unix newbie

Justin Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Fri Apr 29 17:52:44 PDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 9:57 AM, Chatoor Kalki <chatoor.kalki at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello, i'm new to unix but am interested in learning and getting a decent
> command over it as quickly as possible.
> initially i will be running dragonfly bsd within virtualbox under windows 7.
> can i get help with references to books?
> i purchased 'the unix programming environment' but am unable to get a grasp
> over unix as effortlessly as i'd expected.
> is there some other book/s i could refer to?

Unix in a Nutshell:


Learning the Unix Operating System


Absolute FreeBSD


None of these are going to match DragonFly exactly, but they will get
you started.  The Absolute FreeBSD book is probably the closest match,
and an enjoyable read.

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