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I run into wireless router and networking issues very often. I'd like to finally just read a book on how to trouble and diagnose problems, using tools like ifconfig, editing files like /etc/network/interfaces, and whatever. Any recommendations?

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Really, the best source is internet. Why not post your details here or and someone will be be able to help you? – papukaija Feb 12 '11 at 14:24
papukaija is right, it's hard to tell what you need to learn if you want to learn everything possible in this topic ... it would be better to have one or more problems you have/had as questions, so people can answer what you can read/learn to solve issues like that/those ... – LGB Feb 12 '11 at 15:08
I don't know. I've searched forums a lot before, and usually people just say edit this and run this command -- it's a good way to fix problems but not really to learn how to understand what's going on. – dan Feb 12 '11 at 15:53
If you want to know why something works you can always ask here or on Unix StackExchange – Marco Ceppi Feb 12 '11 at 22:03
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Also you may want to look at for books on the subject. Many times there are used books at discount price that will give you want you need.

I found a "Linux Network Administration" that normally lists for ~35USD for 12!

Hope this helps.


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