Finding documentation for linux

Posted on 1999-01-19
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
I want to have a COMPLETE reference on linux.
 1. the boot up process and the files linux looks into
    for configuration step-by-step.
 2. the configuration files for X, profiles, networks,
    user, lilo, sound etc. and how they are looked into
    and referenced by the kernel and other configuration
Question by:mahmad

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there are some good pdf-manuals available here:

they are about 300 pages each, so most linux topics are covered.

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ID: 1639169
A comprehensive set of documentations can be found in your Linux CD. If you are using Redhat, look for the /doc directory ... this will save your of telephone bills.

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The problem is that the documents are only how-to stuff
I need in-depth stuff with

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eugenia020899 earned 10 total points
ID: 1639171
A comprehensive book does not exist.  :-)

You can find much info in the LDP guides (

Good luck :-)

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