Linux Pocket Guide

ISBN-10: 0596006284

ISBN-13: 9780596006280

Edition: 2004

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Description: O'Reilly's Pocket Guides have earned a reputation as inexpensive, comprehensive, and compact guides that have the stuff but not the fluff. Every page of "Linux Pocket Guide lives up to this billing. It clearly explains how to get up to speed quickly on day-to-day Linux use. Once you're up and running, "Linux Pocket Guide provides an easy-to-use reference that you can keep by your keyboard for those times when you want a fast, useful answer, not hours in the man pages. "Linux Pocket Guide is organized the way you use Linux: by function, not just alphabetically. It's not the 'bible of Linux; it's a practical and concise guide to the options and commands you need most. It starts with general concepts like files and directories, the shell, and X windows, and then presents detailed overviews of the most essential commands, with clear examples. You'll learn each command's purpose, usage, options, location on disk, and even the RPM package that installed it. The "Linux Pocket Guide is tailored to Fedora Linux--the latest spin-off of Red Hat Linux--but most of the information applies to any Linux system. Throw in a host of valuable power user tips and a friendly and accessible style, and you'll quickly find this practical, to-the-point book a small but mighty resource for Linux users.

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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Daniel J. Barrett has been immersed in Internet technology since 1985. Currently working as a software engineer, Dan has also been a heavy metal singer, Unix system administrator, university lecturer, web designer, and humorist. He is the author of O'Reilly's Linux Pocket Guide, and is the coauthor of Linux Security Cookbook, and the first edition of SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide. He also writes monthly columns for Compute! and Keyboard Magazine, and articles for the O'Reilly Network.

What's in This Book?
What's Linux?
What's Fedora Linux?
What's a Command?
Users and Superusers
Reading This Book
Getting Help
Fedora: A First View
The Role of the Shell
How to Run a Shell
Logins, Logouts, and Shutdowns
The Filesystem
Home Directories
System Directories
Operating System Directories
File Protections
The Shell
The Shell Versus Programs
Selected bash Features
Job Control
Killing a Command in Progress
Terminating a Shell
Tailoring Shell Behavior
Installing Software
Basic File Operations
Directory Operations
File Viewing
File Creation and Editing
File Properties
File Location
File Text Manipulation
File Compression and Packaging
File Comparison
Disks and Filesystems
Backups and Remote Storage
File Printing
Spelling Operations
Viewing Processes
Controlling Processes
User and Their Environment
Working with User Accounts
Becoming the Superuser
Working with Groups
Basic Host Information
Host Location
Network Connections
Email
Web Browsing
Usenet News
Instant Messaging
Screen Output
Math and Calculations
Dates and Times
Scheduling Jobs
Graphics and Screensavers
Audio and Video
Programming with Shell Scripts
Whitespace and Linebreaks
Variables
Input and Output
Booleans and Return Codes
Conditionals
Loops
Break and Continue
Creating and Running Shell Scripts
Command-Line Arguments
Exiting with a Return Code
Beyond Shell Scripting
Final Words
Acknowledgments
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