The Linux Command Line By William E. Shotts, Jr. Pdf
Download The Linux Command Line By William E. Shotts, Jr. Pdf book free online – from The Linux Command Line By William E. Shotts, Jr. Pdf book; You’ve experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computers now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line.
The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell. Along the way you’ll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment configuration, command chaining, pattern matching with regular expressions, and more.
Like Windows, a Unix-like operating system such as Linux organizes its files in what is
called a hierarchical directory structure. This means that they are organized in a tree-like pattern of directories (sometimes called folders in other systems), which may contain files and other directories. The first directory in the file system is called the root directory. The root directory contains files and subdirectories, which contain more files and
subdirectories and so on and so on.
Note that unlike Windows, which has a separate file system tree for each storage device, Unix-like systems such as Linux always have a single file system tree, regardless of how many drives or storage devices are attached to the computer. Storage devices are attached (or more correctly, mounted) at various points on the tree according to the whims of the system administrator, the person (or persons) responsible for the maintenance of the sys