Master the art of solving shell scripting problems using Packt’s new Linux guide

March 2011 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook is a new book from Packt that will help readers to solve real-world shell scripting problems and master the art of crafting one-liner command sequence to perform tasks such as text processing and digging data from files. Written by Sarath Lakshman, this guide will teach readers practical problem solving techniques adherent to the latest Linux platform.


Linux is a remarkable operating system that comes with a complete development environment that is stable, reliable, and extremely powerful. It can be installed on a wide variety of computer hardware, ranging from mobile phones, tablet computers and video game consoles, to mainframes and supercomputers, and runs the 10 fastest supercomputers in the world.


Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook is a collection of essential command-line recipes along with detailed descriptions tuned with practical applications. Furthermore, it covers most of the commands on Linux with a variety of use cases accompanied by plenty of examples and assist users to perform complex data manipulations involving tasks such as text processing, file management and backups.


Using this book, system administrators will learn to couple frequently used commands like grep, find, sed, awk, write shell scripts that can dig data from the web, perform and automate tasks such as automating backups and restore with archiving tools, understand file systems, file types and manipulations, create and maintain file/folder archives, compression formats and encrypting techniques with shell, set up Ethernet and Wireless LAN with the shell script, and monitor different activities on the network using logging techniques.


Packed with easy-to-follow examples, this book written in cookbook style, is ideal for Intermediate/advanced users as well as system administrators/developers, who wish to master the skill of quickly writing scripts to perform various tasks without reading the entire man pages. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: www.packtpub.com/linux-shell-scripting-cookbook/book

 

Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook
       Solve real-world shell scripting problems with over 110 simple but incredibly effective recipes

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/linux-shell-scripting-cookbook/book

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