The Linux Command Line by William Shotts 5th Ed (free PDF available) #Linux

The Linux Command Line by William Shotts – Fifth Internet Edition Available Now!

Designed for the new command line user, this 555-page volume covers the same material as LinuxCommand.org but in much greater detail. In addition to the basics of command line use and shell scripting, The Linux Command Line includes chapters on many common programs used on the command line, as well as more advanced topics.

Released under a Creative Commons license, this book is available for free download in PDF format. Download it here.

  • The book is available in printed form, published by No Starch Press. Copies may be purchased wherever fine books are sold. No Starch Press also offers electronic formats for popular e-readers.In addition to English, the printed book is also available in the following languages:
    • Korean: available from BJ PUBLIC
    • Serbian: available from Mikro Knjiga
    • Chinese (Traditional): available from GOTOP
    • Chinese (Simplified): available from PT Press
    • Russian: available from Piter
    • Polish: available from Helion
  • Read reviews at No Starch Press and Amazon.
  • Find The Linux Command Line at your local library.
  • Want to translate the Creative Commons version of The Linux Command Line? Please see the Community Translation Policy for details.The following community translations are now available:
    • Arabic Translation by Abd Allatif Eymsh
    • Spanish (in progress). Translation by Adriano Sánchez
    • Portuguese (in progress). Translation by Matheus Sales
    • Italian (in progress). Translation by Francesco Cargiuli
    • Romanian (in progress). Translation by Vlad Paval
    • Turkish (in progress). Translation by Herkes için Linux


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