The Linux Reading List HOWTO

1.0, 12 August 1997

This document lists the book I think are most valuable to a person trying to learn Unix (especially Linux) top to bottom.

1. Introduction

2. Books on Culture, History, and Pragmatics

3. Books on General Unix/Linux

4. Books on Shell, Script, and Web Programming

5. Books on Text Formatting

6. Books on C and C++ Programming

  • 6.1 C and C++
  • 6.2 C System Call Interface

7. Books on Networking

8. Books on Unix Kernel Implementation

  • 8.1 Ancestors of Linux
  • 8.2 Linux
  • 8.3 Relatives of Linux

9. Books on Intel processor architecture and programming

10. Books on PC-Class Hardware

11. Administrivia

  • 11.1 Terms of Use
  • 11.2 History

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