There are more than 20 sites listed below which list an enormous amount of freely downloadable ebooks on Linux and any other closely related topics. A rough figure would estimate (ignoring duplicates) the number of ebooks in the range of thousands. Let’s get straight to the content shall we …

  1. DailyArtisan – 63 ebooks (Various Categories)
  2. LinuxHaxor – 68 ebooks
  3. Freebookcentre – 49+ ebooks (Various Categories)
  4. OnlineComputerBooks – 6 ebooks
  5. Mascat’s Linuxbooks – 112 ebooks
  6. Free-ITEbooks – 8 ebooks
  7. Linux.org – 14 ebooks + free softwares and other related ebooks.
  8. Techbooksforfree – 21 ebooks
  9. Scribd (User specific) – 19 ebooks
  10. FreeComputerbooks (Various Categories)
  11. HomeLinux.net – 60 ebooks
  12. Opensourceproject.org.cn – Too many to count
  13. FreeProgrammingebooks – Too many to count
  14. Bellevuelinux.org – 47+ ebooks
  15. TLDP.org – 35 ebooks (various formats)
  16. Linuxtopia.org – Too many to count (Various categories)
  17. Whitepapers & Ebooks on Linux – 2 documents
  18. The Development of the Linux USB Subsystem (PDF)

* Note that some of the sites above host the files on their own server. Bandwidth is not cheap these days and having said that, if there’s a slight indication that they encourage donations to keep the server running, feel free to chip in a small amount.

Other sites (Web 2.0, search engines, etc.)

  1. WePapers – Search for Linux
  2. eSnips
  3. Calameo – Search for Linux
  4. Issuu
  5. Gazhoo
  6. Bookmooch – Exchange books
  7. Google Books
  8. Scribd – Search for Linux
  9. Docstoc
  10. PDFGeni – PDF Search Engine

File Search directly from Google on Linux related materials

  1. PDF files
  2. DOC file