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Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook, Second Edition - Second Edition

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Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook, Second Edition - Second Edition

Overview of this book

The shell remains one of the most powerful tools on a computer system — yet a large number of users are unaware of how much one can accomplish with it. Using a combination of simple commands, we will see how to solve complex problems in day to day computer usage.Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook, Second Edition will take you through useful real-world recipes designed to make your daily life easy when working with the shell. The book shows the reader how to effectively use the shell to accomplish complex tasks with ease.The book discusses basics of using the shell, general commands and proceeds to show the reader how to use them to perform complex tasks with ease.Starting with the basics of the shell, we will learn simple commands with their usages allowing us to perform operations on files of different kind. The book then proceeds to explain text processing, web interaction and concludes with backups, monitoring and other sysadmin tasks.Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook, Second Edition serves as an excellent guide to solving day to day problems using the shell and few powerful commands together to create solutions.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

About the Reviewers

Rajeshwari K. received her B.E degree (Information Science and Engineering) from VTU in 2004 and M. Tech degree (Computer Science and Engineering) from VTU in 2009. From 2004 to 2007 she handled a set of real-time projects and did some freelancing. Since 2010 she has being working as Assistant Professor at BMS College of Engineering in the department of Information Science and Engineering. She has a total of five years' experience in teaching in Computer Science subjects.

BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore is one of the autonomous colleges running under VTU with high acclamation nationwide.

Her research interests include operating systems and system-side programming.

John C. Kennedy has been administering Unix and Linux servers and workstations since 1997. He has experience with Red Hat, SUSE, Ubuntu, Debian, Solaris, and HP-UX. John is also experienced in Bash shell scripting and is currently teaching himself Python and Ruby. John has also been a Technical Editor for various publishers for over 10 years specializing in books related to open source technologies.

When John is not geeking out in front of either a home or work computer, he helps out with a German Shepherd Rescue in Virginia by fostering some great dogs or helping with their IT needs.

Anil Kumar is a software developer. He received his Computer Science undergraduate degree from BITS Pilani. He has work experience of more than two years in the field of Web Development and Systems. Besides working as a software developer, Anil is an open source evangelist and a blogger. He currently resides in Bangalore. He can be contacted at .

Sudhendu Kumar has been a GNU/Linux user for more than five years. Presently being a software developer for a networking giant, in free time, he also contributes to KDE.

Aravind SV has worked with various Unix-like systems and shells over many years. You can contact him at .