Linux does not require a library of books. Learning various versions of Windows requires re-learning everything all over again.
For basic use of Linux (install, configure, use) yes, a book is the best way to start. Just like DOS, Windows, Mac. When you first learned to use Windows, did you just turn it on and know everything??? Learning any new OS requires a bit of LEARNING, that includes reading.
What a dumba$$ post you made.
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