Wicked Cool Shell Scripts: 101 Scripts for Linux, OS X, and UNIX Systems

By Dave Taylor

All desktops operating Linux, Mac OS X, or Unix-like working platforms have a command line interface that offers clients a robust substitute to handling their pcs and studying programming fundamentals. clients can write small courses, or scripts, that run within the command line "shell" to accomplish daily projects like renaming documents or processing text.

Like the best-selling first version, this revision of Wicked Cool Shell Scripts presents the whole resource code for over a hundred brief shell scripts that clear up universal difficulties, can be utilized to customize a user's computing atmosphere, and are only undeniable enjoyable. The instruments comprise an interactive calculator, a inventory tracker, a password supervisor, a climate checker, and an internet site seek engine.

This revision contains 22 brand-new scripts, a brand new bankruptcy on image-processing, and a set of scripts to paintings with cloud-based companies like Dropbox and iCloud.

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Linux Timesaving Techniques For Dummies

By Korry Douglas, Susan Douglas

* previously referred to as crimson Hat Linux, the Fedora middle distribution is a superb, no-cost substitute to home windows, Solaris, and different pricey working platforms* pink Hat at the moment controls an envisioned seventy percentage of the Linux industry within the united states* This ebook provides skilled and first-time Fedora clients sixty concise, step by step, timesaving recommendations to aid them practice initiatives with Fedora extra successfully* geared up via subject, the thoughts are awarded within the pleasant, easy-to-understand For Dummies type, with at least technical jargon* The strategies run the gamut of end-user, procedure management, and improvement initiatives, starting from machine, dossier process, RPM, and database easy methods to web server, electronic mail server, networking, process tracking, safeguard, and Linux kernel methods* Covers the most recent unlock of pink Hat's Fedora center distribution

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Learning the vi Editor (Nutshell Handbooks)

By Arnold Robbins, Linda Lamb

For many clients, operating within the Unix setting potential utilizing vi, a full-screen textual content editor on hand on so much Unix platforms. Even those that recognize vi frequently utilize just a small variety of its features.Learning the vi Editor is a whole consultant to textual content modifying withvi. issues new to the 6th version comprise multiscreen enhancing and insurance of fourviclones: vim, elvis, nvi, and vile and their improvements to vi, equivalent to multi-window modifying, GUI interfaces, prolonged standard expressions, and improvements for programmers. a brand new appendix describes vi's position within the Unix and net cultures.Quickly examine the fundamentals of modifying, cursor move, and worldwide seek and substitute. Then reap the benefits of the extra sophisticated strength of vi. expand your modifying abilities by means of studying to take advantage of ex, a robust line editor, from inside vi. for simple reference, the 6th variation additionally features a command precis on the finish of every applicable chapter.Topics coated include:

  • Basic editing
  • Moving round in a hurry
  • Beyond the basics
  • Greater energy with ex
  • Global seek and replacement
  • Customizing vi and ex
  • Command shortcuts
  • Introduction to the vi clones' extensions
  • The nvi, elvis, vim, and vile editors
  • Quick connection with vi and ex commands
  • vi and the Internet

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Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition: Covering 10.10 and 11.04 (6th Edition)

By Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke, Ryan Troy

Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition provides complicated insurance of the preferred Ubuntu distribution of Linux. home windows clients, Mac clients, and Linux lovers were more and more turning to Ubuntu for a easy and easy-to-use Linux distribution that is still invaluable to strength users.

This booklet presents specific info on fitting, utilizing, and administering Ubuntu. you'll how you can organize a computer or a server, info on Ubuntu’s easy-to-use computing device and productiveness software program, and you'll find subject matters of curiosity to either informal and critical developers.

Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition incorporates a diversity of insurance: From the software program you would like daily for productiveness and pleasure, to how one can configure your Linux computing device to run easily, to complicated issues like platforms management and software program improvement, and masses extra.

Some books excel at assisting newbies take child steps. there's a few starting fabric in Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 version. even though, this booklet is meant for someone who desires to circulate past the fundamentals of utilizing Ubuntu into the area of an intermediate or complicated user.

* set up and configure Ubuntu
* Get your entire system’s units and peripherals up and running
* Configure and customise your image person interface
* deal with Linux providers and users
* safe your computing device and your community from intruders
* Configure a firewall
* percentage documents with home windows clients utilizing Samba
* Get efficient with place of work tools
* Use multimedia programs
* Play games
* organize and run quite a few varieties of servers
* study the fundamentals of a number of programming languages
* write a software program program quickly
* perform Ubuntu QA testing
* song your process for optimum performance
* learn how to deal with and collect the kernel and modules

Ubuntu 10.10 on DVD
DVD contains the whole Ubuntu 10.10 distribution for Intel x86 desktops in addition to the entire OpenOffice.org workplace suite and 1000s of extra courses and utilities.
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buy this publication each time in 2011 and obtain a loose Ubuntu 11.04 improve equipment via mail (U.S. or Canada simply) after Ubuntu 11.04 is released.
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Category: Operating Systems/Linux
Covers: Ubuntu 10.10
User Level: Intermediate—Advanced

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

By Arnold Robbins

It's easy: you must know the way to paintings with the bash shell a good way to get to the guts of Mac OS X, Linux, and different Unix structures. up to date for the latest model of bash, this concise little ebook places all the crucial information regarding bash at your fingertips. you will speedy locate solutions to stressful questions that usually arise if you find yourself writing shell scripts -- What characters do you want to cite? How do you get variable substitution to do just what you will have? How do you utilize arrays? -- and lots more and plenty more.

If you are a consumer or programmer of any Unix version, or if you are utilizing bash on home windows, you will discover this pocket reference crucial. This e-book covers:

  • Invoking the Shell
  • Syntax
  • Functions
  • Variables
  • Arithmetic Expressions
  • Command historical past
  • Programmable of entirety
  • Job keep an eye on
  • Shell techniques
  • Command Execution
  • Coprocesses
  • Restricted Shells
  • Built-in instructions

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The GNU Make Book

GNU make is the main widespread construct automation instrument, however it may be difficult to grasp and its terse language should be difficult to parse for even skilled programmers. those that run into problems face a protracted, concerned fight, usually leaving unsolved difficulties at the back of and GNU make's monstrous power untapped.

The GNU Make Book demystifies GNU make and exhibits you the way to exploit its most sensible positive factors. you will discover a quick, thorough rundown of the fundamentals of variables, principles, pursuits, and makefiles. how to repair wastefully lengthy construct occasions and different universal difficulties, and achieve perception into extra complicated services, akin to complicated development ideas. With this totally pragmatic handbook and cookbook, you will make quick growth towards changing into a better user.

You'll additionally learn the way to:

  • Master user-defined features, variables, and direction handling
  • Weigh the pitfalls and benefits of GNU make parallelization
  • Handle computerized dependency iteration, rebuilding, and non-recursive make
  • Modify the GNU make resource and reap the benefits of the GNU Make usual Library
  • Create makefile assertions and debug makefiles

GNU make is understood for being difficult to take advantage of, however it does not need to be. in case you are trying to find a deeper figuring out of this fundamental instrument, you can find The GNU Make Book to be an vital guide.

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Penetration Testing with the Bash shell

Make the main of the Bash shell and Kali Linux's commandlinebased safety evaluation tools

About This Book

  • Utilize the command line to create, run, and execute tests
  • Learn invaluable command line dependent info processing utilities and unencumber the matter fixing energy of a Linux terminal
  • Practical demonstrations utilizing in-depth causes and screenshots that can assist you use the Linux Bash terminal to take on a suite of universal security-related problems.

Who This ebook Is For

If you're a penetration tester, approach administrator, or developer who would favor an enriching and functional creation to the Bash shell and Kali Linux command-line-based instruments, this is often the publication for you.

What you'll Learn

  • Perform community enumeration options with Dig, whois, dnsenum, dnsmap, and others
  • Learn the way to fuzz and opposite engineer utilizing the Kali Linux command line tools
  • Exploit universal internet program vulnerabilities utilizing skipfish, arcachi, and sqlmap
  • Accomplish man-in-the-middle assaults immediately out of your command line
  • Assess SSL safeguard utilizing sslyze and openssl
  • Carry out community site visitors research utilizing tcpdump

In Detail

This booklet teaches you to take your challenge fixing functions to the following point with the Bash shell, to evaluate community and alertness point protection through leveraging the facility of the command-line instruments to be had with Kali Linux.

The e-book starts off through introducing many of the primary bash scripting and data processing instruments. construction in this, the following few chapters concentrate on detailing how one can customise your Bash shell utilizing functionalities equivalent to tab crowning glory and wealthy textual content formatting. After the elemental customization concepts and common function instruments were mentioned, the publication breaks into subject matters equivalent to the command-line-based safeguard instruments within the Kali Linux working approach. the overall method in discussing those instruments is to contain basic function instruments mentioned in earlier chapters to combine safeguard evaluation instruments. it is a one cease way to research Bash and clear up details defense problems.

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Linux Format, Issue 159 (July 2012)

Ubuntu 12.04 vs home windows eight: we throw them either to our cruel testers. We've been listening to from Canonical for a long time approximately how Ubuntu is attempting to draw new clients to Linux, that is why the corporate doesn't look too afflicted to be wasting flooring to Mint: it figures that it'll greater than substitute them with those who find themselves new to desktops and should now not also have heard of Linux. So why no longer evaluate it with one other working procedure that's additionally had a renaissance: home windows eight? allow the conflict of the reinvented computing device paradigms start! additionally within the factor we seek advice from Allison Randal, technical architect of Ubuntu, approximately how the solidarity scan goes and the way the HUD matches into Canonical's grand plan, and listen to from the Ubuntu neighborhood supervisor Jono Bacon approximately how top to record insects with out making builders are looking to kill you. select the easiest package deal supervisor on your Linux method, make a journey again in time with our hands-on consultant to emulating vintage video games consoles, and empathise with the past due nights Graham needed to installed to deliver you the definitive standpoint on MythTV 0.25. All this and extra on your new Ubuntu structure! Er, Linux Format!


Reporting insects - start with this terrific solution to give a contribution to the open resource neighborhood. (Jono Bacon)

Turn again Time - Do you lengthy for the consideration days of the Amiga? Fancy enjoying these previous SNES video games back? Then sign up for us as we try out the simplest emulators on the town. (Mike Saunders)

Ubuntu vs home windows - With home windows eight bearing a outstanding similarity to Ubuntu, our testers pit the most recent releases from either camps opposed to one another. (Mayank Sharma)

MythTV 0.25 - Graham Morrison selflessly suffers a nightmare set up and hours of sunlight hours television so you don't need to. (Graham Morrison)

Sysadmin - Esoteric procedure management goodness from the impenetrable bowels of the server room. (Chris Brown)

Interview: Allison Randal - How do you get non-technical clients to give a contribution to the luck of unfastened software program? We met Allison Randal to determine. (Andrew Gregory)


File possession utilizing ACLS - deal with who can regulate records utilizing entry keep watch over lists. (Neil Bothwick)

Arduino: Write a few Libraries - within the final within the sequence, we provide help to write your individual Arduino libraries and feature extra enjoyable with LEDs (Nick Veitch)

Presentations - Graham Morrison distills the various knowledge gleaned from an afternoon on Damian Conway's presentation direction. (Graham Morrison)

Raspberry Pi - If you're eagerly waiting for the supply of your Raspberry Pi, allow us to get you in control with this diminutive machine. (Jonathan Roberts)

Hacking: Make Your website secure - Get clever to hackers' tips with WebGoat. (Ben Everard)

Coding Academy

Android: neighborhood Databases - Create an SQLite database to construct a to-do checklist. (Juliet Kemp)

Code strategies: Compilers - We clarify how a compiler does its magic, and the adaptation among compiled and interpreted languages. (Mike Saunders)

Python: getting to know textual content and Strings - notice that there's not anything undeniable approximately textual content, and how one can use Unicode and ASCII with Python. (Nick Veitch)


Calligra Suite - We seriously look into the opposite open resource place of work suite. (Shashank Sharma)

CoreBreach - Race anti-gravity spacecraft to earn your freedom. (Ben Everard)

Ubuntu 12.04 - It's Ubuntu's first LTS free up with cohesion because the default machine, and they've acquired it spot on. (Jonathan Roberts)

Package Managers - package deal administration is the final distinction among distributions, yet that's right for you? (Jonathan Roberts)


News: the entire most up-to-date information from the Linux universe

Google vs Oracle, Kubuntu, Steam Linux buyer, Linus Wins Millennium expertise Prize, The loss of life of ACTA, OpenMama aids international capitalism and Mandriva lives on (Andrew Gregory)

Distrowatch: This month's roundup of stories from the vaults of Linux distro development

Rosa is going it by myself, Slitaz reaches four, Snow Linux leaves us chilly, and Canonical announce Ubuntu Glasses ... or do they? (Susan Linton)

What on the earth: OStatus

We clarify how the complete world-wide-web can turn into one open, interoperating social community (Marco Fioretti)

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Misc [FR], Issue 78 (March-April 2015)

NAVIGATEURS internet :
Quels mécanismes pour renforcer leur sécurité ?

1 - travel d'horizon de l. a. sécurité du navigateur Chrome
2 - l. a. sandbox Firefox sous Linux : une position pour chacun
3 - Cloisonnement JavaScript : chacun à sa place
4 - Chrome Android : 2 vulnérabilités pour 1 exploit
5 - l. a. réputation des websites net, peut-on leur faire confiance ?

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Make a Raspberry Pi-Controlled Robot: Building a Rover with Python, Linux, Motors, and Sensors

By Wolfram Donat

Make a Raspberry-Pi managed robotic teaches you the way to construct a able and upgradeable own robotic for round $100. you will how to keep an eye on servos, reply to sensor enter, and understand the place your bot is utilizing GPS. you are going to additionally research many ways to hook up with your robotic and ship it directions, from an SSH connection to sending textual content messages out of your phone.

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