The Linux Command Line

A Complete Introduction

Author: William E. Shotts, Jr.

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593273894

Category: COMPUTERS

Page: 480

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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. Along the way you'll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, pattern matching with regular expressions, and more. In addition to that practical knowledge, author William Shotts reveals the philosophy behind these tools and the rich heritage that your desktop Linux machine has inherited from Unix supercomputers of yore. As you make your way through the book's short, easily-digestible chapters, you'll learn how to: * Create and delete files, directories, and symlinks * Administer your system, including networking, package installation, and process management * Use standard input and output, redirection, and pipelines * Edit files with Vi, the world’s most popular text editor * Write shell scripts to automate common or boring tasks * Slice and dice text files with cut, paste, grep, patch, and sed Once you overcome your initial "shell shock," you'll find that the command line is a natural and expressive way to communicate with your computer. Just don't be surprised if your mouse starts to gather dust. A featured resource in the Linux Foundation's "Evolution of a SysAdmin"

Linux Kurz and Gut (2nd Edition)

Author: Daniel J. Barrett

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3868994130

Category: Computers

Page: 248

View: 4434

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Wenn Sie Linux bei Ihrer alltäglichen Arbeit verwenden, ist diese Kurzreferenz genau das Richtige, denn obwohl die grafischen Linux-Benutzeroberflächen angenehm intuitiv zu benutzen sind, lassen sich viele Aufgaben über die Befehlszeile eleganter und schneller lösen. Diese zweite überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage behandelt distributionsübergreifend: Dateisysteme, Verzeichnisse und Shells Dateierzeugung und -bearbeitung Dateitextmanipulation und Pipelines Backups und externe Speicherung Betrachtung und Steuerung von Prozessen Verwaltung von Benutzerzugängen Benutzer und Administratoren Netzwerkverbindungen Audio und Video Softwareinstallation Programmierung mit Shellskripten



Beginning the Linux Command Line

Author: Sander van Vugt

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430268298

Category: Computers

Page: 392

View: 9724

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This is Linux for those of us who don’t mind typing. All Linux users and administrators tend to like the flexibility and speed of Linux administration from the command line in byte–sized chunks, instead of fairly standard graphical user interfaces. Beginning the Linux Command Line is verified against all of the most important Linux distributions, and follows a task–oriented approach which is distribution agnostic. Now this Second Edition of Beginning the Linux Command Line updates to the very latest versions of the Linux Operating System, including the new Btrfs file system and its management, and systemd boot procedure and firewall management with firewalld! Updated to the latest versions of Linux Work with files and directories, including Btrfs! Administer users and security, and deploy firewalld Understand how Linux is organized, to think Linux!

The Linux Command Line, 2nd Edition

Author: William E. Shotts, Jr.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781593279523

Category:

Page: 480

View: 5430

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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). Along the way you'll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of experienced, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, pattern matching with regular expressions, and more. In addition to that practical knowledge, author William Shotts reveals the philosophy behind these tools and the rich heritage that your desktop Linux machine has inherited from Unix supercomputers of yore. As you make your way through the book's short, easily-digestible chapters, you'll learn how to: * Create and delete files, directories, and symlinks * Administer your system, including networking, package installation, and process management * Use standard input and output, redirection, and pipelines * Edit files with Vi, the world's most popular text editor * Write shell scripts to automate common or boring tasks * Slice and dice text files with cut, paste, grep, patch, and sed Once you overcome your initial "shell shock," you'll find that the command line is a natural and expressive way to communicate with your computer. Just don't be surprised if your mouse starts to gather dust.

Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible

Author: Richard Blum,Christine Bresnahan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118984196

Category: Computers

Page: 816

View: 5175

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Talk directly to your system for a faster workflow with automation capability Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible is your essential Linux guide. With detailed instruction and abundant examples, this book teaches you how to bypass the graphical interface and communicate directly with your computer, saving time and expanding capability. This third edition incorporates thirty pages of new functional examples that are fully updated to align with the latest Linux features. Beginning with command line fundamentals, the book moves into shell scripting and shows you the practical application of commands in automating frequently performed functions. This guide includes useful tutorials, and a desk reference value of numerous examples. The Linux command line allows you to type specific shell commands directly into the system to manipulate files and query system resources. Command line statements can be combined into short programs called shell scripts, a practice increasing in popularity due to its usefulness in automation. This book is a complete guide providing detailed instruction and expert advice working within this aspect of Linux. Write simple script utilities to automate tasks Understand the shell, and create shell scripts Produce database, e-mail, and web scripts Study scripting examples ranging from basic to advanced Whether used as a tutorial or as a quick reference, this book contains information that every Linux user should know. Why not learn to use the system to its utmost capability? Linux is a robust system with tremendous potential, and Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible opens the door to new possibilities.


Fundamentals of Linux

Explore the essentials of the Linux command line

Author: Oliver Pelz

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789537525

Category: Computers

Page: 234

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Develop a solid understanding of the important command-line tools and utilities in Linux Key Features Delve into the fundamentals of Linux Explore and work with virtualization, command lines, and Bash shell scripts Use special file permission flags such as setuid and setgid Book Description Linux is a Unix-like operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. Fundamentals of Linux will help you learn all the essentials of the Linux command line required to get you started. The book will start by teaching you how to work with virtualization software and install CentOS 7 Linux as a VM. Then, you will get to grips with the workings of various command line operations, such as cursor movement, commands, options, and arguments. As you make your way through the chapters, the book will not only focus on the most essential Linux commands but also give an introduction to Bash shell scripting. Finally, you will explore advanced topics, such as networking and troubleshooting your system, and you will get familiar with the advanced file permissions: ACL, setuid, and setgid. Fundamentals of Linux includes real-world tasks, use cases, and problems that, as a system administrator, you might encounter in your day-to-day activities. What you will learn Explore basic and advanced command-line concepts Install Linux, work with VirtualBox, and install CentOS 7 in VirtualBox Work with the command line efficiently and learn how to navigate through the Linux filesystem Create file and user group permissions and edit files Use Sticky bit to secure your Linux filesystem Define and remove ACL from Linux files Who this book is for Fundamentals of Linux is for individuals looking to work as a Linux system administrator.


Linux Command Line - From Simple Commands to Advanced Level

Become a Linux Expert Fast and Easy! Full Edition

Author: Matthew Gimson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781544949680

Category:

Page: 202

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This book is an exploration of Linux. Each and every aspect of the Linux operating system is discussed in this book. It begins by explaining what Linux is, as well as the commands that are common in the Linux command line, range from the simple to the more complex commands. Input/ Output redirection in Linux is also discussed. This book will help you understand how to redirect the input and output in Linux. The special characters that are used as wildcards in Linux have been explored in detail. You will find out how to implement and ensure that there is file security in Linux. The process of working with jobs and processes are included, as well as how to create processes in both the foreground and background, plus how to kill and suspend processes. This book also includes several little-known bash scripting tricks. You will also be guided on how to write basic Linux Shell programs. Further, this book provides guidance for learning more advanced Shell programming, as well as how to compile the UNIX software packages. The useful networking commands in Linux are also discussed, in addition to the Vi editor, a powerful tool that all Linux programmers should understand. The following topics have been discussed in this book: - What is Linux? - Linux Command Line Commands - Input/output Redirection - Wildcards in Linux - File security in Linux - Jobs and Processes - Bash scripting Tricks - Linux shell programming - Bash One-liners - Advanced Shell Programming - Compiling UNIX software packages - Linux Networking - Introducing the Vi Editor

Mastering Linux Shell Scripting,

A practical guide to Linux command-line, Bash scripting, and Shell programming, 2nd Edition

Author: Mokhtar Ebrahim,Andrew Mallett

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788990153

Category: Computers

Page: 284

View: 2944

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Master the complexities of Bash shell scripting and unlock the power of shell for your enterprise Key Features Identify high-level steps such as verifying user input Using the command line and conditional statements in creating/executing simple shell scripts Create and edit dynamic shell scripts to manage complex and repetitive tasks Leverage the command-line to bypass GUI and automate common tasks Book Description In this book, you’ll discover everything you need to know to master shell scripting and make informed choices about the elements you employ. Grab your favorite editor and start writing your best Bash scripts step by step. Get to grips with the fundamentals of creating and running a script in normal mode, and in debug mode. Learn about various conditional statements' code snippets, and realize the power of repetition and loops in your shell script. You will also learn to write complex shell scripts. This book will also deep dive into file system administration, directories, and system administration like networking, process management, user authentications, and package installation and regular expressions. Towards the end of the book, you will learn how to use Python as a BASH Scripting alternative. By the end of this book, you will know shell scripts at the snap of your fingers and will be able to automate and communicate with your system with keyboard expressions. What you will learn Make, execute, and debug your first Bash script Create interactive scripts that prompt for user input Foster menu structures for operators with little command-line experience Develop scripts that dynamically edit web configuration files to produce a new virtual host Write scripts that use AWK to search and reports on log files Draft effective scripts using functions as building blocks, reducing maintenance and build time Make informed choices by comparing different script languages such as Python with BASH Who this book is for If you are a Linux administrator or a system administrator and are interested in automating tasks in your daily lives, saving time and effort, this book is for you. Basic shell scripting and command-line experience will be required. Familiarity with the tasks you need to automate will be helpful.

Linux für Dummies

Author: Richard Blum

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527706496

Category: Computers

Page: 418

View: 4256

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Linux ist längst nicht mehr ein Betriebssystem für Nerds, sondern hat sich mittlerweile einen Namen als ernstzunehmende Alternative zu Microsoft Windows gemacht. Lernen Sie in diesem Buch alles Wissenswerte für Ihr Rendezvous mit dem Pinguin: von der Installation auf Ihrem Rechner, über die Entscheidung für den GNOME- oder den KDE-Desktop bis hin zur Arbeit mit der Shell. Richard Blum zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie sich in Dateien und Ordnern zurechtfinden, wie Sie Programme installieren und deinstallieren und wie Sie mit Linux ins Internet kommen. Außerdem erklärt er die wichtigsten Anwendungen unter Linux wie das Office-Paket OpenOffice.org und das Bildverarbeitungsprogramm GIMP. Auf der beiliegenden DVD finden Sie Komplett-Distributionen von openSUSE 11.3, Live-Versionen von openSUSE 11.3 (KDE und GNOME) sowie Live-Versionen von Ubuntu 10.04.


A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming

Author: Mark G. Sobell

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0137057857

Category: Computers

Page: 1080

View: 2642

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For use with all versions of Linux, including Ubuntu,™ Fedora,™ openSUSE,™ Red Hat,® Debian, Mandriva, Mint, and now OS X, too! Get more done faster, and become a true Linux guru by mastering the command line! Learn from hundreds of realistic, high-quality examples NEW! Coverage of the Mac OS X command line and its unique tools NEW! Expert primer on automating tasks with Perl The Most Useful Linux Tutorial and Reference, with Hundreds of High-Quality Examples for Every Distribution–Now Covers OS X and Perl, Too! To be truly productive with Linux, you need to thoroughly master shells and the command line. Until now, you had to buy two books to gain that mastery: a tutorial on fundamental Linux concepts and techniques, plus a separate reference. Now, there’s a far better solution. Renowned Linux expert Mark Sobell has brought together comprehensive, insightful guidance on the tools system administrators, developers, and power users need most, and an outstanding day-to-day reference, both in the same book. This book is 100 percent distribution and release agnostic: You can use it with any Linux system, now and for years to come. Use Macs, too? This new edition adds comprehensive coverage of the Mac OS X command line, including essential OS X-only tools and utilities other Linux/UNIX books ignore. Packed with hundreds of high-quality, realistic examples, this book gives you Linux from the ground up: the clearest explanations and most useful knowledge about everything from filesystems to shells, editors to utilities, and programming tools to regular expressions. Sobell has also added an outstanding new primer on Perl, the most important programming tool for Linux admins seeking to automate complex, time-consuming tasks. A Practical Guide to Linux® Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Second Edition, is the only book to deliver Better, more realistic examples covering tasks you’ll actually need to perform Deeper insight, based on Sobell’s immense knowledge of every Linux and OS X nook and cranny A start-to-finish primer on Perl for every system administrator In-depth coverage of basic and advanced Linux shell programming with bash and tcsh Practical explanations of 100 core utilities, from aspell to xargs–including Mac OS X specific utilities from ditto to SetFile All-new coverage of automating remote backups with rsync Dozens of system security tips, including step-by-step walkthroughs of implementing secure communications using ssh and scp Tips and tricks for customizing the shell and using it interactively from the command line Complete guides to high-productivity editing with both vim and emacs A comprehensive, 286-page command reference section–now with revised and expanded indexes for faster access to the information you need Instructions for updating systems automatically with apt-get and yum Dozens of exercises to help you practice and gain confidence And much more, including coverage of BitTorrent, gawk, sed, find, sort, bzip2, and regular expressions

Working with Linux – Quick Hacks for the Command Line

Author: Petru I?fan,Bogdan Vaida

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787122271

Category: Computers

Page: 222

View: 4936

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Say goodbye to unproductive Linux habits and switch to the express lane About This Book Improve your terminal and command-line productivity by using powerful tools Sharpen your existing command-line skills and achieve complex tasks faster Save time and money by creating customized commands that automate day-to-day tasks Who This Book Is For This book is for system administrators and developers who know the basics of Linux and want to brush up and sharpen their skills. Prior experience with Linux shell is required. What You Will Learn Optimize the power of Guake by integrating it with ClipIt Deep dive into the workings of the console editor—Vim Explore the advanced concepts and best practices of shell scripting Edit large amounts of data quickly using Sed Use pipes and subshells to create customized commands Get to know how you can speed up the software development and make the terminal a handy companion In Detail Websites, online services, databases, and pretty much every other computer that offers public services runs on Linux. From small servers to clusters, Linux is anywhere and everywhere. With such a broad usage, the demand for Linux specialists is ever growing. For the engineers out there, this means being able to develop, interconnect, and maintain Linux environments. This book will help you increase your terminal productivity by using Terminator, Guake and other tools. It will start by installing Ubuntu and will explore tools and techniques that will help you to achieve more work with less effort. Next, it will then focus on Terminator, the ultimate terminal, and vim, one of the most intelligent console editors. Futhermore, the readers will see how they can increase their command line productivity by using sed, find, tmux, network, autoenv. The readers will also see how they can edit files without leaving the terminal and use the screen space efficiently and copy-paste like a pro. Towards the end, we focus on network settings, Git hacks, and creating portable environments for development and production using Docker. Through this book, you will improve your terminal productivity by seeing how to use different tools. Style and Approach This book takes a step-by-step approach using examples that show you how to automate tasks using terminal commands. You'll work through easy-to-follow instructions so you learn to use the various Linux commands and tools such as Terminator, Guake, and others.


Linux

Linux for Beginners Guide to Learn Linux Command Line, Linux Operating System and Linux Commands

Author: Josh Thompsons

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781547000760

Category: Linux

Page: 130

View: 3166

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"By the end of this book, you will fully understand the most important and fundamental concepts of Linux server administration. More importantly, you will be able to put those concepts to use in practical real-world situations. You'll be able to configure, maintain, and support a variety of Linux systems. There are practical examples to help you understand the concepts and for added practicality"--Back cover.