Mac OS X for Unix Geeks (Leopard) by Brian Jepson, Ernest E. Rothman, Rich Rosen

By Brian Jepson, Ernest E. Rothman, Rich Rosen

If you're a developer or procedure administrator lured to Mac OS X as a result of its Unix roots, you'll speedy notice that appearing Unix projects on a Mac is diverse than what you're acquainted with. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks serves as a bridge among Apple's Darwin OS and the extra conventional Unix platforms. This transparent, concise advisor provides a travel of Mac OS X's Unix shell in either Leopard and Tiger, and is helping you discover the amenities that change or correspond to plain Unix utilities.

You'll how you can practice universal Unix initiatives in Mac OS X, akin to utilizing listing prone rather than the traditional Unix /etc/passwd and /etc/group, and you'll have the ability to collect code, hyperlink to libraries, and port Unix software program utilizing both Leopard and Tiger. This e-book teaches you to:

* Navigate the Terminal and know the way it differs from an xterm
* Use Open listing (LDAP) and NetInfo in addition to listing Services
* bring together your code with GCC 4
* Port Unix courses to Mac OS X with Fink
* Use MacPorts to put in free/open resource software
* seek via metadata with Spotlight's command-line utilities
* construct the Darwin kernel

And there's even more. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks is the precise survival advisor to tame the Unix part of Leopard and Tiger. If you're a Unix geek with an curiosity in Mac OS X, you'll quickly locate that this e-book is invaluable.

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Vi(1) Tips,: Essential Vi/Vim Editor Skills by Jacek Artymiak

By Jacek Artymiak

I accept as true with with regards to every thing that seemed in [...] evaluate. Jacek Artymiak has written a type of "vi(1) for the determined" protecting all the points of vi i need to determine addressed. i may see this ebook utilized in an introductory Unix classification the place the scholars are anticipated to aim the entire examples. Jacek published the pattern documents utilized in the publication examples at [...], so that you can simply stick to along.

I have one minor element that will aid vi clients. On p thirteen Jacek discusses Switching among records. This vi characteristic is beneficial whilst a consumer opens numerous documents for enhancing. clients can simply stream ahead via an inventory of documents utilizing the :n command. although, the Ctrl+^ command merely returns to the final dossier considered. in case you have 3 documents open, for instance, and also you flow from 1 to two to three, you will not have the capacity to go back to dossier 1 through the use of Ctrl+^. in spite of the fact that, you could invoke the :e filename command, e.g., ,:e 1, to come to dossier 1. i could not have the ability to cycle again via a listing of records, as you'll move ahead with :n. i might prefer to see a destiny printing make this case clear.

Anyone who makes use of Unix should still comprehend vi, so i like to recommend this booklet as a source in case you prefer to research by way of studying a broadcast booklet and following routines supported through instance documents.

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Open Source Security Tools: Practical Guide to Security by Tony Howlett

By Tony Howlett

This ebook types in the course of the overwhelming mass of open resource defense instruments, chooses a number of the top, and exhibits community and method directors how one can use them to resolve universal defense challenge. Open resource safety instruments is a practicum. It tells readers what they should do to safe their networks, introduces best-in-class instruments, and exhibits readers how one can use them. for every defense job defined, Howlett experiences the simplest open resource instruments, indicates readers tips to use them, and takes them via a pattern implementation and case experiences. on the finish of every bankruptcy, Howlett will provide tips that could different strong open resource instruments which are worthy investigating. The better half CD contains absolutely dowloadable types of the instruments, so readers can paintings besides the textual content. rookies to safety will go away with sufficient wisdom and adventure to installation options and extra their IT careers. Readers will learn how to: * safe their perimeter with open resource scanners like Nessus.* obtain early caution approximately tried breakins from IDS platforms like Snort.* set up a firewall to maintain hackers at bay (Turtle).* Use encyrption to safe e mail and different delicate information (PGP)* If the worst occurs, run forensics instruments to enquire a breakin after the actual fact, like post-mortem or SleuthKit.This booklet is a part of the Bruce Perens Open resource sequence.

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Wireless Web Development by Ray Rischpater (auth.)

By Ray Rischpater (auth.)

Wireless net improvement, moment Edition offers either a considerable engineering and company history to instant builders, protecting a number of elements of instant internet software program aimed toward present day cellular structures and cellular units. instant applied sciences, together with instant HTML, WAP 2.0, XML, Palm's WCA, and i-mode, are mentioned intimately, with person chapters dedicated to each one. writer and veteran Ray Rischpater areas specific emphasis at the variations among the net and the instant net, or even among instant units themselves, aiding the reader to higher comprehend the engineering and interface concerns that needs to be addressed while growing instant net purposes.

By delivering the most recent information regarding applied sciences that experience emerged because the first version was once released (i-mode, the starting to be emphasis on XML in instant, and WAP 2.0), in addition to relegating to historic prestige these applied sciences that experience failed the try of time (Microsoft cellular Channels and HDML), Rischpater deals readers a complete and entirely up to date advisor to the most recent instant applied sciences and improvement strategies.

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Unix/Linux survival guide by Erik M. Keller

By Erik M. Keller

The Reference that each Unix SysAdmin wishes!

All Unix/Linux platforms, despite producer, have inherent similarities for directors. The Unix/Linux Survival consultant information those similarities and teaches SysAdmins the way to take on jobs on all platforms. blending administrator wisdom and top practices, the publication walks admins step by step via fitting, constructing, and configuring a brand new process. It additionally teaches them find out how to administer structures they didn’t arrange initially. meant as a brief and soiled reference for directors to take advantage of of their day-by-day paintings, the publication comprises quite a few tricks on the place to appear and what to seem for to get a Unix/Linux process up to the mark and operating easily. Admins also will study preventive upkeep strategies to extract and review baseline information and create a caution procedure that enables them to react to difficulties prior to clients even realize. day-by-day activity checklists are supplied, and different key issues akin to backup, defense, and documentation are lined intimately. This ebook offers the data, ability set, thoughts, and technique had to fast administer quite a lot of *NIX structures.

Key good points * offers a short, easy-to-use reference for Unix/ Linux method directors * Teaches what procedure directors want to know to prevent approach breakdowns * Explains a number of very important administrative initiatives, together with programming small scripts, consumer management, fitting and configuring structures, getting ready a brand new process for creation, establishing a try out process, backup, documentation, preventive upkeep strategies, and information safeguard at the CD Scripts * comprises the management scripts from the e-book Figures * contains the entire figures from the booklet by means of bankruptcy method standards Unix/Linux working approach; Perl model 5.x or higher; Java Runtime atmosphere (JRE) 1.3 or more moderen for the DocBook instance.

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Sams Teach Yourself Red Hat Linux 8 in 24 Hours by Aron Hsiao

By Aron Hsiao

Linux is an open-source, Unix-like working procedure that has develop into a workable computing device approach for plenty of clients, specifically these concerned with procedure and community administration.

Red Hat Linux has remained a number one collection of Linux distributions for years, possessing greater than eighty percentage of the U.S. Linux market.

Sams train your self purple Hat Linux in 24 Hours covers the entire most vital themes for the reader who desires to get crimson Hat Linux up-and-running and to turn into effective with the working method as quick as attainable. The ebook covers themes comparable to fitting, constructing, and negotiating the recent machine environment.

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Think Unix by Jon Lasser

By Jon Lasser

Unix has a name for being cryptic and tough to profit, however it does not have to be that method. imagine Unix takes a similar method of that of a grammar publication. instead of instructing person phrases or words like so much books, imagine Unix teaches the set of logical constructions to be discovered. Myriad examples assist you examine person instructions, and perform difficulties on the finish of inauspicious sections assist you research the sensible part of Unix. robust awareness is paid to studying tips to learn "man pages," the normal documentation on all Unix structures, together with Linux. whereas such a lot books easily let you know that guy pages exist and spend your time educating the best way to use the fellow command, none spend any major quantity of area educating easy methods to use the content material of the guy pages. whether you're misplaced on the Unix command steered, you could research subsystems which are particular to the Unix flavor.

Amazon.com evaluate the various versions of the Unix working approach require use of a style of inspiration that is considerably various from the only that is required via less complicated working platforms. Think Unix introduces readers to big primary and intermediate Unix instructions and, within the procedure, inculcates them within the Unix mind set. it is a valuable target in a global with extra Linux clients than ever, and writer Jon Lasser accomplishes it. he is either a able author and a a professional person of Unix shell instructions. Lasser makes use of bash less than crimson Hat Linux in so much examples--which often follow both good to different Unix variants--and makes asides approximately different shells and environments, as wanted.

Like Unix itself, this publication is very literate, and rewards those people who are prepared to learn via factors of the command strings that pepper the paragraphs. the simplest method is to learn this e-book from conceal to hide, imagining that you are sitting via a seminar. chances are you'll learn about a few of the subjects which are awarded, yet it really is most likely that whatever in each bankruptcy will enhance the intensity of your Unix wisdom. A useful pedagogical trick: Lasser has integrated perform difficulties right here and there. a customary one: "Display the string 'Today's date is:,' by way of modern-day date." try to be capable of clear up those via studying the examples rigorously, yet you will find ideas within the again of the ebook, in the event you desire them. this can be a nice e-book for Unix rookies. --David Wall

Topics covered: The Unix working method and its extraordinary manner of permitting clients to thread instructions jointly in strong, versatile sequences. instructions and strategies are explored that experience to do with documents, methods, piping, shell instructions, shell scripting, and the necessities of the X windowing procedure.

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Managing Linux Systems with Webmin: System Administration by Jamie Cameron

By Jamie Cameron

I love Webmin and use it frequently in view that i am not a Linux geek. there's reliable info within the booklet and it really is good edited and provided. the matter is, the publication describes an superseded model of Webmin. this system has a totally new interface that is sufficiently various to make this ebook less fascinating as a advisor to the program.

In my view, this ebook contributes to figuring out many of the Linux configurations for which Webmin offers an interface. yet, while you're trying to find assist in utilizing Webmin itself, you'll be disenchanted. i used to be. I most likely will not go back it, yet i would not have obtained it had I identified. i'd like to see this ebook up to date.

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