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The Linux Programming Interface describes the Linux API (application programming interface)—the system calls, library functions, and other low-level interfaces that are used, directly or indirectly, by every program that runs on Linux.

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"lead" - by Tarun on 15-NOV-2011
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Excellent book, which covered all aspect of kernal, memory, and common Linux os concepts. Any one can refer this book; beginner as well expert.
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