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Jerry Peek is a freelance writer and instructor. He has used shells extensively and has taught users about them for over 20 years. Peek is the "Power Tools" columnist for Linux Magazine and coauthored the book UNIX Power Tools.
Peter Stephenson grew up in northeast England and studied physics at Oxford, where he earned a bachelor's degree and a Ph.D. Stephenson spent 9 years as a physics researcher, with an emphasis on computational physics, and resided in Liverpool, Swansea, Berlin, and Pisa.
Since 2000, Stephenson has been a software engineer with Cambridge Silicon Radio, where he works on the baseband firmware for short-range digital radio standards, such as Bluetooth. Stephenson has been involoved in the development of ZSH since the 1990s, when he began writing the FAQs. The past several years, he has coordinated the shell's development.
Since 2000, Stephenson has been a software engineer with Cambridge Silicon Radio, where he works on the baseband firmware for short-range digital radio standards, such as Bluetooth. Stephenson has been involoved in the development of the Z shell since the 1990s, when he began writing the FAQs. The past several years, he has coordinated the shell's development.
This book contains good info at a reasonable price. If I were you, I would buy this book. As a matter of fact, I am going to do so.Published 2 months ago by Elise Levenson
Starts from nothing, and develops practical examples, and uses diagrams to show how shells fit together. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jeremy Mates
A large portion of this book explains what a shell is. What the ps command does etc. I guess I misunderstood the theme of this book.Published 7 months ago by V. B. Rao
Well-written book. Easy to read, and has a very good coverage of the features of both bash and zsh. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Manki
This is an excellent book, even though like a lot of folks, I bought it for the wrong reason. This book isn't really specific to the title, it's actually about the subtitle. Read morePublished on April 27, 2008 by Max H. Moen
I bought this book for two reasons: To get a quick view of the Z shell, which was excellent, and to complement the many books on Bash that I have. This is where it really shone. Read morePublished on September 23, 2005 by Old Weird Michael
This book is a must for any sysadmin or power user. It is definitely not for the novice. It's writing structure is almost akin to what it would be like if you could read pthreads! Read morePublished on May 18, 2005 by Kathryn L. Tate
Novice users and power users of *nix will enjoy reading <cite>From Bash to Z Shell: Conquering the Command line</cite> by Oliver Kiddle, Jerry Peek, and Peter Stephenson. Read morePublished on April 13, 2005 by R. Lodato
When it comes to dealing with the various Linux shells most Linux books devote a single chapter or so to the subject. Read morePublished on December 27, 2004 by Harold McFarland