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Recommended UNIX Books

The following are recommended reading for UNIX users.

The Linux Command Line
by William E. Shotts, Jr.;
Available for free in PDF format.
A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming
by Mark G. Sobell; Sobell Books
Available in paperback and Kindle edition
Learning the UNIX Operating System
by Jerry Peek, Grace Todino, John Strang; O'Reilly & Associates
ISBN 978-0-596-00261-9
Harley Hahn's Guide to Unix and Linux
by Harley Hahn; McGraw-Hill
ISBN 0-07-3133612
Linux in a Nutshell
by Ellen Siever, et al; O'Reilly & Associates
ISBN 0-596-00482-6

Unix is a Four Letter Word... and Vi is a Two Letter Abbreviation
by Christopher C. Taylor; freely provided in HTML and PDF.
Learning the VI Editor
by Linda Lamb; O'Reilly & Associates
ISBN 1-56592-426-6

Learning the bash Shell
by Cameron Newham; O'Reilly & Associates
ISBN 0-596-00965-8
The UNIX C Shell Field Guide
by Gail Anderson and Paul Anderson; Prentice Hall
ISBN 0-13-937468-X
KornShell Programming Tutorial
by Barry Rosenberg; Addison-Wesley
ISBN 0-201-56324-X

SAS Users might want to visit the SAS Publishing Bookstore, and review the variety of books and e-books available. Documentation is also available on the web. Find it on the SSCC Software Manuals page.

The Little SAS(R) Book is a primer that is task-oriented, and makes it easy to find your way into SAS programs.

In the Know... SAS Tips and Techniques From Around the Globe is a 280-page collection of tips and examples in the use of SAS.

Last Updated: 24 January 2017

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