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By Richard Stones, Neil Matthew

What's this ebook approximately? If you will have put in Linux, or have entry to a model of UNIX, you might have most likely gotten used to the surroundings and its configuration, but when you need to begin programming, such a lot Linux books depart you by yourself. This publication takes to the air the place they cease, displaying you the way to utilize the instruments UNIX bargains (which are integrated as ordinary with any distribution of Linux) and begin programming UNIX for actual. starting Linux Programming, second version, concentrates on C programming, taking a look at the GNU instruments, and the UNIX C libraries, to coach you step-by-step tips to write, construct, and debug critical software code. during the e-book, you boost an absolutely featured CD Database software, permitting you to work out the speculation of every new subject utilized to a true software. in addition to dealing with uncomplicated dossier operations, enter and output and working with the way in which UNIX handles info, you find such complex themes as inter-process communique, networking, and utilizing CGI scripting to construct an internet interface — all the weather of client-server programming. you're additionally brought the GTK+ and also you the best way to construct wealthy graphical consumer interfaces for X with GNOME. ultimately, there is an creation to machine drivers, to offer you a window into the best way the Linux kernel itself works. you will additionally examine shell scripting for BASH, in addition to extra strong scripting languages — Tcl and Perl. What does this ebook disguise? The Perl language Programmming for GNOME(TM) POSIX(r) threads Kernel(r) programming newest Linux kernel, present instruments and C libraries who's this publication for? you have to be ok with the fundamentals of utilizing Linux, with a great operating wisdom of the way to take advantage of and configure your process. you have to additionally recognize a few uncomplicated C. in case you are acquainted with easy programming ideas, the operating examples within the publication will quickly provide the self assurance to discover Linux's C libraries. you will discover the programming instruments utilized in this ebook are incorporated with nearly any Linux distribution, so this publication is all you must start as a Linux programmer.

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I was on the phone with Don Roche of Sams Publishing. Don told me in very numeric terms of the huge demand for a Samba Unleashed book. The numbers he discussed couldn’t be attributed to Open Source advocates or hobbyists. The numbers were obviously produced by mainstream professional IT people. Why the sudden mainstream interest in Samba? A few minutes into the phone call I understood the demand. Samba is the gateway between the proprietary desktop and Open Source back ends. The readers clamoring for this book contemplated replacing or augmenting their proprietary servers with Open Source.

If I appear knowledgeable, it’s because I have a 56Kbps connection to 50+ other brains on the LEAP-CF mailing list. Thank you to all my teachers, instructors, professors, mentors, book authors, friends, and fellow experimenters, too numerous to name, who have taught me everything I know. A special thanks to the two who have taught me the most, my parents, Walter and Connie Litt. Thanks to Jeff Jones, Sid Carter, Dave Burns, and Paul Watkins for their consistent interest and help with my career over the years.

From the University of South Alabama in Mobile, and a ma trise from Université Paris I PanthéonSorbonne in Paris, France. When not in front of the computer, Glenda can be found on trails across the Southeast, riding endurance on her Arabian gelding, Lakota, with her Dobie, Bailey, for company. Dedication To my father, Walter Litt, for a lifetime of love, knowledge, and inspiration. Acknowledgments First and foremost, I thank my loving wife, Sylvia, for her continued support and encouragement of my writing career, and for taking care of our six-year-old triplets and everything else in our family while I locked myself in the office writing this book.

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