Robert Love


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I am Director of Engineering at where I build the infrastructure that powers Search.

I live in Boston.


is a tour de force on developing and understanding the Linux kernel. Now in its third edition, it is the definitive Linux kernel book. You should buy a copy and carry it with you at all times.

, subtitled Talking Directly to the Kernel and C Library, is Stevens for the Linux era. The second edition 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 mobile software platform that powers more than a billion devices around the world.

I previously maintained , the utility 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 , my last release was 1.5.0.