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Old 10-03-2007
Learning to program eBooks and CBTs

Hi Guys, I have recently started a new job at quite a large company. Part of my daily role is to grep for processes, kill them when they're failing and restart them etc. Also editing config files in Vi mode.

I have become quite interested in Unix and am currently studying for the Sun Certified Systems Administrator. I also want to learn how to actually program in Unix etc. I am currently focusing on the Bash Shell and Perl. Can anyone recommend any CBTs or eBooks that would be good for me?

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Old 10-03-2007
I would start with Bash or just Shell Programming in general. I worked as a SA for many years on various UNIX platforms and was able to do 99% of what I wanted with shell scripts. For shell programming books I like UNIX Shell Programming and Mastering UNIX Shell Scripting. I would also suggest getting a Safari account to save a little money on books. Nothing worse than buying a $50 book then not needing it a year later and not being able to sell it. For Perl or anything UNIX O'Reilly will be your best start.
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