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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
Also check out the Linux Network Administrator Guide
You can find some more links at
--- 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
> > 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
> 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
> The mailing list archives are available at
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