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Revised, updated, and even more jam-packed with helpful information, this new edition has what you need to master Linux command lines and shell scripts, whether you're a novice or a Linux pro. Even home users will discover a wealth of commands and time-savers that many Linux desktop distributions keep hidden. Best of all, this guide includes a greatly expanded array of real-world, applicable scripts for advanced users. You'll soon be able to automate practically any task on your Linux system.
Work from the command line and learn basic shell commands
Write shell scripts to automate routine functions and reports
Control how and when your shell scripts run on the system
Learn advanced methods of manipulating data in your scripts
Modify your scripts for graphical desktops and other Linux shells
Extract data from Web sites and send data between systems
Create professional-quality shell scripts for use in real-world environments
Use command lines and bypass the GUI
Automate common tasks
Create professional, real-world scripts
Christine Bresnahan has worked with computers for more than 25 years as an IT system administrator. She is an Adjunct Professor at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she teaches Linux system administration, Linux security, and Windows security.
Is a very detailed, peer to peer book, from scratch to advanced, I highly recommended, the author take its time on every theme.Published 16 months ago by Carlos Mauricio Gomez Tanco
As others have said, it's a good book, but watch out for typos. The getops section starting on 352 is a big example.Published 18 months ago by Nicholas Mackenzie
This book is what I was looking for. It is laid out very well and has many exercises using the commands, which is what I was looking for specifically.Published 18 months ago by Tabi
i was originally looking for an aid for command line executions inside of back track 5 r3. Still a great book to have but not what i set out forPublished 20 months ago by Michael
Excellent packaging and product. Easy read and to follow. Broken down to informative chapter headings which as previously described are easy to follow - would recommend to other's... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Timothy