The first update of this highly popular reference in four years, the Sixth Edition of Linux in a Nutshell provides a tighter focus on system essentials and offers more coverage of new capabilities, such as wireless network management, the ability to record to DVD, and software development version control with git. You'll find many new tips and techniques for system administrators, programmers, and power users. Written by Stephen Figgins, Arnold Robbins, Ellen Siever, and Robert Love -- all with a long history of service in the Linux community -- the latest edition of this reference thoroughly covers programming tools, system and network administration tools, editors, shells, LILO and GRUB boot options, and highlights the most important options for using the vast number of Linux commands. You'll also get complete information on Apache, Samba, Postfix, sendmail, Subversion, Emacs, vi, sed, gawk, and much more. In short, everything you need to know about Linux is right in this book -- the must-have reference for Linux users since 1997. Everything you need to know about Linux is in this book. Written by Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Robert Love, and Arnold Robbins -- people with years of active participation in the Linux community -- Linux in a Nutshell, Sixth Edition, thoroughly covers programming tools, system and network administration tools, the shell, editors, and LILO and GRUB boot loaders. This updated edition offers a tighter focus on Linux system essentials, as well as more coverage of new capabilities such as virtualization, wireless network management, and revision control with git. It also highlights the most important options for using the vast number of Linux commands. You´ll find many helpful new tips and techniques in this reference, whether you´re new to this operating system or have been using it for years. * Get the Linux commands for system administration and network management * Use hundreds of the most important shell commands available on Linux * Understand the Bash shell command-line interpreter * Search and process text with regular expressions * Manage your servers via virtualization with Xen and VMware * Use the Emacs text editor and development environment, as well as the vi, ex, and vim text-manipulation tools * Process text files with the sed editor and the gawk programming language * Manage source code with Subversion and git
Written by a leading developer and maintainer of the Linux kernel,Linux Kernel in a Nutshell is a comprehensiveoverview of kernel configuration and building, a critical task forLinux users and administrators. No distribution can provide a Linux kernel that meets all users´needs. Computers big and small have special requirements that requirereconfiguring and rebuilding the kernel. Whether you are trying toget sound, wireless support, and power management working on a laptopor incorporating enterprise features such as logical volume managementon a large server, you can benefit from the insights in this book. Linux Kernel in a Nutshell covers the entirerange of kernel tasks, starting with downloading the source and makingsure that the kernel is in sync with the versions of the tools youneed. In addition to configuration and installation steps, the bookoffers reference material and discussions of related topics such ascontrol of kernel options at runtime. A key benefit of the book is a chapter on determining exactly what drivers are needed for your hardware. Also included are recipes thatlist what you need to do to accomplish a wide range of popular tasks.
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