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  • The Linux Command Line Beginner's Guide

    The Linux Command Line Beginner's Guide gives users new to Linux an introduction to the command line environment.In the Guide, you'll learn how to:-Copy, move, and delete files and directories.-Create, delete, and manage users.-Create, delete, and manage groups.-Use virtual terminals.-Use the bash shell.-Safely use the root account with su and sudo.-Change permissions and ownership of files and ... Read more

    $1.34 AUD

  • The Linux Mint Beginner's Guide - Second Edition

    series Computer Beginner's Guides
    The Linux Mint Beginner's Guide (Second Edition) will show you how to get the most out of Linux Mint, from using the Cinnamon desktop environment to advanced command-line tasks. In the Guide, you will learn how to:-Install Linux Mint.-Use the desktop environment.-Manage files and folders.-Manage users, groups, and file permissions.-Install software on a Linux Mint system, both from the command ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Linux iptables Pocket Reference

    Firewalls, NAT & Accounting

    series Pocket Reference (O'Reilly)
    Firewalls, Network Address Translation (NAT), network logging and accounting are all provided by Linux's Netfilter system, also known by the name of the command used to administer it, iptables. The iptables interface is the most sophisticated ever offered on Linux and makes Linux an extremely flexible system for any kind of network filtering you might do. Large sets of filtering rules can be ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Bash Command Line Pro Tips

    by Jason Cannon ...
    As someone that has used the Bash shell almost daily for over 15 years, I've accumulated several command line "tricks" that have saved me time and frustration. Bash Command Line Pro Tips is a collection of techniques that you can put to use right away to increase your efficiency at the command line.Here is what you will learn by reading Bash Command Line Pro Tips:* How to use tab completion* How ... Read more


  • The 101 Most Important UNIX and Linux Commands

    This book delivers what the title states: It describes the 101 most important UNIX and Linux commands and system calls. The book bridges the gap between on-line tutorials and manual pages on one hand, and books of 1,000 pages or more that explore the nuances of many shell commands in exhaustive detail. While most of these sources provide excellent information, they do not really solve the plight ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Site Reliability Engineering

    How Google Runs Production Systems

    The overwhelming majority of a software systemâ??s lifespan is spent in use, not in design or implementation. So, why does conventional wisdom insist that software engineers focus primarily on the design and development of large-scale computing systems?In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Googleâ??s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Work with the Command-line: To Manage Files and Directories in Ubuntu

    This book is aimed at anybody who are looking to deepen their understanding of the command-line in Linux, the essential skills to use and manage the operating system. This book also an ideal reference for beginners to learn the common and basic Linux commands but it is also great for intermediate users.In this book, we use the Ubuntu to understand how Linux can be used, explore the Linux directory ... Read more

    $1.46 AUD

  • sed & awk

    UNIX Power Tools

    series Nutshell Handbooks
    sed & awk describes two text processing programs that are mainstays of the UNIX programmer's toolbox.sed is a "stream editor" for editing streams of text that might be too large to edit as a single file, or that might be generated on the fly as part of a larger data processing step. The most common operation done with sed is substitution, replacing one block of text with another.awk is a complete ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • The Cathedral & the Bazaar

    Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

    Open source provides the competitive advantage in the Internet Age. According to the August Forrester Report, 56 percent of IT managers interviewed at Global 2,500 companies are already using some type of open source software in their infrastructure and another 6 percent will install it in the next two years. This revolutionary model for collaborative software development is being embraced and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Definitive Guide to sed

    Tutorial and Reference

    What is sed?  sed is a "stream editor". sed rapidly and reliably transforms text files, and edits "streams" (program outputs) on the fly. sed is a uniquely useful text processing tool, installed by default on Unix computers. sed can also be used on a Windows PC.Why should I learn sed?  If you write shell scripts, do system administration, or process text files (HTML, source code, data files) with ... Read more

    $14.45 AUD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS

    Book 7 - IT Mastery
    21st-Century Data StorageZFS, the fast, flexible, self-healing filesystem, revolutionized data storage. Leveraging ZFS changeseverything about managing FreeBSD systems. With FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS, you’ll learn to:understand how your hardware affects ZFSarrange your storage for optimal performanceconfigure datasets that match your enterprise’s needsrepair and monitor storage poolsexpand your storage ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Absolute FreeBSD, 3rd Edition

    The Complete Guide to FreeBSD

    This updated edition of Michael W. Lucas' definitive volume on FreeBSD-based systems adds coverage of modern disks, the ZFS filesystem IPv6, redesigned jail and packaging systems, and virtualization, among dozens of new features added in the last 10 years.FreeBSD is the muscle behind companies like Netflix and EMC. Any place where someone does heavy lifting on the Internet, you'll find FreeBSD. ... Read more

    $70.99 AUD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: Advanced ZFS

    Book 9 - IT Mastery
    ZFS improves everything about systems administration. Once you peek under the hood, though, ZFS’ bewildering array of knobs and tunables can overwhelm anyone. ZFS experts can make their servers zing—and now you can, too, with FreeBSD Mastery: Advanced ZFS.This small book teaches you to:Use boot environments to make the riskiest sysadmin tasks boringDelegate filesystem privileges to ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Understanding the Linux Kernel

    From I/O Ports to Process Management

    In order to thoroughly understand what makes Linux tick and why it works so well on a wide variety of systems, you need to delve deep into the heart of the kernel. The kernel handles all interactions between the CPU and the external world, and determines which programs will share processor time, in what order. It manages limited memory so well that hundreds of processes can share the system ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD

  • Classic Shell Scripting

    Hidden Commands that Unlock the Power of Unix

    Shell scripting skills never go out of style. It's the shell that unlocks the real potential of Unix. Shell scripting is essential for Unix users and system administrators-a way to quickly harness and customize the full power of any Unix system. With shell scripts, you can combine the fundamental Unix text and file processing commands to crunch data and automate repetitive tasks. But beneath this ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • UNIX For Dummies

    Manage files, set up networks, and go online with UNIX!UNIX For Dummies has been the standard for beginning UNIX references for nearly ten years, and this latest edition continues that tradition of success. This unparalled resource is updated to cover the latest applications of UNIX technology, including Linux and Mac desktops as well as how UNIX works with Microsoft server softwareThorough ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD $32.99 AUD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: Jails

    Book 15 - IT Mastery
    CONFINE YOUR SOFTWAREJails are FreeBSD’s most legendary feature: known to be powerful, tricky to master, and cloaked in decades of dubious lore. Deploying jails calls upon every sysadmin skill you have, and more—but unleashing lightweight virtualization is so worth it.FreeBSD Mastery: Jails cuts through the clutter to expose the inner mechanisms of jails and unleash their power in your service. ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Learning Unix for OS X

    Going Deep With the Terminal and Shell

    by Dave Taylor ...
    Think your Mac is powerful now? This practical guide shows you how to get much more from your system by tapping into Unix, the robust operating system concealed beneath OS X’s beautiful user interface. OS X puts more than a thousand Unix commands at your fingertips—for finding and managing files, remotely accessing your Mac from other computers, and using freely downloadable open source ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Docker: Up & Running

    Shipping Reliable Containers in Production

    Updated to cover Docker version 1.10Docker is quickly changing the way that organizations are deploying software at scale. But understanding how Linux containers fit into your workflow—and getting the integration details right—are not trivial tasks. With this practical guide, you’ll learn how to use Docker to package your applications with all of their dependencies, and then test, ship, scale, and ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • grep Pocket Reference

    A Quick Pocket Reference for a Utility Every Unix User Needs

    series Pocket Reference (O'Reilly)
    grep Pocket Reference is the first guide devoted to grep, the powerful Unix content-location utility. This handy book is ideal for system administrators, security professionals, developers, and others who want to learn more about grep and take new approaches with it -- for everything from mail filtering and system log management to malware analysis. With grep Pocket Reference, you will:Learn ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Linux Command Line, 2nd Edition

    A Complete Introduction

    You've experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer--now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line.The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell (or command line). Along the way you'll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of experienced, ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • Running Linux

    A Distribution-Neutral Guide for Servers and Desktops

    You may be contemplating your first Linux installation. Or you may have been using Linux for years and need to know more about adding a network printer or setting up an FTP server. Running Linux, now in its fifth edition, is the book you'll want on hand in either case. Widely recognized in the Linux community as the ultimate getting-started and problem-solving book, it answers the questions and ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • Learning the bash Shell

    Unix Shell Programming

    series In a Nutshell (O'Reilly)
    O'Reilly's bestselling book on Linux's bash shell is at it again. Now that Linux is an established player both as a server and on the desktop Learning the bash Shell has been updated and refreshed to account for all the latest changes. Indeed, this third edition serves as the most valuable guide yet to the bash shell.As any good programmer knows, the first thing users of the Linux operating system ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • sed and awk Pocket Reference

    Text Processing with Regular Expressions

    series Pocket Reference (O'Reilly)
    For people who create and modify text files, sed and awk are power tools for editing. sed, awk, and regular expressions allow programmers and system administrators to automate editing tasks that need to be performed on one or more files, to simplify the task of performing the same edits on multiple files, and to write conversion programs.The sed & awk Pocket Reference is a companion volume to sed ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD