Effective awk Programming

Effective awk Programming, 4th Edition

When processing text files, the awk language is ideal for handling data extraction, reporting, and data-reformatting jobs. This practical guide serves as both a reference and tutorial for POSIX-standard awk and for the GNU implementation, called gawk. This book is useful for novices and awk experts alike. In this thoroughly revised edition, author and gawk lead developer…

From Bash to Z Shell

From Bash to Z Shell

Some areas are covered in other books, but this one goes into some little-seen side streets and alleyways to show you the shortcuts to more efficient use of the shell. …The material here is invaluable: you’re not going to get it from the manual pages! I strongly recommend…

The Debian System

The Debian System

The Debian GNU/Linux operating system approaches Linux system administration differently than other popular Linux distributions, favoring text-based configuration mechanisms over graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Debian may appear simplistic and even slightly outdated, but it is actually very robust, scalable, and secure. Debian’s open development cycle and strict quality…

Linux Kernel in a Nutshell

Linux Kernel in a Nutshell

Written by a leading developer and maintainer of the Linux kernel,Linux Kernel in a Nutshell is a comprehensiveoverview of kernel configuration and building, a critical task forLinux users and administrators. No distribution can provide a Linux kernel that meets all users’needs. Computers big and small have special requirements that…

TCL / TK in a Nutshell

TCL / TK in a Nutshell

The Tcl language and Tk graphical toolkit are simple and powerful building blocks for custom applications. The Tcl/Tk combination is increasingly popular because it lets you produce sophisticated graphical interfaces with a few easy commands, develop and change scripts quickly, and conveniently tie together existing utilities or programming…

Professional LAMP

Professional LAMP

The combination of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP is popular because of interaction, flexibility, customization, and-most importantly-the cost effectiveness of its components Helps LAMP professionals take their skills to the next level with in-depth discussions of OOP; extensions of PHP such as PEAR, GD, XML, and CURL; improving…

Arch Linux Environment set-up How-To

Arch Linux Environment set-up How-To

Over the years there have been many Linux distributions out there, some are trying to do everything for you, others don’t. Arch Linux tries to be easy and user-friendly for developers and enthusiasts who are willing to customize their system to the maximum. “Arch Linux Environment Setup How-to”…

Tizen Cookbook

Tizen Cookbook

Tizen is an open source Linux-based software platform for a variety of devices, from smartphones and watches to in-vehicle infotainment. Application development is based on open standards and HTML5 is the primary development technology. Starting with a detailed description of using the Tizen SDK, you will delve into…

The Linux Command Line, 2nd Edition

The Linux Command Line, 2nd Edition

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 (or command line)….