15 Development Tools

Linux is very popular with programmers, not just due to the overwhelming array of tools and environments available but also because the system is exceptionally well documented and transparent. On a Linux machine, you don’t have to be a programmer to take advantage of development tools, which is good news, because they play a larger role in managing Linux systems than in other operating systems. At the very least, you should be able to identify development utilities and have some idea of how to run them.

This chapter packs a lot of information into a small space, but you don’t need to master everything here. The examples ...

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