The Linux Programming Interface

A Linux and Unix System Programming Handbook

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Ranked #1 in Operating System, Ranked #2 in Linuxsee more rankings.

The Linux Programming Interface is the definitive guide to the Linux and UNIX programming interface—the interface employed by nearly every application that runs on a Linux or UNIX system.

In this authoritative work, Linux programming expert Michael Kerrisk provides detailed descriptions of the system calls and library functions that you need in order to master the craft of system programming, and accompanies his explanations with clear, complete example programs.

You'll find descriptions of over 500 system calls and library functions, and more than 200 example...

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Julia Evans hanging out with my favourite Linux book this morning. I love that the chapters are so short (usually less than 20 pages) and I always learn something interesting by picking a chapter and reading it. (Source)

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