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Cisco Networking Academy Program Fundamentals of UNIX Companion Guide

ISBN-10: 1587130440

ISBN-13: 9781587130441

Edition: 2002

Authors: Cisco Press Staff, Jim Lorenz, Dan Myers, Inc Staff Cisco Systems

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Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fundamentals of UNIX Companion Guide will be part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program and will be the companion textbook for a one-semester course on UNIX Fundamentals. This course and companion guide will address the demand for IT professionals who need UNIX training and experience. It is an introduction to the UNIX operating system for end-users. Students who complete this course will have a strong foundation for moving on to more advanced courses in UNIX system administration. The companion guide will also include a Cisco Systems authored CD-ROM featuring electronic activities.
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Book details

List price: $66.67
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cisco Press
Publication date: 12/21/2001
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 608
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

The UNIX Computing Environment
Introduction
The Main Components of a Computer
Overview of Computer Operating Systems
Overview of the UNIX Operating System
Benefits of UNIX
The Solaris Operating Environment
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Accessing Your System and the Common Desktop Environment
Introduction
User Accounts
The /etc/passwd File
Proper UNIX System Shutdown
Changing Your Password
Becoming Familiar with the Common Desktop Environment
The Keyboard
Managing Windows
Minimizing and Maximizing the Front Panel
Customizing Your Workspace with Style Manager
Working with Subpanels
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
CDE User Applications
Introduction
Using the Mail Tool
Using Calendar Manager
Other Built-In Applications
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Getting Help
Introduction
Using CDE Help
AnswerBook2
Command-Line Help
Troubleshooting
DOS/UNIX Cross-Reference
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Accessing Files and Directories
Introduction
The File System
Directory Paths
Navigating the File System
Listing Directory Contents
Identifying and Using Metacharacters
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Basic Directory and File Management
Introduction
Directory and File Management Using the Command Line
Comparing Files
File- and Directory-Naming Conventions
Creating Files
Creating Directories
Removing Files and Directories
Using CDE File Manager
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Advanced Directory and File Management
Introduction
Copying Files Using the Command Line
Copying Directories from the Command Line
Linking Files
Renaming and Moving Files Using the Command Line
Renaming and Moving Directories Using the Command Line
Input/Output Redirection
Command Piping
Advanced Directory and File Management Using File Manager
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
File and User Information Utilities
Introduction
Disk Technology Overview
Partitions and File Systems
File System Statistics
Finding Files in the File System
Searching for Strings in Files and Command Output
Finding Files Using CDE File Manager
Sorting Files and Command Output
Identifying Users with the who and finger Commands
Switching to Another User Account
User Account Information
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Using Text Editors
Introduction
Introducing the vi Editor
More About the vi Editor
Other Text Editors
Text Editor Alternative--Creating Small Text Files Using cat
Using the CDE Text Editor
Word Processors
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
File System Security
Introduction
Security Policies
Standard UNIX Security Features
File System Permissions
Determining File and Directory Access
Changing Permissions from the Command Line
Changing Permissions with File Manager
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
UNIX Printing
Introduction
The UNIX Printing Environment
Using CDE Print Manager
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Backing Up Data
Introduction
The Importance of Backups
Data Restoration Issues
Magnetic Tape Backup Media
Magnetic and Optical Disks
Backing Up Files with tar
Compressing Files
Uncompressing Files
Backing Up and Compressing the Home Directory
Restoring Files
Combining Backup and Compression with the jar Command
Third-Party Compression Programs
Using CDE to Archive, Compress, and Restore
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
System Processes and Memory Management
Introduction
UNIX System Processes
Terminating Processes
Foreground and Background Processes
Memory Management: Physical Memory and Swap Space
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Basic Features of the Korn and C Shells
Introduction
Review of the Shell
Additional Korn Shell Features
Additional C Shell Features
Shell Variables
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Customizing Your Login Environment
Introduction
Features of Initialization Files
Korn Shell Customization
C Shell Customization
The CDE Initialization File
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Network Basics
Introduction
Local-Area Networks
Wide-Area Networks
LAN Architecture Elements
Network Topologies
Network Protocols and the OSI Model
Client/Server Computing
Network Commands
Naming Services and Host Name Resolution
The Network File System
Summary
Check Your Understanding
UNIX Command Summary
Key Terms
Career Guidance
Introduction
What's Next?
Careers in UNIX System Administration
Resources
Sun Solaris Certification Path for System Administrators
The Sun Academic Initiative
Summary
Check Your Understanding Answer Key
Master Command List
vi Editor Quick Reference
The Three Modes of vi
Basic vi Commands That You Must Know--Don't Leave Home Without Them
Other vi Commands That Are Nice to Know
Solaris for Intel Download and Installation Instructions
Free Solaris Binary License Program
Dual Boot Installation Instructions Using Windows 98 and Windows 2000
mailx
Introduction to mailx
Mail Headers
Sending a Mail Message
Sending a File Using Mail
Creating a Mail Alias
Canceling a Mail Message
Deleting and Undeleting a Mail Message
Replying to a Mail Message
Printing a Mail Message
Quitting Mail
Using Tilde Commands
Summary
e-Lab Activities Listing
Hands-On Lab Listing
Web Site Resources
Glossary
Index