Linux in a Nutshell

By Robert Love

Everything you must find out about Linux is during this e-book. Written through Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Robert Love, and Arnold Robbins -- individuals with years of lively participation within the Linux neighborhood -- Linux in a Nutshell, 6th variation, completely covers programming instruments, process and community management instruments, the shell, editors, and LILO and GRUB boot loaders.

This up-to-date variation deals a tighter specialise in Linux process necessities, in addition to extra assurance of latest services corresponding to virtualization, instant community administration, and revision keep an eye on with git. It additionally highlights an important techniques for utilizing the huge variety of Linux instructions. you can find many useful new guidance and methods during this reference, no matter if you are new to this working approach or were utilizing it for years.

  • Get the Linux instructions for procedure management and community management
  • Use 1000s of crucial shell instructions to be had on Linux
  • Understand the Bash shell command-line interpreter
  • Search and technique textual content with ordinary expressions
  • Manage your servers through virtualization with Xen and VMware
  • Use the Emacs textual content editor and improvement setting, in addition to the vi, ex, and vim text-manipulation tools
  • Process textual content records with the sed editor and the gawk programming language
  • Manage resource code with Subversion and git

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