Download Beginning Linux Programming (Programmer to Programmer) by Richard Stones, Neil Matthew PDF

By Richard Stones, Neil Matthew

What's this ebook approximately? If you could have put in Linux, or have entry to a model of UNIX, you will have most likely gotten used to the surroundings and its configuration, but when you must begin programming, so much Linux books depart you by yourself. This ebook takes to the air the place they cease, exhibiting you ways to utilize the instruments UNIX deals (which are integrated as commonplace with any distribution of Linux) and begin programming UNIX for genuine. starting Linux Programming, 2d version, concentrates on C programming, the GNU instruments, and the UNIX C libraries, to educate you step-by-step the right way to write, construct, and debug severe software code. through the e-book, you boost a completely featured CD Database program, permitting you to work out the speculation of every new subject utilized to a true program. in addition to dealing with easy dossier operations, enter and output and working with the way in which UNIX handles info, you find such complicated issues as inter-process communique, networking, and utilizing CGI scripting to construct an online interface — all the weather of client-server programming. you're additionally brought the GTK+ and also you how you can construct wealthy graphical person interfaces for X with GNOME. ultimately, there is an creation to machine drivers, to provide you a window into the way in which the Linux kernel itself works. you are going to additionally research shell scripting for BASH, in addition to extra robust scripting languages — Tcl and Perl. What does this ebook hide? The Perl language Programmming for GNOME(TM) POSIX(r) threads Kernel(r) programming most up-to-date Linux kernel, present instruments and C libraries who's this publication for? you should be happy with the fundamentals of utilizing Linux, with a very good operating wisdom of ways to exploit and configure your method. you need to additionally be aware of a few easy C. in case you are accustomed to uncomplicated programming strategies, the operating examples within the ebook will quickly provide the self assurance to discover Linux's C libraries. you can find the programming instruments utilized in this booklet are incorporated with almost any Linux distribution, so this booklet is all you must start as a Linux programmer.

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6 cd .. /.. $ pwd /users/steve $ Or you can get back to the home directory using a full pathname rather than a relative one: $ cd /users/steve $ pwd /users/steve $ Finally, there is a third way to get back to the home directory that is also the easiest. Typing the command cd without an argument always moves you back to your home directory, no matter where you are in the file system: $ cd $ pwd /users/steve $ More on the ls Command When you type the ls command, the files contained in the current working directory are listed.

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To create links to files on different file systems (or on different networked systems), you can use the -s option to the ln command. This creates a symbolic link. Symbolic links behave a lot like regular links, except that the symbolic link points to the original file; if the original file is removed, the symbolic link no longer works. /symwbŠŠŠŠŠŠŠŠŠŠŠŠŠŠŠSymbolic link to wb $ ls -l total 5 -rwxr-xr-xŠŠŠŠ1 patŠŠŠŠŠŠDP3822ŠŠŠŠ1358 Jan 15 11:01 lcat lrwxr-xr-xŠŠŠŠ1 patŠŠŠŠŠŠDP3822ŠŠŠŠŠŠ15 Jul 20 15:22 symwb -> /users/steve/wb -rwxr-xr-xŠŠŠŠ1 patŠŠŠŠŠŠDP3822ŠŠŠŠŠ504 Apr 21 18:30 xtr $ Note that pat is listed as the owner of symwb, and the file type shown as the very first character in the ls output is l, which indicates a symbolic link.

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