Chapter 20: Further Reading
We are often asked to recommend books on UNIX and related matters. The following list is far from comprehensive and consists mostly of books we, ourselves, have learnt a lot from. Most are in the 20-30 pounds price bracket and should be easily obtainable from any good technical bookshop.
  • The UNIX C Shell Field Guide

Gail Anderson, Paul Anderson

Prentice-Hall ISBN 0-13-937468
 

  • Sed and awk

Date Dougherty

O'Reilly & Associates ISBN 0-937175-59-5
 

  • Learning the vi Editor

Linda Lamb

O'Reilly & Associates ISBN 0-937175-67-6
 

  • The Korn Shell

Morris Bolsky, David Korn

Prentice-Hall ISBN 0-13-516972-0
 

  • DNS and BIND

Paul Albitz, Cricket Liu

ISBN 1-56592-010-4
 

  • Managing NFS and NIS

Hal Stern

O'Reilly & Associates ISBN 0-937175-75-7
 

  • The C Programming Language (Second Edition)

Brian Kernighan, Dennis Ritchie

Prentice-Hall ISBN 0-13-11-362-8
 

  • X Window System Administrators Guide

Vol 8 of the Definitive Guide to the X Window System

Linda Mui, Eric Pearce
 

  • Practical UNIX Security

Simsin Garfinkel, Gene Spafford

O'Reilly & Associates ISBN 0-937175-72-2
 

  • HTML The definitive Guide

Chuck Musciano, Bill Kennedy O'Reilly & Associates

O'Reilly & Associates ISBN 1-56592-175-5
 

  • Solaris Advanced System Administrators Guide

Janice Winsor

Sunsoft Press ISBN 1-56276-131-5
 

  • Programming perl

Larry Wall and Randal L. Schwartz

O'Reilly & Associates ISBN 0-937175-64-1
 

  • C the Complete Reference Second Edition

Herbert Schildt

McGraw-Hill ISBN 0-07-881538-X
 

  • UNIX Power Tools

Jerry Peek, Tim O-Reilly and Mike Loukides

O'Reilly & Associates/Bantam ISBN 0-553-35402-7

Sun Performance and Tuning

Adrian Cockcroft

SunSoft Press - Prentice Hall ISBN 0-13-149642-5

Finally, as a general recommendation the Nutshell Handbooks from O'Reilly & Associates Inc are reliable, accurate and
authoritative.

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