky friend or spouse, take a look at the following 10 Linux books that I think every Linux enthusiast should own.

These Linux Books have helped me in my understanding of the operating system, I hope they help you too.
Merry reading, shopping, and Christmas!

15 Of The Best Computer Technology Magazines

I’m an avid reader and collector of computer and technology magazines. With most journalism style publishing leaning toward more online blogs and other digital content, you might ask yourself “why would I want to pay money to subscribe to a magazine?” Well, one good reason is that its just too damn hard to read a blog on your laptop while on the toilet. Magazines are also nice to have in a line or lobby for that matter. Despite what some people think, magazines are still in high demand even with the seemingly unlimited supply of digital content that we see today. Continue reading

Online Books

Since I’ve always been the kind of person who learns best on my own, outside of the classroom, I’m always searching for great sites that give away knowledge and books for free. The Online Books Collection is a great index of books put together by John Mark Ockerbloom, a digital library planner and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. With over 25,000 free books, you can read up on subjects like Psychology, Technology, Music, Science, Law and more!