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bash Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for bash Users (Cookbooks (O'Reilly))

By Carl Albing

The key to studying any Unix approach, particularly Linux and Mac OS X, is an intensive wisdom of shell scripting. Scripting is the way to harness and customise the facility of any Unix procedure, and it is a necessary ability for any Unix clients, together with procedure directors OS X builders. yet underneath this straightforward promise lies a treacherous ocean of diversifications in Unix instructions and standards.

bash Cookbook teaches shell scripting the best way Unix masters perform the craft. It provides quite a few recipes and tips for all degrees of shell programmers in order that a person can turn into a educated person of the commonest Unix shell -- the bash shell -- and cygwin or different well known Unix emulation applications. Packed jam-packed with valuable scripts, in addition to examples that designate tips to create larger scripts, this new cookbook supplies pros and gear clients every little thing they should automate regimen initiatives and allow them to really deal with their platforms -- instead of have their structures deal with them.

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Beginning Ubuntu LTS Server Administration: From Novice to Professional (Expert's Voice in Linux)

By Sander van Vugt

Beginning Ubuntu LTS Server management, moment Edition is the touchstone spouse booklet for an individual imposing Ubuntu LTS Server. writer Sander van Vugt introduces the newest server version of Ubuntu Linux, the most well-liked Linux distribution, to energy clients, process directors, and programmers and demonstrates the ability and adaptability that the Hardy–Heron Ubuntu Server long-term aid variation bargains for small networks and company platforms alike.

This publication covers:

  • Installing and configuring Ubuntu to make sure safe installations
  • Virtual Ubuntu
  • Full community and internet providers administration

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Nginx HTTP Server - Third Edition

Harness the facility of Nginx to utilize your infrastructure and serve pages swifter than ever

About This Book

  • Discover attainable interactions among Nginx and Apache to get the simplest of either worlds
  • Learn to take advantage of the positive aspects provided via NGinx to your net applications
  • Get the most recent concepts to be had, designed with the most recent model in mind

Who This ebook Is For

By protecting either the early setup phases and complex subject matters, this booklet fits internet directors who drawn to recommendations to optimize their infrastructure, no matter if you're looking into changing your present net server software program or integrating a brand new device to cooperate with functions which are already up and operating. should you, your viewers, and your working method were disenchanted through Apache, this publication is strictly what you need.

What you'll Learn

  • Get to understand the fundamentals of the Nginx configuration: syntax, constitution, and semantics
  • Understand the complex load balancing performance of Nginx and the most recent cutting edge IO mechanisms
  • Create digital host configurations effortlessly
  • Discover all of the first-party modules: the way to permit, configure, and use them
  • Establish complex rewrite ideas with the Nginx Rewrite module
  • Set up Nginx to paintings with Hypertext Preprocessor, Python, and extra through FastCGI
  • Configure Nginx to paintings as frontend in your present HTTP server
  • Manipulate configuration records comfortably and adapt them to varied situations
  • Discover the typical pitfalls and the way to keep away from them

In Detail

Nginx is a light-weight HTTP server designed for high-traffic web content, with community scalability because the fundamental aim. With the arrival of excessive pace net entry, brief loading occasions and quickly move premiums became a need. This unfastened, open resource answer will both come as an entire alternative of different software program corresponding to Apache, or stand in entrance of your latest infrastructure to enhance its total speed.

This booklet is a close consultant to constructing Nginx in numerous ways in which correspond to real creation events: as a standalone server, as a opposite proxy, interacting with purposes through FastCGI, and extra. furthermore, this entire directive reference might be your ally in any respect levels of the configuration and upkeep processes.

This publication is the right spouse for either Nginx rookies and skilled directors. For newcomers, it is going to take you thru the total means of establishing this light-weight HTTP server in your approach and configuring its a number of modules so it does precisely what you would like quick and securely. For more matured directors, this ebook presents assorted ways that could assist you utilize your present infrastructure. Nginx could be hired in lots of occasions, no matter if you're looking to build a wholly new web-serving structure or just are looking to combine a good instrument to optimize your web site loading speeds.

Style and approach

This tutorial-style publication contains certain directions on all the tactics it describes, in addition to step by step tutorials, commented configuration sections, and in-depth module descriptions, so that you could make the main of the functionality power provided through Nginx.

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The Linux Programming Interface: A Linux and UNIX System Programming Handbook

By Michael Kerrisk

The Linux Programming Interface is the definitive consultant to the Linux and UNIX programming interface—the interface hired by way of approximately each program that runs on a Linux or UNIX system.

In this authoritative paintings, Linux programming professional Michael Kerrisk offers designated descriptions of the process calls and library features that you simply desire to be able to grasp the craft of method programming, and accompanies his factors with transparent, whole instance programs.

You'll locate descriptions of over 500 method calls and library capabilities, and greater than two hundred instance courses, 88 tables, and a hundred and fifteen diagrams. you will find out how to:

  • Read and write records efficiently
  • Use signs, clocks, and timers
  • Create procedures and execute programs
  • Write safe programs
  • Write multithreaded courses utilizing POSIX threads
  • Build and use shared libraries
  • Perform interprocess conversation utilizing pipes, message queues, shared reminiscence, and semaphores
  • Write community purposes with the sockets API

While The Linux Programming Interface covers a wealth of Linux-specific gains, together with epoll, inotify, and the /proc dossier process, its emphasis on UNIX criteria (POSIX.1-2001/SUSv3 and POSIX.1-2008/SUSv4) makes it both useful to programmers engaged on different UNIX platforms.

The Linux Programming Interface is the main complete single-volume paintings at the Linux and UNIX programming interface, and a ebook that is destined to turn into a brand new classic.

Praise for The Linux Programming Interface

"If I needed to pick out a unmarried e-book to sit down subsequent to my computing device while writing software program for Linux, this is able to be it."—Martin Landers, software program Engineer, Google

"This e-book, with its targeted descriptions and examples, includes every thing you want to comprehend the main points and nuances of the low-level programming APIs in Linux . . . it doesn't matter what the extent of reader, there'll be anything to be learnt from this book."—Mel Gorman, writer of Understanding the Linux digital reminiscence Manager

"Michael Kerrisk has not just written a good booklet approximately Linux programming and the way it pertains to numerous criteria, yet has additionally taken care that insects he spotted obtained fastened and the fellow pages have been (greatly) enhanced. In all 3 ways, he has made Linux programming more straightforward. The in-depth remedy of issues in The Linux Programming Interface . . . makes it essential reference for either new and skilled Linux programmers."—Andreas Jaeger, application supervisor, openSUSE, Novell

"Michael's inexhaustible decision to get his info correct, and to specific it in actual fact and concisely, has led to a powerful reference resource for programmers. whereas this paintings is focused at Linux programmers, will probably be of price to any programmer operating within the UNIX/POSIX ecosystem."—David Butenhof, writer of Programming with POSIX Threads and Contributor to the POSIX and UNIX Standards

". . . a truly thorough—yet effortless to read—explanation of UNIX process and community programming, with an emphasis on Linux structures. it is definitely a e-book i might suggest to anyone desirous to get into UNIX programming (in normal) or to skilled UNIX programmers desirous to be aware of 'what's new' within the renowned GNU/Linux system."—Fernando Gont, community defense Researcher, IETF player, and RFC Author

". . . encyclopedic within the breadth and intensity of its insurance, and textbook-like in its wealth of labored examples and workouts. every one subject is obviously and comprehensively lined, from conception to hands-on operating code. pros, scholars, educators, this is often the Linux/UNIX reference that you've got been ready for."—Anthony Robins, affiliate Professor of laptop technology, The college of Otago

"I've been very inspired by means of the precision, the standard and the extent of element Michael Kerrisk installed his e-book. he's an excellent specialist of Linux method calls and shall we us proportion his wisdom and knowing of the Linux APIs."—Christophe Blaess, writer of Programmation systeme en C sous Linux

". . . a necessary source for the intense or expert Linux and UNIX structures programmer. Michael Kerrisk covers using the entire key APIs throughout either the Linux and UNIX procedure interfaces with transparent descriptions and instructional examples and stresses the significance and advantages of following criteria equivalent to the one UNIX Specification and POSIX 1003.1."—Andrew Josey, Director, criteria, The Open staff, and Chair of the POSIX 1003.1 operating Group

"What should be greater than an encyclopedic connection with the Linux procedure, from the perspective of the process programmer, written by way of none except the maintainer of the guy pages himself? The Linux Programming Interface is finished and exact. I firmly anticipate it to develop into an quintessential addition to my programming bookshelf."—Bill Gallmeister, writer of POSIX.4 Programmer's advisor: Programming for the true World

". . . the main entire and updated publication approximately Linux and UNIX approach programming. if you are new to Linux method programming, in case you are a UNIX veteran interested in portability whereas attracted to studying the Linux means, or if you are easily trying to find a great reference concerning the Linux programming interface, then Michael Kerrisk's booklet is well the spouse you will want in your bookshelf."—Loic Domaigne, leader software program Architect (Embedded), Corpuls.com

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Kali Linux Web Penetration Testing Cookbook

Key Features

  • Familiarize your self with the commonest internet vulnerabilities an internet program faces, and know the way attackers benefit from them
  • Set up a penetration checking out lab to behavior a initial evaluation of assault surfaces and run exploits
  • Learn tips on how to hinder vulnerabilities in net purposes sooner than an attacker could make the main of it

Book Description

Web purposes are a major aspect of assault for malicious hackers and a severe quarter for defense pros and penetration testers to fasten down and safe. Kali Linux is a Linux-based penetration trying out platform and working approach that gives an immense array of trying out instruments, a lot of which might be used in particular to execute net penetration testing.

This publication will educate you, within the shape step by step recipes, how one can become aware of a wide range of vulnerabilities, take advantage of them to research their effects, and eventually buffer attackable surfaces so purposes are safer, for you and your users.

Starting from the setup of a trying out laboratory, this booklet provide you with the abilities you want to disguise each level of a penetration attempt: from collecting information regarding the approach and the appliance to selecting vulnerabilities via guide checking out and using vulnerability scanners to either easy and complex exploitation suggestions which could bring about a whole approach compromise. eventually, we are going to positioned this into the context of OWASP and the pinnacle 10 net software vulnerabilities you're probably to come across, equipping you being able to wrestle them successfully. via the top of the booklet, you've got the mandatory talents to spot, take advantage of, and stop internet program vulnerabilities.

What you are going to learn

  • Set up a penetration trying out laboratory in a safe way
  • Find out what details turns out to be useful to assemble while appearing penetration exams and the place to appear for it
  • Use crawlers and spiders to enquire a whole web site in minutes
  • Discover safeguard vulnerabilities in internet functions within the net browser and utilizing command-line tools
  • Improve your trying out potency with using automatic vulnerability scanners
  • Exploit vulnerabilities that require a fancy setup, run customized exploits, and get ready for impressive scenarios
  • Set up guy within the heart assaults and use them to spot and take advantage of safety flaws in the conversation among clients and the internet server
  • Create a malicious web site that might locate and take advantage of vulnerabilities within the user's internet browser
  • Repair the most typical internet vulnerabilities and know the way to avoid them turning into a risk to a site's security

About the Author

Gilberto Najera-Gutierrez leads the protection checking out crew (STT) at Sm4rt defense companies, one of many most sensible defense organisations in Mexico.

He is usually an Offensive safety qualified specialist (OSCP), an EC-Council qualified defense Administrator (ECSA), and holds a master's measure in machine technological know-how with specialization in synthetic intelligence.

He has been operating as a Penetration Tester given that 2013 and has been a safety fanatic due to the fact highschool; he has effectively performed penetration exams on networks and functions of a few of the most important organisations in Mexico, equivalent to govt companies and monetary institutions.

Table of Contents

  1. Setting Up Kali Linux
  2. Reconnaissance
  3. Crawlers and Spiders
  4. Finding Vulnerabilities
  5. Automated Scanners
  6. Exploitation – Low placing Fruits
  7. Advanced Exploitation
  8. Man within the heart Attacks
  9. Client-Side assaults and Social Engineering
  10. Mitigation of OWASP best 10

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Mastering Unix Shell Scripting: Bash, Bourne, and Korn Shell Scripting for Programmers, System Administrators, and UNIX Gurus

By Randal K. Michael

UNIX professional Randal ok. Michael publications you thru each element of writing shell scripts to automate particular initiatives. every one bankruptcy starts off with a customary, daily UNIX problem, then indicates you ways to take uncomplicated syntax and switch it right into a shell scripting resolution. protecting Bash, Bourne, and Korn shell scripting, this up-to-date version presents entire shell scripts plus unique descriptions of every half. UNIX programmers and procedure directors can tailor those to construct instruments that computer screen for particular process occasions and events, construction strong UNIX shell scripting talents to resolve real-world process management difficulties.

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Managing RAID on Linux

By Derek Vadala

Redundant Array of self reliant Disks (RAID) expertise is changing into a typical function of desktops that help mission-critical companies like dossier sharing, mail alternate, or internet servers. RAID deals merits to those crucial structures: greater I/O functionality and fail-safe information storage.Although bandwidth difficulties on networks are good documented, the interior facts move bottleneck that exists on the point in each one method may also go away you with puzzling functionality matters. RAID is a cheap and easy-to-manage strategy to alleviate this bandwidth challenge via dispensing the I/O load seamlessly throughout a number of disks and controllers.RAID additionally presents uninterrupted facts entry via disk mirroring and parity algorithms. that suggests platforms can stay on-line even in the course of a disk or controller failure. RAID is scalable, making it powerful sufficient for big, high-traffic websites and small, severe structures. through the use of RAID, approach directors can mix unmarried disks into terabytes worthy of knowledge storage.Managing RAID on Linux covers every little thing approach directors want to know to place jointly a process that may aid RAID. you are going to find out about the differing kinds of RAID, in addition to linked applied sciences and matters, and the way to settle on the easiest RAID method in your wishes. With a step by step, hands-on technique, the writer publications you thru the deploy of both Linux software program RAID or a RAID card. The e-book exhibits how you can construct an array and optionally set up a high-performance dossier procedure. Contents include:

* An advent to RAID and Linux
* making plans and structure of your RAID system
* construction a software program RAID
* software program RAID instruments and references
* construction a RAID
* functionality and tuning of your RAID system

RAID has turn into the inexpensive resolution of option to care for the ever-increasing call for for facts cupboard space. Written for procedure directors, energy clients, tech managers, and a person who desires to know about RAID know-how, dealing with RAID on Linux sidesteps the often-confusing vendor-specific method you'll locate in other places to provide you the instantly tale on RAID. Even non-Linux clients will locate this e-book filled with precious fabric.

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Beginning Ubuntu Linux

By Keir Thomas, Andy Channelle, Sander van Vugt

Ubuntu Linux is the quickest growing to be Linux-based working method, and Beginning Ubuntu Linux, 5th Edition teaches all of us—including those that have by no means used Linux—how to take advantage of it productively, no matter if you come back from home windows or the Mac or the area of open source.

Beginning Ubuntu Linux, 5th Edition exhibits you the way to exploit Lucid Lynx. in keeping with the best-selling prior variation, Emilio Raggi keeps an exceptional stability among educating Ubuntu and introducing new positive factors. even if you target to take advantage of it in the house or within the workplace, you can be brought to the area of Ubuntu Linux, from easy be aware processing to utilizing cloud companies. you will how one can regulate the Ubuntu method, that you simply put in from the book's DVD, as you're guided via universal projects resembling configuring the system's graphical person interface (GUI), hearing audio CDs and MP3s, generating records, utilizing VoIP and chat, and naturally, basic process upkeep.

This publication additionally provides a chain of entire tutorials on Ubuntu management and security—essential for any Ubuntu user—while no longer neglecting issues touching on place of work functions and the cloud.

What you’ll learn

  • Use Ubuntu as a regular computer in your computing device or computing device
  • Complete place of work projects, similar to developing Microsoft Office–compatible records and spreadsheets, utilizing e–mail, and coping with contacts
  • Listen to MP3s, deal with images and CDs, and watch video clips utilizing a user–friendly Linux computing device
  • Configure Ubuntu’s printer– and file–sharing beneficial properties to percentage assets seamlessly with different desktops in your community
  • Administer and safe your Ubuntu computer

Who this ebook is for

every body who makes use of Ubuntu day-by-day, no matter if within the place of work or within the home.

Table of Contents

  1. Meet Ubuntu Linux
  2. GNU "slash" Linux
  3. Pre-installation Steps
  4. Installing Ubuntu
  5. Solving deploy difficulties
  6. Booting Ubuntu for the 1st Time
  7. Getting every little thing Up and operating
  8. How to safe Your desktop
  9. Personalizing Ubuntu: Getting every thing appropriate
  10. Managing Your facts
  11. A global of functions
  12. Working with textual content records
  13. Making the movement to OpenOffice.org
  14. Communicating with Others
  15. Social Networks and Cloud Computing
  16. Digital Audio
  17. Movies and Multimedia
  18. Digital images
  19. Playing video games
  20. Installing and removal software program
  21. Understanding Linux clients and dossier Permissions
  22. Optimizing Your procedure
  23. Backing Up facts
  24. Scheduling initiatives
  25. Accessing desktops Remotely
  26. Taking regulate of the process
  27. Introducing the BASH Shell
  28. Glossary of Linux phrases
  29. Getting extra aid
  30. Exploring the DVD-ROM and different Ubuntu models

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Linux Format: Issue 156 (April 2012) - Raspberry Pi

We`re wildly eager about the Raspberry Pi, and also you will be too. It`s an entire, operating computer, it runs Linux and it expenses simply $25. It`s now not home windows 8-certified, yet it`s going to alter the best way the realm thinks approximately computing.We move backstage to deliver you the interior tale of this innovative little bit of kit.

Elsewhere within the journal we accelerate your Linux field to inside of an inch of its existence, choose the easiest distro on your creaking previous notebook that`s at the moment collecting airborne dirt and dust within the attic (or suffering to deal with the newest bloatware from Microsoft), and consult Michael Meeks concerning the ethical forces at paintings should you pick out your distro.

Gasp in surprise as Gentoo 12 is published because the most sensible distro ever, and consider a hot glow after we attempt KDE 4.8 and become aware of that it doesn`t suck (on the opposite, it`s significant – we simply needed to positioned a few flame-bait in right here to irritate our KDE-using editor). All this and extra, coming to a glittery PDF interpreting machine close to you!

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The GNU Make Book

GNU make is the main normal construct automation instrument, however it will be difficult to grasp and its terse language should be difficult to parse for even skilled programmers. those that run into problems face an extended, concerned fight, frequently leaving unsolved difficulties at the back of and GNU make's great strength untapped.

The GNU Make Book demystifies GNU make and exhibits you ways to exploit its top positive aspects. you will find a quick, thorough rundown of the fundamentals of variables, principles, goals, and makefiles. find out how to repair wastefully lengthy construct instances and different universal difficulties, and achieve perception into extra complex features, similar to advanced trend principles. With this completely pragmatic guide and cookbook, you will make swift development towards turning into a more advantageous user.

You'll additionally learn the way to:

  • Master user-defined capabilities, variables, and direction handling
  • Weigh the pitfalls and benefits of GNU make parallelization
  • Handle automated dependency new release, rebuilding, and non-recursive make
  • Modify the GNU make resource and make the most of the GNU Make usual Library
  • Create makefile assertions and debug makefiles

GNU make is understood for being tough to exploit, however it does not need to be. if you are trying to find a deeper figuring out of this quintessential software, you will find The GNU Make Book to be an integral guide.

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