How Linux Works, 3rd Edition

by Brian Ward
How Linux Works, 3rd Edition

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In this third edition of the best selling How Linux Works, author Brian Ward peels back the layers of this well-loved operating system to make Linux internals accessible. Readers learn how Linux boots, how the kernel manages devices and device drivers, and how processes, networking, interfaces, firewalls, and servers work. They also learn how Linux-based development tools work, how to use shared libraries, and how to write effective shell scripts. This edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded with added coverage of Logical Volume Manager (LVM), virtualisation, and containers.
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In this third edition of the best selling How Linux Works, author Brian Ward peels back the layers of this well-loved operating system to make Linux internals accessible. Readers learn how Linux boots, how the kernel manages devices and device drivers, and how processes, networking, interfaces, firewalls, and servers work. They also learn how Linux-based development tools work, how to use shared libraries, and how to write effective shell scripts. This edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded with added coverage of Logical Volume Manager (LVM), virtualisation, and containers.