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Linux Techniques: Programming, System Management and Applications (Technology Today) (Volume 4)

Linux Techniques: Programming, System Management and Applications (Technology Today) (Volume 4) Lowest new price: $19.90
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Author: Michael Collier

Amongst the cacophony of competing claims in the computer world, the Linux operating system is finding an increasingly powerful voice.
As an alternative to Microsoft and Apple, it is proving attractive to many people through its completely open philosophy, together with the richly-featured galaxy of free software applications available.
This book covers Linux from basic concepts to advanced techniques. Six programming languages are covered with coding examples for their general features. Three of the most popular Linux applications for desktop publishing, graphic design and audio editing are also introduced.
Each chapter concludes with a set of practical computing exercises and questions for lecture room use.
The chapters are:
BOOK 1 – INTRODUCING LINUX AND ITS COMMANDS
Chapter 1 Welcome to Linux
Chapter 2 The Linux File Structure
Chapter 3 Linux Commands
Chapter 4 Text Editors

BOOK 2 – PROGRAMMING WITHIN LINUX
Chapter 5 Processes
Chapter 6 Shell Language Programming
Chapter 7 The awk Report Generator
Chapter 8 C Language programming
Chapter 9 Using Java
Chapter 10 Python Programming
Chapter 11 Programming in Perl

BOOK 3 – MANAGING LINUX SYSTEMS
Chapter 12 The Linux Environment
Chapter 13 System Maintenance Facilities
Chapter 14 GUI Tools for System Control

BOOK 4 – INSTALLING AND USING APPLICATIONS
Chapter 15 Various ways of installing applications
Chapter 16 Using SCRIBUS for desktop publishing
Chapter 17 Using GIMP for producing images
Chapter 18 Using Audacity for audio editing

Appendix A Summary of useful Linux Commands (bash)
Appendix B The ASCII character set


Mastering Red Hat Linux 9

Mastering Red Hat Linux 9 Lowest new price: $8.00
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Author: Michael Jang

Your Complete Guide to the World's Leading Linux Distribution

Whether you depend on Linux as a server or desktop OS, Mastering Red Hat Linux 9 gives you the practical information you need to install, configure, and administer the latest version of Red Hat's operating system to suit your specific computing needs. Clear, step-by-step instruction teaches you basic, intermediate, and advanced techniques, and the Publisher's Edition of Red Hat Linux 9—included on two CDs—lets you get started right away. Coverage includes:

  • Installing Linux from multiple sources
  • Automating Linux installation over a network
  • Navigating the command line interface
  • Administering users and groups
  • Managing RPM packages
  • Troubleshooting the boot process
  • Recompiling a kernel
  • Configuring the X Window
  • Working with GNOME and KDE
  • Using Red Hat GUI administrative tools
  • Understanding basic TCP/IP networking
  • Securing Linux firewalls
  • Setting up secure remote access
  • Installing and testing DNS, DHCP, CUPS, and sendmail
  • Configuring and troubleshooting FTP, NFS, Samba, and Apache
  • Online Bonus Chapters: Linux Certification requirments (not yet available)

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.


Ubuntu Linux Secrets

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Author: Richard Blum

The everyday Linux user can easily get overwhelmed by the complexity of the new software that exists when creating an Ubuntu system. This book covers the basics of creating a new system from scratch and explains what software is installed. You’ll take a tour of installing the Ubuntu Linux distribution system in most environments, including nontraditional situations such as dual-boot and text-based installations. Plus, clear explanations of each of the installed applications show you how to get the most out of each application, rather than simply using them as they exist.

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Linux Programming: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guide (Osborne Mcgraw Hill))

Linux Programming: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guide  (Osborne Mcgraw Hill)) Lowest new price: $9.75
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Author: Richard Petersen
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- Growing market - According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of computer technology jobs will increase at a rate of approximately 35% annually in the next five years
- Linux popularity - In 1999 there were over 15 million Linux users.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise: Desktop Administration

SUSE Linux Enterprise: Desktop Administration Lowest new price: $45.00
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Author: Jason W. Eckert
Brand: Brand: Cengage Learning

The release of Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server version 10 (SLES 10) marked a new era for the Open Source server. SLES 10 was developed with interoperability in mind. It can be integrated seamlessly into existing network environments, both Open Source and proprietary. It provides a manageable, stable, secure, and affordable network environment. The Linux community at large is constantly updating and improving the Linux kernel. Novell generates their revenue by building a support package around SLED 10. The elimination of development costs allows Novell to offer SLED 10 at significantly lower cost that Microsoft's desktop OS. This model makes SLED 10 an affordable and attractive alternative desktop operating system for corporate environments, and many have already adopted it. Companies such as Marriott, CNN, Circuit City, HP, Dell, and Publix have adopted SLES 10, and now Industry certification bodies are recognizing the benefits of SLES 10 as well. As demand increases for this new operating system, the demand for trained Novell Administrators also increases. SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop Administration introduces network professionals to the new server program, and it contains Course Technology's proven academic pedagogy, making this the ideal classroom solution for teaching Novell.

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LaTeX for Linux: A Vade Mecum

LaTeX for Linux: A Vade Mecum Lowest new price: $30.00
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Author: Bernice S. Lipkin
Brand: Bernice Sacks Lipkin

This comprehensive guide is directed at Linux and UNIX users but is also the best how-to book on the use of LaTeX in preparing articles, books and theses. Unlike other LaTeX books, this one is particularly suitable for anyone coming to LaTeX for the first time.

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  • Latex For Linux


Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications, Second Edition (Embedded Technology)

Linux for Embedded and Real-time Applications, Second Edition (Embedded Technology) Lowest new price: $70.63
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Author: Doug Abbott
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The open source nature of Linux has always intrigued embedded engineers, and the latest kernel releases have provided new features enabling more robust functionality for embedded applications. Enhanced real-time performance, easier porting to new architectures, support for microcontrollers and an improved I/O system give embedded engineers even more reasons to love Linux! However, the rapid evolution of the Linux world can result in an eternal search for new information sources that will help embedded programmers to keep up!

This completely updated second edition of noted author Doug Abbott’s respected introduction to embedded Linux brings readers up-to-speed on all the latest developments. This practical, hands-on guide covers the many issues of special concern to Linux users in the embedded space, taking into account their specific needs and constraints.

You’ll find updated information on:
• The GNU toolchain
• Configuring and building the kernel
• BlueCat Linux
• Debugging on the target
• Kernel Modules
• Devices Drivers
• Embedded Networking
• Real-time programming tips and techniques
• The RTAI environment
• And much more

The accompanying CD-ROM contains all the source code from the book’s examples, helpful software and other resources to help you get up to speed quickly. This is still the reference you’ll reach for again and again!

* 100+ pages of new material adds depth and breadth to the 2003 embedded bestseller.
* Covers new Linux kernel 2.6 and the recent major OS release, Fedora.
* Gives the engineer a guide to working with popular and cost-efficient open-source code.

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Developing Linux Applications

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Author: Eric Harlow
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The goal of Developing Linux Applications is to provide a handbook for developers who are moving to the Linux platform. Linux Application Development covers the GTK+ library including GLIB and GDK using C. You'll find information covered no place else--information that Linux developers need in one comprehensive development book. All of the applications and code the author developed for the title have been released under the GPL.

In Developing Linux Applications with GTK+ and GDK, Eric Harlow provides a comprehensive explanation of how to program with the GIMP Toolkit (GTK+) and the Graphics Drawing Kit (GDK). These tools dramatically ease the process of building graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for Linux applications.

Harlow takes a didactic approach to his subject, revealing its details one at a time with a careful explanation of each. He first explains how to build a plain, one-window application and then shows how to enhance it with the help of event handlers, additional GTK+ widgets, and some little-used interface elements. He presents complete examples to illustrate concepts, including a calculator and simple word processing application. Along the way, he does a great job of clearing up often confusing tasks, like creating menu bars and managing layouts.

Before wrapping up, Harlow explains the GDK, which you can use to create custom graphical elements. In a particularly grin-inducing section, he reveals how to write a version of the classic arcade game Defender with the help of the GDK. There's also a segment on creating your own widgets, so you can craft a customized yet consistent look for the programs you create. --David Wall

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Linux Internals

Linux Internals Lowest new price: $18.95
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Author: Moshe Bar

-- Providing in-depth coverage of the source-code internals of Linux, this book gives a high-level explanation of how this operating system works and the knowledge needed to program and run it optimally.-- With a thorough knowledge of kernel programming and OS theory, readers will get the following: -- Performance and Tuning issues discussed, measured and explained-- Crisis-avoiding strategies for busy servers explained in detail-- Variations of different Linux versions are explained-- CD-ROM with code from the book and sample kernel enhancements-- Written by an expert active in the development of KhaOS, a secure version of Linux.


Laboratory Manual to Accompany Security Strategies in Linux Platforms and Applications (ITT Edition IS3440)

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