Completely updated with hundreds of new examples!
The only Linux reference with examples for every command
All-new chapters on the Apache Web server, tc shell, and Emacs editor
Organized by task, so you can find it fast!
The practical, handy desk reference for every Linux user—now completely updated!
Linux Desk Reference, Second Edition packs information about every command Linux users need—organized for maximum value and convenience. Scott Hawkins has updated entries throughout the book, and added four new chapters—including all-new coverage of the tc shell, Emacs editor, and Apache Web server.
This friendly reference is organized by task so you can find what you need even if you don't know what it's called! Unlike other Linux references, this one delivers practical examples for every command it contains—plus hundreds of invaluable tips, warnings, diagrams, and sample outputs. And if you're a Linux expert, you'll love the "roadmap-style" alphabetical fast-find reference section!
No matter what you need to know about Linux, it's here...
Files and the filesystem
Sessions, users, and groups
I/O, devices, and disks
Apache Web services
X Window System
Printers and print queues
Text editors-including vi and Emacs
The Linux kernel
Comparing and merging files
Archiving and compression
Shells-including bash and tc
Whether you're a sysadmin, developer, power user, or newbie, get the most convenient, up-to-date Linux reference you can buy: Linux Desk Reference, Second Edition!
Praise for the first edition
"Hawkins provides a superior combination of explanations, descriptions, and examples. Every Linux user, whether novice or experienced administrator, will value the organization and contents of the Linux Desk Reference."
—SysAdmin magazine (Sept. 2000)
Table of contents
- Standard Input, Output, and Error
- The Bash Shell
- The TC Shell
- Terminal and Keyboard
- Printers and Print Queues
- Machine Information
Manipulating Data and Text Files
- Displaying Files
- Comparing and Merging Files
- Data Files
- Document Formatting
- The vi Editor
- Archiving and Compression
- Startup and Shutdown
- X Window System
- Finding Stuff
- Diagnostics and System Performance
- Networking Applications
- NIS and NFS
- DOS and Windows Connectivity
- Mail and Other Communication
- Software Development Tools
- Title: Linux® Desk Reference, Second Edition
- Release date: August 2001
- Publisher(s): Pearson
- ISBN: 0130619892
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