MAC OS X UNIX 101 Byte-Sized Projects

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Unix is no longer someone else's OS. With Mac OS X built on top of it, Unix is becoming a household name, and more and more Mac users are ready to take it on. This book is for them!

Based on a popular series of Unix tips, this book promises to deliver what most other Unix guides fail to: comprehensive tutorials and instruction on specific Unix subjects, commands, and projects, not just a handy reference guide. Arranged into 101 mini tutorials ...

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Overview

Unix is no longer someone else's OS. With Mac OS X built on top of it, Unix is becoming a household name, and more and more Mac users are ready to take it on. This book is for them!

Based on a popular series of Unix tips, this book promises to deliver what most other Unix guides fail to: comprehensive tutorials and instruction on specific Unix subjects, commands, and projects, not just a handy reference guide. Arranged into 101 mini tutorials in 11 key technology areas, this book provides all the tricks, techniques, and training that you need to understand how the system works and start using it immediately. You will quickly learn the basics to working with the Unix command line as well as work on specific tutorials/exercises, including: browsing and searching the directory file-system; viewing, searching, and processing file content; using text editors; shell scripting; cool commands; and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321374110
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 12/16/2005
  • Pages: 614
  • Product dimensions: 7.56 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 1.24 (d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Mayo has been involved with technology and Unix for over 20 years. As Editor for OSXFAQ.com, he contributes content for Unix Tutorials, Unix Tips, and Mac OS X tips. He is a software engineer, specializing in the development of safety and mission critical systems, and a former Web developer for PHP and MySQL database back-ends.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Absolute basics 1
Ch. 2 Browse and search the file system 75
Ch. 3 Work with file content 135
Ch. 4 Edit files 187
Ch. 5 Keep an eye on your Mac 241
Ch. 6 Make the most of the shell 281
Ch. 7 Programmatically change files 343
Ch. 8 Administer the system 383
Ch. 9 Learn shell scripting 439
Ch. 10 Network in Unix 515
Ch. 11 Discover more commands 561
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