The Linux Standard Base (LSB) is a set of standards and specifications for creating and maintaining a common platform for Linux distributions. This book “Linux Standard Base” provides a comprehensive guide to understanding and implementing the LSB for Linux developers and system administrators.
Throughout the book, you will learn about the LSB specifications and how to use them to build and maintain a common platform for Linux distributions. The book covers the basics of the LSB, including its history, its key concepts, and its relationship to other Linux standards such as the Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) Best Practices Badge Program. It also provides an in-depth examination of the LSB specifications and how to apply them to real-world systems.
The book also covers the implementation of the LSB in various environments, including embedded systems, cloud-based systems, and enterprise systems. It covers how to use the LSB to improve system compatibility, portability, and maintainability, and how to use the LSB tools to measure and improve system compliance.
It also talks about the importance of communication and collaboration between different teams and stakeholders, such as development, operations, and business teams and it also covers how to build and maintain a culture of LSB within an organization.
This book is written for anyone interested in learning about the LSB, whether you are a Linux developer, a system administrator, or a DevOps professional. It provides a comprehensive and practical guide to understanding and implementing the LSB, and it will give you the skills and knowledge you need to build and maintain a common platform for Linux distributions that are compatible, portable, and maintainable.