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  • BXNDE

    Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The Missing Manual (Paperback)

    David Pogue

    The Windows April 2019 Update adds a host of new and improved features to Microsoft's flagship operating system--and this jargon-free guide helps you get the most out of every component. This in-depth Missing Manual covers the entire system and introduces you to the latest features in the Windows Professional, Enterprise, Education, and Home editions. You'll learn how to take advantage of improvements to the Game Bar, Edge browser, Windows Online, smartphone features, and a lot more. Written by David Pogue--tech critic for Yahoo Finance and former columnist for The New York Times--this updated edition illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity.
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  • BWIOE

    Windows Server 2019 & PowerShell All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback)

    Sara Perrott

    Your one-stop reference for Windows Server 2019 and PowerShell know-how At some point in their career, a system administrator is likely to work with Windows Server. After all, the system runs on about a third of the hardware that runs the Internet. It's good to have a guide on hand to provide a map for installing, configuring, and operating a network run on Microsoft technologies. This book offers a single reference to help you build and expand your knowledge of all things Windows Server, including the all-important PowerShell framework. Written by an information security pro and professor who trains aspiring system administrators, this book covers the broad range of topics a sys admin needs to know to run Windows Server 2019, including how to install, configure, and secure a system. Installing Windows Server Configuring Windows Server Windows Server Administration Networking with Windows Server Running things from Windows PowerShell If you're a budding or experienced system administrator looking to build or expand your knowledge of Windows Server, this book has you covered.
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  • BWBXP

    Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi (Paperback)

    Steven Goodwin

    Smart Home Automation with Linux and Raspberry Pi shows you how to automate your lights, curtains, music, and more, and control everything via a laptop or mobile phone. You'll learn how to use Linux, including Linux on Raspberry Pi, to control appliances and everything from kettles to curtains, including how to hack game consoles and even incorporate LEGO Mindstorms into your smart home schemes. You'll discover the practicalities on wiring a house in terms of both and power and networking, along with the selection and placement of servers. There are also explanations on handling communication to (and from) your computer with speech, SMS, email, and web. Finally, you'll see how your automated appliances can collaborate to become a smart home. Smart Home Automation with Linux was already an excellent resource for home automation, and in this second edition, Steven Goodwin will show you how a house can be fully controlled by its occupants, all using open source software and even open source hardware like Raspberry Pi and Arduino.
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  • BVPXZ

    Professional Sitecore 8 Development (Paperback)

    Phil Wicklund

    Structure templates and content within Sitecore, work with integrated tools, and leverage its extensive automation capabilities. Sitecore was recently recognized as one of the most reputable and reliable, enterprise-class web content management solutions (WCMS) available in the marketplace. Thousands of companies are using Sitecore to manage their digital experiences online. Because Sitecore is such a large, complex platform, developers often have a hard time coming up to speed, even after completing a Sitecore training course for developers. However, leveraging the design patterns and other practices laid out in this book will make that transition much easier. Professional Sitecore 8 Development provides a soup-to-nuts approach for a Sitecore rookie to come up to speed quickly, as well as provide more advanced techniques for seasoned veterans that they may not be exposed to otherwise. Key coverage areas include: Getting started with Sitecore development Front-end development techniques Incorporating design patterns into your Sitecore solutions Unit testing Sitecore applications Programming Sitecore's marketing capabilities Sitecore automation with PowerShell Advanced development techniques What you'll learn Develop solutions on the Sitecore platform Come up to speed on Sitecore without going through a training class Build front-end (HTML, CSS, Angular, etc.) solutions as well as back-end (C#) solutions on Sitecore Incorporate design patterns into your Sitecore solutions Make use of advanced Sitecore development techniques Who This Book Is For The book is a developer's companion, both front end and back end developers. The target audience is both developers who have zero Sitecore experience, as well as seasoned veterans looking for advanced best practices. A secondary audience would be Sitecore administrators who would benefit from discussions around performance tuning and security.
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  • BVJRJ

    Windows 10 Troubleshooting (Paperback)

    Mike Halsey

    Learn how to troubleshoot Windows 10 the way the experts do, whatever device or form-factor you're using. Focus on the problems that most commonly plague PC users and fix each one with a step-by-step approach that helps you understand the cause, the solution, and the tools required. Discover the connections between the different hardware and software in your devices, and how their bonds with external hardware, networks, and the Internet are more dependent than you think, and learn how to build resilience into any computer system, network, or device running Windows 10. If you're fed up of those nagging day-to-day issues, want to avoid costly repairs, or just want to learn more about how PCs work, Windows 10 Troubleshooting is your ideal one-stop guide to the Windows 10 operating system. What You Will Learn: Understand your PC's ecosystem and how to connect the dots, so you can successfully track problems to their source Create resilient backups of your operating system, files, and documents, and enable quick and easy restore Learn your way around Windows' built-in administration tools, to quickly fix the typical problems that come up Diagnose and repair a wide range of common problems with printers and other essential peripherals Solve complex startup problems that can prevent a PC form booting Make your PC safe and secure for the whole family, and for everybody in your workplace Understand the threat from malware and viruses and a range of approaches to dealing with them, depending on the situation Bomb-proof your PC with advanced security, group policy, and firewall policies Learn the top Tips and tricks for researching difficult problems, including third-party tools and useful web resources Work with the registry, file system, and Sysinternals to troubleshooting PCs in the workplace Who This Book Is For: Anyone using Windows 10 on a desktop, laptop, or hybrid device
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    Linux Sound Programming (Paperback)

    Jan Newmarch

    Program audio and sound for Linux using this practical, how-to guide. You will learn how to use DSPs, sampled audio, MIDI, karaoke, streaming audio, and more. Linux Sound Programming takes you through the layers of complexity involved in programming the Linux sound system. You'll see the large variety of tools and approaches that apply to almost every aspect of sound. This ranges from audio codecs, to audio players, to audio support both within and outside of the Linux kernel. What You'll Learn Work with sampled audio Handle Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Gain knowledge of MIDI Build a Karaoke-like application Handle streaming audio Who This Book Is For Experienced Linux users and programmers interested in doing multimedia with Linux.
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  • BTMIX

    Macos Mojave: The Missing Manual (Paperback)

    Pogue, David

    With Mojave, Apple gives macOS new features and improvements both right on your desktop and under the hood. You'll see convenient new Finder features like Quick Actions and Desktop Stacks and benefit from improved online security. The new edition of David Pogue's #1 bestselling Mac book shows you how to use the revamped App Store, all-new apps like News and Stocks, FaceTime's new Group Chat, and Dynamic Desktop.
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    Docker: Up & Running (Paperback)

    Sean P Kane

    Docker is rapidly changing the way organizations deploy software at scale. However, understanding how Linux containers fit into your workflow-and getting the integration details right-is not a trivial task. With the updated edition of 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 support your containers in production. This edition includes significant updates to the examples and explanations that reflect the substantial changes that have occurred over the past couple of years. Sean Kane and Karl Matthias have added a complete chapter on Docker Compose, deeper coverage of Docker Swarm mode, introductions to both Kubernetes and AWS Fargate, examples on how to optimize your Docker images, and much more. Learn how Docker simplifies dependency management and deployment workflow for your applications Start working with Docker images, containers, and command line tools Use practical techniques to deploy and test Docker containers in production Debug containers by understanding their composition and internal processes Deploy production containers at scale inside your data center or cloud environment Explore advanced Docker topics, including deployment tools, networking, orchestration, security, and configuration
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  • BSXLY

    macOS Mojave For Dummies (Paperback)

    Bob LeVitus

    Pro tips for macOS from "Dr. Mac" Your shiny new iMac or trusty old MacBook both rely on macOS to help you get things done. It helps to have an equally reliable guidebook to steer you through the tasks and steps that make macOS run efficiently. This fun and friendly guide provides the direction you need to easily navigate macOS. Longtime expert Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus shares his years of experience to help you better understand macOS and make it a timesaving tool in your life. Take a tour of the macOS interface Get organized and save time with macOS applications Get pro tips on speeding up your Mac Back up your data with ease Covering the fundamentals of the OS and offering insight into the most common functions of macOS, this is indispensable reading for new or inexperienced macOS users.
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  • BRKIT

    Learning Kali Linux (Paperback)

    Ric Messier

    With more than 600 security tools in its arsenal, the Kali Linux distribution can be overwhelming. Experienced and aspiring security professionals alike may find it challenging to select the most appropriate tool for conducting a given test. This practical book covers Kali's expansive security capabilities and helps you identify the tools you need to conduct a wide range of security tests and penetration tests. You'll also explore the vulnerabilities that make those tests necessary. Author Ric Messier takes you through the foundations of Kali Linux and explains methods for conducting tests on networks, web applications, wireless security, password vulnerability, and more. You'll discover different techniques for extending Kali tools and creating your own toolset. Learn tools for stress testing network stacks and applications Perform network reconnaissance to determine what's available to attackers Execute penetration tests using automated exploit tools such as Metasploit Use cracking tools to see if passwords meet complexity requirements Test wireless capabilities by injecting frames and cracking passwords Assess web application vulnerabilities with automated or proxy-based tools Create advanced attack techniques by extending Kali tools or developing your own Use Kali Linux to generate reports once testing is complete
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  • BRHKI

    Small, Sharp, Software Tools (Paperback)

    Brian Hogan

    The command-line interface is making a comeback. That's because developers know that all the best features of your operating system are hidden behind a user interface designed to help average people use the computer. But you're not the average user, and the CLI is the most efficient way to get work done fast. Turn tedious chores into quick tasks: read and write files, manage complex directory hierarchies, perform network diagnostics, download files, work with APIs, and combine individual programs to create your own workflows. Put down that mouse, open the CLI, and take control of your software development environment. No matter what language or platform you're using, you can use the CLI to create projects, run servers, and manage files. You can even create new tools that fit right in with grep, sed, awk, and xargs. You'll work with the Bash shell and the most common command-line utilities available on macOS, Windows 10, and many flavors of Linux. Create files without opening a text editor. Manage complex directory strutures and move around your entire file system without touching the mouse. Diagnose network issues and interact with APIs. Chain several commands together to transform data, and create your own scripts to automate repetitive tasks. Make things even faster by customizing your environment, creating shortcuts, and integrating other tools into your environment. Hands-on activities and exercises will cement your newfound knowledge and give you the confidence to use the CLI to its fullest potential. And if you're worried you'll wreck your system, this book walks you through creating an Ubuntu virtual machine so you can practice worry-free. Dive into the CLI and join the thousands of other devs who use it every day. What You Need: You'll need macOS, Windows 10, or a Linux distribution like Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, or Debian using the Bash shell.
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  • BQLVI

    Linux All-In-One For Dummies (Paperback)

    Emmett Dulaney

    8 mini books chock full of Linux! Inside, over 800 pages of Linux topics are organized into eight task-oriented mini books that help you understand all aspects of the latest OS distributions of the most popular open-source operating system in use today. Topics include getting up and running with basics, desktops, networking, internet services, administration, security, scripting, Linux certification, and more. This new edition of Linux All-in-One For Dummies has a unique focus on Ubuntu, while still including coverage of Debian, Red Hat, SuSE, and others. The market is looking for administrators, and part of the qualifications needed for job openings is the authentication of skills by vendor-neutral third parties (CompTIA/Linux Professional Institute) and that s something other books out there don t address. Install and configure peripherals, software packages, and keep everything current Connect to the internet, set up a local area network (including a primer on TCP/IP, and managing a local area network using configuration tools and files) Browse the web securely and anonymously Get everything you need to pass your entry-level Linux certification exams This book is for anyone getting familiar with the Linux OS, and those looking for test-prep content as they study for the level-1 Linux certification!
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  • BQGNU

    Practical NATS (Paperback)

    Waldemar Quevedo

    Learn to use NATS and messaging as a solution for communication between services. The NATS project has been around since 2010, but it has become more popular in recent years due to how well it fits into the paradigm of cloud native applications and microservices architectures. It's fast becoming a very attractive option thanks to its great performance characteristics--a single server can push millions of messages per second--and overall simple design. First you will learn the fundamentals of NATS, such as its design, protocol and the styles of communications it enables, internals of the NATS clients, and how to use the basic API provided by all the official clients. You will also understand how to setup and configure NATS servers using the configuration file. Next you'll work with real-world projects and see how to develop a production-ready cloud native application using NATS as the control plane over which clients communicate. Finally you'll learn advanced usage of the NATS clients, such as implementing heartbeats based failure detectors, tracing or collecting multiple responses from a single request. Perhaps you are familiar with REST-style APIs, and want to make the transition into a messaging-based approach instead. Practical NATS is the perfect place to start. What You'll Learn Use NATS to build applications which use it as the control plane for communication among components Explore the fundamentals of NATS such as how the protocol works under the hood to more advanced communication styles which are possible with the basic building blocks provided by the client Setup, operate, and configure NATS servers, as well as how to troubleshoot common failure scenarios Who This Book Is For Anyone looking for a solution for some of the problems which come along with microservices and cloud native application development, such as service discovery, low latency requests, load balancing, tracing and monitoring for example. Also adopters of NATS who need further help getting started using it. Ideally you should have some familiarity with Go as that is the language of the code examples.
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    Beginning Modern Unix (Paperback)

    Manish Jain

    Discover how to leverage modern Unix even if you've never worked with Unix before. This book presents everything in conceptual terms that you can understand, rather than tips to be committed raw to memory. You will learn everyday tasks ranging from basic system administration-partitioning and mounting filesystems, software installation, network configuration, working from the command line) - to Bourne shell scripting, using graphical applications, as well as fanciful things such as emulation layers for Windows and Linux and virtualization with VirtualBox. It's now 50 years since the creation of Unix but it is still growing. As Unix now moves to everyone's OS (open-source FreeBSD/Linux), it is the perfect time to start your journey with Beginning Modern Unix as your guide. What You'll Learn Live comfortably in a modern Unix environment, both on the command-line and in the graphical world. Choose the right hardware for Unix Work with Unix in real world settings Develop Unix applications Review advanced techniques in Shell scripting Who This Book Is For Everyone who uses a computer - those who intend to migrate to Unix as well as those who are worried about migrating to Unix, perhaps fearing it is a pure command-line or `difficult' world.
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  • BPVIO

    Windows 10 All-In-One For Dummies (Paperback)

    Woody Leonhard

    Welcome to the world of Windows 10! Are you ready to become the resident Windows 10 expert in your office? Look no further! This book is your one-stop shop for everything related to the latest updates to this popular operating system. With the help of this comprehensive resource, you'll be able to back up your data and ensure the security of your network, use Universal Apps to make your computer work smarter, and personalize your Windows 10 experience. Windows 10 powers more than 400 million devices worldwide and now you can know how to make it work better for you with Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies. You ll find out how to personalize Windows, use the universal apps, control your system, secure Windows 10, and so much more. Covers the most recent updates to this globally renowned operating system Shows you how to start out with Windows 10 Walks you through maintaining and enhancing the system Makes it easy to connect with universal and social apps If you re a businessperson or Windows power-user looking to make this popular software program work for you, the buck stops here!
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  • BPJYY

    Windows 10 For Dummies (Paperback)

    Andy Rathbone

    The #1 source for Windows 10 help Millions of Windows users have turned to Windows For Dummies for quick, friendly, and easy-to-understand help with their computers. Windows 10 For Dummies, 3rd Edition continues this tradition as it helps you navigate the twists and turns of Windows. Start at the beginning to discover the basics of the Windows interface or flip to later chapters to help you work with Windows apps, connect to the Internet, or customize your privacy settings. Updated to cover the latest changes to Windows 10, this revised edition is ideal for first-time Windows users who need a guide to their operating system as well as experienced users who need a road map to the latest features. Inside, the book quickly and easily shows you how to do everything from establishing a user account, to corralling your photos, to setting up a printer, to using Windows on a tablet and everything in between. Manage the start-up menu and the Windows desktop Get to know the programs that come with Windows 10 Discover troubleshooting tips and privacy tricks Be productive at home or in the office If you use Windows 10, you ll want to keep this updated edition of the trusty companion nearby as you make your way around the new OS.
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  • BPIZW

    Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies (Paperback)

    Peter Weverka

    Get up to speed on Windows 10 With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further. This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way! Work with Windows 10 on any device Upload, edit, and download pictures Play games and enjoy social media Keep your system secure Perform routine maintenance If you ve just purchased your first computer or upgraded to a new model, Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies offers everything you need to make the transition as smooth as possible!
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  • BNGJQ

    Windows 10 Made Easy (2017 edition) (Paperback)

    James Stables

    Windows 10 Made Easy is the essential guide for all those who want to get to grips with this impressive new operating system from Microsoft. Written in a clear and accessible way, it covers everything from the basics such as setting up, security and using the internet to how it works across multiple devices, using apps, enjoying music, TV and games and organising folders and files. In addition you will learn how to make the most of the new (or newly returned) features of Windows 10 such as the Start menu, Cortana (the voice-activated assistant and search facility familiar to users of Microsoft's mobile phones), a brand new Internet browser called Edge, different experiences of the system adapted to tablet and desktop, Xbox integration and much more. Maintenance and problem-solving tips complete this invaluable guide. Now updated following 2016's big Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
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  • BKRMC

    macOS High Sierra For Dummies (Paperback)

    Bob LeVitus

    Work, play, connect, and share with the ultimate tour to macOS 'X' macOS 'X' For Dummies is the ultimate tour guide to the Mac operating system, written by Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus himself! Whether you're upgrading your trusty old MacBook or venturing into new territory for the very first time, this easy to use guide will get you up and running quickly. It's all here: navigation, preferences, file management, networking, music and movies, and so much more. From the absolute basics to advanced techniques, this book shows you everything you need to know to turn your Mac into an extension of your brain. Concerned about security? Need to troubleshoot an issue? Want to make your Mac perform even better? Let Dr. Mac walk you through it with clear explanations and a little bit of humor. Read this book beginning-to-end for a complete tutorial, or dip in and out as needed when things take an unexpected turn; if you have macOS questions, Dr. Mac has the answers you need. macOS has powered Macs since 2001. Each free annual update improves the system's functionality, and typically offers a few new tools and fixes old issues. If you need to learn your way around this year's update quickly, easily, and thoroughly, this book is for you. Get organized and find your way around the interfaceCustomize your Mac's look, "feel," and behaviorGet connected, get online, and into the cloudAccess your movies and music, back up your data, and more! Famous for its reliability and usability, macOS offers the sort of streamlined tools and operations you won't find anywhere else. macOS 'X' For Dummies helps you discover just how much your Mac can do for you.
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  • BJZFD

    Beginning Linux Programming (Paperback)

    Neil Matthew

    Beginning Linux Programming, Fourth Edition continues its unique approach to teaching UNIX programming in a simple and structured way on the Linux platform. Through the use of detailed and realistic examples, students learn by doing, and are able to move from being a Linux beginner to creating custom applications in Linux. The book introduces fundamental concepts beginning with the basics of writing Unix programs in C, and including material on basic system calls, file I/O, interprocess communication (for getting programs to work together), and shell programming. Parallel to this, the book introduces the toolkits and libraries for working with user interfaces, from simpler terminal mode applications to X and GTK+ for graphical user interfaces. Advanced topics are covered in detail such as processes, pipes, semaphores, socket programming, using MySQL, writing applications for the GNOME or the KDE desktop, writing device drivers, POSIX Threads, and kernel programming for the latest Linux Kernel.
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  • BJTKP

    How to Cheat at Microsoft Vista Administration (Paperback)

    Jan Kanclirz ((CCIE #12136-Sec

    The Perfect Reference for the Multitasked SysAdminThe Microsoft Windows Vista operating system offers several changes and improvements over its predecessors. It not only brings a new and redesigned interface, but also improves on many administrative utilities and management consoles. It also enhances the system's reliability, performance, and problem-solving tools. As administrators, Vista will sometimes look like its predecessor, Windows XP, and at other times, look like an all-new operating system. How to Cheat will help you get Vista up and running as quickly and safely as possible and provide you with a solid idea of all the important changes and improvements the new Microsoft Vista OS has to offer.In the book you will:* Automate Windows Vista InstallationSee how Windows installations can be automated for large-scale deployments using the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK).* Install and Maintain DevicesWindows Vista contains device drivers for hundreds of PnP devices, and the Device Manager snap-in is the main utility on a local computer for managing them.* Customize Appearances, Taskbars, and ToolbarsSee how to use a personalization page, use the taskbar, and customize desktop themes.* Manage File System Formats, Partitions, and VolumesLearn how Windows Vista supports basic and dynamic volumes and two partition styles: MBR and GPT.* Increase File System PerformanceLearn how using tools such as disk defragging, cluster size adjustment, removing short filename support, and compression can help with performance.* Administer via RemoteRemote Desktop and Windows Firewall can help administrators perform administrative tasks on remote computers.* Managing ServicesThe Services utility allows you to view the status of services, as well as to disable nonessential services.* Configure TCP/IP in VistaSee how to configure TCP/IP (both IPv4 and IPv6) via the user interface or via the netsh command.* See What's New with Wireless in VistaUnderstand wireless security and learn how to install a wireless network.* Optimize Windows Startup, the Hard Disk, and MoreOptimize memory, applications, and the network connection, and see how to monitor performance.Contents IncludeIntroducing and Installing Microsoft VistaInstalling and Maintaining Hardware Devices and DriversCustomizing Desktop PropertiesManaging File Systems and DisksGeneral Administration TasksManaging Local Networking EssentialsManaging the Wireless World and Its SecurityManaging Security EssentialsSecuring User AccessTuning for Better Performance Troubleshooting
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  • BIYFS

    Learning the vi and Vim Editors (Paperback)

    Arnold Robbins

    There's nothing that hard-core Unix and Linux users are more fanatical about than their text editor. Editors are the subject of adoration and worship, or of scorn and ridicule, depending upon whether the topic of discussion is your editor or someone else's. vi has been the standard editor for close to 30 years. Popular on Unix and Linux, it has a growing following on Windows systems, too. Most experienced system administrators cite vi as their tool of choice. And since 1986, this book has been the guide for vi. However, Unix systems are not what they were 30 years ago, and neither is this book. While retaining all the valuable features of previous editions, the 7th edition of Learning the vi and vim Editors has been expanded to include detailed information on vim, the leading vi clone. vim is the default version of vi on most Linux systems and on Mac OS X, and is available for many other operating systems too. With this guide, you learn text editing basics and advanced tools for both editors, such as multi-window editing, how to write both interactive macros and scripts to extend the editor, and power tools for programmers -- all in the easy-to-follow style that has made this book a classic. Learning the vi and vim Editors includes: A complete introduction to text editing with vi: * How to move around vi in a hurry * Beyond the basics, such as using buffers *vi's global search and replacement * Advanced editing, including customizing vi and executing Unix commands How to make full use of vim: * Extended text objects and more powerful regular expressions * Multi-window editing and powerful vim scripts * How to make full use of the GUI version of vim, called gvim *vim's enhancements for programmers, such as syntax highlighting, folding and extended tags Coverage of three other popular vi clones -- nvi, elvis, and vile -- is also included. You'll find several valuable appendixes, including an alphabetical quick reference to both vi and ex mode commands for regular vi and for vim, plus an updated appendix on vi and the Internet. Learning either vi or vim is required knowledge if you use Linux or Unix, and in either case, reading this book is essential. After reading this book, the choice of editor will be obvious for you too.
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  • BIOYF

    Linux in a Nutshell (Paperback)

    Ellen Siever

    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 tighter focus on Linux system essentials, as well as more coverage of new capabilities such as virtualization, wireless network management, and revision control with git. It also highlights the most important options for using the vast number of Linux commands. You'll find many helpful new tips and techniques in this reference, whether you're new to this operating system or have been using it for years. * Get the Linux commands for system administration and network management * Use hundreds of the most important shell commands available on Linux * Understand the Bash shell command-line interpreter * Search and process text with regular expressions * Manage your servers via virtualization with Xen and VMware * Use the Emacs text editor and development environment, as well as the vi, ex, and vim text-manipulation tools * Process text files with the sed editor and the gawk programming language * Manage source code with Subversion and git
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  • BHLAT

    grep Pocket Reference (Paperback)

    John Bambenek

    "Grep Pocket Reference" is the first guide devoted to grep, the powerful utility program that helps you locate content in any file on a Unix or Linux system. Several applications use grep, from mail filtering and system log management to malware analysis and application development, and there are many other ways to use the utility. This pocket reference is ideal for system administrators, security professionals, developers, and others who want to learn more about grep and take new approaches with it.With "Grep Pocket Reference", you will: learn methods for filtering large files for specific content; acquire information not included in the current grep documentation; get several tricks for using variants such as egrep; keep key information about grep right at your fingertips; and, find the answers you need about grep quickly and easily. If you're familiar with this utility, "Grep Pocket Reference" will help you refresh your basic knowledge, understand rare situations, and find more efficient uses. If you're new to grep, this book is the best way to get started.
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