Robert Love


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I work at Google on search.

I moonlight as a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers.

I am Contributing Editor at Linux Journal.

I am reason #7 to hate my alma mater, the University of Florida.


is a tour de force on hacking and understanding the Linux kernel. Now in its third edition, Linux Kernel Development is the definitive Linux kernel book. You should buy a copy and carry it with you everywhere you go.

, subtitled Talking Directly to the Kernel and C Library, is Stevens for the Linux era. With the new second edition, Linux System Programming is full of insider knowledge and is the essential systems programming guide.

, sixth edition, is the authoritative user reference for Linux. Awarded "Best Linux Book of All Time" by Linux Journal's Readers' Choice Awards, every Linux user needs a copy.


I hack on the .

is a complete software platform aimed at opening up the mobile world.

Project Utopia is an umbrella effort to improve the integration of the Linux desktop, from hardware up through application.

I previously maintained procps, the software suite that contains ps and top. My last release was 2.0.17.

schedutils is a set of tools for manipulating process attributes. Now part of util-linux, my last release was 1.5.0.