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Introduction to UNIX

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ISBN-10: 0130613088

ISBN-13: 9780130613080

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: David I. Schwartz

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Book details

List price: $66.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

About ESource
About the Authors
Computer Basics
Computer Basics
Computer Hardware
Computer Software
The Unix Operating System
Unix Basics
Summary
Key Terms
Sample Unix Session
Notation
Characteristics
Sample Session
General Advice
Protecting Yourself and Your Account
Summary
Key Terms
File Editing
Files
Editing: Creating and Saving Text Files
Editing: Changing Text Files
Basic File Commands
Printing Files
Application: Program Editing
Summary
Key Terms
Communication and the Internet
Communication
Networking and the Internet
Local Communication
E-Mail
Global Communication
Application: Communication With Coworkers
Summary
Key Terms
Problems
Directories
Directories
Home Directory
Directory Navigation
Subdirectories
Application: Using Subdirectories to Organize Files
Summary
Key Terms
Problems
File Management
File Listing Revisited
Basic File Copying and Renaming
Reorganizing Files
Application: Backing Up Your Work
Summary
Key Terms
Problems
Unix Tools and Utilities
Unix Tools
Shells
Command-Line Syntax
Finding Commands
On-Line Help
Process Management
Application: Compiling and Running Programs
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Problems
Advanced Unix
Unix Alternatives
Text Operations
File Security
File Management
More About Shells
Application: Sharing Your Work
Summary
Key Terms
Problems
Symbol Names
Window Systems
To Gui or not to Gui
Gui Basics
Processes
Logging Out
Text Editors
PICO
EMACS
E-mail Programs
ELM
PINE
Suggested Web Resources
Complete Solutions to Practice Problems
Command Summary
Bibliography
Trademarks
Index