Sams Teach Yourself Linux Programming in 24 Hours is a tutorial, organized into a series of easy-to-follow, 1-hour lessons. The book focuses on C, the fundamental language of Linux, throughout the lessons. You will learn: Linux, compilers and GNU, how to code a Linux Utility, Modular programming in "C", how to make files, Linux Command Option Processing, Linux filter programs, Error handling and reporting, Useful debugging techniques, Static and Shared Libraries, Advanced String functions, Conversion Functions, and Pipes and Processes.
Sams Teach Yourself Linux in 24 Hours is a tutorial aimed at making the Linux beginner a more effective and productive user of the operating system. Most books in this category are more of a general reference in nature and are designed to cover Linux in general. But every Linux distribution is different–file locations can change, commands can be a little different, etc., meaning the readers of those books may not find answers specific to their installation. This book uses the effective Sams Teach Yourself format to instruct you how to: install the operating system, configure hardware, and effectively use the tools that come with the Red Hat distribution included on the CD-ROM.
Sams Teach Yourself Linux in 24 Hours, Second Edition is a tutorial aimed at making the Linux beginner more effective and productive users of the fastest-growing operating system today - Linux. This book gives the reader step-by-step instructions on how to: install the operating system, configure their hardware, and effectively use the tools
Bill Ball is a technical writer, editor and magazine journalist, and has been working with computers for the past 20 years. He first started working with Linux, starting with kernal version .99, after moving from BSD4.3 Machten for the Apple Macintosh. He has also published Linux PPP network connection guides for local Internet Service Providers in northern Virginia. He is the best-selling author of Sams Teach Yourself Linux in 24 Hours and co-lead author on the best-selling Red Hat Linux Unleashed, Third Edition.