If you are new to Linux and want to learn about Linux like its installation, configuration, tweaking, troubleshooting, etc, then this topic will help you.
Following are a few links to download various e-books which will help you in learning A to Z of Linux. All e-books are in PDF format.
This course includes the history of Linux and what distinguishes Open Source Software from proprietary software. On the practical side students learn the fundamental commands and approach needed to start using Linux.
This courses teaches students how to install GNU/Linux. The courses uses the Debian distro as an example. Students install, create and manage user accounts, install new hardware, make backups and many other mission critical tasks a System Administrator would need to know.
This course teaches the fundamentals of networking, what the TCP/IP protocol stack consists of and how the different layers of the network stack influence communication on a network. You will learn how Linux can be used as a router and the basic principles of digital encryption and digital signatures used to keep email secure. As well as how to set up secure connections between different Linux machines by using SSH.
This course teaches students how to create shell scripts, the use of Regular expressions, file manipulation with sed, grep and awk and how to tie all this new knowledge into scripts that make using Linux so simple.
This course is designed to help the student understand the inner workings of the Linux kernel. Often a good understanding of how the operating system manages hardware and other resources to do its work, will helps people solve problems and appreciate the work that goes into making a computer work.
This course teaches students how to configure server services such as the Apache web server, the Squid Proxy server, the Bind name server ,Sendmail and Exim Mail servers are discussed. For those who want to know a little more than the average user.
Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide:
Many people still believe that learning Linux is difficult, or that only experts can understand how a Linux system works. Though there is a lot of free documentation available, the documentation is widely scattered on the Web, and often confusing, since it is usually oriented toward experienced UNIX or Linux users. Today, thanks to the advancements in development, Linux has grown in popularity both at home and at work. The goal of this guide is to show people of all ages that Linux can be simple and fun, and used for all kinds of purposes.
The Easiest Linux Guide You’ll Ever Read – an Introduction to Linux for Windows Users:
This is a 160-page book geared towards people who are competent with using Windows, who have never attempted to use Linux but are interested in giving it a try.