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12 More Enlightening Free Linux Books - Part 2

12 More Enlightening Free Linux Books

5. Getting Started with Ubuntu 11.10

Ubuntu Manual Project
Website ubuntu-manual.org
Author The Ubuntu Manual Team
Format PDF
Pages 140

Getting Started with Ubuntu is an introductory guide that helps new users get started with everyday tasks such as surfing the web, listening to music and scanning documents. With an emphasis on easy to follow instructions, it is suitable for all levels of experience.

The book covers all of the basics as well as†hardware/software management, command line, and security.

The book focuses on:

  • Step by step instructions free from jargon
  • Lots of screenshots
  • Progressive learning curve
  • Translated into 52 languages
  • Version optimised for printing

6. Version Control with Subversion

Version Control with Subversion
Website svnbook.red-bean.com
Author Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, C.Michael Pilato
Format Multi-page HTML, Single-page HTML, PDF, DocBook XML sources
Pages 462

Version Control with Subversion is a free book about the Apache Subversion version control system. Subversion manages files and directories, and the changes made to them, over time. This allows you to recover older versions of your data or examine the history of how your data changed. In this regard, many people think of a version control system as a sort of 'time machine'.

The book is written by some of the developers of Subversion, and is widely regarded as an authoritative guide.

The book explores:

  • Fundamental concepts
  • Basic usage
  • Advanced topics including file portability, sparse directories, locking, and changelists
  • Branching and merging
  • Repository administration
  • Server configuration
  • Customizing
  • Embedding Subversion
  • A complete reference of commands

7. Self-Service Linux - Mastering the Art of Problem Determination

Self-Service Linux - Mastering the Art of Problem Determination

Website www.informit.com
Author Mark Wilding, Dan Behman
Format PDF
Pages 456

Self-Service Linux - Mastering the Art of Problem Determination is geared towards Linux administrators, developers, and power users.

This book should be an essential part of every company's Linux adoption plan to keep the total cost of ownership down and improve the return on investment of their Linux strategy. It is also a book that advanced Linux professionals running their own Linux systems will be able to use to troubleshoot. This book gives staff the basics they need to diagnose most problems that they will face and will go into the nitty-gritty on the toughest problems.

Covers topics such as:

  • Discover proven best practices for diagnosing problems
  • Leverage troubleshooting skills you have developed with other platforms
  • Learn to identify problems with strace - a†troubleshooting tool
  • Use /proc to uncover crucial information about hardware, kernels, and processes
  • Recompile open source applications with debug information
  • Debug applications with gdb, including C++ and threaded applications
  • Debug kernel crashes and hangs, one step at a time
  • Understand the Executable and Linking Format (ELF), and use that knowledge for more effective debugging
  • Includes a production-ready data collection script that can save you hours or days in debugging mission-critical Linux systems

8. Java Application Development on Linux

Java Application Development on Linux

Website javalinuxbook.com
Author Carl Albing, Michael Schwarz
Format PDF
Pages 600

Written for Java and Linux developers alike, Java Application Development on Linux is a hands-on guide to the full Java application development lifecycle on Linux.

Chapters cover:

  • Use development tools available on Linux, such as the GNU Compiler for Java (gcj), Ant, the NetBeans IDE, IBM's Eclipse Java IDE, JUnit, and SunONE Studio
  • Develop business logic layers using Java DataBase Connectivity (JDBC)
  • Add a Web interface using servlets and JSPs
  • Add a GUI using Sun's Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT) and IBM's SWT
  • Deploy EJBs in Linux

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