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UNIX for the MS-DOS User

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ISBN-10: 0131460773

ISBN-13: 9780131460775

Edition: 1st 1994

Authors: Kenneth Pugh

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This volume is designed to help MS-DOS programmers become rapidly proficient in the UNIX environment. It focuses on the similarities and differences between the two operating systems, enabling programmers to perform all the operations they did in MS-DOS plus those available only on UNIX systems. First considers the operations that most MS-DOS users perform and the user interface to the operating system (the Shell); then explains the features unique to UNIXmulti-user, multi-tasking; and examines in detail the UNIX shell script files (Bourne shell, Korn shell, C shell)which are comparable to MS-DOS batch filesshowing how they produce the same result, but whose constructs are different.…    
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Book details

List price: $18.80
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/2/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Research Scientist, Yale School of Medicine; Senior Scientist, Haskins Laboratories, 270 Crown Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Dr. Pugh's primary research interests are in the areas of cognitive neuroscience and psycholinguistics. His research program examines the neurobiology of language development with a particular emphasis on reading and reading disability and employs combined behavioral and functional neuroimaging techniques. He also directs the National Institutes of Health-funded Yale Reading Study.

Introduction
File and Directories
Shells
A Common Editor - vi
Another Common Editor - emacs
Multiple Users
Multi-tasking
Shell General
Tools
Bourne Shell
C Shell
System Administration
Text Processing nroff/troff
Text revision systems - SCCS
Pattern Scanning Language - awk
Appendix: DOS Commands and UNIX Equivalents