The Linux Programming Interface: A Linux and UNIX System Programming Handbook

By Michael Kerrisk

The Linux Programming Interface is the definitive consultant to the Linux and UNIX programming interface—the interface hired by way of approximately each software that runs on a Linux or UNIX system.

In this authoritative paintings, Linux programming professional Michael Kerrisk presents particular descriptions of the procedure calls and library features that you simply desire with the intention to grasp the craft of approach programming, and accompanies his reasons with transparent, entire instance programs.

You'll locate descriptions of over 500 method calls and library features, and greater than two hundred instance courses, 88 tables, and a hundred and fifteen diagrams. you are going to find out how to:

  • Read and write documents efficiently
  • Use indications, clocks, and timers
  • Create approaches and execute programs
  • Write safe programs
  • Write multithreaded courses utilizing POSIX threads
  • Build and use shared libraries
  • Perform interprocess conversation utilizing pipes, message queues, shared reminiscence, and semaphores
  • Write community purposes with the sockets API

While The Linux Programming Interface covers a wealth of Linux-specific good points, together with epoll, inotify, and the /proc dossier method, its emphasis on UNIX criteria (POSIX.1-2001/SUSv3 and POSIX.1-2008/SUSv4) makes it both useful to programmers engaged on different UNIX platforms.

The Linux Programming Interface is the main entire single-volume paintings at the Linux and UNIX programming interface, and a publication that is destined to turn into a brand new classic.

Praise for The Linux Programming Interface

"If I needed to pick out a unmarried publication to take a seat subsequent to my computing device while writing software program for Linux, this may be it."—Martin Landers, software program Engineer, Google

"This publication, with its distinct descriptions and examples, includes every little thing you want to comprehend the main points and nuances of the low-level programming APIs in Linux . . . it doesn't matter what the extent of reader, there'll be anything to be learnt from this book."—Mel Gorman, writer of Understanding the Linux digital reminiscence Manager

"Michael Kerrisk has not just written an excellent ebook approximately Linux programming and the way it pertains to a variety of criteria, yet has additionally taken care that insects he spotted acquired mounted and the fellow pages have been (greatly) better. In all 3 ways, he has made Linux programming more uncomplicated. The in-depth remedy of themes in The Linux Programming Interface . . . makes it vital reference for either new and skilled Linux programmers."—Andreas Jaeger, application supervisor, openSUSE, Novell

"Michael's inexhaustible choice to get his details correct, and to precise it sincerely and concisely, has ended in a robust reference resource for programmers. whereas this paintings is concentrated at Linux programmers, it is going to be of worth to any programmer operating within the UNIX/POSIX ecosystem."—David Butenhof, writer of Programming with POSIX Threads and Contributor to the POSIX and UNIX Standards

". . . a really thorough—yet effortless to read—explanation of UNIX procedure and community programming, with an emphasis on Linux structures. it is definitely a publication i would suggest to anyone desirous to get into UNIX programming (in normal) or to skilled UNIX programmers eager to be aware of 'what's new' within the well known GNU/Linux system."—Fernando Gont, community safeguard Researcher, IETF player, and RFC Author

". . . encyclopedic within the breadth and intensity of its insurance, and textbook-like in its wealth of labored examples and routines. each one subject is obviously and comprehensively lined, from thought to hands-on operating code. pros, scholars, educators, this is often the Linux/UNIX reference that you've been ready for."—Anthony Robins, affiliate Professor of computing device technological know-how, The collage of Otago

"I've been very inspired via the precision, the standard and the extent of element Michael Kerrisk installed his ebook. he's an excellent specialist of Linux method calls and shall we us percentage his wisdom and realizing of the Linux APIs."—Christophe Blaess, writer of Programmation systeme en C sous Linux

". . . a vital source for the intense or specialist Linux and UNIX structures programmer. Michael Kerrisk covers using the entire key APIs throughout either the Linux and UNIX method interfaces with transparent descriptions and instructional examples and stresses the significance and merits of following criteria resembling the one UNIX Specification and POSIX 1003.1."—Andrew Josey, Director, criteria, The Open team, and Chair of the POSIX 1003.1 operating Group

"What should be higher than an encyclopedic connection with the Linux method, from the point of view of the process programmer, written through none except the maintainer of the fellow pages himself? The Linux Programming Interface is finished and special. I firmly count on it to turn into an critical addition to my programming bookshelf."—Bill Gallmeister, writer of POSIX.4 Programmer's consultant: Programming for the genuine World

". . . the main whole and up to date ebook approximately Linux and UNIX method programming. if you are new to Linux process programming, in case you are a UNIX veteran concerned about portability whereas drawn to studying the Linux approach, or in case you are easily searching for a superb reference concerning the Linux programming interface, then Michael Kerrisk's ebook is easily the spouse you will want in your bookshelf."—Loic Domaigne, leader software program Architect (Embedded),

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Open Source For You (September 2014)

Open resource For You
2014-09 (Vol 2 factor 12 )
English | IN | PDF | 108 Pages | 12.05 MB

26 enhance Python Code through the use of a Profiler
30 realizing the rfile item version (DOM) in Mozilla
35 Experimentingwith extra capabilities in Haskell
40 Introducing AngularJS
45 UseBugzilla toManage Defects in Software
48 AnIntroduction to gadget Drivers within the Linux Kernel
52 CreatingDynamic net Portals utilizing Joomla and WordPress
56 assemble a GPIO keep watch over software and try out It at the Raspberry Pi

59 UsePound on RHEL to Balancethe Load on net
63 WhyWe have to deal with Bounced Emails Servers
67 Boostthe functionality of CloudStack with Varnish
74 UseWireshark to realize ARP Spoofing
77 MakeYour personal PBX with Asterisk

80 Howto Make Your USB Boot with a number of ISOs
86 Contiki OS Connecting Microcontrollers

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bash Pocket Reference (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly))

By Arnold Robbins

It's easy: you must understand how to paintings with the bash shell with a view to get to the center of Mac OS X, Linux, and different Unix structures. up to date for the latest model of bash, this concise little e-book places the entire crucial information regarding bash at your fingertips. you are going to speedy locate solutions to stressful questions that usually arise if you end up writing shell scripts -- What characters do you want to cite? How do you get variable substitution to do just what you will want? How do you utilize arrays? -- and masses more.

If you are a person or programmer of any Unix variation, or if you are utilizing bash on home windows, you will discover this pocket reference vital. This ebook covers:

  • Invoking the Shell
  • Syntax
  • Functions
  • Variables
  • Arithmetic Expressions
  • Command background
  • Programmable of entirety
  • Job keep watch over
  • Shell suggestions
  • Command Execution
  • Coprocesses
  • Restricted Shells
  • Built-in instructions

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Linux Essentials

By Roderick W. Smith

A precise, full-color advent to Linux fundamentals
Serving as a reasonably cheap, safe replacement to dear working platforms, Linux is a UNIX-based, open resource working process. Full-color and concise, this beginner's consultant takes a learning-by-doing method of figuring out the necessities of Linux. every one bankruptcy starts by means of basically deciding on what you are going to research within the bankruptcy, by way of a simple dialogue of strategies that leads you correct into hands-on tutorials. Chapters finish with extra workouts and assessment questions, permitting you to augment and degree your understanding.

  • deals a hands-on method of buying a origin of Linux abilities, aiming to make sure Linux newbies achieve a great understanding
  • makes use of the top Linux distribution Fedora to illustrate tutorials and examples
  • Addresses Linux install, laptop configuration, administration of documents and filesystems, distant management, protection, and more
  • This booklet is vital studying for a person getting into the area of Linux!

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    Essential System Administration: Commands and File Formats (Pocket Reference)

    By Æleen Frisch

    If you're a Unix approach administrator, then the knowledge you would like on a daily basis simply to get your task performed may fill a book--a very huge e-book. yet, essentially talking, you don't are looking to cease and thumb via a weighty quantity every time a challenge arises. Your resolution is the Essential process management Pocket Reference, the single approach management reference that matches on your pocket. Concise and easy-to-use, this little ebook is the transportable better half to the vintage Essential method Administration through AEleen Frisch.

    The Essential procedure management Pocket Reference is a brief connection with all of the primary and crucial projects required to run such divergent Unix structures as Solaris, Linux, AIX, BSD, SuSe, crimson Hat, and extra. rookies and skilled directors alike will quick be capable of observe its ideas and suggestion to resolve daily difficulties. The publication is split into 3 elements: instructions, Syntax and Their purposes, Configuration documents and codecs, and working procedure particular info. the knowledge during this publication is a must have for any administrator or person of a Unix system.

    O'Reilly's Pocket References became a favourite between expertise execs in all places. by means of offering a wealth of vital info in a concise, well-organized layout, those convenient books convey simply what you want to entire the duty to hand. while you've reached a sticking element and want to get to an answer quick, the recent Essential method management Pocket Reference is the ebook you'll are looking to have.

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    Advanced Perl Programming

    By Simon Cozens

    With a global group of clients and greater than 1000000 devoted programmers, Perl has confirmed to be the best language for the newest developments in computing and business.

    Every programmer needs to stay alongside of the newest instruments and strategies. This up to date model of Advanced Perl Programming from O'Reilly offers the basic wisdom of the fashionable Perl programmer. no matter what your present point of Perl services, this booklet can assist you push your abilities to the subsequent point and turn into a extra complete programmer.

    O'Reilly's such a lot high-level Perl instructional thus far, Advanced Perl Programming, moment version teaches you all of the advanced strategies for production-ready Perl courses. This thoroughly up to date consultant truly explains options corresponding to introspection, overriding built-ins, extending Perl's object-oriented version, and trying out your code for better stability.

    Other issues include:

    • Complex facts structures
    • Parsing
    • Templating toolkits
    • Working with ordinary language data
    • Unicode
    • Interaction with C and different languages

    In addition, this consultant demystifies as soon as complicated themes like object-relational mapping and event-based development-arming you with every thing you want to thoroughly improve your skills.

    Praise for the second one Edition:

    "Sometimes the most important hurdle to challenge fixing is not the topic itself yet really the sheer variety of modules Perl offers. Advanced Perl Programming walks you thru Perl's TMTOWTDI ("There's multiple method to Do It") woodland, explaining and evaluating the simplest modules for every activity so that you can intelligently follow them in various situations." --Rocco Caputo, lead developer of POE

    "It has been stated that sufficiently complicated Perl code is indistinguishable from magic. This ebook of spells is going far to unlocking these secrets and techniques. It has the facility to rework the main humble programmer right into a Perl wizard." --Andy Wardley

    "The details the following isn't really theoretical. It provides instruments and methods for fixing genuine difficulties cleanly and elegantly." --Curtis 'Ovid' Poe

    " Advanced Perl Programming collects well-merited wisdom from the very best programmers within the Perl group, and explains it in a manner that even newcomers can follow immediately." --chromatic, Editor of

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    Nginx Essentials

    Excel in Nginx quick through studying to take advantage of its so much crucial positive factors in real-life applications

    About This Book

    • Learn tips on how to manage, configure, and function an Nginx install for daily use
    • Explore the giant positive factors of Nginx to regulate it like a professional, and use them effectively to run your website
    • Example-based advisor to get the easiest out of Nginx to minimize source utilization footprint

    Who This ebook Is For

    This booklet is perfect for knowledgeable net masters and placement reliability engineers who are looking to swap to Nginx or solidify their wisdom of Nginx. wisdom of Unix and webmaster abilities are required.

    What you'll Learn

    • Get begun with an Nginx deploy from scratch in a number of environments and customise it in your purposes
    • Start and forestall a uncomplicated Nginx set up, notice the fundamentals of strategy administration, and how you can arrange Nginx to serve static data
    • Create highly-maintainable configuration records to accomplish the main serious Nginx upkeep tasks
    • Set up Nginx as a opposite proxy and discover ways to use the Nginx caching feature
    • Discover how you can enjoy the Nginx rewrite engine and the way to take advantage of entry regulations in Nginx
    • Use a variety of Nginx beneficial properties to control inbound site visitors and know the way to exploit Nginx load balancing and fault tolerance features
    • Understand complex feature-independent functionality tuning techniques and optimizations
    • Manage inbound and outbound site visitors and configure entry control

    In Detail

    Nginx is an open resource and cross-platform opposite proxy server designed for low reminiscence utilization and excessive functionality and concurrency.

    This booklet offers either easy and in-depth wisdom that can assist you successfully remedy demanding situations with Nginx, or conveniently struggle through a transition interval whilst switching to Nginx.

    Starting with the fundamentals, you'll examine through instance the right way to manage, configure, and function an Nginx set up and use positive factors of Nginx to elegantly clear up demanding situations you adventure each day whilst working your web site. you are going to learn how to use the rewrite engine to resolve daily projects and have the capacity to configure entry regulations in Nginx. additionally, you will have the ability to deal with inbound site visitors utilizing a couple of Nginx good points and use Nginx for load balancing and fault-tolerance good points. eventually, you'll how you can remedy universal functionality difficulties and practice a few performance-tuning strategies.

    Through effortless exploration of the main complicated subject matters, this booklet goals to convey you to the following point on your Nginx experience.

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    Essential System Administration: Tools and Techniques for Linux and Unix Administration, 3rd Edition

    Essential procedure Administration,3rd version is the definitive advisor for Unix process management, overlaying all of the basic and crucial initiatives required to run such divergent Unix platforms as AIX, FreeBSD, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Tru64 and extra. Essential process management provides a transparent, concise, sensible consultant to the real-world matters that any one chargeable for a Unix approach faces daily.The re-creation of this crucial reference has been absolutely up to date for all of the most recent working structures. much more importantly, it's been broadly revised and increased to think about the present process administrative subject matters that directors desire so much. Essential approach Administration,3rd version covers: DHCP, USB units, the most recent automation instruments, SNMP and community administration, LDAP, PAM, and up to date defense instruments and techniques.Essential process Administration is accomplished. yet what has made this publication the consultant procedure directors flip to time and again isn't just the sheer quantity of invaluable info it presents, however the transparent, worthwhile approach the knowledge is gifted. It discusses the underlying higher-level strategies, however it additionally offers the main points of the tactics had to hold them out. it isn't prepared round the positive aspects of the Unix working approach, yet round the numerous aspects of a method administrator's task. It describes all of the traditional administrative instruments that Unix offers, however it additionally indicates how you can use them intelligently and efficiently.Whether you utilize a standalone Unix method, often offer administrative aid for a bigger shared method, or simply wish an figuring out of easy administrative features, Essential procedure Administration is for you. This entire and priceless booklet combines the author's years of functional event with technical services that will help you deal with Unix structures as productively and painlessly as possible.

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    Pro Linux Embedded Systems (Expert's Voice in Linux)

    By Gene Sally

    Today, Linux is incorporated with approximately each embedded platform. Embedded builders can take a extra glossy path and spend extra time tuning Linux and making the most of open resource code to construct extra strong, feature-rich purposes. whereas Gene Sally doesn't forget porting Linux to new undefined, smooth embedded is extra subtle than ever: such a lot platforms contain the services stumbled on on computing device platforms. This ebook is written from the viewpoint of a consumer utilizing applied sciences and methods regularly reserved for computing device systems.

    • Modern advisor for constructing embedded Linux structures
    • Shows you the way to paintings with latest Linux embedded approach, whereas nonetheless instructing how you can port Linux
    • Explains most sensible practices from anyone who has performed it sooner than

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    Linux and the Unix Philosophy

    By Mike Gancarz

    Not like such a lot of books that concentrate on how one can use Linux, Linux and the Unix Philosophy explores the "way of considering that's Linux" and why Linux is a great implementation of this hugely able working system.

    This publication is a revision and enlargement of a working laptop or computer technological know-how vintage. each bankruptcy has been completely up to date with Linux coverage.

    Linux and the Unix Philosophy falls squarely among the "softer" texts on iterative software program layout and undertaking administration and the "how-to" technical texts. up to now, not anyone has pop out with a e-book that addresses this subject, both within the Unix area or the Linux area. Linux and the Unix Philosophy covers an analogous flooring because the first variation, whereas it additionally provides daring new rules approximately Linux and Open resource.

    · Concise checklist of philosophy tenets makes it a convenient fast reference
    · Anecdotal examples customize the publication for the reader
    · Conversational kind makes it effortless and cheerful to learn

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