This concise programming companion prepares students for programming in the LINUX environment. The authors begin with a brief review of commands and utilities and then focus on systematically describing those software development tools available to a LINUX programmer. These software development tools include utilities for managing libraries for object files and profiling. LINUX & UNIX Programming Tools assumes no previous exposure to LINUX and is appropriate for students and software practitioners alike. Student support files for Sarwar can be found at http://www.aw-bc.com/cssupport/Sarwar.html.