Best Linux Books For Beginners To Advanced Linux Users [2023]

Best Linux Books For Beginners To Advanced Linux Users [2023]

Let’s have a quick look at the list of free Linux ebooks for beginners to advanced users in 2023.

Shell Programming Ebooks 2023:

  1. Bash Reference Manual
  2. Advanced Bash Scripting Guide by Mendel Cooper (PDF)
  3. Advanced Bash Scripting Guide by Mendel Cooper (HTML)
  4. Bash Reference Manual
  5. UNIX/Linux Bourne / Bash Shell Scripting Tutorial
  6. Bash Guide for Beginners by Machtelt Garrels (PDF)
  7. Programming the Unix/Linux Shell by C. Cantin
  8. Sed An Introduction
  9. Bash Guide for Beginners by Machtelt Garrels (HTML)
  10. C shell Cookbook
  11. O’Reilly Learning the Korn Shell

150+ Best Linux Books For Beginners To Advanced Linux Users [2023]

    1. Linux From Scratch Author: Gerard Beekmans
    2. Linux For Newbies Author: Multiple Authors.
    3. An Introduction to Display Editing with Vi Author: William Joy, Mark Horton (PDF)
    4. Gawk: Effective AWK Programming Author: Arnold Robbins
    5. An Introduction to Tkinter Author: Fredrik Lundh
    6. Bash Shell Scripting Tutorial Author: Steve Bourne
    7. Basic Graphics Programming With The Xlib Library Author: Actcom
    8. Easy Shell Scripting Author: Blessen Cherian
    9. Embedded Software Development with eCos Author: Anthony J. Massa
    10. Fedora 10 Installation Guide Author: Red Hat, Inc.
    11. Beyond Linux from Scratch Author: Mark Hymers
    12. Bodhi Linux 3 for Beginners Author: Roger Carter
    13. Free for All Author: Peter Wayner
    14. Linux Quick Fix Notebook by Peter Harrison (PDF)
    15. Linux Quick Fix Notebook by Peter Harrison (PDF)
    16. Linux Security Administrator’s Guide by Dave Wreski
    17. Getting Started With Ubuntu Author: The Ubuntu Manual Team
    18. Linux in a Windows World Author: Roderick W. Smith
    19. Linux in the Workplace Author: SSC
    20. Linux Gazette Author: Ben Okopnik
    21. Linux Guide Author: Joshua Go
    22. Brian and Tom’s Linux Book Author: Brian P. Bilbrey and Tom Syroid.
    23. Desktop Linux Author: Wikipedia
    24. A Byte of VIM Freeware (PDF)
    25. Linux Packet Filtering and IPtables by Oskar Andreasson
    26. Linux Parallel Processing HOWTO by Hank Dietz (PDF)
    27. Linux Patch Management by Michael Jang (PDF)
    28. Linux Patch Management: Keeping Linux Systems Up To Date by Michael Jang (PDF)
    29. Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Exam Prep by IBM
    30. A Slackware Desktop Enhancement Guide Author: Darrell Anderson
    31. Advanced Linux Programming Author: Mark L. Mitchell, Alex Samuel, Jeffrey Oldham
    32. Agustin’s Linux Manuals Author: Agustin Velasco
    33. Getting started with WebSphere Application Server Author: Jiang Lin Quan, at al.
    34. GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool Author: Gary V. Vaughan, Ben Elliston, Tom Tromey, and Ian Lance Taylor
    35. GNU Emacs Manual Author: Richard M. Stallman
    36. GNU/Linux Basic Author: J.L. Sanchez-Montanes, S.B. Ramos, R.B. Vinas, F.A. Llinas (PDF)
    37. GNU/Linux Command-Line Tools Summary Author: Gareth Anderson
    38. GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide Author: Graham Williams
    39. GTK+ / Gnome Application Development Author: Havoc Pennington (PDF)
    40. Guide to ARMLinux for Developers
    41. Knowing Knoppix
    42. Guide to IP Layer Network Administration with Linux by Martin A. Brown
    43. Learning Debian GNU/Linux by Bill McCarty
    44. Learning Old School Linux by Ed Hartnett
    45. Learning the Korn Shell by Bill Rosenblatt and Arnold Robbins (PDF)
    46. Learning the vi Editor by Linda Lamb and Arnold Robbins (PDF)
    47. Life with Qmail by Dave Sill
    48. Introduction To Linux: A Hands On Guide For Beginners by Machtelt Garrels (HTML)
    49. Is Parallel Programming Hard, And, If So, What Can You Do About It? by Paul E. McKenney
    50. Linkers and Loaders by Morgan-Kaufman (PDF)
    51. Linux 101 Examination by Leading Edge Business Solutions (PDF)
    52. Linux 101 Hacks by Ramesh Natarajan
    53. Debian GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide by Graham Williams
    54. Debian GNU/Linux System Administrator’s Manual by Ardo van Rangelrooij, Tapio Lehtonen, and Oliver Elphick.
    55. Introduction to Linux by Brandon Chisham (PDF)
    56. Introduction to Linux: A Hands-on Guide by Machtelt Garrels (PDF)
    57. Java Application Development on Linux by Carl Albing, Michael Schwarz
    58. KDE 2.0 Development by David Sweet
    59. Linux 102 Examination by Leading Edge Business Solutions (PDF)
    60. Linux Administration Made Easy by Steve Frampton
    61. Linux Administrator’s Security Guide by Kurt Seifried
    62. Linux Advanced Routing and Traffic Control by Bert Hubert, at al.
    63. Linux Application Development Using Websphere Studio 5 by Osamu Takagiwa, at al. (PDF)
    64. Linux Client Migration Cookbook by IBM.Com/Redbooks (PDF)
    65. Linux Compute Clusters
    66. Guide to Managing Media and Public Relations in the Linux Community Author: Sheldon Rose
    67. Into the Core: A look at Tiny Core Linux Author: Lauri Kasanen
    68. Linux Device Drivers by Jonathan Corbet, Alessandro Rubini, and Greg Kroah-Hartman
    69. Linux Device Drivers, 3rd Edition by J. Corbet, A. Rubini, G. Kroah-Hartman
    70. Linux Dictionary by Binh Nguyen (PDF)
    71. Linux Filesystem Hierarchy by Binh Nguyen (PDF)
    72. Linux Inside by 0xAX
    73. Linux Installation and Getting Started by Matt Welsh, at al.
    74. Linux Internals by Simone Demblon, Sebastian Spitzner (PDF)
    75. Linux IPv6 HOWTO by Peter Bieringer
    76. Linux Kernel Crash Book by Igor Ljubuncic
    77. Linux Kernel in a Nutshell by Greg Kroah-Hartman
    78. Linux Kernel in a Nutshell by Greg Kroah-Hartman
    79. Linux Know-How by Epina GMBH
    80. Linux Network Administrator’s Guide by Olaf Kirch & Terry Dawson
    81. Linux Network Administrator’s Guide, 2nd Edition by Olaf Kirch & Terry Dawson
    82. Linux Network HowTo by Neil Gunton
    83. Linux Newbie Administrator Guide by Stan, Peter and Marie Klimas (PDF)
    84. Linux Security for Beginners by Linuxtopia
    85. Linux Security HOWTO by K. Fenzi, D. Wreski
    86. Linux Shell Scripting A Beginner’s handbook by Vivek G. Gite
    87. Linux Sound by Jan Newmarch
    88. Linux System Administration by Matthew West
    89. Linux Systems Programming by Jonathan Macey
    90. LINUX: Rute User’s Tutorial and Exposition by Paul Sheer (PDF)
    91. Managing Linux Systems with Webmin by Jamie Cameron (PDF)
    92. Managing Linux Systems with Webmin by Jamie Cameron (PDF)
    93. Linux Packet Filtering and IPtables by Oskar Andreasson
    94. Linux Parallel Processing HOWTO by Hank Dietz (PDF)
    95. Linux Patch Management by Michael Jang (PDF)
    96. Linux Patch Management: Keeping Linux Systems Up To Date by Michael Jang (PDF)
    97. Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Exam Prep by IBM
    98. Linux Quick Fix Notebook by Peter Harrison (PDF)
    99. Linux Quick Fix Notebook by Peter Harrison (PDF)
    100. Linux Security Administrator’s Guide by Dave Wreski
    101. Managing Projects with GNU Make, 3rd Edition by Robert Mecklenburg
    102. Maximum RPM by Edward C. Bailey
    103. Official Ubuntu Documentation by Ubuntu
    104. OPEN LOOK User’s Guide by Ian Darwin, Valerie Quercia, and Tim O’Reilly
    105. OpenSUSE Desktop Essentials by Neil Smyth
    106. Pocket Linux Guide by David Horton
    107. Programming From The Ground Up by Jonathan Bartlett
    108. Programming Guide for Linux USB Device Drivers by Detlef Fliegl
    109. Programming Linux Games by John R. Hall (PDF)
    110. Puppy Linux by Wikibooks
    111. Red Hat Linux 7 Unleashed by William Ball
    112. Red Hat Linux Unleashed by Kamran Husain and Tim Parker (PDF)
    113. Running Linux by Matt Welsh, Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, Terry Dawson, Lar Kaufman
    114. Running Linux by Matt Welsh, Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, and Lar Kaufman (PDF)
    115. Samba-3 by Example by John H. Terpstra (PDF)
    116. Securing & Optimizing Linux: The Ultimate Solution by Gerhard Mourani (PDF)
    117. Securing and Hardening Red Hat Linux Production Systems by Werner Puschitz
    118. Securing and Optimizing Linux: The Ultimate Solution by Gerhard Mourani (PDF)
    119. Self-Service Linux: Mastering the Art of Problem Determination by Mark Wilding and Dan Behman (PDF)
    120. Self-Service Linux: Mastering the Art of Problem Determination by Mark Wilding, Dan Behman (PDF)
    121. Sidux: Unofficial User Guide by Pawel
    122. Slackware Linux Essentails, 2nd Edition by D. Cantrell, L. Johnson, A. Hicks, C. Lumens
    123. Slackware Linux Unleashed by Kamran Husain
    124. Step-by-Step Linux Guide by M. B. G. Suranga De Silva
    125. Step-by-Step Guide to Bodhi Linux by Roger Carter
    126. Step-by-Step Linux Guide by M. B. G. Suranga De Silva (PDF)
    127. SUSE Linux Administration Guide by Frank Bodammer, Stefan Dirsch, et al.
    128. Test Driving Linux by David Brickner
    129. The Big Online Book of Linux Ada Programming by Ken O. Burtch
    130. The CTDP Linux User’s Guide by Mark Allen
    131. The Debian Administrator’s Handbook by Raphaël Hertzog and Roland Mas.
    132. The Easiest Linux Guide You’ll Ever Read by Scott Morris
    133. The Linux Command Line by William E. Shotts, Jr.
    134. The Linux Cookbook: Tips and Techniques for Everyday Use by Michael Stutz
    135. The Linux Development Platform – Configuring, Using, and Maintaining a Complete Programming Environment by Rafeeq Ur Rehman, Christopher Paul (PDF)
    136. The Linux Gamers’ HOWTO by Peter Jay Salzman, Frederic Delanoy
    137. The Linux Kernel by Andries Brouwer
    138. The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide by Peter Jay Salzman, Michael Burian, Ori Pomerantz (HTML)
    139. The Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide by Peter Jay Salzman (PDF)
    140. The Linux Programmer’s Guide by Sven Goldt, at al.
    141. The Linux Starter Pack by Linux Format Magazine
    142. The Linux System Administrator’s Guide by Lars Wirzenius, at al.
    143. The Linux Wireless LAN Howto by Jean Tourrilhes
    144. The Little Book of Semaphores by Allen B. Downey
    145. The LPIC-2 Exam Prep by Wim-Jan Hilgenbos, Alain van Hoof, Heinrich W. Klöpping, Beno T.J. Mesman, Piet W. Plomp, Willem A. Schreuder
    146. The Official Samba-3 HOWTO and Reference Guide by John H. Terpstra, Jelmer R. Vernooij
    147. The Operating Systems Handbook by Bob DuCharme
    148. The Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide by Alistair Ross
    149. Ubuntu – An Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Courtney Loo
    150. Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) by Chua Wen Kiat
    151. Ubuntu Apps: Application Directory, Tips, and Customization Guide by Kevin Prag
    152. Ubuntu Server Succinctly by José Roberto Olivas Mendoza
    153. Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager by Mel Gorman
    154. Understanding the Linux Virtual Memory Manager by Mel Gorman
    155. User Mode Linux by Jeff Dike
    156. Motif Programming by Dave Marshall
    157. Wireless LAN Resources For Linux by HP
    158. X Window Programming by Wikibooks
    159. Ubuntu Hacks by Jonathan Oxer
    160. Using Samba by R. Eckstein, D. Collier-Brown, P. Kelly
    161. XView Reference Manual by Thomas Van Raalte
    162. Beej’s Guide to Unix Interprocess Communication by Brian “Beej Jorgensen” Hall
    163. Bourne Shell Scripting by Wikibooks
    164. Debugging C and C++ code in a Unix Environment by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) and I.G. Sprinkhuizen-Kuyper
    165. Effective AWK Programming by Arnold D. Robbi
    166. Conquering the Command Line by Mark Bates
    167. Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide by Mendel Cooper
    168. AIX Reference for Sun Solaris Administrators by IBM Redbooks
    169. An Awk Primer by Aurelio A. Heckert
    170. ANSI C for Programmers on UNIX Systems by Tim Love
    171. Bash Guide for Beginners by Machtelt Garrelsns
    172. Learning About UNIX-GNU/Linux
    173. Guide to X11 by Steve Ambler, et al.
    174. Introduction to Unix by F.G. Fiamingo, L. DeBula, L. Condron
    175. Learning the vi editor by Wikibooks
    176. Errors: errno in UNIX programs by Chris Herborth
    177. Filesystem Hierarchy Standard by R. Russell, D. Quinlan, C. Yeoh
    178. Learning the Unix Operating System by Jerry Peek, Grace Todino, and John Strang
    179. GNU Bash Reference Manual by Chet Ramey, Brian Fox
    180. Guide to Unix by Wikibooks
    181. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks by Brian Jepson and Ernest E. Rothman
    182. Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference by Keir Thomas
    183. X WINDOWS by Dr A D Marshall
    184. Programming from the Ground Up by GNU
    185. Secure Programming for Linux and Unix HOWTO by David A. Wheeler
    186. The Art of UNIX Programming by Eric S. Raymond
    187. MH and xmh: Email for Users and Programmers by Jerry Peek
    188. The UNIX-Haters Handbook by Simson Garfinkel, Daniel Weise, Steven Strassmann
    189. Unix KornShell Quick Reference by Freeware
    190. The Book of Webmin by Joe Cooper
    191. The Craft of Text Editing by Craig A. Finseth
    192. The Daemon, the Gnu, and the Penguin by Peter H. Salus
    193. UNIX – Filesystem Hierarchy Standard by Rusty Russell, Daniel Quinlan, and Christopher Yeoh
    194. The Unix Programming Environment by Mark Burgess
    195. The UNIX-HATERS Handbook by Simson Garfinkel, Daniel Weise, Steven Strassmann
    196. Unix in a Nutshell by Arnold Robbins
    197. UNIX System Security: A Guide for Users and System Administrators by David A. Curry
    198. UNIX Systems Programming for SVR4 by David A. Curry
    199. UNIX Text Processing by Dale Dougherty, Tim O’Reilly
    200. Writing GNOME Applications by John R. Sheets
    201. Motif Programming Manual by Dan Heller, Paula Ferguson, David Brennan
    202. Unix System Administration by Frank G. Fiamingo
    203. Network Programming Under Unix Systems by Actcom
    204. A Comprehensive Guide to FreeBSD by VMUNIX
    205. BSD vs Linux by Freeware
    206. Practical UNIX Internet Security by S. Garfinkel, G. Spafford
    207. Practical UNIX Internet Security by S. Garfinkel, G. Spafford
    208. Linux Administrators Security Guide
    209. Porting UNIX Software by Greg Lehey
    210. FreeBSD System Programming by Nathan Boeger / Mana Tominaga
    211. FreeBSD System Programming by Silberschat
    212. Frequently Asked Questions for FreeBSD 6.X and 7.X by The FreeBSD Documentation Project
    213. The Complete FreeBSD by Greg Lehey
    214. The Complete FreeBSD: Documentation from the Source by Greg Lehey
    215. Linux Security for Beginners by Neil A. Smyth
    216. Linux Security HOWTO by K. Fenzi, D. Wreski
    217. Wireless LAN Resources For Linux by HP
    218. X Window Programming by Wikibooks
    219. Ubuntu Hacks by Jonathan Oxer
    220. Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference by Keir Thomas
    221. X WINDOWS by Dr A D Marshall

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