A good BSD Text Book?

Andrew Boothman andrew at cream.org
Sat Jan 24 16:17:50 PST 2004

HarryH wrote:

> Hi,
> Can anyone recommend a/some really good BSD (4.8) books/manuals, for not only a BSD beginner, but for someone that will really get into detail in a short time?  What I found at Border's was a real beginner's book.  Or, will I end up with a couple of books?  I have the "Unix in a Nutshell" by O'Reilly but would like to zero in on BSD.

Absolute BSD by Michael Lucas is a good read and gets into some good detail.

Also check out The Complete FreeBSD by Greg Lehey (4th Ed.) is also very 


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