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no stars Very poor value for money when comparing the depth of detail with the cost.
1 star An introduction to the subject, but not in an "easy to read" format. Another introductory book would be required to obtain an adequate foundation.
2 stars An easy to understand introduction to the subject. However, another book would be required to obtain an in-depth knowledge of the subject.
3 stars A detailed review of the subject, (e.g. code examples, sample forms...). However, it's not perfect. Depending on the subject matter, it could be written in a different format, enabling rapid retrieval of information; or if a language guide, the examples might be poorly laid out, or too simplistic, etc...
4 stars A well written, detailed review of the subject. Always in use!

Art of UNIX Programming, The  
  Raymond, E. S. Addison Wesley Longman, Inc. 2003 S$79.95
  ISBN:0-13-142901-9  509 pages  Paperback    

Doctor Linux, 6th Ed.  
   Linux Systems Labs 1998 S$63.99

Linux Configuration & Installation, 4th Ed.  
  Volkerding, P., Reichard, K. & Foster-Johnson, E. IDG Books WorldWide Inc. 1998 S$59.69

LINUX in a Nutshell, 2nd Ed.  
  Siever, E. Reilley & Associates, Inc. 1999 S$45.49

Linux Programming  
  Matthew, N. & Stones, R. Wrox Press Ltd. 0 S$62.78

Programming Linux Games  
  Loki Software Inc., No Starch Press, Inc. 2001 S$78.49
  ISBN:1-886411-49-2  406 pages  Paperback    


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