The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System
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Wed Jul 23 13:21:23 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 8:12 AM, FreeBSD Questions <
ml.freebsd.questions at gmail.com> wrote:
> details like the nitty-gritty of
> configuing sendmail, apache, samba, NFS, etc?
You might want to look at specific books targeting that software. Check
Note: you can also look at google books for some of these titles. I have
managed to find more that one that I needed and it's a free resource.
> And what about "Absolute FreeBSD"? It's updated for FreeBSD 7, so I
> know it's current. Is it a "good book"? Is it worth the read? How
> valuable is its content? (I know I'm asking some very subjective
> questions, but if I'm going to spend hundreds of $$$ to build my
> library in this area, I'd like at least a couple of opinions about the
> books I buy.)
I read it. I think it's a good FreeBSD book.
> Personally, I don't think I'd ever buy "The FreeBSD Handbook". It's a
> really good resource, but as long as it's actively updated
> electronically it's too dynamic to buy a hardcopy. I'd much rather
> read it online where I can get the latest revisions.
Do you mean "The Complete FreeBSD"? Thats available online for free.
The "The FreeBSD Handbook" is the free resource available on www.freebsd.org
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