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  • The Linux Documentation Project (TLDP)
    • Updates on this site have slowed, so it is mostly useful for information on established parts of the Linux system, and for basic introductions. It offers its guides in a variety of formats.  Below, I generally link the on-line HTML version, but you can go back and pull other formats from the home page of the guide.
  • Introduction to Linux (TLDP), Machtelt Garrels, 2008.
  • UNIX Tutorial for Beginners, by M.Stonebank AT surrey.ac.uk (thanks to Adam Luck for pointing out this site)

The bash Shell

  • Bash Guide for Beginners (TLDP), Machtelt Garrels, December 2008.
  • Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide (TLDP), Mendel Cooper, March 2014.
  • bash Cookbook (available on ProQuest Safari Books On-Line)
    • By: Carl Albing; JP Vossen; Cameron Newham
    • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
    • Pub. Date: May 24, 2007
    • Print ISBN-13: 978-0-596-52678-8, Print ISBN-10: 0-596-52678-4