Linux in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference

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O'Reilly, 1997 - Computers - 424 pages
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Linux in a Nutshellcovers the core commands available on common Linux distributions. This isn't a scaled-down quick reference of common commands, but a complete reference containing all user, programming, administration, and networking commands.

Contents include:

  • Commands with complete lists of options
  • Shell syntax for thebash,csh, andtcshshells
  • Pattern matching
  • emacs,vi, andexediting commands
  • sedandgawkcommands
  • Software development commands

This book also documents a wide range of GNU tools for UNIX users who have GNU versions of standard UNIX tools. You'll find all the essential commands you need to run your system, as well as all the commands that historically have been included on UNIX systems. Specialized packages included in most distributions of Linux are not covered.

Linux in a Nutshellis a must for any Linux user; it weighs less than a stack of manual pages, but gives you everything you need for common, day-to-day use.

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About the author (1997)

Hekman has a degree in Medieval History and Literature.

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