The Linux A-Z

The Linux A-Z

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Transform your PC into a state-of-the-art workstation with this comprehensive guide to Linux.q qThe A-Z of Linuxq shows you how to supercharge your PC with a workstation-class operating system--all at little or no cost. You'll learn how to make the most of Linux, the powerful, freely-available UNIX variant that's skyrocketing in popularity.q This end-to-end guide is the only book you need if . . .q You want the power of an industrial-strength operating system without the expense.q You've wanted to learn UNIX, but never had the opportunity.q You're a computer science student--at any level.q You're a software developer who wants a personal UNIX platform.q qThe A-Z of Linuxq begins with the basics: introducing Linux to users without any UNIX experience. You'll learn where to get Linux at little or no cost. Next, you'll walk through all the fundamentals of installing Linux, configuring it to work with your system and peripherals, and administering your Linux system.q If you're already running Linux, think of this book as the friendly, complete manual you've always wanted. Three detailed case studies show you how to extend and customize your system by writing C programs that utilize the powerful Linux call interface. There's detailed coverage of Linux device drivers, including a complete sample. You'll even be introduced to Linux internals and other advanced topics.q From beginning to end, qThe A-Z of Linuxq delivers crystal-clear, worked examples that make Linux easy to learn, use, and program with. It's all you need to leverage all the power hidden in your PC.q... endpvent , getpwnaamp;m, getpvuid (3) - get fields from password file entries Fig - f ig2dev (1) - translate Fig code to other ... file no - fileno (3) - reset and check stream status filea#39;s - f sync (2) - write a filea#39;s in-core memory state to disk filesystemanbsp;...

Title:The Linux A-Z
Author:Phil Cornes
Publisher:Prentice Hall Ptr - 1997-01-01


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