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Re: Pointers to Documentation on Networking Aspects of Linux

    The best way to learn networking capabilties of
Linux is start with "Networking Overview HOWTO" by
Daniel Lopez Ridrego<ridruejo@xxxxxxxxx> this document
will give you pointers for further information on
Linux Networking.

Also check out the Linux Network Administrator Guide
at LDP

You can find some more links at


Rakesh Ambati

--- Raja Subramanian <rsubr@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Pradeep Hodigere wrote (p_hodigere@xxxxxxxxx):
> >      I'm a web application developer using Perl
> and am
> > fairly strong with development in C/C++ on
> Linux.I'm
> > looking towards getting a break in the Networking
> > area.
> >      Would appreciate if i could get directions on
> > where to look for documentation for a beginner to
> > Networking.
> Can you be more specific... are you interested in
> network programming on linux
> using c/c++ (whatever)? Or are you just interested
> in learning how linux
> networking works?
> Since you have posted to a programming list, I'll
> assume the former.
> Unix/linux is written largely in C. IMHO by writing
> C programs you could
> understand the envorinment better than using most
> other languages, say perl.
> C exposes many low level details that higher level
> languages neatly conceal.
> An excellent C reference to linux/unix network
> programming is "Unix Network
> Programming" by Richard Stevens. The 2nd edition is
> huge, three volumes in
> total.
> Since you are a web developer you may find voulme 1
> especially interesting as
> it contains implementations of several network
> server architectures -
> select/poll, forked, threaded, etc; all
> webservers/proxy servers fall under
> one of these categories.
> Well enough said, good luck and happy reading!
> - Raja
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