GrooveRider.tv: Linux Book RoundupFeb 10, 2001, 12:03 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandy Smith)
[ Thanks to Mr Smith for this link. ]
"...to really learn to use Linux without running up huge support calls, or pissing everyone off in IRC chat, you need to buy a book. So we have, for the last three months, been reading and researching away, beaver-like. But we were new to Linux when we started, and now our three strong team is at least half-proficient in the use of Linux, which just goes to show: Even brainless writers such as the grooverider.tv staff can learn a thing or two. And you don't have to be too technically inclined to take up Linux."
"So without further ado, I present to you the book review. We decided to take a nice even-numbered cross-section of the market, and we reviewed 10 books, each with a slightly different aim and targeted reader. At the bottom of the book reviews is our summery, and recommendations for books."
"Well, in reading all of these books we have learned a hell of a lot. We have learned that getting started in Linux is not as daunting a task as you might think, and learning mroe about your computer and Linux is actually a very pleasurable task. I highly recommend you give it a go. If you do, I suggest you purchase a starter guide and also a reference guide, as that is the best way to work. So here are our recommendations for users. ..."