Introduction to Unix and Linux

ISBN-10: 0072226943

ISBN-13: 9780072226942

Edition: 2003 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

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This is a complete lab manual for students looking to learn the Unix and Linux operating systems, guiding the reader through hands-on experiences and scenarios.
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List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 12/16/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 285
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.386

Catherine Creary is a certified network trainer and educational consultant. She has designed and written online courses for Digital Think, including a course on Microsoft Windows 2000 Configuring, Supporting, and Extending Remote Access. Catherine holds a degree in Education.

Logging On to the System
Logging On to a Linux System
Exploring UNIX and Linux
Touring the System
Working with the Shell
Exploring the File System
Using Utilities to Manage Files
Using man to Learn the Function of Switches
Using man to Find Pages by Keyword
Using the info Utility to Find Detailed Descriptions of Commands
Finding Answers to UNIX/Linux Questions Online
Touring Utilities, Shell Instructions, and Processes
Employing Powerful Utilities
Managing Input and Output from Utilities
Working with Special Characters
Modifying the User Environment
Creating Shell Scripts
Editing with the Visual Editor
Working in an Existing File
Navigating Through a Text File
Creating and Appending a Text File
Issuing Instructions to the Shell and Visual Editor
Making Text Changes
Using Basic Linux and UNIX Utilities
Counting Elements in a File
Employing Search Utilities
Performing Math Calculations
Sorting Through Files
Modifying and Manipulating Data
Using Multiple Utilities in Scripts
Employing Utilities to Obtain Information
Exploring Directories and Files
Creating a Complex Word Analysis Script
Creating and Changing Directories
Creating Directories
Managing Files and Directories
Accessing Files in Directories
Working with File Links to Directories
Specifying Instructions to the Shell
Identifying Portions of the Command Line
Finding Utilities on the System
Using Command Substitution to Write Simple Scripts
Writing Wildcard Expressions
Redirecting Errors
Gathering Error Numbers
Modifying the bash Environment
Setting File and Directory Permissions
Defining Permissions Based on Number
Creating an Archive Script
Setting Permissions on Files and Folders
Setting the umask
Controlling User Processes
Listing Running Jobs
Terminating Jobs
Suspending and Activating Jobs
Terminating Jobs for Other Users
Using nohup to Run Processes After Logging Out
Managing, Printing, and Archiving Large Files
Compressing a File
Saving Files to Disk
Splitting a Large File
Removing Files by Owner
Formatting a Document for Printing
Accessing and Touring Graphical Desktops
Performing File Management Tasks
Customizing the Desktop
Using Included Gnome Applications
Configuring the Internet Settings
Administering a Linux PC System
Shutting Down and Restarting UNIX/Linux
Managing User Accounts
Solving User Problems
Making a Linux Boot Disk
Installing the Apache Web Server
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