Open Source Research and Development

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Global Regular Expression Print Tools (grep variants)

Overview The UNIX grep utility marked the birth of a global regular expression print (GREP) tools. Searching for patterns in text is important operation in a number of domains, including program comprehension and software maintenance, structured text databases, indexing file systems, and searching natural language texts. Such a wide range of uses inspired the development […]

Book Review: “Essential System Administration”

All you need to know about managing Linux/UNIX/BSD. At first glance, this book seems like a typical O’Reilly book: a narrow title, rich in material, and is beneficial to a much wider audience than the title reveals. It covers a wide range of system administration subjects and goes way beyond just the essentials. Over the […]