Table of contents for Linux in a nutshell / Ellen Siever ... [et al.].


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The Excitement of Linux                                  2
Distribution and Support                                 3
Commands on Linux                                        4
What Tiis Book Offers                                    4
Sources and Licenses                                     6
Beginner's Guide                                          7
2. System and Network Administration Overview .. ............ 13
Common Commands                                         13
Overview of Networking                                   19
Overview of TCP/IP                                      21
Overview of Firewalls and Masquerading                  27
Overview of NFS                                         28
Overview of NIS                                         29
Administering NIS                                       30
RPC and XDR                                             31
3.  Linux  Commands  ............. ...................... ... . 32
Alphabetical Summary of Commands                        33
4.  Boot Methods  ............................            532
The Boot Process                                       533
LILO: The Linux Loader                                 534
GRIU: The Grand Unified Bootloader                      544
GRUB Commands                                           553
Dual-Booting Linux and Windows NT/2000/XP               563
Boot-Time Kernel Options                                566
initrd: Using a RAM Disk                                568
5.  Package Management    .... ............................  569
"The Red Hat Package Manager                            572
Yurn: Yellowdog Updater Modified                        585
up2date: Red Hat Update Agent                           590
The Debian Package Manager                              594
6.  The Bash Shell and Korn Shell ............. ........ ... 623
Overview of Features                                    624
Invoking the Shell                                      625
Syntax                                                  626
Functions                                               633
Variables                                               634
Arithmetic Expressions                                  643
Command History                                         644
Job Control                                             649
Command Execution                                       650
Restricted Shells                                       650
Built-in Commands (Bash and Korn Shells)                651
7.  Pattern  Matching  ...._ ...... ............ ............  697
Filenarnes Versus Patterns                              697
Metacharacters                                          698
Metacharacters, Listed by Program                       700
Examples of Searching                                   701
8.  The  Emacs  Editor  ... .. .... ........ ... ....... .. .........  704
Conceptual Overview                                     704
Commandi-Line Syntax                                    706
Summary of Commands by Group                            706
Summary of Comnmands by Key                             712
Summary of Commands by Name                             715
9.  The v, ex, and vim  Editors  ........... ............ 720
Conceptual Overview                                     720
Command-Line Syntax                                     721
Review of vi Operations                                 724
vi Commands                                            726
vi Configuration                                       735
ex Basics                                              739
Alphabetical Summary of ex Commands                    740
10.  The  sed  Editor  ........ .... ......... ....................  754
Conceptual Overview                                    754
Command-Line Syntax                                    755
Syntax of sed Commands                                 756
Group Summary of sed Commands                          758
Alphabetical Summary of sed Commands                   760
11. The gawk Programming Language ...    ................. 769
Conceptual Overview                                    769
Comnmand-Line Syntax                                   770
Patterns and Procedures                                772
Buit-in Variables                                      774
Operators                                              775
Vari ble and Array Assignment                          775
User-Defined Functions                                 777
Gawk-specific Features                                 777
Implementation Limits                                  780
Group Listing of awk Functions and Commands            780
Alphabetical Summary of awk Functions and Commands     781
Source Code                                            791
12. Source Code Management: An Overview ..................... 792
Introduction and Terminology                           792
Usage Models                                           794
Source Code Management Systems                         795
Other Source Code Management Systems                   796
13. The Concurrent Versions System (CVS) ........ ........... 798
Conceptual Overviewv                                   798
Command-Line Syntax and Options                        800
Dot Files                                              803
Environment Variables                                  804
Keywords and Keyword Modes                             806
Dates                                                  808
CVSROOT Variables                                      811
Alphabetical Summary of Commands                       813
14.  The Subversion Version Control System  .. ....................   839
Conceptual Overview                                    839
Obtaining Subversion                                   844
Using Subversion: A Quick Tour                         846
The Subversion Command Line Client: svn                848
Repository Administration: svnadmin                    876
Examining the Repository: svniook                      881
Providing Remote Access: svnserve                      885
Other Subversion Components                            886



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Linux, Operating systems (Computers)