Win a Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook from Packt Publishing

Here is an opportunity to win a copy of my book, Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook published by Packt Publishing. Three winners will be selected to win a copy of e-book. Read on for more details on how to receive a copy.

About the Book

I hope you had read about my book from book release post. In case you missed the announcement, Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook is a book consisting a collection of 119 shell scripting recipes along with descriptions organized into nine different chapters according to the usage and subject. If you are a beginner or an intermediate user who wants to master the skill of quickly writing scripts to perform various tasks without reading the entire man pages, this book is for you. You can start writing scripts and one-liners by simply looking at the similar recipe and its descriptions without any working knowledge of shell scripting or Linux. Intermediate/advanced users as well as system adminstrators/ developers and programmers can use this book as a reference when they face problems while coding.

This book is written in cookbook style and it offers learning through recipes with examples and illustrations. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions about everything necessary to execute a particular task. The book is designed so that you can read it from start to end for beginner?s or just open up any chapter and start following the recipes as a reference for advanced users.

If you would like to learn more about the book check out my book page in this website or check the Packt publishing website.

How to Enter for a Chance to Win ?

All you have to do is comment on why you would like to have a copy of the book in the comments. For a comment in the comment box of this page, you will be given with a single token. You can also tweet about the book by clicking the tweet button in top of this post. If you tweet about the book, you will be given three tokens and you have more chances to win a copy of the book. Once you tweet, leave a comment with URL of your tweet status.

Giveaway Details

The duration of this giveaway is for 7 days. The giveaway ends on February 21, 2011 after which the commenting on this post will be disabled. Three winners will be randomly selected from the ones who have commented by considering the number of tokens for each candidate. Ensure that you use a valid email in the comments form so that Packt publishing can contact you if you win. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, February 22, 2011 and also contacted via email about their prize. Good luck!

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Contest is over. Results are out.

Congratulations to the winners. Abhishek Patil, Praveen Kumar and Subeen N will receive e-books :)