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

in Categories Download of the day last updated February 2, 2010

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

Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. He has worked with global clients and in various industries, including IT, education, defense and space research, and the nonprofit sector. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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? :~)

    1. 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!)

  4. 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.



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