Learning the UNIX Operating System

Learning the UNIX Operating System

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by Jerry Peek, John Strang, Grace Todino
     
 

If you are new to UNIX, this concise introduction will tell you just what you need to get started and no more. Why wade through a 600-page book when you can begin working productively in a matter of minutes? Topics covered include:

  • Logging in and logging outContents include:
  • Window systems (especially X/Motif)
  • Managing UNIX files

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Overview

If you are new to UNIX, this concise introduction will tell you just what you need to get started and no more. Why wade through a 600-page book when you can begin working productively in a matter of minutes? Topics covered include:

  • Logging in and logging outContents include:
  • Window systems (especially X/Motif)
  • Managing UNIX files and directories
  • Sending and receiving mail
  • Redirecting input/output
  • Pipes and filters
  • Background processing
This book is the most effective introduction to UNIX in print. The third edition provides increased coverage of window systems and networking. It's a handy book for someone just starting with UNIX, as well as someone who encounters a UNIX system as a "visitor" via remote login over the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565920606
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/08/1993
Series:
Nutshell Handbooks Series
Edition description:
Minor corrections
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.35(d)

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Meet the Author

is a long time user of the Unix operating system. He has acted as a Unix consultant, courseware developer, and instructor. He is one of the originating authors of Unix Power Tools and the author of Learning the Unix Operating System by O'Reilly.

John Strang now finds himself "a consumer—rather than a producer of Nutshells." He is currently a diagnostic radiologist (MD) at Stanford University. He is married to a pediatrician, Susie, and they have two children, Katie and Alex. John enjoys hiking, bicycling, and dabbling in other sciences. He plans to use his experience as an author at ORA to write his own book on radiology.

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