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Book cover: UNIX Systems Programming for SVR4UNIX Systems Programming for SVR4
by - O'Reilly ,
The nitty gritty details on how UNIX interacts with applications. If you're working on any System V Release 4 platform, you'll find this book indispensable. It contains examples on topics ranging from string manipulation to network programming.
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Book cover: UNIX System Security: A Guide for Users and System AdministratorsUNIX System Security: A Guide for Users and System Administrators
by - Addison-Wesley ,
The first up-to-date source to provide the UNIX system user or administrator with the information needed to protect data and system from unauthorized use. By following the procedures described, you can protect your UNIX system from most attackers.
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Book cover: Conquering the Command LineConquering the Command Line
by - ConqueringTheCommandLine.com ,
Learn to master the most valuable and useful command line tools for Unix and Linux based systems. In this book you will find not only the most useful command line tools you need to know, but also the most helpful options and flags for those tools.
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Book cover: Introduction to UnixIntroduction to Unix
by - The Ohio State University ,
Table of contents: History of Unix; Unix Structure; Getting Started; System Resources and Printing; Shells; Special Unix Features; Text Processing; Other Useful Commands; Shell Programming; Editors; Unix Command Summary; A Short Unix Bibliography.
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Book cover: Guide to X11Guide to X11
by - Wikibooks ,
This book is about the X Window System. Some users describe it as the Unix and Linux graphics drivers. X11 is the graphical environment for Unix or Unix-like systems, including *BSD and GNU/Linux; it provides access to screen, keyboard, and mouse.
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Book cover: Guide to UnixGuide to Unix
- Wikibooks ,
This book is a guide to Unix and Unix-like operating systems, such as GNU/Linux and *BSD. The book targets Unix or non-Unix users seeking background, Unix system users, and Unix system administrators (background and administrator instructions).
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Book cover: The Craft of Text EditingThe Craft of Text Editing
by - Lulu.com ,
This book covers all aspects of creating a character-based text editor. In the process, it discusses many aspects of creating a large application program including user interface, speed/memory/I/O tradeoffs, and many other considerations.
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Book cover: An Awk PrimerAn Awk Primer
by - Wikibooks ,
Awk has two faces: it is a utility for performing simple text-processing tasks, and it is a programming language for performing complex text-processing tasks. Awk is useful for simple, quick-and-dirty computational programming.
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Book cover: A Quick Introduction to UnixA Quick Introduction to Unix
by - Wikibooks ,
Unix is an operating system designed for use on any kind of computer or computing device. It is a multi-tasking, multi-user system. Unix is also part of the underlying technology of the Internet. Many of the web servers run Apache under Unix.
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Book cover: Bourne Shell ScriptingBourne Shell Scripting
- Wikibooks ,
This book covers the practical aspects of using and interacting with the Bourne Shell, the root of all shells in Unix world. That includes interacting with the shell on a day-to-day basis for the purposes of operating the computer in normal tasks.
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Book cover: Learning the vi editorLearning the vi editor
- Wikibooks ,
vi is a powerful editor that is ubiquitous amongst Unix and Unix-like operating systems, but is available on many other operating systems. Even if you use another editor you must have a passing knowledge of vi as an administrator.
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Book cover: The Daemon, the Gnu, and the PenguinThe Daemon, the Gnu, and the Penguin
by - Reed Media Services ,
In addition to covering a history of free and open source, The Daemon, the Gnu, and the Penguin explores how free and open software is changing the world. It is authored by Peter Salus, a noted UNIX, open source, and Internet historian and author.
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Book cover: Unix System AdministrationUnix System Administration
by - The Ohio State University ,
Systems administration is the installation and maintenance of the UNIX computer system. The system administrator will need to maintain the software and hardware for the system. This includes hardware configuration, software installation, etc.
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Book cover: Writing GNOME ApplicationsWriting GNOME Applications
by - Addison-Wesley Professional ,
This book will help Linux programmers learn the basics of GNOME and understand how to write applications using this environment. Focusing on the essentials, the book guides you through GNOME's elements and explains how these elements function.
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Book cover: Motif Programming ManualMotif Programming Manual
by - O'Reilly ,
The Motif Programming Manual is a source for complete, accurate, and insightful guidance on Motif application programming. There is no other book that covers the ground as thoroughly or as well as this one. The book has been updated to Motif 1.2.
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Book cover: Motif ProgrammingMotif Programming
by - Cardiff School of Computer Science ,
This book introduces the fundamentals of Motif programming and addresses wider issues concerning the X Window system. This is a practical introduction to writing Motif programs. The key principles are always supported by example programs.
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Book cover: Grokking the GIMPGrokking the GIMP
by - Sams ,
This book is not about tips and tricks, and it's not a collection of image manipulation problems. It is about understanding image manipulation concepts, about knowing which GIMP tools are most effective, and about the savvy use of these tools.
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Book cover: Filesystem Hierarchy StandardFilesystem Hierarchy Standard
by - Filesystem Hierarchy Standard Group ,
The filesystem standard has been designed to be used by Unix distribution developers, package developers, and system implementors. However, it is primarily intended to be a reference on how to manage a Unix filesystem or directory hierarchy.
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Book cover: Effective AWK ProgrammingEffective AWK Programming
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This tutorial covers the entire spectrum of awk script development: From the basics of opening, searching, and transforming text files, to a comprehensive tutorial for regular expressions, to more advanced features like internetworking.
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Book cover: C-shell CookbookC-shell Cookbook
by - Starlink Project ,
This cookbook describes the fundamentals of writing scripts using the UNIX C shell. It shows how to combine Starlink and private applications with shell commands and constructs to create powerful and time-saving tools for performing repetitive jobs.
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Book cover: MH and xmh: Email for Users and ProgrammersMH and xmh: Email for Users and Programmers
by - O'Reilly ,
This book explains how to use, customize, and program with MH electronic mail commands, available on virtually any UNIX system. MH is notable for its flexibility: you'll be able to do things you never thought you could do with an email program.
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Book cover: The Unix Programming EnvironmentThe Unix Programming Environment
by - Oslo College ,
The Unix Programming Environment is a revised version of the UNIX compendium which forms the basis for a one or two semester course in UNIX. It is a reference guide which contains enough to help you to find what you need from other sources.
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Book cover: GNU Bash Reference ManualGNU Bash Reference Manual
by - Network Theory Ltd. ,
A description of the features that are present in the Bash shell. GNU Bash is an implementation of the POSIX.2 specification, with additional features from the C-shell and Korn shell. Most Bourne shell scripts can be run by Bash without modification.
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Book cover: Beej's Guide to Unix Interprocess CommunicationBeej's Guide to Unix Interprocess Communication
by ,
This document discusses several methods of Interprocess Communication, some of which are better suited to certain tasks than others. If you know C or C++ and are pretty good using a Unix environment, these documents are for you.
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Book cover: The Book of WebminThe Book of Webmin
by - No Starch Press ,
A comprehensive guide to the Webmin system administration tool, documenting its features while explaining each of the core services. With numerous real-world examples, the book covers the standard system features and the most popular services.
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Book cover: Porting UNIX SoftwarePorting UNIX Software
by - O'Reilly ,
The book deals with the whole life cycle of porting, from setting up a source tree on your system to correcting platform differences. It discusses the differences between versions of UNIX and the areas where porters tend to have problems.
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Book cover: ANSI C for Programmers on UNIX SystemsANSI C for Programmers on UNIX Systems
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This document introduces C by providing and explaining examples of common programming tasks. It enables the reader to learn from available source code by clarifying common causes of incomprehension. Exercises form an integral part of the course.
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Book cover: AIX Reference for Sun Solaris AdministratorsAIX Reference for Sun Solaris Administrators
by - Vervante ,
This book is written for Sun Solaris administrators who wants to transfer their knowledge of Solaris UNIX skills to the AIX 5L operating system. This redbook will basically compare system administration tasks in Solaris 8 to AIX 5L Version 5.1.
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Book cover: IBM Certification Study Guide AIX V4.3 System AdministrationIBM Certification Study Guide AIX V4.3 System Administration
by - IBM ,
This is a study guide for professionals wishing to prepare for the certification exam to achieve: IBM Certified Specialist - AIX V4.3 System Administration. It helps AIX administrators develop the knowledge and skills required for the certification.
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Book cover: UNIX Text ProcessingUNIX Text Processing
by - Hayden Books ,
The book shows how to use UNIX to prepare written documents. An introduction to the ex, vi, and sed editors and troff and nroff text processing tools. At the end, these tools are brought together by the make utility to do any text processing job.
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Book cover: Bash Guide for BeginnersBash Guide for Beginners
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Useful concepts in the daily life of a Bash user. Basic shell knowledge is required. Discussion about common shell practices and building blocks, grep, awk and sed tools with more examples. The second part is about loops, functions and traps.
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Book cover: Advanced Bash-Scripting GuideAdvanced Bash-Scripting Guide
by - Lulu.com ,
This text progresses rapidly toward an advanced level of instruction, it is a textbook, self-study manual, reference and source of knowledge on UNIX shell scripting. The exercises and examples invite reader participation. Suitable for classroom use.
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Book cover: The Art of UNIX ProgrammingThe Art of UNIX Programming
by - Addison-Wesley Professional ,
The first part of the book is philosophy and history of UNIX, the second part unfolds the Unix principles into more specific advice about design, the third part focuses on tools for solving problems, and the fourth part is about community.
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Book cover: Secure Programming for Linux and Unix HOWTOSecure Programming for Linux and Unix HOWTO
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The book provides a set of design and implementation guidelines for writing secure programs for Linux and Unix systems. This document includes specific guidance for a number of languages, including C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, and Ada95.
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Book cover: The UNIX-HATERS HandbookThe UNIX-HATERS Handbook
by - John Wiley & Sons Inc ,
Self-help guide for people affected by the world's most esoteric operating system. Turn here for answers to all-important questions, such as... Why does the online documentation lie to us? Why does the user's guide bear no relationship to reality?
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