UNIX: The Complete Reference, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

The Definitive UNIX Resource—Fully Updated

Get cutting-edge coverage of the newest releases of UNIX—including Solaris 10, all Linux distributions, HP-UX, AIX, and FreeBSD—from this thoroughly revised, one-stop resource for users at all experience levels. Written by UNIX experts with many years of experience starting with Bell Laboratories, UNIX: The Complete Reference, Second Edition provides step-by-step instructions on how to use UNIX and take advantage of its powerful tools and utilities.

Get up-and-running on UNIX quickly, use the command shell and desktop, and access the Internet and e-mail. You'll also learn to administer systems and networks, develop applications, and secure your UNIX environment. Up-to-date chapters on UNIX desktops, Samba, Python, Java Apache, and UNIX Web development are included.

  • Install, configure, and maintain UNIX on your PC or workstation
  • Work with files, directories, commands, and the UNIX shell
  • Create and modify text files using powerful text editors
  • Use UNIX desktops, including GNOME, CDE, and KDE, as an end user or system administrator
  • Use and manage e-mail, TCP/IP networking, and Internet services
  • Protect and maintain the security of your UNIX system and network
  • Share devices, printers, and files between Windows and UNIX systems
  • Use powerful UNIX tools, including awk, sed, and grep
  • Develop your own shell, Python, and Perl scripts, and Java, C, and C++ programs under UNIX
  • Set up Apache Web servers and develop browser-independent Web sites and applications
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072263367
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/19/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 912
  • Sales rank: 784,041
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken Rosen is a distinguished author of textbooks in computer science and mathematics with more than 22 years of experience working at AT&T and Bell Labs.

Douglas Host worked at AT&T and Bell Labs and has more than 29 years' experience working on computing and network projects.

Rachel Klee is a computer science teacher and UNIX expert.

James Farber is a member of the technical staff at Avaya and formerly worked at AT&T and Bell Labs.

Richard Rosinski is vice president of professional services at VoiceGenie Technologies and worked at AT&T and Bell Labs for 18 years.

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Table of Contents

1 Background 3
2 Getting Started 39
3 Starting Out with Linux 69
4 Getting Started with Solaris 91
5 Getting Started with CDE 115
6 Basics: Files and Directories 141
7 Working with Files and Directories 169
8 The Shell 207
9 Enhanced Shells 239
10 Text Editing with vi and emacs 271
11 Electronic Mail 323
12 Networking with TCP/IP 391
13 The Internet 423
14 Tools: Filters and Utilities 509
15 Shell Programming I 561
16 Shell Programming II 593
17 awk 625
18 perl 659
19 The Tcl Family of Tools 707
20 Processes and Scheduling 737
21 Security 763
22 Basic System Administration 795
23 Advanced System Administration 845
24 Client/Server Computing 887
25 Network Administration 917
26 X Windows 971
27 Using UNIX and Windows Together 1003
28 UNIX Applications and Free Software 1031
29 Developing Applications I 1061
30 Developing Applications II 1099
31 An Overview of Java 1141
A Text Editing with ed 1177
B How to Find Out More 1207
C Command Summaries 1231
Index 1273
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