Category: Linux

Command Line Kung Fu: Bash Scripting Tricks, Linux Shell Programming Tips, and Bash One-liners

By Jason Cannon

Become a Linux Ninja with Command Line Kung Fu!

Do you're thinking that you want to lock your self in a basement examining cryptic guy pages for months on lead to order to have ninja like command line abilities? in fact, if you happen to had an individual proportion their strongest command line tips, methods, and styles you'll keep your self loads of time and frustration. What in the event you may possibly glance over the shoulder of an exceptional pal that simply occurred to be a command line guru? What in the event that they not just confirmed you the instructions they have been utilizing, yet why they have been utilizing them and precisely how they labored? And what if that buddy took the time to put in writing it all down so that you can check with it everytime you beloved? good, a chum did simply that. Command Line Kung Fu is choked with dozens of counsel and over a hundred functional real-world examples. you will not locate theoretical examples during this ebook. The examples exhibit how you can remedy real difficulties and achieve invaluable ambitions. The strategies are effortless to discover, too. every one bankruptcy covers a particular subject and teams comparable counsel and examples jointly. for instance, if you want support extracting textual content from a dossier glance within the "Text Processing and Manipulation" bankruptcy. additionally, a finished index is incorporated. for you to locate each instance the place a given command is used -- no matter if it is not the most topic of the top -- glance within the index. it is going to record each position within the e-book the place that command appears to be like. this is just a few of what you'll research by means of examining Command Line Kung Fu:

  • How to speedy and simply repeat instructions on your shell history
  • Shortcuts for grabbing particular phrases out of your shell background to exploit on your present command
  • How to avoid wasting a replica of your command line consultation for later reference
  • How to strip out clean strains and reviews from files
  • How to manage colorized textual content whilst makes use of pipes and pagers
  • Ways to remodel textual content: from altering case to substituting characters and more
  • How to extract particular blocks of textual content from documents or streams of input
  • A quickly tip to mend universal typos
  • How to edit documents over the network
  • How to match the variations among records in your neighborhood desktop and a distant one
  • How to create and use SSH tunnels
  • Ways to make sure what courses are listening on what ports
  • How to kill the entire strategies for a given person with a unmarried command
  • Strategies for facing multi-hop SSH connections
  • How to disconnect from a server in a manner that would let you choose up the place you left off
  • How to automate software program installs that require consumer input
  • Shell scripting tips
  • How to immediately preserve repeating a command till it succeeds
  • The correct option to delete a dossier that's being written to
  • How to surf the net from the command line... and extra importantly how one can obtain something from the net and engage with HTTP APIs
  • Ways to figure out who and what's utilizing the main disk space
  • How to safe your net browser consultation while utilizing an open wifi hotspot
  • How to generate random passwords from the command line
  • Two tips for simply developing backups
  • Tips for dealing with tar archives
  • How to exchange a string in a number of documents instantly with only one command
  • and a lot more...

What you examine in Command Line Kung Fu applies to any Linux distribution together with Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, RedHat, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and extra.

Scroll up, click on the "Buy Now With 1-Click" button to get your black belt in Linux Command Line Kung Fu.

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Linux Format, Issue 160 (August 2012)

The right way to make a thousand million funds the purple Hat approach. sure, one thousand million dollars!

While different tech businesses were making headlines, pink Hat has been creating wealth, and it has performed so through promoting a product that any one can get at no cost: Linux. is that this a con trick? Alchemy? No: it seems that onerous paintings, services and giving the shoppers what they need remains to be in order to do company. We spoke to the pink Hat chaps to determine more.

Also within the journal we discover out the pitfall-free technique to upload a brand new harddisk in your setup, construct a supercomputer the straightforward means with a Beowulf cluster and switch our Raspberry Pi right into a dossier server.

And for the fewer hackery yet nonetheless geeky we file at the Open facts towns convention in Brighton (the govt collects information, we pay the govt., so we should always personal the information, dammit!), reconsider the function the Firefox performs within the collective middle and brain of the Linux neighborhood, and provides Hockney a run for his funds with Gimp.


Firefox: How Mozilla Cracked the Browser Monopoly - The world's hottest resource browser retains going from power to power. We chart its development and make it easier to pork it up with additional gains. (Mike Saunders)

Open information towns - The UK's first Open-data towns convention proves that there's a huge volume of political help for bettering entry to public information units. Use them or lose them. (Adam Oxford)

Red Hat - learn the way the world's greatest open resource corporation earned one billion money through making freedom vital characteristic. (Jonathan Roberts)

Dr Brown's Administeria - Securing the human, NFS, passwords and cohesion (Chris Brown)

Interview: Björn Balazs - is attempting to make your Linux field more straightforward to exploit. We met up with considered one of its co-founders. (Andrew Gregory)


Build your personal supercomputer - Get or extra pcs crunching an analogous information in a Beowulf cluster (David Hayward)

Gimp: Cheat your solution to a hockney-like university - realize how you can flip a typical electronic photograph right into a convincing pop-art masterpiece. (Nick Veitch)

Add a brand new hard disk - even if you must upload a 2TB gigantic or a tiny SSD, we sjow you the way to prevent the pitfalls of partitioning. (Neil Bothwick)

Rasperry Pi - In our moment RPi educational, we wade through package deal administration, emulation and community connected garage. (Graham Morrison)

Shelr - We try out an internet site that permits you to proportion your command-line methods with the realm. (Mike Saunders)

Coding Academy

Android: distant Databases - input the cloud and get your apps to speak with a server. (Juliet Kemp)
Code techniques: heading off blunders - After tolerating dozens of trojan horse stories approximately his personal code, Graham Morrison stocks what to do to prevent it. (Graham Morrison)

Python: paintings With Google's API - We dip into the cauldron of ask yourself that's the Google information API, and tips on how to entry every little thing with Python. (Nick Veitch)


Books - Liars and Outliers, and imagine Complexity get the LXF remedy (Ben Everard)

Gimp 2.8 - it can be one of many best-known open resource tasks, yet development will be glacially sluggish. we glance at a unlock 4 years within the making. (Nick Veitch)

Mageia 2 - Mageia is the average improve direction for Mandriva clients. model 2 exhibits promise, but additionally has boundaries. (Ben Everard)

Miro five - A video podcast collator-cum-media participant to serve your whole leisure wishes. (Jonathan Roberts)

Pianoteq four ordinary - A advertisement piano synthesizer that turns your Linux field right into a grand piano. (Graham Morrison)

Rosegarden - A midi and audio sequencer that may be used to attain, compose and generate song. (Graham Morrison)

Open Social Networks - Are privateness issues retaining you off renowned social networks? locate another that's open in additional than a method. (Mayank Sharma)


News: all of the most up-to-date information from the Linux universe - Oracle lose their felony conflict, Google tackle the iPad and supply Raspberry Pis for English faculties, Mandriva is going to the group and masses extra. (Andrew Gregory)

Distrowatch: This month's roundup of stories from the vaults of Linux distro improvement - Get the latests updates at the Mandriva saga, try out the slack dog, and realize an OS so undesirable they named it poor. (Susan Linton)

What on the earth: OpenCL - We current an open snap shots ordinary that can make many purposes run speedier than they do this present day. (Marco Fioretti)

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Linux User & Developer [UK], Issue 165

Review: Linux consumer and Developer is the UK’s in basic terms journal aimed completely at Linux execs and IT choice makers. each month, Linux consumer and Developer presents the easiest in tutorials, positive factors, reports, details and notion to assist GNU/Linux pros extend their wisdom base and practice extra successfully within the place of work. Written via specialists within the box, the journal additionally good points informative interviews with best figures from the GNU/Linux scene and high-profile businesses that experience equipped their companies utilizing OpenSource software.

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Linux System Administration Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

By David Berube, Nick Plante

The task of Linux structures administrator is interrupt-driven and calls for consistent studying in byte-wise chunks. This booklet supplies suggestions to fashionable problems—even a few you may now not have heard of—such as scripting LDAP, making Mac consumers play great with Linux servers, and backup, defense, and restoration scripts. writer Juliet Kemp takes a huge method of scripting utilizing Perl and bash, and all scripts paintings on Debian or pink Hat lineage distributions. Plus, she dispenses knowledge approximately time administration, facing determined colleagues, and the way to prevent reinventing the wheel!
• find out how to love LDAP scripting and NFS tuning
• Make Perl serve you: don't be enslaved through Perl
• learn how to swap, craft, and suppose empowered through recipes that modify your existence
<h3>What you’ll learn</h3> • Centralize your community utilizing LDAP and NFS
• converse the language of other dossier platforms
• understand while to take advantage of Perl or while to stay to sed and awk
• deal with safety matters with Perl, bash, and intelligence
• easy methods to hint errant method calls and misbehaving colleagues
<h3>Who this booklet is for</h3>
procedure directors short of quickly succor and suggestions whilst interruptions hinder the graceful operating of a community.
<h3>Table of Contents</h3><ol> • Saving your self attempt
• Centralizing Your community: Kerberos, LDAP, and NFS
• tracking and Updating
• Taking Backups and handling information
• operating with Filesystems
• Securing Your platforms
• operating with Apache
• utilizing the Command Line greater
• operating with textual content in documents
• issues stepping into, issues Going Out
• monitoring Down insects
• dealing with Time and folks

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Essential System Administration Pocket Reference: Commands and File Formats (3rd Edition)

By Æleen Frisch

If you're a Unix approach administrator, then the data you wish on a daily basis simply to get your activity performed may perhaps fill a book--a very huge booklet. yet, essentially talking, you don't are looking to cease and thumb via a weighty quantity every time a challenge arises. Your solution is the basic approach management Pocket Reference, the one approach management reference that matches on your pocket. Concise and easy-to-use, this little e-book is the transportable significant other to the vintage crucial process management by means of AEleen Frisch.

The crucial method management Pocket Reference is a short connection with all of the basic and crucial initiatives required to run such divergent Unix platforms as Solaris, Linux, AIX, BSD, SuSe, purple Hat, and extra. novices and skilled directors alike will speedy be ready to follow its ideas and recommendation to unravel daily difficulties. The publication is split into 3 components: instructions, Syntax and Their functions, Configuration records and codecs, and working method particular details. the data during this publication is a must have for any administrator or consumer of a Unix system.

O'Reilly's Pocket References became a favourite between know-how pros far and wide. through delivering a wealth of vital info in a concise, well-organized layout, those convenient books carry simply what you want to entire the duty to hand. while you've reached a sticking aspect and want to get to an answer quick, the recent crucial approach management Pocket Reference is the publication you'll are looking to have.

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Linux Format (May 2016)

Linux layout is all the advisor to the area of Linux. no matter if you’ve simply came upon Linux, or you’re a full-time guru, Linux structure has every little thing you want to utilize your OS. The editorial formulation is a mixture of gains, reports and useful tutorials that take on issues as some distance ranging as fitting software program to socket programming and community administration. Thought-provoking positive factors and interviews additionally offer a spotlight on key applied sciences, tendencies and matters within the fast moving international of unfastened and Open resource software program.

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Linux-Unix-Systemprogrammierung, 2. Auflage

By Helmut Herold

Dieses Buch beschreibt die Systemprogrammierung unter Linux/Unix. Unix bietet wie
jedes Betriebssystem sogenannte Systemaufrufe an, die von den Benutzerprogrammen
aus aufgerufen werden können, wenn diese bestimmte Dienste vom process benötigen.
Typische von einem Betriebssystem angebotene Dienste sind z.B. Öffnen einer Datei,
Schreiben auf eine Datei, Bereitstellen von freiem Speicherplatz oder Kommunizieren mit
anderen Programmen.
Diese Systemaufrufe werden ebenso wie andere wichtige Funktionen aus der C-Stan-
dardbibliothek in diesem Buch anhand von zahlreichen anschaulichen Beispielen aus-
führlich beschrieben. Praxisnahe Übungen am Ende jedes Kapitels ermöglichen dem
Leser das Anwenden und Vertiefen der jeweils erworbenen Kenntnisse.
An entsprechenden Stellen wird in diesem Buch die Umsetzung von wichtigen Betriebs-
systemkonzepten und -algorithmen am method Linux gezeigt. Dieses approach wurde nicht
nur aufgrund seiner großen Beliebtheit ausgewählt, sondern auch, weil Linux alle seine
Quellprogramme der Öffentlichkeit zur Verfügung stellt.

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Guide to UNIX Using Linux (Networking (Course Technology))

Written with a transparent, ordinary writing kind and choked with step by step tasks for direct, hands-on studying, advisor to UNIX utilizing Linux, 4E is the precise source for studying UNIX and Linux from the floor up. by utilizing functional examples, end-of-chapter studies, and interactive routines, amateur clients are reworked into convinced UNIX/Linux clients who can hire utilities, grasp records, deal with and question information, create scripts, entry a community or the net, and navigate well known consumer interfaces and software program. The up-to-date 4th version comprises assurance of the most recent models of UNIX and Linux, together with new types of crimson Hat, Fedora, SUSE, and Ubuntu Linux. a brand new bankruptcy has additionally been extra to hide easy networking utilities, and a number of other chapters were multiplied to incorporate more information at the KDE and GNOME pcs, in addition to insurance of the preferred place of work suite. With a robust specialise in common UNIX and Linux instructions which are transferable to all types of Linux, this ebook is a "must-have" for an individual trying to boost their wisdom of those structures.

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Linux Format, Issue 161 (September 2012)

Improve this present day: take the terror out of shopping for new undefined. We've been benchmarking, trying out and usually doing time-consuming issues for this factor, sifting via piles of SSD's pics playing cards and different ins and outs to discover what works most sensible with Linux. To be sincere, it's been a huge discomfort within the at the back of, that is an outstanding factor: we've taken one for the staff, so if you come to improve your Linux computer you'll be capable to stand on our shoulders and issues will simply paintings. In different information, we're blown away by means of Trine 2 (if you have got any love for wizards and knights you actually may still test it today), check with Canonical's CEO Jane Silber approximately what course Ubuntu's going to take now that it's now not the world's favorite distro, and dissect a troublesome force to determine what makes it tick. Our intrepid employees author Jon Roberts bravely boosts his CV with a purple Hat education path and sysadmin qualification to determine no matter if it's well worth the cash (and what it will probably do to your activity prospects), plus we've perception and techie pointers on personal home page, Python, FreeNAS and extra.

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Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition: Covering 10.10 and 11.04 (6th Edition)

By Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke, Ryan Troy

Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition provides complex insurance of the preferred Ubuntu distribution of Linux. home windows clients, Mac clients, and Linux lovers were more and more turning to Ubuntu for a easy and easy-to-use Linux distribution that continues to be necessary to strength users.

This e-book offers certain info on fitting, utilizing, and administering Ubuntu. you'll how you can arrange a laptop or a server, information on Ubuntu’s easy-to-use machine and productiveness software program, and you'll find subject matters of curiosity to either informal and severe developers.

Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition incorporates a diversity of assurance: From the software program you would like daily for productiveness and pleasure, to how one can configure your Linux computing device to run easily, to complicated issues like structures management and software program improvement, and lots more and plenty extra.

Some books excel at supporting novices take child steps. there's a few starting fabric in Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 version. despite the fact that, this ebook is meant for an individual who desires to movement past the fundamentals of utilizing Ubuntu into the world of an intermediate or complex user.

* set up and configure Ubuntu
* Get your entire system’s units and peripherals up and running
* Configure and customise your photograph person interface
* deal with Linux providers and users
* safe your laptop and your community from intruders
* Configure a firewall
* percentage records with home windows clients utilizing Samba
* Get effective with place of work tools
* Use multimedia programs
* Play games
* organize and run numerous kinds of servers
* examine the fundamentals of numerous programming languages
* easy methods to write a software program software quickly
* perform Ubuntu QA testing
* music your process for max performance
* learn how to deal with and assemble the kernel and modules

Ubuntu 10.10 on DVD
DVD contains the total Ubuntu 10.10 distribution for Intel x86 desktops in addition to the whole workplace suite and 1000's of extra courses and utilities.
unfastened Upgrade!
buy this e-book every time in 2011 and obtain a loose Ubuntu 11.04 improve equipment by means of mail (U.S. or Canada in basic terms) after Ubuntu 11.04 is released.
See inside of again conceal for details.

Category: Operating Systems/Linux
Covers: Ubuntu 10.10
User Level: Intermediate—Advanced

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