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Download of the day: GNU/Linux Advanced Administration PDF Book

The Free Technology Academy (FTA) has released excellent book called "The GNU/Linux operating system", the main contents are related with system administration. You will learn how to install and configure several computer services, and how to optimise and synchronise the resources using GNU/Linux.

From the project website:

The GNU/Linux systems have reached an important level of maturity, allowing to integrate them in almost any kind of work environment, from a desktop PC to the sever facilities of a big company.

In the module called "The GNU/Linux operating system", the main contents are related with system administration. This book is the main documentation for the module.

Book Info:

  • Authors: Remo Suppi Boldrito, Josep Jorba Esteve
  • Coordinator: Josep Jorba Esteve
  • Licenses: GNU Free Documentation License, Creative Commons Attribute ShareAlike License
  • Information: 545 Pages; 18.8 Mb
  • Download PDF version (or grab it from our local fast mirror # 1 at cyberciti.biz)
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  • Hans February 3, 2010, 8:52 am


  • Luc February 3, 2010, 11:24 am


  • Zdenek Styblik February 3, 2010, 11:27 am

    Great indeed!

  • Davinder February 3, 2010, 11:33 am

    I am unable to download so kindly provide any other link.

  • nixCraft February 3, 2010, 1:11 pm


    Try our mirror # 1 listed above.

  • Andrew February 3, 2010, 1:18 pm

    Why this book called “Advanced”?? IMHO this book is intended for beginners

  • Philippe February 3, 2010, 1:48 pm

    Thanks Vivek, got it, gonna spaend some nights over it.
    — Philippe

  • adq890 February 3, 2010, 3:33 pm

    thank for info…

  • littlebear February 4, 2010, 12:43 am


  • unixfoo February 4, 2010, 3:33 am

    Thanks for the information .


  • Vamsi February 6, 2010, 2:55 pm

    thanks sir :)
    I downloaded it and its very Informative ;)

  • Sean February 8, 2010, 10:28 pm

    thanks for the download.

  • baba February 12, 2010, 9:18 pm

    just for testing(work or not work) i forcefully deleted my / partition in rhel-5 .what should i do. plz help i don,t want reinstall os again..thanks

  • Jack February 13, 2010, 7:00 pm

    Love it ! Thanks vivek.

  • Charanjit Singh February 16, 2010, 8:56 am

    Thanks for information and also I have visited this site these people have really put a very good efforts in spreading a knowledge. Thanks once again

  • Ahmed Ragab March 13, 2010, 8:11 am

    great book, thanks

  • Spyros March 30, 2010, 2:54 am

    Downloading now, thanx !

  • Vernon April 5, 2010, 9:17 am

    Looks great. Funny copyright…on the third page:

    Copyright © 2019, FUOC. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or

    Has Linux been used to invent time travel? :~)

    • Ricardo J. Barberis April 30, 2010, 10:52 pm

      Not… yet

      It *will* be used to invent a time machine, come back to 2010 and publish that PDF though ;-)

      Cheers (and great book, btw!)

  • RSS Submitter May 27, 2010, 2:25 pm

    Thanks a lot ! It will be very nice book for reading :)

    Best Wishes !

  • Naman Jandial February 13, 2011, 4:37 am

    Hello Nix,

    I am new to Linux Sys administration, but know only on the basic level.
    Can you please suggest suggest me a good book on advanced Linux System Administration which I can read and practice on my own.



  • kapil kumar August 9, 2011, 8:34 pm

    very nice

  • abbas November 17, 2011, 10:51 pm


  • aditya gautam December 2, 2011, 9:25 am

    i am unable to download the file due to non availibility of the link