Linux Journal Contents #28, August 1996

Linux Journal Issue #28/August 1996


  • Beyond Your First Shell Script  by Brian Rice
    How to write versatile, robust Bourne shell scripts that will run flawlessly under other shells as well.
  • Diff, Patch, and Friends  by Michael K Johnson
    De-mystifying patches and the tools used to create and apply them.
  • Auto-loading Kernel Modules  by Preston F. Crow
    Make your system leaner by modularizing the kernel.
  • The Cold, Thin Edge  by Todd Graham Lewis
    Taking the Shell Paradigm to its Brutal Limits. Whether you use Tcl, shells, Perl, or C, there is usually an option whereby tools from one programming environment can be imported into another. Here's how to “push the envelope”.
  • Basic fvwm Configuration, Part 2  by John M Fisk
    Customizing the Desktop. Organize and customize those pop-up menu entries.

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