Minimal Perl: For Unix and Linux People

By Tim Maher

No-nonsense and functional, but with wit and style. A pleasure to read.""
-Dan Sanderson, software program Developer,

""Shows variety, not only facts-valuable.""
-Brian Downs, former education Director, Lucent applied sciences

""Brilliant, by no means tedious-highly recommended!""
-Jon Allen, Maintainer of

""You may have selected no greater primer than this book.""
-Damian Conway, from the Foreword

Perl is a fancy language that may be tricky to grasp. Perl advocates boast that ""There's a couple of technique to Do It,"" yet do you actually need to benefit a number of methods of claiming a similar factor to a working laptop or computer?

To make Perl extra available, Dr. Tim Maher has through the years designed and taught an important subset of the language that's smaller, but useful and strong. With this attractive booklet now you can make the most of ""Minimal Perl,"" whether all you recognize approximately Unix is grep.

you'll how you can write uncomplicated Perl commands-many simply one-liners-that pass some distance past the constraints of Unix utilities, and people of Linux, MacOS/X, and so forth. and you can gather the extra complex Perl talents utilized in scripts via capitalizing in your wisdom of similar Shell assets. Sprinkled all through are many Unix-specific Perl counsel.

This ebook is principally appropriate for process directors, site owners, and software program developers.

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Advanced Perl Programming

By Simon Cozens

With a global neighborhood of clients and greater than one million committed programmers, Perl has confirmed to be the simplest language for the newest developments in computing and business.

Every programmer needs to stay alongside of the newest instruments and strategies. This up-to-date model of Advanced Perl Programming from O'Reilly grants the fundamental wisdom of the fashionable Perl programmer. no matter what your present point of Perl services, this booklet may help you push your talents to the subsequent point and turn into a extra finished programmer.

O'Reilly's such a lot high-level Perl instructional to this point, Advanced Perl Programming, moment version teaches you the entire advanced innovations for production-ready Perl courses. This thoroughly up-to-date advisor in actual fact explains innovations akin to introspection, overriding built-ins, extending Perl's object-oriented version, and checking out your code for better stability.

Other subject matters include:

  • Complex information structures
  • Parsing
  • Templating toolkits
  • Working with typical language data
  • Unicode
  • Interaction with C and different languages

In addition, this consultant demystifies as soon as advanced issues like object-relational mapping and event-based development-arming you with every thing you want to thoroughly improve your skills.

Praise for the second one Edition:

"Sometimes the most important hurdle to challenge fixing is not the topic itself yet relatively the sheer variety of modules Perl presents. Advanced Perl Programming walks you thru Perl's TMTOWTDI ("There's a couple of strategy to Do It") wooded area, explaining and evaluating the simplest modules for every job so that you can intelligently practice them in various situations." --Rocco Caputo, lead developer of POE

"It has been stated that sufficiently complicated Perl code is indistinguishable from magic. This booklet of spells is going far to unlocking these secrets and techniques. It has the ability to rework the main humble programmer right into a Perl wizard." --Andy Wardley

"The details the following is not theoretical. It provides instruments and methods for fixing genuine difficulties cleanly and elegantly." --Curtis 'Ovid' Poe

" Advanced Perl Programming collects well-deserved wisdom from the superior programmers within the Perl neighborhood, and explains it in a manner that even beginners can follow immediately." --chromatic, Editor of

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Pro Linux High Availability Clustering

Pro Linux excessive Availability Clustering teaches you the way to enforce this primary Linux add-on into your enterprise. Linux excessive Availability Clustering is required to make sure the provision of venture serious assets. The strategy is utilized progressively more in company datacenters world wide. whereas plenty of documentation concerning the topic is offered on the web, it is not continually effortless to construct a true resolution according to that scattered info, that's frequently orientated in the direction of particular initiatives in basic terms. Pro Linux excessive Availability Clustering explains crucial high-availability clustering parts on all Linux systems, providing you with the perception to construct strategies for any particular case needed.

In this ebook 4 universal circumstances can be explained:

  • Configuring Apache for top availability
  • Creating an Open resource SAN in response to DRBD, iSCSI and HA clustering
  • Setting up a load-balanced net server cluster with a back-end, highly-available database
  • Setting up a KVM virtualization platform with high-availability security for a digital machine.

With the data you are going to achieve from those real-world purposes, you can actually successfully observe Linux HA for your paintings scenario with self assurance.

Author Sander Van Vugt teaches Linux high-availability clustering on education classes, makes use of it in his daily paintings, and now brings this information to you in a single position, with transparent examples and situations. Make the simplest begin with HA clustering with Pro Linux excessive Availability Clustering at your side.

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Beginning SUSE Linux: From Novice to Professional

By Keir Thomas

Beginning SUSE Linux: From beginner to Professional is designed for the newcomer to Linux. It goals to lead you thru quite a few functional subject matters proper to potent operation of this well known working system.

The ebook starts off through discussing the historical past of Linux and open resource software program, then proceeds to lead you thru the SUSE install approach. You’ll use the elemental capabilities, and alter the feel and appear in accordance with your tastes. This e-book is jam-packed with troubleshooting guidance, so even the main wary newbie will think correct at home.

Next, the ebook covers the day-by-day utilization projects which are relaxing and engaging to profit. You’ll methods to configure your method to hear audio CDs and MP3s, burn CDs, watch videos, connect with the web, and reproduce universal home windows tasks.

In the method, you’ll achieve an in-depth figuring out concerning the middle of Linux. You’ll find out how to grasp the command-line urged, safe your procedure, and practice management initiatives like scheduling backups and dealing with users.

A complete model of the SUSE working method is equipped at no cost at the integrated DVD, so you’ll have every little thing you must get a Linux process up and running.

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Linux Format: Issue 156 (April 2012) - Raspberry Pi

We`re wildly occupied with the Raspberry Pi, and also you may be too. It`s an entire, operating computing device, it runs Linux and it expenditures simply $25. It`s no longer home windows 8-certified, yet it`s going to alter the way in which the realm thinks approximately computing.We move behind the curtain to convey you the interior tale of this progressive little bit of kit.

Elsewhere within the journal we accelerate your Linux field to inside an inch of its existence, choose the simplest distro in your creaking previous workstation that`s at present collecting dirt within the attic (or suffering to deal with the newest bloatware from Microsoft), and check with Michael Meeks concerning the ethical forces at paintings in case you decide upon your distro.

Gasp in surprise as Gentoo 12 is printed because the top distro ever, and think a hot glow after we test KDE 4.8 and become aware of that it doesn`t suck (on the opposite, it`s impressive – we simply needed to placed a few flame-bait in the following to irritate our KDE-using editor). All this and extra, coming to a sparkly PDF examining gadget close to you!

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Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents - Second Edition

By Stefan Sjogelid

Turn your Raspberry Pi into your personal undercover agent toolbox with this set of interesting projects

About This Book

  • Turn your Raspberry Pi right into a multipurpose undercover agent machine for audio/video surveillance, wireless exploration, or taking part in pranks in your friends
  • Detect an interloper on digicam and trigger an alarm and in addition discover what the opposite desktops in your community are up to
  • Full of enjoyable, useful examples and easy-to-follow recipes, making certain greatest mischief for all ability levels

Who This ebook Is For

This publication is an easy-to-follow advisor with useful examples in each one bankruptcy. appropriate for the beginner and professional alike, each one subject presents a quick and straightforward solution to start with intriguing purposes and likewise publications you thru constructing the Raspberry Pi as a undercover agent toolbox.

What you are going to Learn

  • Install and configure the Raspbian OS for optimum mischief
  • Run your personal deepest cell network
  • Detect an interloper with movement detection and trigger an alarm
  • Distort your voice in strange ways
  • Push unforeseen pictures into browser windows
  • Track the Pi's whereabouts utilizing GPS
  • Control the Pi together with your smartphone

In Detail

The publication begins out with the preliminary setup of your Raspberry Pi, publications you thru a few pranks and undercover agent thoughts, after which exhibits you the way to use what you have discovered out within the actual world.

Learn the best way to configure your working procedure for max mischief and begin exploring audio, video, or wireless concepts. you'll the right way to checklist, pay attention, or consult humans from a distance and the way to establish your personal mobilephone community. Then, plug on your webcam and manage a movement detector with an alarm or discover what the opposite pcs in your wireless community are as much as. as soon as you will have mastered the strategies, mix them with a battery pack and GPS for the last word off-road secret agent kit.

Raspberry Pi for mystery brokers, moment variation has every thing you want to flip your Raspberry Pi into an information-gathering powerhouse. Use the sensible secret agent and pranking suggestions to amuse your self or your friends.

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Web Penetration Testing with Kali Linux

Testing net protection is healthier performed via simulating an assault. Kali Linux allows you to do that to expert criteria and this is often the publication you should be absolutely up-to-speed with this strong open-source toolkit.


  • Learn key reconnaissance strategies wanted as a penetration tester
  • Attack and take advantage of key positive aspects, authentication, and classes on internet applications
  • Learn how you can defend platforms, write stories, and promote net penetration checking out services

In Detail

Kali Linux is equipped for pro penetration checking out and defense auditing. it's the next-generation of back off, the preferred open-source penetration toolkit on this planet. Readers will how one can imagine like genuine attackers, make the most platforms, and disclose vulnerabilities.

Even although net purposes are constructed in a truly safe surroundings and feature an intrusion detection approach and firewall in position to become aware of and forestall any malicious job, open ports are a pre-requisite for undertaking on-line enterprise. those ports function an open door for attackers to assault those functions. therefore, penetration trying out turns into necessary to try the integrity of web-applications. internet Penetration checking out with Kali Linux is a hands-on advisor that might provide you with step by step equipment on discovering vulnerabilities and exploiting internet applications.

"Web Penetration trying out with Kali Linux" appears to be like on the elements of internet penetration trying out from the brain of an attacker. It presents real-world, functional step by step directions on the right way to practice net penetration checking out exercises.

You will the right way to use community reconnaissance to select your goals and assemble info. Then, you are going to use server-side assaults to reveal vulnerabilities in net servers and their purposes. customer assaults will make the most the best way finish clients use net purposes and their workstations. additionally, you will how you can use open resource instruments to put in writing stories and get find out how to promote penetration checks and glance out for universal pitfalls.

On the of completion of this booklet, you may have the abilities had to use Kali Linux for internet penetration assessments and divulge vulnerabilities on internet functions and consumers that entry them.

What you'll research from this book

  • Perform vulnerability reconnaissance to collect details in your targets
  • Expose server vulnerabilities and benefit from them to realize privileged access
  • Exploit client-based structures utilizing internet software protocols
  • Learn tips on how to use SQL and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks
  • Steal authentications via consultation hijacking techniques
  • Harden platforms so different attackers don't make the most them easily
  • Generate reviews for penetration testers
  • Learn information and alternate secrets and techniques from genuine international penetration testers


"Web Penetration trying out with Kali Linux" includes quite a few penetration checking out tools utilizing go into reverse that may be utilized by the reader. It includes transparent step by step directions with lot of screenshots. it's written in a simple to appreciate language to be able to extra simplify the knowledge for the user.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Troubleshooting Guide

Identify, seize and unravel universal concerns confronted by means of pink Hat firm Linux directors utilizing most sensible practices and complex troubleshooting techniques

About This Book

  • Develop a powerful figuring out of the bottom instruments to be had inside purple 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 guidance and methods that will help you fast realize 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 e-book Is For

If you may have a simple wisdom of Linux from management or advisor adventure and want so as to add in your crimson Hat firm Linux troubleshooting abilities, then this booklet is perfect for you. the power to navigate and use uncomplicated Linux instructions is expected.

What you are going to Learn

  • Identify concerns that desire speedy solution opposed to long-term root reason analysis
  • Discover instructions for trying out community connectivity resembling telnet, netstat, ping, ip and curl
  • Spot functionality concerns with instructions equivalent to most sensible, playstation , loose, 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 functions with strace and information of Linux source limitations

In Detail

Red Hat company Linux is an working method in order to modernize your infrastructure, increase potency via virtualization, and at last arrange your facts heart for an open, hybrid cloud IT structure. It offers the soundness to tackle latest demanding situations and the flexibleness to evolve to tomorrow's demands.

In this booklet, you start with easy troubleshooting most sensible practices and get an outline of the Linux instructions used for troubleshooting. The booklet will conceal the troubleshooting tools for net functions and companies reminiscent of Apache and MySQL. Then, you are going to learn how to establish procedure functionality bottlenecks and troubleshoot community matters; all whereas studying approximately very important troubleshooting steps similar to figuring out the matter assertion, setting up a speculation, and knowing trial, errors, and documentation. subsequent, the publication will make it easier to seize and learn community site visitors, use complex process troubleshooting instruments resembling strace, tcpdump & dmesg, and become aware of universal concerns with procedure defaults.

Finally, the ebook will take you thru an in depth root reason research of an unforeseen reboot the place you'll learn how to get better a downed system.

Style and approach

This is an easy-to-follow consultant filled with examples of real-world middle Linux suggestions. all of the themes are offered intimately when you are appearing the particular troubleshooting steps.

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Linux Format, Issue 151 (December 2011)

Overcome the command line - titanic energy is at your fingertips - you simply want to know tips to use it. Here's the way to familiarize yourself with the CLI... (Jonathan Roberts)

Recycle previous package - Neil dusts off a few old computers and discovers there's lots of lifestyles left in them but. (Neil Bothwick)

18 steps to raised info safeguard - The jewel on your computer's crown isn't the OS, or the - it's your facts, a few of that can be irreplaceable. listed here are a few safeguard tips. (Neil Bothwick)

Inside Mandriva - Sacked builders, monetary complications and know-how trials - it's been a tricky 12 months for Mandriva. We investigate... (Mayank Sharma)

Dr Brown's Administeria - Server rollouts notable a foul chord? enable Ubuntu Orchestra carry a few concord again into your lifestyles. Plus: getting all started with virtualisation. (Chris Brown)

Interview: Chase Douglas - Canonical's person interface coder spills the center on squeezing multi-touch into Ubuntu... (Mike Saunders)

File encryption: retaining secrets and techniques - bought an excellent new company concept you don't wish your opponents checking out approximately? Here's find out how to lock down your laptop. (Jonathan Roberts)

LibreOffice: the way in which with note - Make incomprehensible fonts and peculiar layouts a forgotten footnote with the following pointers and suggestion on rfile concord. (Ben Everard)

Arch: grasp the person Repository - We take on the most effective features of the ever renowned Arch distribution and make it easier to set up the most recent state of the art software program. (Graham Morrison)

Arduino: construct your personal board - uninterested in inadvertently blowing up undefined? Nick comes to a decision to have a pass at placing jointly one among his personal - and reveals it's more uncomplicated than he idea. (Nick Veitch)

XBMC: manage a media centre - We can't offer the enormous HDTV or the top-of-the-range surround-sound yet we will be able to assist you construct the electronic media hub to plug all of it into. (Simon Quain)

Build your personal firewall - you may defend your procedure with any previous firewall yet it's even more enjoyable to build a bespoke Linux-based set up. Here's how. (James Litton)

Modern Perl: music your studying - glossy Perl makes it uncomplicated to jot down a database application - say, for instance, to maintain tabs in your books - with no utilizing SQL. (Dave Cross)

Back to fundamentals: utilizing conditionals - Any non-trival software must make judgements in line with situations: We clarify coding ifs and buts. (Mike Saunders)

Python: Make customized tooltips - construct an easy operating tune participant and upload customized tooltips to the dossier checklist. Nick is the guy who understands how. (Nick Veitch)

Android: tune at the flow - within the first of this two-part educational, we glance at MediaPlayer and get a easy MP3 participant up and working. (Juliet Kemp)

Mandriva 2011.0 - Has a transformation of possession stored Mandriva or may still we depend at the group fork? we discover out what a distinction a 12 months makes. (Bob Moss)

FlightGear 2.4.0 - Alex clips on his epaulettes, downs a short whiskey, and straps himself into the cockpit for the newest instalment of this vintage indie flight sim. (Alex Cox)

Qt author 2.3 - a tremendous IDE replace supplies Graham one much less excuse for resurrecting KAlbum. (Graham Morrison)

RawTherapee 3.0 - The digital camera mat now not lie, however it could be obstinate with the reality. we find the main terrifying solution to torture pictures into confession. (Adam Oxford)

Email consumers - On attempt: Evolution, KMail, Thunderbird, Claws Mail, Zimbra machine (Shashank Sharma)

News: Ubuntu to head per 30 days? - Canonical dev indicates revitalising distro's free up cycle. Plus: Ubuntu developer portal; KDE earnings from summer time of Code; Microsoft strikes to fasten out Linux with UEFI; Casio will pay Microsoft for correct to take advantage of Linux; pink Hat unearths fabulous progress. (Andrew Gregory)

Distrowatch: Mandriva 2011 - An previous kernel, a brand new RPM and an odd machine characterise the new-look distribution. Plus: Arch Linux 2011.08.19, Fedora sixteen, KDE five bobbing up. (Susan Linton)

What on the earth: don't tune - realize tips to preserve advertisers off your path with the newest looking privateness function. (Jonathan Roberts)

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