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How Linux Works, 2nd Edition
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How Linux Works, 2nd Edition

Brian Ward


No Starch Press,US



392 pages

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Unlike some operating systems, Linux doesn?t try to hide the important bits from you-it gives you full control of your computer. But to truly master Linux, you need to understand its internals, like how the system boots, how networking works, and what the kernel actually does.

In this completely revised second edition of the perennial best seller How Linux Works, author Brian Ward makes the concepts behind Linux internals accessible to anyone curious about the inner workings of the operating system. Inside, you?ll find the kind of knowledge that normally comes from years of experience doing things the hard way. You?ll learn--How Linux boots, from boot loaders to init implementations (systemd, Upstart, and System V)-How the kernel manages devices, device drivers, and processes-How networking, interfaces, firewalls, and servers work-How development tools work and relate to shared libraries-How to write effective shell scriptsYou?ll also explore the kernel and examine key system tasks inside user space, including system calls, input and output, and filesystems. With its combination of background, theory, real-world examples, and patient explanations, How Linux Works will teach you what you need to know to solve pesky problems and take control of your operating system.

By:   Brian Ward
Imprint:   No Starch Press,US
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 236mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   754g
ISBN:   9781593275679
ISBN 10:   1593275676
Pages:   392
Publication Date:   August 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Brian Ward has been working with Linux since 1993. He is the author of The Linux Kernel-HOWTO, The Book of VMware, and The Linux Problem Solver.

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