Ed Mastery: The Standard Unix Text Editor

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"I'm glad someone's finally giving ed the attention it deserves."

- Ken Thompson, co-creator of Unix

Let me be perfectly clear: ed is the standard Unix text editor. If you don't know ed, you're not a real sysadmin.

Forty years after ed's introduction, internationally acclaimed author Michael W Lucas has finally unlocked the mysteries of ed for everyone. With Ed Mastery, you too can become a proper sysadmin.

Ed Mastery will help you:

  • understand buffers and addresses
  • insert, remove, and mangle text
  • master file management and shell escapes
  • comprehend regular expressions, searches, and substitutions
  • create high-performance scripts for transforming files

You must be at least this competent to use this computer. Read Ed Mastery today

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