Efficient Linux at the Command Line: Boost Your Command-Line Skills (Paperback)

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Take your Linux skills to the next level Whether you're a system administrator, software developer, site reliability engineer, or enthusiastic hobbyist, this practical, hands-on book will help you work faster, smarter, and more efficiently. You'll learn how to create and run complex commands that solve real business problems, process and retrieve information, and automate manual tasks.

You'll also truly understand what happens behind the shell prompt, so no matter which commands you run, you can be more successful in everyday Linux use and more competitive on the job market.

As you build intermediate to advanced command-line skills, you'll learn how to:

  • Choose or construct commands that get your work done quickly
  • Run commands efficiently and navigate the Linux filesystem with ease
  • Build powerful, complex commands out of simpler ones
  • Transform text files and query them like databases to achieve business goals
  • Control Linux point-and-click features from the command line

About the Author

Daniel J. Barrett is currently Senior Manager, Engineering Education at Google. He has been teaching Linux and related technologies in industry and academia for over 30 years. He's the author of O'Reilly's Linux Pocket Guide and coauthor of Linux Security Cookbook and SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide. Dan has also been a software engineer, heavy metal singer, system administrator, university lecturer, web designer, and humorist.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781098113407
ISBN-10: 1098113403
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Publication Date: March 29th, 2022
Pages: 245
Language: English