The Linux Reading List HOWTO

Eric Steven Raymond

Revision History
Revision 3.02004-02-04Revised by: esr
Major update. Removed out-of-date books, added a new one.
Revision 2.12003-10-28Revised by: esr
Added TAOUP.
Revision 2.02003-07-31Revised by: esr
Major revision, cleaned out obsolete stuff.
Revision 1.212003-02-22Revised by: esr
LDP site has moved.
Revision 1.202001-06-14Revised by: esr
Removed "Practical Unix Security"; it's five years old and the material is now covered better by other books.
Revision 1.192001-06-14Revised by: esr
Added Ross Anderson's "Security Engineering". Corrected ISBNs.

This document lists the books I think are most valuable to a person trying to learn Unix (especially Linux) top to bottom.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Purpose of this document
1.2. New versions of this document
1.3. Feedback and Corrections
1.4. Related Resources
1.5. Conventions Used In This Document
Basic Linux and Unix bibliography
A. Administrivia
A.1. Terms of Use
A.2. History