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The Best UNIX Tips Ever

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Computer Models/Operating Systems helps new users get started and avoid common pitfalls. It provides new tips and tricks for experienced users and offers a gold mine of useful scripts and programs you can easily adapt. If you use the UNIX operating system, you couldn't ask for a better source of productive tips to put to use right away than Open Computing's Best UNIX Tips Ever. You'll find a wealth of common situations with answers to everyday problems - PLUS, examples of more unusual and complicated tasks. These...
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Overview

Computer Models/Operating Systems helps new users get started and avoid common pitfalls. It provides new tips and tricks for experienced users and offers a gold mine of useful scripts and programs you can easily adapt. If you use the UNIX operating system, you couldn't ask for a better source of productive tips to put to use right away than Open Computing's Best UNIX Tips Ever. You'll find a wealth of common situations with answers to everyday problems - PLUS, examples of more unusual and complicated tasks. These unique solutions will have you working more efficiently than ever. Get a handle on the basics of UNIX, including setting up your system, organizing your files, and customizing the environment; learn efficient and powerful ways to edit, format, and print text; explore the vast resources of the Internet with tips on how to find them fast; discover how to communicate via electronic mail, transfer files, share files, and network with other systems; learn to use UNIX and DOS together and to communicate between environments; uncover the secrets of system and network administration, including tips on configuration, backup, and security strategies; find tips on using and customizing your X Window environment; learn to write shell programs and C programs, and to use such tools as PERL, AWK, and SED; and discover many really useful shortcuts to powerful solutions that help you use UNIX more effectively, efficiently, and enjoyably. For an outstanding resource that helps you use UNIX more productively, Open Computing's Best UNIX Tips Ever is the only choice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078819247
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
  • Publication date: 12/28/1993
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 7.28 (w) x 9.09 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Setting Up UNIX Systems
2 Organizing Your System
3 Controlling and Customizing Your Environment
4 Mail Tips and Tricks
5 An Overview of Editors
6 Formatting and Printing Text
7 Shell Programming Tips
8 UNIX Tools
9 Communications and Networking
10 The Internet
11 System Administration for UNIX Systems
12 Network Administration
13 Using Both DOS and UNIX
14 Using and Customizing the X Window System
15 Application Programming in C
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