Linux Bible

Linux Bible

Christine Bresnahan

Language: English

Pages: 864

ISBN: 111821854X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Note: This ISBN does not include online Access Card

More than 50 percent new and revised content for today's Linux environment gets you up and running in no time!

Linux continues to be an excellent, low-cost alternative to expensive operating systems. Whether you're new to Linux or need a reliable update and reference, this is an excellent resource. Veteran bestselling author Christopher Negus provides a complete tutorial packed with major updates, revisions, and hands-on exercises so that you can confidently start using Linux today. * Offers a complete restructure, complete with exercises, to make the book a better learning tool * Places a strong focus on the Linux command line tools and can be used with all distributions and versions of Linux * Features in-depth coverage of the tools that a power user and a Linux administrator need to get started

This practical learning tool is ideal for anyone eager to set up a new Linux desktop system at home or curious to learn how to manage Linux server systems at work.

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has driven the explosive growth of the Internet, mobile phones (think Android), special computing devices (think Tivo), and hundreds of technology companies. Free software has driven down computing costs and allowed for an explosion of innovation. Maybe you don’t want to use Linux — as Google, Facebook, and other companies have done — to build the foundation for a multi-billion dollar company. But those and other companies who now rely on Linux to drive their computer infrastructures are needing

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could fi nd all environment variables that begin with HO using the following command: $ env | grep ^HO The ^ in the preceding code is the actual caret character, ^, not what you’ll commonly see for a backspace, ^H. Type ^, H, and O (the uppercase letter) to see what items start with the uppercase characters HO. To fi nd a list of options to use with the grep command, type man grep. 157 c07.indd 157 8/27/2012 11:13:11 AM c07 August 27, 2012 7:32 AM V1 Part II: Becoming a Linux Power User

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