Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook – Third Edition

Do amazing things with the shellAbout This BookBecome an expert in creating powerful shell scripts and explore the full possibilities of the shellAutomate any administrative task you could imagine, with shell scriptsPacked with easy-to-follow recipes on new features on Linux, particularly, Debian-based, to help you accomplish even the most complex tasks with easeWho This Book Is ForIf you are a beginner or an intermediate Linux user who wants to master the skill of quickly writing scripts and automate tasks without reading the entire man pages, then this book is for you. You can start writing scripts and one-liners by simply looking at the relevant recipe and its descriptions without any working knowledge of shell scripting or Linux. Intermediate / advanced users, system administrators / developers, and programmers can use this book as a reference when they face problems while coding.What You Will LearnInteract with websites via scriptsWrite shell scripts to mine and process data from the WebAutomate system backups and other repetitive tasks with crontabCreate, compress, and encrypt archives of your critical data.Configure and monitor Ethernet and wireless networksMonitor and log network and system activityTune your system for optimal performanceImprove your system's securityIdentify resource hogs and network bottlenecksExtract audio from video filesCreate web photo albumsUse git or fossil to manage revision control and interact with FOSS projects

Author: Clif Flynt

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