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 facility of the command line. The Linux Command Line takes you out of your first actual terminal keystrokes to writing complete courses in Bash, the preferred Linux shell. alongside the best way you will research the undying talents passed down by way of generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning specialists: dossier navigation, atmosphere configuration, command chaining, development matching with average expressions, and extra. as well as that useful wisdom, writer William Shotts unearths the philosophy at the back of those instruments and the wealthy history that your laptop Linux laptop has inherited from Unix supercomputers of yore. As you're making your manner throughout the book's brief, easily-digestible chapters, you will the best way to: Create and delete records, directories, and symlinks Administer your process, together with networking, package deal set up, and strategy administration Use average 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 projects Slice and cube textual content records with minimize, paste, grep, patch, and sed when you triumph over your preliminary "shell shock," you can find that the command line is a traditional and expressive strategy to converse together with your desktop. simply do not be stunned in the event that your mouse begins to collect dirt.

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