A.2.More on Linux

Security Holes

Security Holes

A.2.1.General Linux resources

The Linux manual pages (discussed in Section2.1, “Manual ("man") pages”) can also be found on the Web; the Wikipedia article on Unix manual pages has a list of repositories.

GNU has a list of manuals for all of its software.

The Linux Documentation Project (TLDP) is a massive source of information, with many guides, HOWTOs, and other documents.

Prof. Norman Matloff at UC-Davis has a Unix and Linux Tutorial Center, with numerous articles on Unix/Linux and programming in C.

LinuxCommand.org has a short tutorial and some information on shell scripting and other topics.

Machtelt Garrels has written an Introduction to Linux.[46]

Google offers a Linux-only special search.

As for books:

Barr, Joe. CLI for Noobies: A Primer on the Linux Command Line. Boston: Prentice Hall, 2008.

Barrett, Daniel J. Linux Pocket Guide. Sebastopol: O'Reilly Media, 2004.

Bovet, Daniel, and Marco Cesati. Understanding the Linux Kernel. 3rd ed. Sebastopol: O'Reilly Media, 2005.

Dalheimer, Matthias Kalle, and Matt Welsh. Running Linux. 5th ed. Sebastopol: O'Reilly, 2006.

Raymond, Eric Steven. The Art of Unix Programming. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2003. This book can also be found online at the author's website.

Siever, Ellen, et al. Linux in a Nutshell. 5th ed. Sebastopol: O'Reilly, 2005.

Sobell, Mark G. A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2005.

Stutz, Michael. The Linux Cookbook: Tips and Techniques for Everyday Use. 2nd ed. San Francisco: No Starch Press, 2004.

A.2.2.Linux file system

Binh Nguyen has a TLDP guide on the Linux Filesystem Hierarchy.[46]

You can also learn quite a bit about the file system from man hier.[47]



[46] The direct link provided is for the "chunked" HTML version of that guide. If you want to pick a different format, check the TLDP's guides section.

[47] Barr, CLI for Noobies, 32.


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