The Linux command line : a complete introduction / William Shotts
Book | No Starch Press | 2019 | 2nd edition.
Available at Gateway-Racine Campus New Books Display (QA 76.76 O6.3 S5.556 2019)

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Edition
2nd edition.
Description
xxx, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
Introduction
PART I: LEARNING THE SHELL
Chapter 1: What Is the Shell?
Chapter 2: Navigation
Chapter 3: Exploring the System
Chapter 4: Manipulating Files and Directories
Chapter 5: Working with Commands
Chapter 6: Redirection
Chapter 7: Seeing the World as the Shell Sees It
Chapter 8: Advanced Keyboard Tricks
Chapter 9: Permissions
Chapter 10: Processes
PART II: CONFIGURATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Chapter 11: The Environment
Chapter 12: A Gentle Introduction to vi
Chapter 13: Customizing the Prompt
PART III: COMMON TASKS AND ESSENTIAL TOOLS
Chapter 14: Package Management
Chapter 15: Storage Media
Chapter 16: Networking
Chapter 17: Searching for Files
Chapter 18: Archiving and Backup
Chapter 19: Regular Expressions
Chapter 20: Text Processing
Chapter 21: Formatting Output
Chapter 22: Printing
Chapter 23: Compiling Programs
PART IV: WRITING SHELL SCRIPTS
Chapter 24: Writing Your First Script
Chapter 25: Starting a Project
Chapter 26: Top-Down Design
Chapter 27: Flow Control: Branching with if
Chapter 28: Reading Keyboard Input
Chapter 29: Flow Control: Looping with while/until
Chapter 30: Troubleshooting
Chapter 31: Flow Control: Branching with case
Chapter 32: Positional Parameters
Chapter 33: Flow Control: Looping with for
Chapter 34: Strings and Numbers
Chapter 35: Arrays
Chapter 36: Exotica
Summary
'The Linux Command Line' will take you from your first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in the latest version of bash, the most popular Linux shell. The second edition of this worldwide best seller includes coverage of bash 4.x features like new redirection operators and shell expansions. An updated shell scripting section discusses modern, robust shell scripting practices and ways of avoiding common types of potentially dangerous failures. As with the first edition, you'll learn timeless command line skills like file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, and pattern matching with regular expressions. You'll even explore the philosophy behind the many command line tools and the rich heritage that your Linux machine inherits from Unix supercomputers of yore - all handed down by generations of mouse-shunning gurus. As you work through the book's short, easily digestible chapters, you'll learn how to: Create and delete files, directories, and symlinks; Administer your system, from networking and package installation to 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've overcome your initial "shell shock," you'll find that the command line is a natural and expressive way to communicate with your computer.
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