A Book by Mark G Sobell
A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming
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A quick introduction to 30+ useful utilities
An introduction to the Linux filesystem and its features
One chapter on vim and one chapter on emacs
A chapter on programming tools including sections on gcc, make, gdb, and CVS
Detailed coverage of more than 80 Linux utilities with many examples (Part V)
An introductory chapter on using the shells
A chapter on using bash (the Bourne Again Shell) interactively (from the command line)
A chapter covering bash as a programming language (to write shell scripts)
A chapter about how to use tcsh (the TC Shell) interactively (from the command line) and as a programming language
A chapter on the gawk pattern processing language
An appendix on regular expressions
An appendix on keeping the system up-to-date using Apt, yum, and BitTorrent
A glossary with over 500 entries
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Read a brief biography of Mark Sobell.
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View answers to even-numbered exercises.
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