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Linux Programming by Example Arnold Robbins. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran focuses on the essentials, bringing together all the concepts and techniques you need, while avoiding topics that only matter in highly specialized situations.


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About Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran Sreekrishnan Venkateswaran has spent more than a decade working in IBM product development laboratories. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of It contains technical articles about Unix, Linux and general computing related subjects, opinion, news, help files, how-to’s, tutorials and more.

Essential Linux Device Drivers

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For each, Venkateswaran explains the technology, inspects relevant kernel source files, and walks through developing a complete example. He was a Contributing Editor and kernel columnist for Linux Magazine for more than two years.

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