UNIX Weekend Crash Course

UNIX Weekend Crash Course

by Arthur Griffith
     
 

Get Up to Speed on UNIX - in a Weekend!

The big day is Monday. The day you get to show off what you know about UNIX. The problem is, you're not really up to speed. Maybe it's been a while since you worked with UNIX. Or maybe you just like a challenge. In any event, we've got a solution for you - UNIX Weekend Crash Course. Open the book Friday evening and on Sunday

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Get Up to Speed on UNIX - in a Weekend!

The big day is Monday. The day you get to show off what you know about UNIX. The problem is, you're not really up to speed. Maybe it's been a while since you worked with UNIX. Or maybe you just like a challenge. In any event, we've got a solution for you - UNIX Weekend Crash Course. Open the book Friday evening and on Sunday afternoon, after completing 30 fast, focused sessions, you'll be able to dive right in and get to work on a UNIX system. It's as simple as that.

The Curriculum

Friday

Evening: 4 Sessions, 2 Hours
* The Many Flavors of UNIX
* Logging In and Out
* The File System
* The Running Processes

Saturday Morning: 6 Sessions, 3 Hours
* Introduction to the vi Editor
* Introduction to the emacs Editor
* Fundamentals of the Bourne Shell
* Using the Bourne Shell
* Using Other Shells
* Regular Expressions

Saturday, continued

Afternoon: 6 Sessions, 3 Hours
* Files and the File System
* File System Operations
* The World's Handiest Utilities
* The man Pages
* E-mail
* Writing Shell Scripts

Evening: 4 Sessions, 2 Hours
* Shell Scripts with Conditionals
* Shell Scripts with Loops
* Users and the passwd File
* Batch Editing

Sunday Morning: 6 Sessions, 3 Hours
* Batch Editing with awk
* The Perl Programming Language
* Writing and Compiling a C Program
* More Handy Utilities
* A Few Daemons
* The X Window System

Afternoon: 4 Sessions, 2 Hours
* Archiving and Compressing Files
* Security
* Network Security and the Apache Server
* When UNIX Boots

CD-ROM includes:
* General UNIX utilities and resources, including Bash, Elm, Emacs, Grep, Pine, Apache, MySQL, Perl, Python, and more
* UNIX security utilities, including Snort, Nessus, SAINT, Tripwire, and more
* Code examples from the book
* Assessment test to help gauge your progress

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764549274
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Series:
Weekend Crash Course Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.91(d)

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