You've experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer—now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line.The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell. Along the way you'll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, pattern matching with regular expressions, and more.In addition to that practical knowledge, author William Shotts reveals the philosophy behind these tools and the rich heritage that your desktop Linux machine has inherited from Unix supercomputers of yore.As you make your way through the book's short, easily-digestible chapters, you'll learn how to:–Create and delete files, directories, and symlinks–Administer your system, including networking, package installation, and process management–Use standard input and output, redirection, and pipelines–Edit files with Vi, the world’s most popular text editor–Write shell scripts to automate common or boring tasks–Slice and dice text files with cut, paste, grep, patch, and sedOnce you overcome your initial "shell shock," you'll find that the command line is a natural and expressive way to communicate with your computer. Just don't be surprised if your mouse starts to gather dust.
Published by: No Starch Press | Publication date: 01/11/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 482 pages
The industry favorite Linux guide, updated for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and the cloud Linux Bible, 9th Edition is the ultimate hands-on Linux user guide, whether you're a true beginner or a more advanced user navigating recent changes. This updated ninth edition covers the latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7), Fedora 21, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and includes new information on cloud computing and development with guidance on Openstack and Cloudforms. With a focus on RHEL 7, this practical guide gets you up to speed quickly on the new enhancements for enterprise-quality file systems, the new boot process and services management, firewalld, and the GNOME 3 desktop. Written by a Red Hat expert, this book provides the clear explanations and step-by-step instructions that demystify Linux and bring the new features seamlessly into your workflow. This useful guide assumes a base of little or no Linux knowledge, and takes you step by step through what you need to know to get the job done.
- Get Linux up and running quickly
- Master basic operations and tackle more advanced tasks
- Get up to date on the recent changes to Linux server system management
- Bring Linux to the cloud using Openstack and Cloudforms
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 04/22/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 829 pages
Unlike some operating systems, Linux doesn’t try to hide the important bits from you—it gives you full control of your computer. But to truly master Linux, you need to understand its internals, like how the system boots, how networking works, and what the kernel actually does.In this completely revised second edition of the perennial best seller How Linux Works, author Brian Ward makes the concepts behind Linux internals accessible to anyone curious about the inner workings of the operating system. Inside, you’ll find the kind of knowledge that normally comes from years of experience doing things the hard way. You’ll learn:–How Linux boots, from boot loaders to init implementations (systemd, Upstart, and System V)–How the kernel manages devices, device drivers, and processes–How networking, interfaces, firewalls, and servers work–How development tools work and relate to shared libraries–How to write effective shell scriptsYou’ll also explore the kernel and examine key system tasks inside user space, including system calls, input and output, and filesystems. With its combination of background, theory, real-world examples, and patient explanations, How Linux Works will teach you what you need to know to solve pesky problems and take control of your operating system.
Published by: No Starch Press | Publication date: 11/14/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 394 pages
“As an author, editor, and publisher, I never paid much attention to the competition—except in a few cases. This is one of those cases. The UNIX System Administration Handbook is one of the few books we ever measured ourselves against.” —Tim O’Reilly, founder of O’Reilly Media “This edition is for those whose systems live in the cloud or in virtualized data centers; those whose administrative work largely takes the form of automation and configuration source code; those who collaborate closely with developers, network engineers, compliance officers, and all the other worker bees who inhabit the modern hive.” —Paul Vixie, Internet Hall of Fame-recognized innovator and founder of ISC and Farsight Security “This book is fun and functional as a desktop reference. If you use UNIX and Linux systems, you need this book in your short-reach library. It covers a bit of the systems’ history but doesn’t bloviate. It’s just straight-forward information delivered in a colorful and memorable fashion.” —Jason A. Nunnelley UNIX® and Linux® System Administration Handbook, Fifth Edition, is today’s definitive guide to installing, configuring, and maintaining any UNIX or Linux system, including systems that supply core Internet and cloud infrastructure. Updated for new distributions and cloud environments, this comprehensive guide covers best practices for every facet of system administration, including storage management, network design and administration, security, web hosting, automation, configuration management, performance analysis, virtualization, DNS, security, and the management of IT service organizations. The authors—world-class, hands-on technologists—offer indispensable new coverage of cloud platforms, the DevOps philosophy, continuous deployment, containerization, monitoring, and many other essential topics. Whatever your role in running systems and networks built on UNIX or Linux, this conversational, well-written ¿guide will improve your efficiency and help solve your knottiest problems.
Published by: Addison-Wesley Professional | Publication date: 09/14/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1500 pages
If you want to learn how to use Linux, but don't know where to start read on.Knowing where to start when learning a new skill can be a challenge, especially when the topic seems so vast. There can be so much information available that you can't even decide where to start. Or worse, you start down the path of learning and quickly discover too many concepts, commands, and nuances that aren't explained. This kind of experience is frustrating and leaves you with more questions than answers.Linux for Beginners doesn't make any assumptions about your background or knowledge of Linux. You need no prior knowledge to benefit from this book. You will be guided step by step using a logical and systematic approach. As new concepts, commands, or jargon are encountered they are explained in plain language, making it easy for anyone to understand.Here is what you will learn by reading Linux for Beginners:
- How to get access to a Linux server if you don't already.
- What a Linux distribution is and which one to choose.
- What software is needed to connect to Linux from Mac and Windows computers. Screenshots included.
- What SSH is and how to use it, including creating and using SSH keys.
- The file system layout of Linux systems and where to find programs, configurations, and documentation.
- The basic Linux commands you'll use most often.
- Creating, renaming, moving, and deleting directories.
- Listing, reading, creating, editing, copying, and deleting files.
- Exactly how permissions work and how to decipher the most cryptic Linux permissions with ease.
- How to use the nano, vi, and emacs editors.
- Two methods to search for files and directories.
- How to compare the contents of files.
- What pipes are, why they are useful, and how to use them.
- How to compress files to save space and make transferring data easy.
- How and why to redirect input and output from applications.
- How to customize your shell prompt.
- How to be efficient at the command line by using aliases, tab completion, and your shell history.
- How to schedule and automate jobs using cron.
- How to switch users and run processes as others.
- Where to go for even more in-depth coverage on each topic.
Publication date: 12/26/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 204 pages
If you use Linux in your day-to-day work, this popular pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job reference. The third edition features new commands for processing image files and audio files, running and killing programs, reading and modifying the system clipboard, and manipulating PDF files, as well as other commands requested by readers. You’ll also find powerful command-line idioms you might not be familiar with, such as process substitution and piping into bash.Linux Pocket Guide provides an organized learning path to help you gain mastery of the most useful and important commands. Whether you’re a novice who needs to get up to speed on Linux or an experienced user who wants a concise and functional reference, this guide provides quick answers.Selected topics include:
- The filesystem and shell
- File creation and editing
- Text manipulation and pipelines
- Backups and remote storage
- Viewing and controlling processes
- User account management
- Becoming the superuser
- Network connections
- Audio and video
- Installing software
- Programming with shell scripts
Published by: O'Reilly Media | Publication date: 06/01/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 274 pages
Linux: Simple Step-By-Step Guide for Beginners: Learning the Linux Operating System and Command Line (2017 updated user guide, tips and tricks, user manual, user guide, Linux, Unix)
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Publication date: 10/27/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 87 pages
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Publication date: 11/16/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 79 pages
Talk directly to your system for a faster workflow with automation capability Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible is your essential Linux guide. With detailed instruction and abundant examples, this book teaches you how to bypass the graphical interface and communicate directly with your computer, saving time and expanding capability. This third edition incorporates thirty pages of new functional examples that are fully updated to align with the latest Linux features. Beginning with command line fundamentals, the book moves into shell scripting and shows you the practical application of commands in automating frequently performed functions. This guide includes useful tutorials, and a desk reference value of numerous examples. The Linux command line allows you to type specific shell commands directly into the system to manipulate files and query system resources. Command line statements can be combined into short programs called shell scripts, a practice increasing in popularity due to its usefulness in automation. This book is a complete guide providing detailed instruction and expert advice working within this aspect of Linux.
- Write simple script utilities to automate tasks
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Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 01/06/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 741 pages
Linux: Linux For Beginners Guide To Learn Linux Command Line, Linux Operating System And Linux Commands
Do You Want To Master The Linux Operating System? Would You Like To Start Leveraging The Command Line System Fast and Easily? Yes, if you've ever dabbled with Linux, even if you have no programming experience, then this book will provide the basis and tools you need to become successful with Linux Operating System! ★☆★ Read this book for FREE on Kindle Unlimited – Order Now! ★☆★ Linux is, without a doubt, the best and most often used operating system that is open-source. In “Linux: Linux For Beginners Guide to Learn Linux Command Line, Linux Operating System And Linux Commands”, the author provides proven steps and strategies on learning what Linux is and how to use it. If you like the idea of having additional security and stability in your system, you should start learning more about this revolutionary operating system by using sites that provide Linux links. This book contains information on the Linux Operating System, especially for beginners. Programmers and system administrators can also easily benefit from the discussions inside. The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Linux Operating System And Command Line For Linux System Programming Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn:
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- Teach Yourself Fish
- File and Directory Permissions
- Getting to Grips with Editors
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Publication date: 05/26/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 131 pages