Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Linux books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- How Linux Works, 2nd Edition: What Every Superuser Should Know (2014)
- Linux Bible (2015)
- The Linux Command Line, 2nd Edition: A Complete Introduction (2019)
- Linux Pocket Guide: Essential Commands (2016)
- Linux Basics for Hackers: Getting Started with Networking, Scripting, and Security in Kali (2018)
- CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide: Exam XK0-004 (2019)
- UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook (5th Edition) (2017)
- Linux All-In-One For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) (2018)
- Linux: Linux For Beginners Guide To Learn Linux Command Line, Linux Operating System And Linux Commands (2017)
- Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible, 3rd Edition (2015)
- Kali Linux: Comprehensive Beginners Guide to Learn Kali Linux Step by Step (2019)
- A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming (4th Edition) (2017)
- Linux Kernel Development (3rd Edition) (2010)
Unlike some operating systems, Linux doesn’t try to hide the important bits from you—it gives you full control of your computer.
Linux Bible (2015)
Linux Bible, 9th Edition is the ultimate hands-on Linux user guide, whether you’re a true beginner or a more advanced user navigating recent changes. This updated ninth edition covers the latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7), Fedora 21, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and includes new information on cloud computing and development with guidance on Openstack and Cloudforms.
The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell (or command line).
If you use Linux in your day-to-day work, this popular pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job reference. The third edition features new commands for processing image files and audio files, running and killing programs, reading and modifying the system clipboard, and manipulating PDF files, as well as other commands requested by readers.
If you’re getting started along the exciting path of hacking, cybersecurity, and pentesting, Linux Basics for Hackers is an excellent first step.
This is your one-stop resource for complete coverage of Exam XK0-004, covering 100% of all exam objectives.
“As an author, editor, and publisher, I never paid much attention to the competition—except in a few cases. This is one of those cases.
Inside, over 800 pages of Linux topics are organized into eight task-oriented mini books that help you understand all aspects of the latest OS distributions of the most popular open-source operating system in use today.
Linux: Linux For Beginners Guide To Learn Linux Command Line, Linux Operating System And Linux Commands (2017)
Do You Want To Master The Linux Operating System? Would You Like To Start Leveraging The Command Line System Fast and Easily?Yes, if you’ve ever dabbled with Linux, even if you have no programming experience, then this book will provide the basis and tools you need to become successful with Linux Operating System!Linux is, without a doubt, the best and most often used operating system that is open-source.
Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible is your essential Linux guide. With detailed instruction and abundant examples, this book teaches you how to bypass the graphical interface and communicate directly with your computer, saving time and expanding capability. This third edition incorporates thirty pages of new functional examples that are fully updated to align with the latest Linux features.
Become an expert in Kali Linux within no time! Do you want to learn about Kali Linux? Do you want to improve your knowledge about advanced security protocols? However, you aren’t sure where to begin? Does all the information available online seem overwhelming and quite complicated? If yes, then this is the perfect book for you. This book is a beginner’s guide to learn Kali Linux.
A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming (4th Edition) (2017)
“First Sobell taught people how to use Linux . . . now he teaches you the power of Linux. A must-have book for anyone who wants to take Linux to the next level.” –Jon “maddog” Hall, Executive Director, Linux International For use with all popular versions of Linux, including Ubuntu,™ Fedora,™ openSUSE,™ Red Hat,® Debian, Mageia, Mint, Arch, CentOS, and macOS Linux is today’s dominant Internet server platform.
Linux Kernel Development details the design and implementation of the Linux kernel, presenting the content in a manner that is beneficial to those writing and developing kernel code, as well as to programmers seeking to better understand the operating system and become more efficient and productive in their coding. The book details the major subsystems and features of the Linux kernel, including its design, implementation, and interfaces.
Best Linux Books You Should Enjoy
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some linux books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Kali Linux Hacking: A Complete Step by Step Guide to Learn the Fundamentals of Cyber Security, Hacking, and Penetration Testing. Includes Valuable Basic Networking Concepts
Author(s): Ethem Mining
ID: 2451912, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 6 Dec 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Gentoo Linux AMD 64 Installation, compiled by Futuramerlin 2 June 2016
Author(s): Gentoo; compiled by Futuramerlin
ID: 1510611, Publisher: Futuramerlin, Year: 2June2016, Size: 10 Mb, Format: epub
Computer Hacking Beginners Guide - How to Hack Wireless Network, Basic Security and Penetration Testing, Kali Linux, Your First Hack
Author(s): Alan T. Norman
ID: 2494532, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 24. Februar 20, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly hot items according to The New York Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.