The Linux Command Line: A Complete Introduction

The Linux Command Line: A Complete Introduction


ou've skilled the glossy, point-and-click floor of your Linux computer—now dive under and discover its depths with the ability of the command line. The Linux Command Line takes you out of your first actual terminal keystrokes to writing complete courses in Bash, the most well-liked Linux shell. alongside the way in which you are going to research the undying abilities passed down through generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning specialists: dossier navigation, surroundings configuration, command chaining, development matching with typical expressions, and extra. as well as that functional wisdom, writer William Shotts finds the philosophy at the back of those instruments and the wealthy historical past that your laptop Linux desktop has inherited from Unix supercomputers of yore. As you're making your means throughout the book's brief, easily-digestible chapters, you are going to find out how to: Create and delete documents, directories, and symlinks Administer your method, together with networking, package deal deploy, and method administration Use normal enter and output, redirection, and pipelines Edit documents with Vi, the world's preferred textual content editor Write shell scripts to automate universal or dull initiatives Slice and cube textual content records with lower, paste, grep, patch, and sed when you conquer your preliminary "shell shock," you will discover that the command line is a normal and expressive solution to converse together with your laptop. simply do not be shocked in case your mouse starts off to collect airborne dirt and dust.

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