BN.com Gift Guide

Unix: The Textbook / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$21.77
(Save 83%)
Est. Return Date: 01/27/2015
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $15.26
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 88%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $15.26   
  • New (1) from $95.28   
  • Used (8) from $15.26   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$95.28
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(196)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New

Ships from: Naperville, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

UNIX: A Textbook assumes that the reader has no background in UNIX. It carefully blends important UNIX concepts, like inter-process communication and I/O redirection, with shell commands to enhance understanding of both. Chapters are organized so readers focus on a small set of related topics. The book begins by providing a "UNIX Quick Start" for readers who want to immediately start using the book as a reference and begin working with UNIX. Then, the book tours the UNIX application interface, guiding readers through operating system utilities. The second edition of this book also includes additional coverage of UNIX software development tools. This book is designed for operating system programmers who want to familiarize themselves with the UNIX environment. Knowledge of OS concepts is needed for this book, but no prior knowledge or experience of UNIX itself is required.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321227317
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 7/22/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 900
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

(Each Chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with a Summary and Problems.)

0. A “Quick-Start” Into the UNIX Operating System.

The Structure of a UNIX Command.

Logging-on and Logging-off.

File Maintenance Commands and Help on UNIX Command Usage.

Utility Commands.

Command Aliases.

1. Overview of Operating Systems.

What Is an Operating System?

Operating System Services.

Character Versus Graphical User Interfaces.

Types of Operating Systems.

The UNIX Family.

2. Brief History of the UNIX Operating System.

Historical Development of the UNIX Operating System.

Variations in UNIX Systems.

3. Getting Started.

Computer System Hardware.

UNIX Software Architecture.

Logging On and Logging Off.

Correcting Mistakes.

Some Important System Setups.

4. UNIX Shells.

Various UNIX Shells.

Shell Metacharacters.

5. Editing Text Files.

How to Do Short and Simple Edits by Using the pico Editor.

Obtaining More Control by Using the vi Editor.

Getting Maximum Control by Using the emacs Editor.

6. Electronic Mail.

Sending and Receiving E-mail Using the mail Command.

Graphical E-mail with KMail.

pine-Another Full-Screen Display e-mail System.

7. Files and File System Structure.

The UNIX File Concept.

Types of Files.

File System Structure.

Navigating the File Structure.

File Representation and Storage in UNIX.

Standard Files and File Descriptions.

End of File (eof) Marker.

8. File Security.

Password-Based Protection.

Encryption-Based Protection.

Protection Based on Access Permission.

Determining and Changing File Access Privileges.

Special Acces Bits.

9. Basic File Processing.

Viewing Contents of Text Files.

Copying, Moving, and Removing Files.

Appending to Files.

Combining Files.

Comparing Files.

Removing Repeated Lines.

Printing Files and Controlling Print Jobs.

10. Advanced File Processing.

Regular Expressions.

Compressing Files.

Sorting Files.

Searching for Commands and Files.

Searching Files.

Cutting and Pasting.

Encoding and Decoding.

File Encryption and Decryption.

11. File Sharing.

Duplicate Shared Files.

Common Login for Memebers of a Team.

Setting Appropriate Access Permissions on Shared Files.

Common Group for Members of a Team.

File Sharing Via Links.

12. Redirection and Piping.

Standard Files.

Input Redirection.

Output Redirection.

Combining Input and Output Redirection.

I/O Redirection with File Descriptors.

Redirection Standard Error.

Redirecting stdout and stderr in One Command.

Redirecting stdin, stdout, and stderr in One Command.

Redirecting Without Overwriting File Contents (Appending).

UNIX Pipes.

Redirection and Piping Combined.

Error Redirection in the C Shell.

Recap of I/O and Error Redirection.

UNIX FIFOs.

13. Processes.

Running Multiple Processes Simultaneously.

UNIX Process States.

Execution of Shell Commands.

Process Attributes.

Process and Job Control.

Process Hierarchy in UNIX.

14. Networking and Internetworking.

Computer Networks and Internetworks.

The Reasons for Computer Networks and Internetworks.

Network Models.

The TCP/IP Protocol Suite.

Internet Services and Protocols.

The Client-Server Software Model.

Application Software.

15. Introductory Bourne Shell Programming.

Running a Bourne Shell Script.

Shell Variables and Related Commands.

Passing Arguments to Shell Scripts.

Comments and Program Headers.

Program Control Flow Commands.

16. Advanced Bourne Shell Programming.

Numeric Data Processing.

The Here Document.

Interrupt (Signal) Processing.

The exec Command and File I/O.

Functions in the Bourne Shell.

Debugging Shell Programs.

17. Introductory C Shell Programming.

Running a C Shell Script.

Shell Variables and Related Commands.

Passing Arguments to Shell Scripts.

Comments and Program Headers.

Program Control Flow Commands.

18. Advanced C Shell Programming.

Numeric Data Processing.

Array Processing.

The Here Document.

Interrupt (Signal) Processing.

Debugging Shell Programs.

19. File System Backup.

Archiving and Restoring Files Via tar.

Software Distributions in the tar Format.

20. Unix Tools for Software Development.

Computer Programming Languages.

The Compilation Process.

The Software Engineering Life Cycle.

Program Generation Tools.

Static Analysis Tools.

Dynamic Analysis Tools.

21. UNIX GUI Basics.

Basics of XFree86.

The KDE Desktop Manager.

The Mac OS X Aqua GUI.

Internet Resources.

Appendix: Command Dictionary.

Glossary.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2013

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)