Building Embedded Linux Systems

There's loads of pleasure surrounding using Linux in embedded structures -- for every little thing from mobile phones to motor vehicle ABS structures and water-filtration vegetation -- yet now not loads of useful details. Building Embedded Linux Systems bargains an in-depth, hard-core consultant to assembling embedded platforms in line with Linux.

Updated for the most recent model of the Linux kernel, this new version promises the fundamentals of establishing embedded Linux platforms, in addition to the configuration, setup, and use of greater than forty assorted open resource and unfastened software program programs in universal use. The ebook additionally seems to be on the strengths and weaknesses of utilizing Linux in an embedded process, plus a dialogue of licensing concerns, and an advent to real-time, with a dialogue of real-time innovations for Linux.

This integral e-book gains arcane and formerly undocumented approaches for:

  • Building your personal GNU improvement toolchain
  • Using an effective embedded improvement framework
  • Selecting, configuring, construction, and fitting a target-specific kernel
  • Creating a whole aim root filesystem
  • Setting up, manipulating, and utilizing solid-state garage devices
  • Installing and configuring a bootloader for the target
  • Cross-compiling a slew of utilities and packages
  • Debugging your embedded method utilizing a plethora of instruments and techniques
  • Using the uClibc, BusyBox, U-Boot, OpenSSH, thttpd, tftp, strace, and gdb packages

By featuring the right way to construct the working process elements from pristine assets and the way to discover extra documentation or support, Building Embedded Linux Systems vastly simplifies the duty of conserving entire keep an eye on over your embedded working system.

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Linux System Programming: Talking Directly to the Kernel and C Library

By Robert Love

Write software program that attracts without delay on prone provided by means of the Linux kernel and middle procedure libraries. With this accomplished e-book, Linux kernel contributor Robert Love will give you an instructional on Linux process programming, a reference handbook on Linux method calls, and an insider’s consultant to writing smarter, quicker code.

Love essentially distinguishes among POSIX average services and detailed prone provided basically by means of Linux. With a brand new bankruptcy on multithreading, this up-to-date and extended version offers an in-depth examine Linux from either a theoretical and utilized viewpoint over a variety of programming issues, including:

  • A Linux kernel, C library, and C compiler overview
  • Basic I/O operations, resembling interpreting from and writing to files
  • Advanced I/O interfaces, reminiscence mappings, and optimization techniques
  • The relations of process demands uncomplicated technique management
  • Advanced procedure administration, together with real-time processes
  • Thread thoughts, multithreaded programming, and Pthreads
  • File and listing management
  • Interfaces for allocating reminiscence and optimizing reminiscence access
  • Basic and complex sign interfaces, and their position at the system
  • Clock administration, together with POSIX clocks and high-resolution timers

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Linux Administrator Street Smarts: A Real World Guide to Linux Certification Skills

By Roderick W. Smith

Boost the abilities you would like within the actual world

Hit the floor operating with the street-smart education you can find during this functional publication. utilizing a "year within the existence" procedure, it grants an within examine Linux management, with key info geared up round the genuine daily projects, situations, and demanding situations you are going to face within the box. This important education device is loaded with hands-on, step by step routines masking all stages of Linux management, including:
* engaged on the command line
* Configuring and the kernel
* handling software program and processes
* Documenting the system
* operating with walls and dossier systems
* Configuring community features
* handling security

a useful learn tool

This no-nonsense ebook additionally maps to the typical projects and examination targets for the Linux specialist Institute (LPI) LPIC-1 certification examination and CompTIA's Linux+ certification examination. So even if you are getting ready for certification or looking functional abilities to damage into the sector, you will discover the guide you wish, such as:
* utilizing the command shell history
* Redirecting enter and output
* Resolving conflicts
* Reconfiguring the login screen
* coping with RPM and Debian packages
* maintaining your process from runaway processes
* tracking your procedure for degraded functionality and safeguard problems
* utilizing journaling filesystems
* Configuring universal server software

the road Smarts sequence is designed to assist present or aspiring IT pros positioned their certification to paintings for them. choked with sensible, genuine international situations, every one booklet positive aspects genuine projects from the sphere after which bargains step by step workouts that educate the abilities essential to entire these initiatives. and as the workouts are established upon examination ambitions from top know-how certifications, each one highway Smarts e-book can be utilized as a lab handbook for certification prep.

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Command Line Kung Fu: Bash Scripting Tricks, Linux Shell Programming Tips, and Bash One-liners

By Jason Cannon

Become a Linux Ninja with Command Line Kung Fu!

Do you're thinking that you'll want to lock your self in a basement analyzing cryptic guy pages for months on lead to order to have ninja like command line talents? in truth, in case you had somebody percentage their strongest command line suggestions, methods, and styles you'll keep your self loads of time and frustration. What in case you may well glance over the shoulder of an outstanding buddy that simply occurred to be a command line guru? What in the event that they not just confirmed you the instructions they have been utilizing, yet why they have been utilizing them and precisely how they labored? And what if that pal took the time to put in writing it all down so that you can consult with it everytime you beloved? good, a pal did simply that. Command Line Kung Fu is choked with dozens of information and over a hundred functional real-world examples. you will not locate theoretical examples during this publication. The examples show the right way to clear up genuine difficulties and attain useful targets. The strategies are effortless to discover, too. each one bankruptcy covers a selected subject and teams comparable counsel and examples jointly. for instance, if you want aid extracting textual content from a dossier glance within the "Text Processing and Manipulation" bankruptcy. additionally, a complete index is integrated. as a way to locate each instance the place a given command is used -- whether it isn't the most topic of the end -- glance within the index. it is going to checklist each position within the booklet the place that command appears to be like. this is just a few of what you are going to research by means of studying Command Line Kung Fu:

  • How to quick and simply repeat instructions on your shell history
  • Shortcuts for grabbing particular phrases out of your shell background to exploit on your present command
  • How to save lots of a duplicate of your command line consultation for later reference
  • How to strip out clean traces and reviews from files
  • How to regulate colorized textual content while makes use of pipes and pagers
  • Ways to remodel textual content: from altering case to substituting characters and more
  • How to extract particular blocks of textual content from records or streams of input
  • A quickly tip to mend universal typos
  • How to edit records over the network
  • How to check the diversities among records in your neighborhood desktop and a distant one
  • How to create and use SSH tunnels
  • Ways to make sure what courses are listening on what ports
  • How to kill the entire strategies for a given person with a unmarried command
  • Strategies for facing multi-hop SSH connections
  • How to disconnect from a server in a fashion that would let you decide up the place you left off
  • How to automate software program installs that require person input
  • Shell scripting tips
  • How to immediately continue repeating a command until eventually it succeeds
  • The correct technique to delete a dossier that's being written to
  • How to surf the internet from the command line... and extra importantly find out how to obtain something from the internet and engage with HTTP APIs
  • Ways to figure out who and what's utilizing the main disk space
  • How to safe your net browser consultation while utilizing an open wifi hotspot
  • How to generate random passwords from the command line
  • Two information for simply growing backups
  • Tips for dealing with tar archives
  • How to exchange a string in a number of records straight away with only one command
  • and a lot more...

What you study in Command Line Kung Fu applies to any Linux distribution together with Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, RedHat, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and extra.

Scroll up, click on the "Buy Now With 1-Click" button to get your black belt in Linux Command Line Kung Fu.

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Linux Pocket Guide: Essential Commands

By Daniel J. Barrett

If you employ Linux on your daily paintings, this renowned pocket advisor is the suitable on-the-job reference. The 3rd version positive aspects new instructions for processing photo records and audio documents, operating and killing courses, analyzing and editing the approach clipboard, and manipulating PDF documents, in addition to different instructions asked by way of readers. You’ll additionally locate robust command-line idioms chances are you'll now not be accustomed to, akin to procedure substitution and piping into bash.

Linux Pocket Guide presents an prepared studying route to assist you achieve mastery of the main priceless and significant instructions. no matter if you’re a amateur who must wake up to hurry on Linux or an skilled person who desires a concise and sensible reference, this advisor offers quickly answers.

Selected subject matters include:

  • The filesystem and shell
  • File construction and editing
  • Text manipulation and pipelines
  • Backups and distant storage
  • Viewing and controlling processes
  • User account management
  • Becoming the superuser
  • Network connections
  • Audio and video
  • Installing software
  • Programming with shell scripts

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Version Control with Subversion

By Ben Collins-Sussman

Written through individuals of the improvement crew that continues Subversion, this is often the reliable consultant and reference handbook for the preferred open resource revision keep an eye on know-how. the hot version covers Subversion 1.5 with a whole creation and guided travel of its functions, in addition to top perform recommendations.

Version regulate with Subversion comes in handy for individuals from a large choice of backgrounds, from people with no past model regulate adventure to skilled method administrators.

Subversion is the proper software to trace person adjustments while a number of humans collaborate on documentation or, relatively, software program improvement tasks. As a extra strong and versatile successor to the CVS revision regulate process, Subversion makes existence rather a lot less complicated, permitting each one group member to paintings individually after which merge resource code alterations right into a unmarried repository that retains a checklist of every separate version.

Inside the up-to-date version model regulate with Subversion, you will find:

  • An advent to Subversion and easy techniques at the back of model control
  • A guided journey of the features and constitution of Subversion 1.5
  • Guidelines for fitting and configuring Subversion to control programming, documentation, or the other team-based project

  • Detailed assurance of advanced subject matters resembling branching and repository administration
  • Advanced good points similar to homes, externals, and entry control
  • A advisor to top practices
  • Complete Subversion reference and troubleshooting guide

If you've gotten by no means used model keep watch over, you can find every thing you want to start. And in case you are a pro CVS seasoned, this e-book might help you're making a painless jump into Subversion.

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CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide: Exams LX0-101 and LX0-102

By Roderick W. Smith

The top attempt Prep for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered via LPI Exams

One of Sybex's hottest certification examine courses, CompTIA Linux+ research advisor, moment variation completely prepares applicants for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by means of LPI checks (LX0-101 and LX0-102). as well as complete insurance of all examination ambitions for either checks, bankruptcy evaluate questions, and hands-on workouts, this CompTIA licensed courseware additionally comprises entry to an excellent set of Linux-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible on-line test-prep instruments. writer Roderick W. Smith, CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, LPIC-2, is a Linux networking specialist who provides applicants the authoritative guideline and evaluation they need.

  • Provides complete insurance of all examination ambitions for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by way of LPI checks ((LX0-101 and LX0-102)
  • Includes tough overview questions, hands-on routines, and real-world situations that placed the knowledge within the context of genuine task roles
  • Provides entry to a Linux-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible customized try engine, with 1000s of pattern questions and flashcards
  • Covers crucial themes, similar to approach structure, deploy, GNU and Unix instructions, filesystems and filesystem hierarchy, shells, scripting, information administration, networking basics, safety, and more

CompTIA Linux+ research consultant, moment Edition is what you would like for top-notch practise for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered via LPI certification exams.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Troubleshooting Guide

Identify, trap and unravel universal concerns confronted by way of pink Hat company Linux directors utilizing most sensible practices and complex troubleshooting techniques

About This Book

  • Develop a robust figuring out of the bottom instruments to be had inside of pink Hat company Linux (RHEL) and the way to make use of those instruments to troubleshoot and get to the bottom of real-world issues
  • Gain hidden information and methods that will help you fast discover the cause of negative network/storage performance
  • Troubleshoot your RHEL to isolate difficulties utilizing this example-oriented advisor choked with real-world solutions

Who This booklet Is For

If you've gotten a uncomplicated wisdom of Linux from management or advisor adventure and need so as to add in your crimson Hat firm Linux troubleshooting talents, then this publication is perfect for you. the power to navigate and use simple Linux instructions is expected.

What you are going to Learn

  • Identify matters that want speedy answer opposed to long-term root reason analysis
  • Discover instructions for checking out community connectivity resembling telnet, netstat, ping, ip and curl
  • Spot functionality matters with instructions resembling best, playstation , unfastened, iostat, and vmstat
  • Use tcpdump for site visitors analysis
  • Repair a degraded dossier approach and rebuild a software program raid
  • Identify and troubleshoot matters utilizing dmesg
  • Troubleshoot customized purposes with strace and data of Linux source limitations

In Detail

Red Hat firm Linux is an working procedure in order to modernize your infrastructure, enhance potency via virtualization, and at last arrange your info heart for an open, hybrid cloud IT structure. It offers the steadiness to tackle ultra-modern demanding situations and the pliability to conform to tomorrow's demands.

In this e-book, you start with basic troubleshooting most sensible practices and get an outline of the Linux instructions used for troubleshooting. The ebook will disguise the troubleshooting equipment for net purposes and prone reminiscent of Apache and MySQL. Then, you are going to discover ways to determine procedure functionality bottlenecks and troubleshoot community matters; all whereas studying approximately important troubleshooting steps corresponding to figuring out the matter assertion, developing a speculation, and realizing trial, blunders, and documentation. subsequent, the e-book will assist you trap and learn community site visitors, use complicated process troubleshooting instruments corresponding to strace, tcpdump & dmesg, and detect universal concerns with procedure defaults.

Finally, the booklet will take you thru a close root reason research of an unforeseen reboot the place you are going to discover ways to get well a downed system.

Style and approach

This is an easy-to-follow advisor full of examples of real-world center Linux options. the entire subject matters are provided intimately when you are appearing the particular troubleshooting steps.

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Crafting Digital Media: Audacity, Blender, Drupal, GIMP, Scribus, and other Open Source Tools (Expert's Voice in Open Source)

By Daniel James

Open resource software program, often referred to as loose software program, now deals an inventive platform with world-class courses. simply ask the folk who've accomplished top of the range tasks or constructed well known net 2.0 websites utilizing open resource laptop purposes. This phenomenon isn't any longer underground or constrained to techies―there were greater than sixty one million downloads of the Audacity audio editor and greater than 60 million downloads of the GIMP for home windows photographic device from SourceForge.net alone.

Crafting electronic Media is your starting place path in photographic manipulation, representation, animation, 3D modelling, publishing, recording audio and making tune, DJ’ing, blending and gaining knowledge of audio CDs, video enhancing and websites supply. each method defined within the e-book should be accomplished on GNU/Linux, yet some of the purposes lined run on home windows and Mac OS X to boot. New to GNU/Linux and a bit daunted? Don’t worry―there’s a step by step instructional on Ubuntu for both transitority use or everlasting installation.

If you're a inventive sort who desires to start with open resource software program or an current GNU/Linux consumer seeking to discover this classification of courses, this can be the booklet for you! notice your individual own initiatives and artistic pursuits with the instruments this booklet will position at your fingertips.

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Pro Linux Embedded Systems (Expert's Voice in Linux)

By Gene Sally

Today, Linux is incorporated with approximately each embedded platform. Embedded builders can take a extra glossy direction and spend extra time tuning Linux and profiting from open resource code to construct extra strong, feature-rich purposes. whereas Gene Sally doesn't forget porting Linux to new undefined, sleek embedded is extra subtle than ever: so much platforms comprise the functions stumbled on on computing device structures. This ebook is written from the viewpoint of a consumer making use of applied sciences and methods commonly reserved for machine systems.

  • Modern consultant for constructing embedded Linux platforms
  • Shows you ways to paintings with present Linux embedded process, whereas nonetheless instructing tips to port Linux
  • Explains most sensible practices from someone who has performed it ahead of

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