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Thinking about doing Linux + ... wondering which book to chose. Any suggestions?

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Greetz
It's pretty hard to beat O'Reilly

PS For a great overview and reason to work to learn Linux I consider "The Cathedral and the Bazaar" indispensable. It's worth an evening or three of Googling at the very least.
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i used the Linux+ study guide made by sybex really been liking sybex for tech text books as they are fairly cheap so you dont drop a hundred or more for something thats gonna be dated in a year or two lol

also, if/when you take your linux+ make sure you send your info over to LPI at time of testing, and from LPI send your info over to novell that will get you LPIC-1, Novell CLA, and Linux+ certifications
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Not Linux+, but it is one of my favorite tutorials:

http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
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before you order a book check out online classes from mediocre online "universities". I got an A+ class for a couple hundred bucks and it was comprehensive to pass the test.
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before you order a book check out online classes from mediocre online "universities". I got an A+ class for a couple hundred bucks and it was comprehensive to pass the test.
to be honest though... A+ is kinda an idiots test xD if you are into IT... and just brush up on some A+ material with a book that might cost you like 60$ you can pass the A+.... lol

a+ net+ and security+ are all really intro level with not very high demands honestly... i did all three within a week... but i had some good books helping brush up on comptia terms and such

linux+ took me a lot longer, but thats cause i hardly knew linux at all when i started xD
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