-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Wednesday, 16. July 2003 12:50, dick hoogendijk wrote:
> I have a question: > > The complete FreeBSD by Greg Lehey seems to be very good documentation > on FreeBSD and it's mentioned often in this NG. > > Am I right to assume that this is the printed equivalent of the online > handbook? > > If not, how can I obtain a printed copy of the handbook other than > printing it myself (something I don't want to do ;-)) "The Complete FreeBSD" is *not* a printed version of the online-handbook shipped with FreeBSD. I cannot tell you where *exactly* the differences are, but I always like having a printed book handy, in case something goes really wrong and leaves me unable to access the online handbook. "The Complete FreeBSD" is quite a good book, in my opinion. If you - like me - - like having a real book around, I can recommend this one. It is available via... well, book stores. I got mine via amazon.de, but you can probably order a copy in any book store that has O'Reilly books. Or you can order via freebsdmall.com or something like that, check www.freebsd.org for sources. The drawback is the price, "The Complete FreeBSD" comes for $ 45.00 (I got it cheaper because of the euro being at ~1.14 US-Dollars at the time), but if you plan to work with FreeBSD for some time, and if you aren't an a unix wizard, this book's really helpful. What I like about it, is that it's suitable both as a beginner's introduction and as a reference manual for more experienced users, so if you buy it, it will remain useful for some time. Hope to help, Kind regards, Benjamin Walkenhorst - -- "Der Hoffnung beraubt sein, heißt noch nicht - verzweifeln." (Albert Camus) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.2 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Public Key available at http://www.krylon.de iD8DBQE/FUnZoYumWdMvhMQRAu27AJ0QuZ0e5vwtRXLxDqPmVD+k90vANgCeNlCE 189+oIU+J3r1wLuZt9bw6gY= =TLEM -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"