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  • The Linux Command Line Beginner's Guide

    by Jonathan Moeller

    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

    by Jonathan Moeller

    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 ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Linux iptables Pocket Reference

    Firewalls, NAT & Accounting

    by Gregor N. Purdy

    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

    $9.56 AUD

  • The 101 Most Important UNIX and Linux Commands

    by Ronald J. Leach

    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 ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

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

    by Sudiman Suhaili

    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


  • 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


  • Site Reliability Engineering

    How Google Runs Production Systems

    by Betsy Beyer and 3 more

    The overwhelming majority of a software system’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 Google’s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle ... Read more

    $39.59 AUD

  • Definitive Guide to sed

    Tutorial and Reference

    by Daniel A. Goldman

    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

    $15.13 AUD

  • sed & awk

    UNIX Power Tools

    by Dale Dougherty and 1 more

    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

    $32.55 AUD

  • Understanding the Linux Kernel

    From I/O Ports to Process Management

    by Daniel P. Bovet and 1 more

    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

    $48.39 AUD

  • Classic Shell Scripting

    Hidden Commands that Unlock the Power of Unix

    by Arnold Robbins and 1 more

    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

    $32.55 AUD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: Advanced ZFS

    by Allan Jude and 1 more

    series IT Mastery #9
    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

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Cathedral & the Bazaar

    Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

    by Eric S. Raymond

    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

    $14.07 AUD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS

    by Allan Jude and 1 more

    series IT Mastery #7
    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

    $15.34 AUD

  • UNIX For Dummies

    by John R. Levine and 1 more

    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

  • Unix in a Nutshell

    A Desktop Quick Reference - Covers GNU/Linux, Mac OS X,and Solaris

    by Arnold Robbins

    series In a Nutshell (O'Reilly)
    As an open operating system, Unix can be improved on by anyone and everyone: individuals, companies, universities, and more. As a result, the very nature of Unix has been altered over the years by numerous extensions formulated in an assortment of versions. Today, Unix encompasses everything from Sun's Solaris to Apple's Mac OS X and more varieties of Linux than you can easily name.The latest ... Read more

    $28.15 AUD

  • Running Linux

    A Distribution-Neutral Guide for Servers and Desktops

    by Matthias Kalle Dalheimer and 1 more

    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

    $40.47 AUD

  • sed and awk Pocket Reference

    Text Processing with Regular Expressions

    by Arnold Robbins

    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

    $9.56 AUD

  • Linux in a Nutshell

    A Desktop Quick Reference

    by Ellen Siever and 3 more

    series Nutshell
    Everything you need to know about Linux is in this book. Written by Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Robert Love, and Arnold Robbins -- people with years of active participation in the Linux community -- Linux in a Nutshell, Sixth Edition, thoroughly covers programming tools, system and network administration tools, the shell, editors, and LILO and GRUB boot loaders.This updated edition offers a ... Read more

    $36.07 AUD

  • FreeBSD Mastery: Jails

    by Michael W. Lucas

    series IT Mastery #15
    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

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Practice of System and Network Administration

    by Thomas Limoncelli and 2 more

    The first edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration introduced a generation of system and network administrators to a modern IT methodology. Whether you use Linux, Unix, or Windows, this newly revised edition describes the essential practices previously handed down only from mentor to protégé. This wonderfully lucid, often funny cornucopia of information introduces beginners to ... Read more

    $66.43 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

    $22.87 AUD

  • Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook, Second Edition

    by Shantanu Tushar and 1 more

    This book is written in a Cookbook style and it offers learning through recipes with examples and illustrations. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions about everything necessary to execute a particular task. The book is designed so that you can read it from start to end for beginners, or just open up any chapter and start following the recipes as a reference for advanced users.If you are ... Read more

    $37.39 AUD

  • grep Pocket Reference

    A Quick Pocket Reference for a Utility Every Unix User Needs

    by John Bambenek and 1 more

    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

    $10.88 AUD