The Linux DOC Project
The main archive of Linux documentation is written by the Linux DOC project
and can be found here .
This project generates manual pages, 'HOWTO' files - short summaries on
setting up specific items, as well as full books one of which will shortly
be released by O'Reilly. This page also contains links to linux resources
world wide. There is a UK mirror of these in Oxford.
Linux Journal is a
monthly magazine for and about Linux carrying a wide range of Linux related
articles as well as advertisements and Linux consultant lists.
Linux World magazine is a
new UK based Linux magazine being launched at the moment.
A sample of some of the many books now available for Linux
- 'The Linux Network Administrators Guide' by Olaf Kirch. O'Reilly & Assoc.
- 'LINUX: From PC to Workstation' by Stefan Strobel & Thomas Uhl. Springer Verlag.
- 'Using Linux' by Jack Tackett, Jr. Que. (includes CD).
- 'Running Linux' by Welsh, Kaufman. O'Reilly & Assoc.
- 'Linux Installation and Configuration' by Volkerding, Reichard, Johnson, MIS press.
- 'The Web Server Book: Tools and Techniques for Building Your Own
Internet Information Site' by Jonathan Magid, R. Douglas Matthews et al.
Includes Slackware Linux on CD.
- 'Linux World' by Lin Shan-Yang (in Chinese)- ISBN957-23-0243-4.
- 'Inside Linux: A Look at Operating System Development' by Randolph
Bentson - SSC
Useful Online Books
Word Wide Web Books
The following links point to Linux-related development projects.
This does not include commercial software development, which is
listed below. The
Linux Projects Map
also lists ongoing Linux development projects.
- Hardware Ports
- Kernel & Device Drivers
- Organizations and Groups
- High Performance and Parallel Computing
- Benchmarks & Standards
- Misc (to be sorted)
Commercial Products, Companies, and Organizations
Here are links to commercial sites which carry Linux-related products
- Linux Distributions, Books and Merchandise:
- The ACC Bookstore distributes
many Linux-related products, CD-ROMs, books, and more.
- Caldera, Inc. is the producer
of the Caldera Network Desktop system, based on the Linux kernel.
- Cheap*Bytes sells many Linux
- Delix Computer GmbH, producer of the
DLD - Deutsche Linux Distribution.
- InfoMagic, Inc., producers
of the Linux Developer's Resource CD-ROM set, and other Linux material.
Linux is a book from
Associates, Inc.. It's over 600 pages, telling you how to get
the most out of Linux. Here is the
announcement from O'Reilly.
- O'Reilly has also published Olaf Kirch's
Administrator's Guide. This is a revised and beautified version
of the manual from the LDP.
- Just Computers! distributes Linux products and books.
- Lasermoon, Ltd., distributors of the Linux-FT all-ELF distribution.
- Linux Configuration and Installation, a new book from MIS:Press by
Patrick Volkerding, Kevin Reichard, and Eric Johnson.
- Morse Telecommunications,
producer of the Slackware Pro CD-ROM.
- Pacific HiTech, producer of the
Linux Runtime system, and vendor of the Linux Developer's 2-CD set.
- Red Hat Software is the producer
of Red Hat Commercial Linux, a fantastic Linux distribution.
- SSC, Inc. are publishers
of Linux Journal and
sell many Linux-related products.
- Stat Design, Inc., sell Linux
shirts, mousepads and mugs.
- S.u.S.E. GmbH, a German
distributer of Linux software and books.
- Que, Inc. publishes "Using Linux Special Edition",
a Linux book with CD-ROM.
- Walnut Creek, makers of the
Toolkit for Linux CD-ROM set.
- WorkGroup Solutions, Inc., makers of
the "Linux Pro" distribution, "WEBworx" Web Server kit, and the
"FlagShip" programming environment, or visit their Linux Shopping Mall. Find out why Mark Bolzern, president of
WGS, Inc. thinks Linux is
- Yggdrasil Computing, Inc.,
producers of the Plug & Play Linux CD-ROM.
- ARDI has released the Executor, a full-featured Macintosh emulator for Linux.
- Ceres Multimedia Software.
- Magenta, the CyberPhone realtime voice communication over the Internet, has been ported to Linux.
- Mazama Software Labs produces
Linux-based Internet software, such as Mazama Packet Filter, an IP
filter (firewall) for Linux.
- Pacific HiTech's Just Logic/SQL.
- PowerQuest Corporation, makers of PartitionMagic, a safe repartitioning program for Linux, OS/2, etc.
- SuperSolutions Corporation
produces a commercial-grade UNIX job scheduler for Linux.
- tummy.com, Ltd. is the supplier of
XVScan, scanning software for HP ScanJet scanners for Linux.
- Complete Systems
The following links point to other pages with Linux information.
- Linux GCC FAQ, which includes questions and answers about the gcc compiler for Linux.
- SAMBA documentation
- Graphics/Raytracing Information, which runs on Unix systems, including Linux.
- General Image Manipulation Program, a PhotoShop-like program for creating graphics.
- Information on GRASS,the Geographic Resources Analysis Support System which runs under Linux.
You can also get the binaries here.
- Linux and Biocomputing information.
- Papers on AUIS, the Andrew User Interface System.
- Linux MIDI and Sound Pages
- Patches and bugfixes for 1.2.13
- X Windows resources with example
configurations files, links, and various hints and tricks.
- X Configs Page with example X Windows desktop configurations.
- Here is information on Linuxdoc-SGML,
an SGML-based text-formatting system which is used to produce the Linux HOWTO
- Information about COSMIC programs for Linux at NASA's Software Technology Transfer Center in Athens, GA, USA.
- International Information
- System Administration
- Links to Pages With Links
- The Linux Gazette,
an online magazine providing many Linux tips and tricks.
- Here, you can listen to Linus Torvalds give the definitive pronunciation of ``Linux'', either in English, or Swedish.