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The Linux Reading List HOWTO

by Eric S. Raymond

1.2, 29 November 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

7. Books on Networking

8. Books on Unix Kernel Implementation

9. Books on Intel processor architecture and programming

10. Books on PC-Class Hardware

11. Administrivia

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