Quote Originally Posted by el_Badgerino View Post
I finally plumped for 'Running Linux' (looks official, slightly more sensible) and 'The Linux Cookbook by Michael Stutz' (Looks slightly less serious and has a jaunty yellow cover (always important))
You might have already found it, but if not and it's of any use to you, Stutz has made the first edition of his book available online:

The Linux Cookbook: Tips and Techniques for Everyday Use - Table of Contents

I purchased the second edition several years back and have been quite happy with it.