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Qmail Quickstarter – Install, Set Up and Run your own Email Server

Free eBook: Qmail Quickstarter - Install, Set Up and Run your own Email Server

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The PHP AnthologyThe Principles Of Project Management - Free Preview!
Learn how you can deliver projects on time and on budget, again and again. Every project you manage will be unique. Scope, budgets, team dynamics, and timeframes will differ. As a project manager, the most important factor in achieving project success will be your understanding of 'The Principles Of Project Management'. This book will show you that project management isn't rocket science.


The Art of Unix Programming

The Art of Unix Programming

This great free Unix book is a “why-to” book, rather than a “how-to” book. It aims to show new Unix programmers why they should work under the old “hacker ethic”–embracing the principles of good software design for its own sake and of code-sharing.


The UNIX Hater’s Handbook

The UNIX Hater's Handbook

In the tradition of 12-step programs that help people overcome their addictions by sharing stories, The UNIX-Haters Handbook is the self-help guide for people affected by the world’s most esoteric and most widely used operating system.


The Book of Webmin

The Book of Webmin

How to use Webmin’s unique features, including integrating the most popular services (Apache, BIND, Sendmail, and more) as well as the standard system features (network configuration, disk configuration, users and groups, etc.). Tutorials show how to accomplish common tasks with each service.


Porting UNIX Software

Porting UNIX Software

This book deals with the whole life cycle of porting, from setting up a source tree on your system to correcting platform differences and even testing the executable after it’s built. It exhaustively discusses the differences between versions of UNIX and the areas where porters tend to have problems.


Unix Text Processing

Unix Text Processing

Unix Text Processing, by Dale Dougherty and Tim O’Reilly, was published by Hayden Books in 1987, back when O’Reilly and Associates wrote technical documentation for hire.


UNIX Specification Version 3

UNIX Specification Version 3

The Open Group is pleased, in association with the IEEE, to announce availability of the core volumes of Version 3 of the Single UNIX Specification on the World Wide Web.


Learning the vi editor

This book aims to teach you how to use the vi editor, common to many Unix and Unix-like operating systems. vi is a powerful editor that is ubiquitous amongst Unix and Unix-like operating systems, but is available on many other operating systems, even on MS-DOS, Windows and the Macintosh.


Unix System Administration

Unix System Administration by Frank G. Fiamingo is freely available online. Systems administration is the installation and maintenance of the UNIX computer system. The system administrator will need to maintain the software and hardware for the system.