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From: "Tameek Henderson"
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Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Need to get rid of a whole bunch of programming books. TALK ABOUT FREE SOFTWARE!!!
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 22:45:22 -0400
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I'm new to the group. My name is Tameek. I'm 26 years old, and currently
studying for the Linux+ certification. I'm a bit of a noobie, I've been
running Ubuntu only since 6.04 and have recent played around with SUSE
11.0. Although I have only been using Linux for a few years I'm I've
already chosen a side when it comes to my editor and Linux GUI. I'm Team
VI/GNOME all the way! I'm very much interested in learning programming, but
I'm not really sure where to begin. I find shell scripts using the CLI easy
to understand. I always hear that C is the foundation of Linux and today's
programming languages (I also read a little on COBOL, and FORTRAN but I
don't see many jobs looking for programming knowledge with the these older
languages. Any suggestion are welcome. Also feel free to throw any of
those Linux/Unix books my way, particularly shell programming.
From: "Ruben Safir"
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2008 9:49 PM
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Need to get rid of a whole bunch of
programming books. TALK ABOUT FREE SOFTWARE!!!
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 08:12:54PM -0400, swd wrote:
>> Folks, I have 60+ programming books I need to get rid of. Many hard
>> Including lots of PERL, Python, Tcl/Tk, C/C++, Linux programming, Linux
>> in a
>> Nutshell, Linux Clusters, Using UNIX, Software Testing, Operating System
>> design, etc., etc.,etc.
>> All but 2 of these books that came with a CD don't have the CD (older
>> Otherwise, the CDs are there, and most are still sealed.
>> There are many college level text books. Most are very expensive.
>> NOTE: this collection contains Tanenbaum's Operating System book with
>> un-sealed CD. (This is the MINIX O.S. on which LINUX is based.) There is
>> Operating System Design book with a separate un-opened sealed package
>> the CDs.
>> ATTENTION: I also have the second edition of Kernigan & Ritchie's C
>> Programming Language book AND the third edition of Bjuarne Struostrop's
>> Programming Language book.
>> I will throw in an autographed copy of Richard Stallman's essays on Free
>> Software. He wrote, "Happy Hacking Richard Stallman".
>> HERE COMES THE CATCH: Please take the whole 300 lbs. I do not have a
>> I live in Midwood, Brooklyn. I will help load the books into your
>> It has been suggested by 2 people that I simply leave the whole mountain
>> outside, next to the apartment's garbage area. I would rather not, but it
>> come to that. I would rather give them away then throw them away.
>> If interested, please contact me at sderrick-at-optonline.net
>> Thank you very much.
>> P.S. Ruben, call me if you want.
> They sound like an addition to the NYLXS Library. I have a question. Why
> are you dumping them suddenly?
> http://www.mrbrklyn.com - Interesting Stuff
> http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software
> So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like
> Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world - RI
> Safir 1998
> http://fairuse.nylxs.com DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI
> Safir 2002
> "Yeah - I write Free Software...so SUE ME"
> "The tremendous problem we face is that we are becoming sharecroppers to
> our own cultural heritage -- we need the ability to participate in our own
> "> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be
> You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have
> been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess
> you missed that one."
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