visión de conjunto:Reseña del editor Everything you need to know about Linux is in this book. Written by Stephen Figgins Ellen Siever Robert Love and Arnold Robbins -- people with years of active participation in the Linux community -- Linux in a Nutshell Sixth Edition thoroughly covers programming tools system and network administration tools the shell editors and LILO and GRUB boot loaders. This updated edition offers a tighter focus on Linux system essentials as well as more coverage of new capabilities such as virtualization wireless network management and revision control with git. It also highlights the most important options for using the vast number of Linux commands. You'll find many helpful new tips and techniques in this reference whether you're new to this operating system or have been using it for years. Get the Linux commands for system administration and network managementUse hundreds of the most important shell commands available on LinuxUnderstand the Bash shell command-line interpreterSearch and process text with regular expressionsManage your servers via virtualization with Xen and VMwareUse the Emacs text editor and development environment as well as the vi ex and vim text-manipulation toolsProcess text files with the sed editor and the gawk programming languageManage source code with Subversion and git Biografía del autor Ellen Siever is a writer and editor specializing in Linux and other open source topics. In addition to Linux in a Nutshell she coauthored Perl in a Nutshell. She is a long-time Linux and Unix user and was a programmer for many years until she decided that writing about computers was more fun.Stephen Figgins honed many of his computer skills while working as O'Reilly's book answer guy. A life long learner with many interests Stephen draws on many resources to make difficult topics understandable and accessible. Now living in Lawrence Kansas he administrates Linux servers for Sunflower Broadband a cable company. When not found working with computers writing or spending time with his family you will likely find him outdoors. Stephen teaches wilderness awareness and living skills.Robert Love has been a Linux user and hacker since the early days. He is active in--and passionate about--the Linux kernel and GNOME desktop communities. His recent contributions to the Linux kernel include work on the kernel event layer and inotify. GNOME-related contributions include Beagle GNOME Volume Manager NetworkManager and Project Utopia. Currently Robert works in the Open Source Program Office at Google.Robert is the author of Linux Kernel Development (SAMS 2005) and the co-author of Linux in a Nutshell (2006 O'Reilly). He is also a Contributing Editor at Linux Journal. He is currently working on a new work for O'Reilly that will be the greatest book ever written give or take. Robert holds a B.A. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Florida. A proud Gator Robert was born in South Florida but currently calls home Cambridge MA.Arnold Robbins an Atlanta native is a professional programmer and technical author. He has worked with Unix systems since 1980 when he was introduced to a PDP-11 running a version of Sixth Edition Unix. He has been a heavy AWK user since 1987 when he became involved with gawk the GNU project's version of AWK. As a member of the POSIX 1003.2 balloting group he helped shape the POSIX standard for AWK. He is currently the maintainer of gawk and its documentation. He is also coauthor of the sixth edition of O'Reilly's Learning the vi Editor. Since late 1997 he and his family have been living happily in Israel.